The Fountains at Greenbriar

  • Independent Living


The Best Value in 55+ Senior Living in Independence

The Fountains at Greenbriar, located in Independence, Missouri is a retirement community that offers 55+ Senior Living on a large and comfortable senior campus notable for spacious, beautifully landscaped grounds. The Fountains at Greenbriar is conveniently located near Truman Medical Center as well as dining, shopping and local entertainment.

Choose from spacious one-bedroom apartments to two-bedroom apartments with den, wonderfully appointed with a full kitchen, large living room and bathrooms. Choice of lunch or dinner is served in the dining room, but if you’re in a hurry grab a quick bite and a coffee to go at the Gallery Café.

Residents of The Fountains at Greenbriar, enjoy services and amenities that include a dynamic calendar of classes, activities and outings including Watermark University, beauty salon and barber shop, Wellness Center and exercise room, Carondelet Care Resources services on site as well as guest accommodations.

Life at The Fountains

Nadine and Pat

Greenbriar puts the “green” into St. Patricks Day!

St. Patrick’s Day was officially celebrated on Tuesday, March 17th at The Fountains at Greenbriar with the traditional corned beef and cabbage meal, but at Greenbriar, we wanted to put the extra “green” into St. Patrick’s Day. What better way than to make a week celebration of the Emerald Isle than to cap the week off […]

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Fun with Fondue-Jill-Donn-Wanda-2015

Fun With Fondue…Success!

As part of our Watermark University Program we had an offering this semester about fondue making called, Fun With Fondue! Associate Jill Hunt taught various fondue savory and dessert recipes and it was a huge success with the Residents and Associates. Fondue parties are back in style and with the advancements in fondue pots…this isn’t […]

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Colorful easter eggs

April 2015 Calendar

April 2015 calendars are in! Get your April 2015 calendar right here! » April 2015 Calendar

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Resident Voices

Nita Byrd and Meatballs

Resident Nita Byrd shares her love of cooking!

Resident Nita Byrd is naturally a social butterfly. She loves to throw parties and entertain friends and family as her favorite past time. Every friday at The Fountains at Greenbriar we have a happy hour party event where we enjoy drinks and snacks with our Greenbriar friends. This past friday Nita wanted to help host happy hour […]

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Bob and Barbara Tice talk about their decision to move to a retirement community.

“I think it relieves you of a lot of worries and responsibilities in maintaining your own home and I think it keeps you active here and the fact that you’re eating with different people in the dining room, you’re socializing more and if you were in your own home I think you would tend to […]

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Dorothy Erickson talks about her decision to move to a retirement community.

…I had a once-in-a-lifetime issue with blood pressure so I saw the doctor and he said I couldn’t live alone anymore. I didn’t agree with him but my daughter had heard from a friend that lives up Lee’s Summit about this place, about The Fountains, and she brought me immediately here and I rented an […]

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Pork Rib

Blaze-Off’s Pork Pullin Plowboys Opens Restaurant

Our annual Fountains Blaze-Off and Senior Q has been immortalized. One of our two time grand champs, Pork Pullin Plowboys, has opened a restaurant on South 7 Highway, and we’re on their wall of fame. How cool is that? “We want to make this a local Kansas City thing in the midst of all the chain […]

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Out and About

Dorothy and Ruby

Truman Library: Love Letter’s of Harry Truman

Today we spent our Valentine’s Day with a historical figure from the past, Harry S. Truman. We listened to the love letters and family correspondence read to us by the curator of the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum in a special presentation. We got an overwhelming understanding on how loving and compassionate our 33rd President […]

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Thomas Hart Benton House Museum & Thomas Restaurant Outing

We had a wonderful time visiting the Thomas Hart Benton Home and Museum last weekend. It was a unique perspective walking in the footsteps of Benton and being in the environment where he created many of his wonderful murals and landscapes. We followed our tour of the home and studio with a delicious lunch at the […]

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The Roasterie Coffee Tour!

A group of Greenbriar coffee connoisseurs made a trip to Kansas City’s local specialty coffee roasting company, The Roasterie! We got first class treatment as we learned about the history of this local company as well as got an up close and personal tour of the factory in full production making some delicious smelling specialty coffees. After our tour we got […]

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On Aging

Burr Oaks Nature Walk

Celebrating Active Aging Week (September 21st – 27th)

At The Fountains at Greenbriar we love to participate each year in Active Aging week by doing some fun and interesting things that promote overall activity performance and healthy lifestyle practices. We host a variety of health lectures, health food shopping, and exertive outings that all contribute to the positive healthly living lifestyle. This year we […]

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Staying Fit for Life

Exercise and physical activity are good for you, no matter how old you are. In fact, staying active can help you: Keep and improve your strength so you can stay independent Have more energy to do the things you want to do Improve your balance Prevent or delay some diseases like Heart Disease, Diabetes and […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – It’s clean and the staff is friendly.

They are doing a fine job. It’s clean and the staff is friendly. I really like it. The only complaint we’ve gotten has been about the meatloaf, other than that it’s great. We liked the overall prettiness, and the safety measures they take.  

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Pretty good parking here.

They are doing a real good job. It’s clean and the staff is friendly, they are great. It’s clean, and they try their darnedest to help out if they can. The food is good, and they offer two hot meals a day, lunch and dinner. You can order a hot breakfast for an extra charge, […]

Read more Review – Good location and reputation.

The fountains have a good location and reputation. My mother in law had been there for a while two years ago, so I was familiar with the location. It’s a great, fantastic facility, and my mother feels very secure and comfortable there. Communication has been great; they provide alert necklaces, and she was able to […]

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