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The Fountains at Greenbriar

 

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 Centerpoint Medical Center as well as dining, shopping and local entertainment.

Choose from spacious one-bedroom or one-bedroom apartments with den to two-bedroom apartments, wonderfully appointed with a full kitchen, large living room and bathrooms. Choice of lunch or dinner is served in the dining room.

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, Interim HealthCare home care services on site as well as guest accommodations.

Life at The Fountains

The Greenbriar Hippies!

The residents were very excited to learn from resident Marsha Leizer in her Watermark University Tie Dye Designs, about how to make tie dyed t-shirts! The group learned different folding techniques which created a variety of beautiful designs. Many of the residents received this class so well that we are already looking to have another […]

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Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2017 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Complimentary copies of this beautiful, full-color wall calendar are available while they last at every Watermark community. In addition, we hope you’ll enjoy our online gallery featuring all the wonderful submissions we received this year from artists […]

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December 2016 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

Take a sneak peek inside to see all of the wonderful things we have going on at The Fountains at Greenbriar in December. Get caught up on all of the wonderful happenings and offerings that are in store for December. Make sure to mark your calendars and join us for an outing, activity, or many […]

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Resident Voices

Resident Richard Wheaton is Enjoying Friendly Neighbors and Fun Activities at The Fountains

WHY TAKE THE ROUGH ROAD? Life’s journey can be so much more enjoyable when you choose to live in an environment of friendship and support. “I had lived in a house not far from here, Kings Highway and 35th Street. I lived there after she passed away about eight or nine years. It was getting […]

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Resident Shirley Johnson is Enjoying New Friendships and Peace of Mind at The Fountains

INDEPENDENCE WITH NO REGRETS If you thrive on independence, you’d be wise to make your own decisions about your future. Have you explored your options? “I’m independent enough I didn’t want somebody else telling me, ‘Now, it’s time for you to do this, that or the other.’ I wanted to make those decisions for myself […]

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Resident Audrey Wells is Enjoying a Supportive Community of Friends and an Eclectic Atmosphere at The Fountains

FIND YOUR GEM You aren’t likely to discover the pathway to your best future unless you take the time to explore your options. “Watermark has a gem here at The Fountains at Greenbriar. It is a wonderful home. It’s a decision I don’t think I’ll ever regret.” – Audrey Wells, resident of The Fountains at […]

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Dining

BBQ Blaze Off 2015!

Celebrating 9 years of delicious barbeque! This year’s Barbeque Blaze-Off & Senior-Q was a wonderful success! We had a total of 28 fun-loving barbeque competitors. Our Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned event produced the finest quality Kansas City style barbeque this side of the Missouri River! Competitors created savory meats in four different categories: barbeque brisket, […]

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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

Prairie Fire Museum Outing!

The Greenbriar gang ventured out to the Prairiefire Museum in Overland Park, which is our local extension of the American Museum of Natural History (New York). The museum opened in 2014 and is created using Dichroic glass created by NASA. As interesting as the architecture of the building is, what really piqued the interest of […]

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Nature Walk!

Another activity that we had to celebrate Active Aging Week was a fun nature walk at Burr Oak Woods Nature Center. The group had a fun time being silly and enjoying nature! As you can see…we enjoyed the great outdoors and it makes us a little goofy!

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Healthy Eating Picnic!

During the last week of September we always celebrate Active Aging Week at our community. One of the many things that we did this year to celebrate was a healthy eating picnic. This created a fun opportunity to picnic, but be more health conscious with our eating habits. Fresh vegetables and fruits were definitely a […]

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On Aging

Veterans offer life lessons in service, featured in Healthy Aging.

We are thrilled to announce that we have received outstanding national coverage for our Veterans Life Lessons initiative in the Healthy Aging Magazine, published on November 11th, 2016. To read the original article, please click here. Celebrating Our Veterans Around the U.S. Watermark Retirement Communities Shares Vet Words of Wisdom From practical, lifesaving advice, “You […]

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The Fountains at Greenbriar – Voted Best Senior Living

We were voted Reader’s Choice Best Senior Living by The Examiner’s Best of Eastern Jackson County 2016.

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Nature Walk!

Another activity that we had to celebrate Active Aging Week was a fun nature walk at Burr Oak Woods Nature Center. The group had a fun time being silly and enjoying nature! As you can see…we enjoyed the great outdoors and it makes us a little goofy!

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Reviews

Caring.com – The staff is attentive and knows everyone by name.

Mom seems to like the food at The Fountains at Greenbriar. It is restaurant-style where you select from a menu and the serving is more than she could eat. Mom is in one of the smallest rooms with a kitchenette, and she could roll her wheelchair to the kitchenette and to the bathroom. The place […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – The staff members are wonderful and very caring.

This is a wonderful community. The staff members are wonderful and very caring. They offer a lot of great activities. The food seems to be good. She is starting to participate in the activities that are available. She is happy with the meals and the variety. I would recommend this for other families that need […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Meals are Healthy and Nutritious

The staff have been communicating well with my father and I. He likes residing in The Fountains at Greenbriar it’s a safe community and he seems to be doing good. There are no complaints about the meals they are healthy and nutritious. At the moment he is not participating in activities but they are offered.

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