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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, Catholic Charities home care services on site as well as guest accommodations.

Life at The Fountains

Huffing and puffing our way to good health!

For the past 9 years residents at The Fountains at Greenbriar have lead a daily exercise program called, Huff and Puff! This chair aerobics and calisthenics exercise class has had much success in our 9 years, but now more than ever it is getting a great resurgence! Our Huff and Puff class is now holding morning classes […]

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Tea time… is a fun time!

This semester in our Watermark University program we have a Tea Tasting class every month to educate our residents and associates about the varieties of teas from around the world. This month we covered “white tea” which is the very finest of the early tea crop. This tea is the least processed off all the […]

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Forever Red & Gold in our hearts!

Despite the upset against the New England Patriots, the residents are supporting our Kansas City Chiefs loud and proud! For a moment we had our sights set on a magnificent year with the Royals winning the World Series and the prospects of having the Chiefs in the playoffs…and dare I say hopes of a Super […]

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Resident Voices

Resident Myrna Tucker is Thriving at The Fountains

YOUR FAMILY WILL THANK YOU Residents aren’t the only ones who appreciate retirement community living. So do entire families. Find out why. “I was up on 10 acres by myself with my dog and they were just worried about me being there by myself.” – Myrna Tucker, resident of The Fountains at Greenbriar MEET MYRNA […]

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“EnTice-ing” – Making music for over 80 years!

Students from Blue Springs High School’s Honor Society probably weren’t expecting to have quite so much fun when they were invited to pair up with dancing partners from The Fountains at Greenbriar during their annual “Senior Prom” event on April 23rd. After all, the high school seniors are a good 60 to 80 years younger […]

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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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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

Paul Mesner Puppets Perform the “Nativity”!

On Saturday, December 5th a group of residents headed to Grace Holy Trinity Cathedral to see a spectacular puppet performance of The Nativity. The Paul Mesner Puppets brilliantly created characters that were so whimsical and creative that it felt like we were seeing Jim Hensen at work. The beautiful vocal artist and ensemble performed a […]

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Jumpin’ Catfish Outing & Cockrell Mercantile

Another Saturday fun day with the Greenbriar Gang! A group of us enjoyed a delicious country cooked meal at Jumpin’ Catfish in Lee’s Summit prior to venturing out to Lone Jack to visit the Cockrell Mercantile, which is a delightful blast from the past! This little family owned store has a wonderful varieties of goodies to […]

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AMC Outing: “Risen”

Hello Folks! I just wanted to inform you that the movie that we have on our calendar to see on January 22nd has been delayed in post-production, and won’t have a nationwide release until February. We intend to see the movie in February and will be notifying you when we are attending. Sorry for any inconveniences. […]

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On Aging

Huffing and puffing our way to good health!

For the past 9 years residents at The Fountains at Greenbriar have lead a daily exercise program called, Huff and Puff! This chair aerobics and calisthenics exercise class has had much success in our 9 years, but now more than ever it is getting a great resurgence! Our Huff and Puff class is now holding morning classes […]

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Active Aging Week: Yoga Stretch

Hello Readership! I’ve gotten a little behind on my posts because we’ve been having a lot of fun things going on in the community, but I will be filling you in shortly with a lot of updates. As part of Active Aging Week we had a lot of participating classes, and one of them that was […]

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Active Aging: Pool!

Residents participated in Active Aging Week by engaging in a game of “9-Ball” pool. This activity is a great contributor to physical, intellectual, and social wellness! The physical wellness was supported by the participation in the game. Intellectual wellness was stimulated in the problem solving of the game, and of course the social wellness was contributed by […]

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Reviews

SeniorAdvisor Review – The staff and the residents here are great!

It is good, real good. No complaints whatsoever. I have been here now for a month and a half. I enjoy it here, the facility is well maintained, and I am well taken care of here. The staff and the residents here are great.

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Thriving residents and professional staff.

This facility is really big, and they always seem to have a lot of activities for the residents to do. It is always nice and clean. The staff is professional and friendly. The other residents seem to be thriving and happy.

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SeniorAdvisor Review – They insure the safety and happiness of their clients.

The staff and leadership go out of there way to insure the safety and happiness of their clients… My Mother is there and her adjustment is amazing… Thank you all for your tremendous effort…

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