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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


A few weeks ago we were fortunate to have a visiting Dining Service Resource at our community, Pat Caffrey! Pat is a wonderfully talented culinary consultant from our Resource Center in Tucson, Arizona. He has spent his career as a Dining Services Director at The Fountains at La Cholla in Tucson. Since his retirement, he has taken on […]

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Nativity of Mary Children Plant More Than Flowers!

The school year is quickly approaching its end for this year and that means that we get to have one last final hoorah with the children from Nativity of Mary School. Every month during the annual school year, the children come out and visit with the residents to share an activity, build a craft, and […]

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June 2016 Newsletter & Calendar is in!

Get it hot off the press! June 2016 Newsletter and Calendar is in and you can download your copy here. Make sure to peruse this issue and plan on attending some fun activities and outings with your Greenbriar Gang! Come thrive with us in June! » June 2016 Newsletter and Calendar

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Resident Voices

Resident Bob Whalen is Enjoying his Active, Carefree Lifestyle at The Fountains

WELL WISHERS Wish all you want but the best way to stay well is to plan ahead so well-being is a way of life. “I just thought I was going to be well all the time.” – Bob Whalen, resident of The Fountains at Greenbriar MEET BOB WHALEN, WHO FELL FOR THE FOUNTAINS QUITE LITERALLY. […]

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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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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

The Four Seasons Outing!

A few weeks ago the Greenbriar gang took a trip to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art to see the Phillip Haas Exhibit, “The Four Seasons” before the exhibit wrapped up and headed to Arkansas for public display. The residents enjoyed a wonderful lunch in the Rozzelle Courtyard Restaurant. After our delicious lunch we headed through […]

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We put the pedal to the metal and choo-choo through to a hamburger hotspot!

On Saturday the Greenbriar gang headed out to two of Kansas City’s fun places for kids of all ages! Our first stop was at Fritz’s Hamburgers in Kansas City, KS, which is renowned for their drive-in style fare with locomotive delivery! The residents seated themselves at the tables in Fritz’s and perused the menu then reached over to […]

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Belton Trip: Tara’s Malt Shop & Belton/Grandview/Kansas City Railroad Co.

Today we took an extraordinary outing with our residents. Traveling 40 miles South of Independence we took a day trip to Belton, Missouri. We enjoyed lunch at Tara’s Café and Malt Shop in historic downtown Belton. After enjoying a delicious lunch of burgers, Rueben’s, onion rings, French fries, malts, shakes, and banana splits (yum) we headed to […]

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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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SeniorAdvisor Review – The community was very clean and well maintained.

My wife loved the facility. It was very clean and well maintained. Local shopping along highway 291 provide a good variety of restaurants and groceries.

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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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