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

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Easter Egg Hunt!

Last Saturday we had a wonderful time with all of the families, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren that came out to join us in an Easter Egg Hunt! There was a lot of laughs and plenty of candy to fill everyone’s baskets. All of the children went home grinning ear-to-ear! Thanks to all who participated in our […]

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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…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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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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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

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Extreme Screen Outing: Jerusalem Documentary in 3D & Union Station Experience

Today we enjoyed a wonderful outing to Union Station to see a 3D presentation by National Geographic on Jerusalem. The documentary was so surreal that the 3D experience had the residents reaching out to touch the images in invisible space. This was the best use of the 3D technology that we all agreed has been […]

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Restaurant or Sports Museum?

Local Kansas City businessman Jim Chappell has created an iconic sports bar that is part restaurant and part sports museum. Starting in 1986, the restaurant started as a local sports bar and through the years has evolved into a sports history institution. Due to Jim’s avid collection of sports memorabilia and history, the sports bar […]

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TWA Museum: Up…up…and away!

The Trans World Airline was as synonymous with Kansas City as barbeque. Starting in the 1930′s by owner-operator Jack Frye and investment partner Howard Hughes, the company sought to take flight intercontinental and by the 1940′s they did just that! Setting up Kansas City as the company’s headquarters, Kansas City was put on the map […]

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On Aging

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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 – 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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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, […]

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