Posts by: Amy Lampert

January 9, 2018

The Fountains at Greenbriar Awarded Best of Senior Living Award for 2018

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The Fountains at Greenbriar kicked off the New Year with some exciting news. We were awarded a Best of Senior Living Award for 2018 by SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada. According to SeniorAdvisor.com, recipients represent “the best of the best” of in-home care, […]

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December 27, 2017

SeniorAdvisor Review – Like an All-Inclusive Cruise

Unfortunately, my mom passed away shortly after moving into the Fountains of Greenbriar. She enjoyed her time there, though and I wish we had gotten her in there sooner. Mom had her own 1 bedroom apartment with a small kitchenette. It was small, but really plenty of space for a single resident. And there were […]

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December 19, 2017

Spring 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

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The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 30 different classes with everything from Navigating Nintendo Wii to Messages From Messiah to Coffee Coozies to Fondue 101 and even Essential Oil Benefits, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes […]

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December 6, 2017

SeniorAdvisor Review – Friendly and Helpful Staff

The apartments are clean and neat, the staff is helpful and friendly, and the amenities that they offer are amazing. They have everything that anyone could possibly want. They also offer transportation services to Walmart or things like that. You know after seeing the place and noticing that they offer a computer room, a dining […]

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December 5, 2017

Showcase of Talent

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We’re thrilled to introduce our 2018 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. This calendar reminds us that our communities are collective creations of friendly, caring individuals who are generous with their time and talents. Whether expressing their individual creativity through paint, clay, yarn, stone or an outstretched hand, they […]

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September 21, 2017

SeniorAdvisor Review – A Smooth Transition for Mom

My mother has recently made the move into this community and I am pleased with how things are going so far for her. The staff made the transition smooth for her and helped her in any way that they could to get my mother settled in her new place. The apartment is a perfect fit […]

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September 7, 2017

Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

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Are you mystified by all the confusing labels, terms and abbreviations used by healthcare professionals, government agencies and senior housing professionals? There are so many that we could fill a book. In fact, we did. We at Watermark Retirement Communities® created the Senior Reference Guide 10 years ago to help dispel myths and clarify facts. […]

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August 25, 2017

Fall 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

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The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 30 different classes with everything from Pen Pal Club to Cooking With Chef to Belly Dancing to Travelogue: Ireland and even Dressing Up Your Greens, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes […]

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February 13, 2017

SeniorAdvisor Review – Dad is doing great!

My father is happy with his experience at The Fountains so far. The place is clean and well organized. My father has had no complaints, he is happy with his apartment and the staff that work there. The food is good as well.

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January 20, 2017

SeniorAdvisor Review – Good Move and Experience

All is well for my mother since her move to this community. I am pleased with all they have done for us. It is a great place. They do a great job keeping everything nice and clean. It has been good experience.

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January 10, 2017

SeniorAdvisor Review – Amazing people live and work here!

I would have to say my favorite thing about this community is the amazing people that live and work here. They have a great staff and very friendly residents that I enjoy the company of. They have a common activity center where I enjoy going to keep busy and play different board games and participate […]

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January 3, 2017

Spring 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

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The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 40 different classes with everything from Senior Fitness to Pet Therapy to Fun With Fondue to Chess Club and even Acrylic Painting, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and taught […]

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December 6, 2016

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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November 22, 2016

Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

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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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November 11, 2016

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

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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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November 7, 2016

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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October 14, 2016

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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June 29, 2016

Resident Gilbert Gross is Enjoying Easy Living at The Fountains

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ALL-INCLUSIVE CAREFREE LIVING Why spend your free time and life savings caring for a house when you can live better for one low monthly rent? “For all-inclusive it really is lower than what you would pay to operate a house you know, well, very close.” – Gilbert Gross, resident of The Fountains at Greenbriar MEET […]

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June 14, 2016

Caring.com Review – The staff is wonderful!

The Fountains at Greenbriar is independent living. It’s very neat and clean. Employees and staff were extraordinarily kind and patient. This apartment is in a community that also had assisted living, and it’s closer to some friends of mine, which is good because I’m not driving anymore. They have lots of things to do scheduled. […]

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May 31, 2016

SeniorAdvisor Review – My loved ones are happy.

My parents are here at this community and are doing very well. The community is very clean and well-maintained, no complaints. I feel comfortable with the staff caring for my parents needs. My parents also enjoy the food very much. They do offer activities but my parents have chosen to keep each other company. I […]

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April 29, 2016

Summer 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

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The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 40 different classes with everything from Zumba Gold to Pet Therapy to Friendly Fishing Techniques to Chess For Beginners and even Calligraphy, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, […]

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January 11, 2016

Resident Myrna Tucker is Thriving at The Fountains

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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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January 6, 2016

Spring 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

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The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 35 different classes with everything from Yoga Stretch to Expressive Painting to Wine and Cheese Tasting to Defensive Driving and even Chess Club, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing […]

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December 16, 2015

Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

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We’re thrilled to introduce our 15th 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. Also, for the first time, we’re pleased to have published an online gallery featuring all the artwork. We’re delighted we […]

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August 26, 2015

Fall 2015 Watermark University Catalog is here!

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The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 35 different classes with everything from Crochet Basics to Expressive Painting to Zoomba Zoom and even Italian 101, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, […]

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May 4, 2015

Summer 2015 Watermark University Catalog is here!

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The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 35 different classes with everything from Computer Basics to Fun With Fondue to Indian Bead Weaving and even Wii Bowling, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes […]

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January 6, 2015

Spring 2015 Watermark University Catalog is here!

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The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. Almost 35 different classes with everything from Beginning Drawing to Model Building to Pie Making and even Zoomba Zoom. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, our residents and associates, we always love having a few guests. […]

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December 15, 2014

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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November 6, 2014

Caring.com 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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October 22, 2014

SeniorAdvisor Review – More affordable.

We visited a couple of different communities when we were searching. We liked both of the places we saw. This was a little more affordable. They are clean and the staff is friendly. We are happy with our choice.

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August 26, 2014

Fall 2014 Watermark University Catalog is Here

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The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. Almost 40 different classes with everything from Fall Fishing to Genealogy to Oil Painting and even Wood Carving 101. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, our residents and associates, we always love having a few […]

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June 19, 2014

SeniorAdvisor Review – The staff is what won us over.

There is always something for her to do, I really like that. She loves the food! She looks forward to going to dinner every day. I can’t think of anything they could improve on. Everytime we’ve been there she is just so different than when she was living at home alone. She feels safe there. […]

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May 13, 2014

Staying Fit for Life

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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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May 13, 2014

Caring.com Review – Trips taken every week.

We like all the activities they have at The Fountains at Greenbriar. They were just upbeat. My parents have a one-bedroom apartment that has a full kitchen, bathroom, walk-in shower, living room and a patio outside. I know they go on a lot of trips, but my parents are older and have not cared about […]

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May 13, 2014

Blaze-Off’s Pork Pullin Plowboys Opens Restaurant

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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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May 13, 2014

SeniorAdvisor Review – The staff were very friendly and helpful.

We toured this location when we were looking into options for my Mom. Everything looked great, and the staff were very friendly and helpful. The person that gave us our tour in particular was very helpful, they really took the time to make sure all of our questions were answered and that we had all […]

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May 13, 2014

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

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We set out to enjoy a great day of baseball by taking our residents to watch the Kansas City Royals baseball game. 2014’s Greater Kansas City Day and Opening Day took place on April 4th. In its 27th year, GKC Day set a record, raising a whopping $125,000 for the Rotary Youth Camp by selling […]

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May 13, 2014

The Fountains at Greenbriar Wins Award

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The below article was featured in the Independence Examiner, posted on Tuesday, February 11th, 2014. Click here for the original article published in the Independence Examiner. The Fountains at Greenbriar Wins Award The Fountains at Greenbriar in Independence was recently honored with a SeniorAdvisor Excellence Award for receiving consistently high ratings from residents and their families […]

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May 13, 2014

Summer 2014 Watermark University Catalog is Here

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The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. More than 30 different classes with everything from Oil on Canvas to Social Networking to Indian Bead Making and even Friendly Fishing. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, our residents and associates, we always love having a […]

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May 13, 2014

Caring.com Review – Met mom’s needs.

We chose The Fountains because it met mom’s needs in terms of the apartment size, the cost and the meal arrangements. Everything worked really well for her. She’s been living there for six weeks. We liked the facility and the people there. They had tons of activities but that’s not mom’s interest. We couldn’t ask […]

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May 13, 2014

SeniorAdvisor Review – Loves the food!

There is always something for her to do, I really like that. She loves the food! She looks forward to going to dinner every day. I can’t think of anything they could improve on. Everytime we’ve been there she is just so different than when she was living at home alone. She feels safe there. […]

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May 13, 2014

SeniorAdvisor Review – The care is fantastic.

They’re a pretty good outfit. I’ve never seen it dirty. It’s expensive but they offer so much built in to that rate. They take them to doctors, they have some kind of excursion everyday, all kinds of activities, and the meals are included too. According to my mother the food is just okay. I’ve eaten […]

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