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  • Running wild…in wide-open spaces!

    Running wild…in wide-open spaces!

    Lately the Greenbriar gang has been enjoying the great outdoors and exploring some of the fun and playful things that nature offers for the explorer at heart. In light of the International Council of Active Aging’s Active Aging Week (September 24th – 30th, 2017), The Fountains at Greenbriar participated, as they do every year, with […]

  • Navigating Nature…and having a blast!

    Navigating Nature…and having a blast!

    Our Navigating Nature class just recently took a trip out to the Burr Oak Nature Center in Blue Springs, Missouri to incorporate some class knowledge out in the field. This month we had the overall theme of “Identification”, where we learned about identifying insects, birds, and tree leaves. The rhythm of our class goes like […]

  • October 2017 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

    October 2017 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

    Take a sneak peek into this coming month’s activities and outings. Circle some of your favorites and plan to join us on a fun outing, in a Watermark University class, or a variety of exciting happenings taking place this month. We hope to see you out and about with us! » October 2017 Newsletter & […]

  • 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 […]

  • Extraordinary Outing Turn Milestone For Resident Marie Snapp

    Extraordinary Outing Turn Milestone For Resident Marie Snapp

    Earlier in the month we took a trip to the World War I Museum and Liberty Tower sitting atop the hill overlooking historic Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. We toured the museum and saw many artifacts, films, and interactive museum features. However, the trip to Liberty Tower topped our outing with a cherry on […]

Upcoming Events

october, 2017

18octTeachings of JesusBible Study and Spirituality Class10:30 am - 11:30 am 2100 South Swope Drive, Independence, MO 64057
19octBreast Cancer Awareness & Pink PartyHealth Education Class with Cancer Survivor Party1:30 pm - 3:00 pm 2100 South Swope Drive, Independence, MO 64057

november, 2017

1novBible Study: "The Teachings of Jesus"Non-denominational Bible Study10:30 am - 11:30 am 2100 South Swope Drive, Independence, MO 64057
1novTeachings of JesusBible Study and Spirituality Class10:30 am - 11:30 am 2100 South Swope Drive, Independence, MO 64057

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Native American Canoe-Anita B. Gorman Conservation-2017

Running wild…in wide-open spaces!

Lately the Greenbriar gang has been enjoying the great outdoors and exploring some of the fun and playful things that nature offers for the explorer at heart. In light of the International Council of Active Aging’s Active Aging Week (September 24th – 30th, 2017), The Fountains at Greenbriar participated, as they do every year, with […]

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See No Evil, Speak No Evil, Hear No Evil-Group 2017

Navigating Nature…and having a blast!

Our Navigating Nature class just recently took a trip out to the Burr Oak Nature Center in Blue Springs, Missouri to incorporate some class knowledge out in the field. This month we had the overall theme of “Identification”, where we learned about identifying insects, birds, and tree leaves. The rhythm of our class goes like […]

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Two juicy red apples in a warm summer evening.

October 2017 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

Take a sneak peek into this coming month’s activities and outings. Circle some of your favorites and plan to join us on a fun outing, in a Watermark University class, or a variety of exciting happenings taking place this month. We hope to see you out and about with us! » October 2017 Newsletter & […]

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Resident Jerry Rice is Enjoying Less Worries and Delicious Cuisine at The Fountains

THINK AHEAD, PLAN AHEAD If you think your needs won’t change with age, you’re dreaming. Explore your options and plan your best future today. “The idea that you will never get old is a big mistake because if you live long enough to keep breathing and saying, ‘Yes, dear,’ you will get old.” – Jerry […]

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Resident Ted Scott is Enjoying Friendly Neighbors and Stimulating Watermark University Classes at The Fountains

MOVE FORWARD Overstaying your welcome in your own home can lead to serious setbacks. The right retirement community can help you move forward again. “I’m going forward not backward… I saw the advantage of people, being around people, keeping me socially alert, conversationally alert, some are not as up on topics necessarily that I might […]

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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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Grand Champ

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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Native American Canoe-Anita B. Gorman Conservation-2017

Running wild…in wide-open spaces!

Lately the Greenbriar gang has been enjoying the great outdoors and exploring some of the fun and playful things that nature offers for the explorer at heart. In light of the International Council of Active Aging’s Active Aging Week (September 24th – 30th, 2017), The Fountains at Greenbriar participated, as they do every year, with […]

Read more about Running wild…in wide-open spaces!

See No Evil, Speak No Evil, Hear No Evil-Group 2017

Navigating Nature…and having a blast!

Our Navigating Nature class just recently took a trip out to the Burr Oak Nature Center in Blue Springs, Missouri to incorporate some class knowledge out in the field. This month we had the overall theme of “Identification”, where we learned about identifying insects, birds, and tree leaves. The rhythm of our class goes like […]

Read more about Navigating Nature…and having a blast!

Group at Top-Mary Louise Taylor, Dorothy Erickson, and Marie Snapp

Extraordinary Outing Turn Milestone For Resident Marie Snapp

Earlier in the month we took a trip to the World War I Museum and Liberty Tower sitting atop the hill overlooking historic Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. We toured the museum and saw many artifacts, films, and interactive museum features. However, the trip to Liberty Tower topped our outing with a cherry on […]

Read more about Extraordinary Outing Turn Milestone For Resident Marie Snapp

Group at Top-Mary Louise Taylor, Dorothy Erickson, and Marie Snapp

Extraordinary Outing Turn Milestone For Resident Marie Snapp

Earlier in the month we took a trip to the World War I Museum and Liberty Tower sitting atop the hill overlooking historic Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. We toured the museum and saw many artifacts, films, and interactive museum features. However, the trip to Liberty Tower topped our outing with a cherry on […]

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Pet Therapy is a success!

At The Fountains at Greenbriar we realize how much of a positive impact pets can have on aging adults. It is a great opportunity for emotional bonding and joy to be a pet owner. However, there are sometimes life events that change our ability to care for a pet’s physically demanding needs. At The Fountains […]

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Veterans of World War II at a Memorial Day service.

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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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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SeniorAdvisor Review – Wonderful Staff and Abundant Activities

The staff here are wonderful. They offer daily activities. The food is good and they take good care of the community. This community is in a good location for us and they offered a better transportation option than other communities. I would recommend this community.

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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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