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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

    Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

    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. […]

  • September 2017 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

    September 2017 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

    Take a peek at what we have in store for this month at The Fountains at Greenbriar. We will be exploring an interactive science museum, traveling in time to the Italian Renaissance, and learning about life in a post colonial fort outpost. Please plan your calendars to join us in an adventurous good time this […]

  • Fall 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

    Fall 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

    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 […]

Upcoming Events

september, 2017

22sepMovin' With Myron!Chair Aerobic Exercise Class9:45 am - 10:45 am 2100 South Swope Drive, Independence, MO 64057
23sepZumba Zoom!Latin Dance Inspired Chair Aerobics Class10:00 am - 11:00 am 2100 South Swope Drive, Independence, MO 64057

october, 2017

4octTeachings of JesusBible Study and Spirituality Class10:30 am - 11:30 am 2100 South Swope Drive, Independence, MO 64057
6octMovin' & Groovin'Chair Aerobics Class9:45 am - 10:45 am 2100 South Swope Drive, Independence, MO 64057

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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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Mother and Daughter Enjoying Their Time Together

Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

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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Carrots in a Farmers Market Stall

September 2017 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

Take a peek at what we have in store for this month at The Fountains at Greenbriar. We will be exploring an interactive science museum, traveling in time to the Italian Renaissance, and learning about life in a post colonial fort outpost. Please plan your calendars to join us in an adventurous good time this […]

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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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Pork Rib

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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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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Escape Room

221b Baker Street… A Near Crackable Caper!

Once again the Greenbriar gang ventures off to another perplexing puzzle of sleuthing and problem solving fun! Our experience at the Kansas City Escape Room lead us to the apartment of one Mr. Sherlock Holmes of 221b Baker Street. The adventure awaited through the doors of this precarious London flat. Aloof from his current dwelling, […]

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Picnic & Fishing at George Owens Nature Center

A while back, a group of us went on a day outing to George Owens Nature Center to enjoy a picnic and go fishing! The residents enjoyed a serene summer serenade of crickets, birds, and frogs who accompanied us with a melodic tune to a delicious picnic in the woods. After our lunch was finished […]

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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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