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  • Picnic & Fishing at George Owens Nature Center

    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 […]

  • Family…Friends…A Day of FUN!

    Family…Friends…A Day of FUN!

    Last week, the Greenbriar gang enjoyed a day of fun in the sun at our Family Fun Day. We took advantage of the gorgeous weather to celebrate family and friends the best way we could think of…a carnival and picnic! We celebrated with an array of lawn games from basketball, lawn darts, horse shoes, corn […]

  • August 2017 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

    August 2017 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

    Welcome to August at The Fountains! I bet you can’t wait to take a peek inside the newest Thrive Newsletter & Calendar. We can’t say we blame you because we have some fun summer happenings going on. If you are interested in hanging out with your Greenbriar family and friends, then take a look, mark […]

  • July 2017 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

    July 2017 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

    Come take a peek inside to see all of the wonderful happenings that are in store for this July. We will be venturing out to see mummies of the world, visit a car museum, and explore indoor sky-diving…just to name a few things! Make sure to mark your calendar and join in on our summer […]

  • Zoo-rific Fun!

    Zoo-rific Fun!

    Trams, trains, boats, and ski lifts were our modes of transportation for our safari in Africa and Australia! A group of residents set out on a safari to explore the animals of Africa and Australia. The residents saw a variety of animals such as: lions, cheetahs, giraffes, elephants, hippos, gazelles, wallabies, dingoes, wombats, and koalas […]

Upcoming Events

july, 2017

20julArthritis AwarenessMonthly Topical Health Presentation1:30 pm - 2:30 pm 2100 South Swope Drive, Independence, MO 64057
21julMovin' With MyronChair Aerobics Class9:45 am - 10:45 am 2100 South Swope Drive, Independence, MO 64057

august, 2017

2augBible Study: Teachings of JesusA Non-Denominational Bible Study Class 10:30 am - 11:45 am 2100 South Swope Drive, Independence, MO 64057
4augMovin' With Myron!Chair Aerobic Workout Set to Music!9:45 am - 10:45 am 2100 South Swope Drive, Independence, MO 64057

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Marty Bartlett & Karol Swain-Fun Day 2017

Family…Friends…A Day of FUN!

Last week, the Greenbriar gang enjoyed a day of fun in the sun at our Family Fun Day. We took advantage of the gorgeous weather to celebrate family and friends the best way we could think of…a carnival and picnic! We celebrated with an array of lawn games from basketball, lawn darts, horse shoes, corn […]

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Ralph Ireland and Louise Humphreys-Fun Day 2017

August 2017 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

Welcome to August at The Fountains! I bet you can’t wait to take a peek inside the newest Thrive Newsletter & Calendar. We can’t say we blame you because we have some fun summer happenings going on. If you are interested in hanging out with your Greenbriar family and friends, then take a look, mark […]

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July 2017 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

Come take a peek inside to see all of the wonderful happenings that are in store for this July. We will be venturing out to see mummies of the world, visit a car museum, and explore indoor sky-diving…just to name a few things! Make sure to mark your calendar and join in on our summer […]

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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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Ralph Ireland-Fishing 2017

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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Zoo-2017

Zoo-rific Fun!

Trams, trains, boats, and ski lifts were our modes of transportation for our safari in Africa and Australia! A group of residents set out on a safari to explore the animals of Africa and Australia. The residents saw a variety of animals such as: lions, cheetahs, giraffes, elephants, hippos, gazelles, wallabies, dingoes, wombats, and koalas […]

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David Fischer & Mary Louise with Maxine at Hallmark

Hallmark Visitor’s Center tour set sights on a success!

The residents recently made a trip to the Hallmark Visitor’s Center to tour and view an exhibit of poster art from the Hall’s family art collection. The exhibit featured the poster art of such creators as Toulouse-Lautrec to modern day artist Shepard Fairey. The exhibit taught us a lot about the advertising form of the […]

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Bill Harkins

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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The Fountains at Greenbriar – Voted Best Senior Living

We were voted Reader’s Choice Best Senior Living by The Examiner’s Best of Eastern Jackson County 2016.

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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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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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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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