The Fountains at Greenbriar

 

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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 Centerpoint Medical Center as well as dining, shopping and local entertainment.

Choose from spacious one-bedroom or one-bedroom apartments with den to two-bedroom apartments, wonderfully appointed with a full kitchen, large living room and bathrooms. Choice of lunch or dinner is served in the dining room.

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, Interim HealthCare home care services on site as well as guest accommodations.

May 2018 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

Take a look inside and see what is happening at The Fountains at Greenbriar in May. There are many interesting opportunities that are sure to pique your interest. Mark you calendar to join us on our next big outing or drop by the community and catch class. While you're here, why not stay for a […]

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Watermark University – Spring Semester Wrap-Up

One of the ways Tina Dietz, Executive Director thrives, is through Watermark University. This semester she was able to share her knowledge and interest in the healing power of Essential Oils. But, she has to confess that she learned a great deal from the residents who attended the course. In May we will begin a new semester full of exciting offerings and we […]

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KC Royals, Opening Day Celebration

Many of the residents at The Fountains at Greenbriar are huge fans of the KC Royals. What better way to celebrate opening day than our own version of the traditional tailgate party.

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“On A Snowy Day” – A Poem by Corrine Hartnett

“On A Snowy Day” I love to see it snow; it is so white, bright, and deep. The children are so excited to go outside; they get out their boots, sleds, and make snowballs to play. When we get older we view winter a different way. We stay in where it is warm next to […]

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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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Cooking With John!

In just a short while of being with The Fountains at Greenbriar our Dining Services Director, John Carrillo is passionate about creating a culture of culinary thriving! Whether it is in the kitchen, dining room, or in the classroom, John is all about creating a wonderful culinary experience! John has made great strides at creating […]

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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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Renown Local Sculptor Embodies DaVinci

The Greenbriar gang ventured to the Country Club Christian Church in Kansas City to tour the church, but in part to see the tucked away artistry of Italian born, and local Kansas Citian, Dominic Zappia and his life-sized sculpture of "The Last Supper" by Leonardo DaVinci. This impressive and monumental sculpture was breathtaking to see […]

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LEGO as ART!

The Greenbriar gang recently ventured to the latest exhibit at Union Station in Kansas City to see the acclaimed "13 Best Art Exhibits" in the world..."The Art of the Brick"! Nathan Sawaya's LEGO art exhibit was breathtaking and amazing to see. It was thoroughly impressive to see such master sculptures recreated from LEGO bricks with […]

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Kid For A Day Outing: Fritz’s Hamburgers & Moon Marble Co.

Last week the Greenbriar Gang headed out for a day of "big-kid" frills and fun! We started off at Fritz's Union Station Restaurant where we ordered up a delicious fare of hamburgers, fries, and shakes all delivered to us via the Fritz Express! If you have never had your food delivered by a train straight […]

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Pet Therapy: A Spark To The Heart!

Every month we offer a Pet Therapy class with a visiting volunteer, Vanessa Barrett, who brings her lovable and adorable dog, Jack! Jack brings a spark of unconditional love to all he meets. He wants nothing more to be petted and loved...which is quite easy to do. A great friendship has developed between this furry […]

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

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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Showcase of Talent

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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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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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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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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