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.

October 2018 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

Come take a gander at the grand and grander things we have in store for you this month of October at The Fountains at Greenbriar! You will see a delightful plethora of pleasing possibilities in store for you this month all with a Midwestern fall fancy! You can take a trip with us to a […]

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Marie Makes A Splash With Penguin Pals!

This month we are pleased to highlight the thriving of Marie Moss. Marie has been a resident for almost a year at The Fountains at Greenbriar, and many of you whom know her well, know that she has a passionate affinity for penguins...all things penguin for that matter! So much so that she decided a […]

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Fall 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With nearly 30 different classes with everything from Chair Cha-Cha! to Travelogue: Tour of the Rhine to YouTube Art Class to Floral Design and even The Competitive Game of Washers, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. […]

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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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October 2018 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

Come take a gander at the grand and grander things we have in store for you this month of October at The Fountains at Greenbriar! You will see a delightful plethora of pleasing possibilities in store for you this month all with a Midwestern fall fancy! You can take a trip with us to a […]

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Marie Makes A Splash With Penguin Pals!

This month we are pleased to highlight the thriving of Marie Moss. Marie has been a resident for almost a year at The Fountains at Greenbriar, and many of you whom know her well, know that she has a passionate affinity for penguins...all things penguin for that matter! So much so that she decided a […]

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Prehistoric Paleontology Proves Profound Proportions As Animatronics!

The Greenbriar Gang recently ventured out to a traveling exhibit at Union Station to see Dinosaurs Revealed! This animatronic dinosaur presentation brought the bones of these prehistoric beasts to life in a very convincing and realistic way. Scale and perspective was the most astonishing to the residents. Resident Marianne Shrick said, "I can't get over […]

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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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Google+ Review – It’s like living in a beautiful hotel!

All I can say is WOW. It's more like a beautiful hotel. Visited my uncle. His appt had a huge bathroom with walk in shower. A cute kitchenette with a med size mini fridge. Sink, microwave and even a 2 burner stove. The living room was a bit small but enough room to entertain 2-4 […]

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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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