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  • Greenbriar Shares Love with Independence’s Finest!

    Greenbriar Shares Love with Independence’s Finest!

    Today we visited the Independence Police Department to extend a special thanks and share some love with our city police department for Valentine's Day. Last week we made some hand crafted cards to remind them that their Greenbriar friends are very thankful for their service and commitment to serve our city of Independence. We hope each […]

  • Helpful tips to de-clutter and de-stress your life!

    Helpful tips to de-clutter and de-stress your life!

    Do you have too much stuff? You can declutter your home and help others thrive at the same time. As part of Watermark Retirement Communities, we’d like to help you make the most of your unwanted possessions. Check out these suggestions from Watermark and then contact us if you need help getting started. We’re always […]

  • Rockin’ Rhonda’s Karaoke Class Makes Great Debut at the Mics!

    Rockin’ Rhonda’s Karaoke Class Makes Great Debut at the Mics!

    This semester as part of our Watermark University program, we introduced an expressive art class in the form of Karaoke, which is a popularized Japanese style of interactive musical singing. Karaoke is literally translated as "empty orchestra" where an amateur singer sings along with a popularized instrumental form of a hit song. Our community driver […]

  • Winter Weather Safety Tips from our Greenbriar Family to Yours!

    Winter Weather Safety Tips from our Greenbriar Family to Yours!

    We want everyone to be safe during this cold weather season. As part of Watermark Retirement Communities, we’d like to help you thrive by sharing a few cold weather safety tips. This article from Watermark and the National Institute on Aging offers useful information and advice to help you and your loved ones stay warm […]

  • February 2019 Newsletter and Calendar

    February 2019 Newsletter and Calendar

    Take a sneak peek at all of the fun and exciting happenings taking place in February. Make sure to sign-up and reserve your spot to join us for an abundant of opportunities to thrive at The Fountains at Greenbriar. We look forward to seeing you out and about with us!

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Greenbriar Shares Love with Independence’s Finest!

Today we visited the Independence Police Department to extend a special thanks and share some love with our city police department for Valentine's Day. Last week we made some hand crafted cards to remind them that their Greenbriar friends are very thankful for their service and commitment to serve our city of Independence. We hope each […]

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Helpful tips to de-clutter and de-stress your life!

Do you have too much stuff? You can declutter your home and help others thrive at the same time. As part of Watermark Retirement Communities, we’d like to help you make the most of your unwanted possessions. Check out these suggestions from Watermark and then contact us if you need help getting started. We’re always […]

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Rockin’ Rhonda’s Karaoke Class Makes Great Debut at the Mics!

This semester as part of our Watermark University program, we introduced an expressive art class in the form of Karaoke, which is a popularized Japanese style of interactive musical singing. Karaoke is literally translated as "empty orchestra" where an amateur singer sings along with a popularized instrumental form of a hit song. Our community driver […]

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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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Living it up at the Library

The Greenbriar gang ventured out to the Kansas City Public Library's historic central branch location after we enjoyed a delicious breakfast at the newly renovated Hotel Savoy Restaurant. We enjoyed the classical charm of this historic building and enjoyed some delicious classic fare to boot! Our trip to the library was a memorable experience for […]

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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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Expressions 2019: Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

For 19 consecutive years, Watermark has proudly published a full-color wall calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Featuring works submitted by Watermark residents from coast to coast, Expressions 2019 is sure to inspire creativity within everyone it reaches. Complimentary copies of Expressions 2019 are available for the asking while supplies last. Please call or […]

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Closing Active Aging Week With A Scavenger Hunt!

Wrapping up a long week of programs and healthful opportunities for Active Aging Week we concluded with a fun exploration of our community with a community-wide scavenger hunt. Spanning all three floors and all 12 halls our residents went on a journey to solve their riddles and clues to fill out their scavenger hunt sheet. We […]

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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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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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February 2019 Newsletter and Calendar

Take a sneak peek at all of the fun and exciting happenings taking place in February. Make sure to sign-up and reserve your spot to join us for an abundant of opportunities to thrive at The Fountains at Greenbriar. We look forward to seeing you out and about with us!

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January 2019 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

Happy holidays, and welcome to the new year. We are very excited for all of the fun happenings and outings going on in our community and at large. Take a sneak peek at January 2019 and see all of the wonderful things happening. Make sure to mark your calendar to join us for some Watermark […]

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December 2018 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

End your year right and swing on in to The Fountains at Greenbriar for some holiday fun with family and friends. There are a myriad of opportunities this month to share with your Greenbriar family. Make sure to mark your calendars and join us for the holidays! We will see you out and about with […]

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