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  • Graceful Gliders Get Gazes From Greenbriar Gang!

    Graceful Gliders Get Gazes From Greenbriar Gang!

    On our most recent trip to Powell Botanical Gardens, we ventured out to view a rare annual sight...The Butterfly Festival! This annual festival is a long anticipated treat by local Kansas Citians. This experience was a first time encounter by many of our residents at Greenbriar, and it sure didn't disappoint! While in the tropical […]

  • We are out of this world… at The Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium!

    We are out of this world… at The Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium!

    The Greenbriar gang took a trip out of this world to the Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium at Union Station to see the "Phantom of the Universe" and "Sky Station Live" experiences where the residents learned about the Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland and learned about the scientists that are trying to replicate dark matter that exist […]

  • August 2018 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

    August 2018 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

    Take a peek inside of our August Thrive Newsletter and Calendar to see all of the fun and amazing things that we have going on in August. Since our calendars production we have an addition to make and it is: Thursday August 16th - Eye Health with Dr. Silversteiin has been moved to September 20th […]

  • Summer Fun in Fort Scott, Kansas!

    Summer Fun in Fort Scott, Kansas!

    The gang took a little day excursion to Fort Scott, Kansas just last week and explored the history of this quaint and charming Kansas town. We toured the Victorian era homes of the town and also stopped by the Twin Lyons Mansions to have a hip and farm-to-table dining experience at Nate's Place inside the […]

  • “Gyotaku”: The Art of Japanese Fish Printing!

    “Gyotaku”: The Art of Japanese Fish Printing!

    On one of our recent outings, the Greenbriar Gang ventured off to Burr Oak Woods Nature Center to participate and learn the ancient Japanese art of Gyotaku, which is fish printing. As many seafaring cultures have art based around their aquatic cultural practices, the Japanese are no different, but this art practice was done by […]

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We are out of this world… at The Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium!

The Greenbriar gang took a trip out of this world to the Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium at Union Station to see the "Phantom of the Universe" and "Sky Station Live" experiences where the residents learned about the Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland and learned about the scientists that are trying to replicate dark matter that exist […]

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August 2018 Newsletter & Calendar are in!

Take a peek inside of our August Thrive Newsletter and Calendar to see all of the fun and amazing things that we have going on in August. Since our calendars production we have an addition to make and it is: Thursday August 16th - Eye Health with Dr. Silversteiin has been moved to September 20th […]

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Summer Fun in Fort Scott, Kansas!

The gang took a little day excursion to Fort Scott, Kansas just last week and explored the history of this quaint and charming Kansas town. We toured the Victorian era homes of the town and also stopped by the Twin Lyons Mansions to have a hip and farm-to-table dining experience at Nate's Place inside the […]

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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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Graceful Gliders Get Gazes From Greenbriar Gang!

On our most recent trip to Powell Botanical Gardens, we ventured out to view a rare annual sight...The Butterfly Festival! This annual festival is a long anticipated treat by local Kansas Citians. This experience was a first time encounter by many of our residents at Greenbriar, and it sure didn't disappoint! While in the tropical […]

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We are out of this world… at The Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium!

The Greenbriar gang took a trip out of this world to the Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium at Union Station to see the "Phantom of the Universe" and "Sky Station Live" experiences where the residents learned about the Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland and learned about the scientists that are trying to replicate dark matter that exist […]

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Summer Fun in Fort Scott, Kansas!

The gang took a little day excursion to Fort Scott, Kansas just last week and explored the history of this quaint and charming Kansas town. We toured the Victorian era homes of the town and also stopped by the Twin Lyons Mansions to have a hip and farm-to-table dining experience at Nate's Place inside the […]

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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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