Tallgrass Creek This Month Celebrates 4th Anniversary; Nears Record 300- Resident Milestone

Tallgrass Creek This Month Celebrates 4th Anniversary; Nears Record 300-Resident Milestone OVERLAND PARK, KS (October 3, 2011) -- Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS, this month celebrates its 4thanniversary. In doing so it is fast approaching a record 300-resident milestone. Men and women have moved to Tallgrass Creek from all parts of Kansas and Missouri, and also from other geographic areas. A brief sampling follows: In Kansas: Lawrence, Shawnee, Olathe, Kansas City, Emporia, Manhattan, Topeka, Independence, Prairie Village, and Wichita. Elsewhere : St. Louis, Missouri; Independence, Missouri; Jefferson City, Missouri; Phoenix, Arizona; Denver, Colorado; Silver Spring, Maryland; Tampa Bay; Florida; and Cape Cod, Massachusetts This week is one filled with festive events by Tallgrass Creek residents and staff. Activities include a Rootin' Tootin' Baked Bean Square-Off, a cowboy hat decorating contest and country music line dancing. The theme is "How the West Was Fun." Tallgrass Creek sits on 65 acres in beautiful Southern Johnson County in Overland Park, Kansas. Tallgrass Creek offers extensive wellness and prevention programs, balance assessment and fall prevention programs, and Fitness and Aquatics Centers. Also, there are more than 60 resident-inspired and resident-led clubs, committees and interest groups in these categories: art; cards; computers and technology; dance; faith-based and interfaith; fitness and sports; games; gardening; lifelong learning; music; literature, philanthropy. Tallgrass Creek is managed by Erickson Living. The campus is located at 13800 Metcalfe Avenue, Overland Park, KS, 66223.