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Tallgrass Creek Offers Tips to Help You Protect Yourself From Fraud During the Holidays

Dec 2, 2011
Tallgrass Creek Offers Tips to Help You Protect Yourself From Fraud During the Holidays OVERLAND PARK, KS (December 2, 2011) --  'Tis the season for tele-thieves to make their living at your expense. Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS, offers the following tips to help you protect yourself from fraud during the holidays: Keep your credit and identity safe this holiday season by outsmarting the evil-doers. You may receive a phone call this time of year from a person claiming to be with your bank's fraud department. They will claim that your account shows some suspicious activity and they...

Tallgrass Creek Residents Make/Deliver 20 Wood Cradles, Mattresses and Blankets to Johnson County Christmas Bureau

Nov 30, 2011
Tallgrass Creek Residents Make/Deliver 20 Wood Cradles, Mattresses and Blankets to Johnson County Christmas Bureau OVERLAND PARK,  KS (December 1, 2011) - Residents of Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS, this week delivered 20 cradles built by the campus' woodworkers to the Johnson County Christmas Bureau. The cradles were filled with mattresses and blankets made by resident sewers and knitters. In addition, residents donated baby dolls for the cradles. The donation is a holiday tradition of sorts for the nearly 300 residents of Tallgrass Creek. They and campus staff  will volunteer at the Johnson County Christmas Bureau in the...

Tallgrass Creek Resident Jim Graham Helped to Lead the Investigation of the Kennedy Assassination 48 Years Ago and is Still Convinced Oswald Acted Alone

Nov 15, 2011
Retired FBI Special Agent Who Helped to Lead the Investigation of Kennedy Assassination 48 Years Ago Lives Today at Tallgrass Creek and is Still Convinced Oswald Acted Alone OVERLAND PARK, KS (November 15, 2011) - Jim Graham, the retired FBI special agent who helped to lead the investigation of the Kennedy assassination 48 years ago, lives today at Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park and is still convinced Oswald acted alone. Graham, who was in the FBI's office in Kansas City, Missouri, vividly remembers the day President Kennedy was killed November 22, 1963. "I was a street agent at the time and...

Tallgrass Creek Offers Tips to Make the Upcoming Holiday Season as Stress-Free as Possible

Nov 4, 2011
Tallgrass Creek Offers Tips to Make the Upcoming Holiday Season as Stress-Free as Possible OVERLAND PARK, KS (November 2, 2011) -- As the calendar creeps into November it is a signal that the holiday season is upon us. What should be time of celebration with family and friends can add stress to our already busy schedules that can put a strain on our physical and mental health. Tallgrass Creek, a continuing care retirement community in Overland Park that has nearly 300 residents, offers the following tips to make the upcoming season as stress-free as possible: Keep up your exercise routine:  Time...

Public is Invited to Attend Free "Salute to the Millitary" Veterans Day Concert at Tallgrass Creek

Nov 1, 2011
Public is Invited to Attend a Free "Salute to the Military" Veterans Day Concert at Tallgrass Creek Retirement Community OVERLAND PARK, KS (November 1, 2011) - The public is invited to attend a free  "Salute to the Military" Veterans Day concert at Tallgrass Creek retirement community, 13800 Metcalfe Avenue in Overland Park, Kansas. The concert will be held on Friday, November 11, from 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.,  in the Living Room in the Audubon  Clubhouse. The concert by the 33-member Talllgrass Creek Chorale will feature an array of patriotic songs and the anthems of each branch of the United...

Tallgrass Creek Couple Makes Regular Meals on Wheels Deliveries Throughout Overland Park, Kansas

Oct 26, 2011
Tallgrass Creek Retirement Community Resident Bunny Brown and Her Husband, Lynn, Make Regular Meals on Wheels Deliveries Throughout Overland Park, Kansas OVERLAND PARK, KS (October 26, 2011) -- Some couples spend quality time together playing golf or travelling, while others connect over a shared interest in art, film, or music. Tallgrass Creek retirement community resident Bunny Brown and her husband, Lynn, bond by volunteering together. They are long-time Meals on Wheel volunteers in Overland Park and they are part of a group that bakes 1,000 cookies a month to help feed the homeless. For more than five years, the Browns have...

Erickson Living to Hold November 17 Baby Boomers' Aging Parents TweetChat

Oct 18, 2011
Erickson Living to Hold a November 17 Baby Boomers' Aging Parents TweetChatTo Help Adult Children Obtain Invaluable Retirement Advice via Social Media OVERLAND PARK, KS (October 18, 2011)  - A first in the senior housing industry....on November 17, 2011, Erickson Living, the manager of Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park, KS,  is leveraging one of the world's largest social networking and microblogging services (Twitter) to join in a conversation with the adult children of seniors who are looking for important information about retirement living for their parents. This TweetChat is scheduled from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time), and...

Tallgrass Creek Residents to Punt, Pass and Kick Their Beloved Teams to Victory at October 21 Football Fest in Overland Park, KS

Oct 14, 2011
Overland Park, KS, Retirees at Tallgrass Creek to 'Punt, Pass and Kick'Their Beloved Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas and Kansas State Football Teams to Victory on Friday, October 21 WHAT: A Friday, October 21, Pep Rally, Tailgate Party and 'Punt, Pass and Kick' Contest by the nearly 300 residents of Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, Kansas. Residents will throw footballs for distance, kick an onside kick and dance in the end zone. They will do this to celebrate their collective health and fitness and to cheer their beloved Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas University and Kansas State football teams onto victory...

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

Oct 3, 2011
Tallgrass Creek This Month Celebrates 4 th  Anniversary; Nears Record 300-Resident Milestone OVERLAND PARK, KS (October 3, 2011) -- Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS, this month celebrates its 4 th anniversary. 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,...

Resident-Led Book Club at Tallgarss Creek Thrives in Aftermath of Closing of Borders Stores

Sep 27, 2011
Resident-Led Book Club at Tallgrass Creek Retirement Thrives in Aftermath of the Closing of Borders Stores OVERLAND PARK, KS (September 27, 2011) - The residents of Tallgrass Creek retirement community - like many people -- mourned this month's closing of Borders book stores. However, these lifelong book lovers today refuse to let the closing disrupt their daily  routine: there are far too many novels, poems and essays to read and discuss. A group of women at  Tallgrass Creek  formed the campus book club several years ago. Their book club is now thriving with an array of book discussions and...