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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...

Public is Invited to Meet Alter Ego of 1900's Editor and Political Activist William Allen White at Monday, September 26, Presentation at Tallgrass Creek

Sep 21, 2011
Public is Invited to Meet Alter Ego of 1900's Editor and Political Activist William Allen White at Free Monday, September 26,  Presentation at Tallgrass Creek Johnson County Community College Professor Fred Krebs to Share His Version of White, Who Led the Progressive Movement OVERLAND PARK, KS (September 22, 2011) - William Allen White, who edited the  Emporia Gazette  in the 1900's and became a political activist who helped to change the course of history, will return and appear at Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park as the alter ego of Fred Krebs, a history professor at Johnson County Community...

Tallgrass Creek Residents Use Internet Technology to Attend Simulcast Sunday Worship Services

Sep 7, 2011
Tallgrass Creek Retirement Community Residents in Overland Park, KS,  Use Internet Technology to Attend Simulcast Worship Services From United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, KS OVERLAND PARK, KS (September 7, 2011) - About 50 residents of Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, Kansas,  head to their campus clubhouse each Sunday morning, but they are not going there to attend art classes, the spa or the fitness center. Instead, they are going to church via a simulcast from the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas. The idea for their live-streamed worship experience began two years...

Public is Invited to an Array of September "Fine Arts Month" Events at Tallgrass Creek

Aug 26, 2011
Public is Invited to an Array of September "Fine Arts Month" Events at Tallgrass Creek OVERLAND PARK, KS (August 26, 2011) --  The public is invited to attend an array of September "Fine Arts Month" events at Tallgrass Creek retirement community, 13800 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS. Three special events organized and presented by the residents will be held, along with other related events: An Art Show on Friday, Sept. 9, from 4 -7 pm. Heart of America Sings on Friday, September 23 at 3 pm in the Living Room of the Clubhouse. An Evening of Poetry and Music on...