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New 108-Apartment Home Residence Building is Under Construction at Tallgrass Creek

Aug 16, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (August 16, 2016) – Hummingbird Square, a new 108-apartment home residence building now under construction at Tallgrass Creek retirement community, is scheduled to open in summer 2017.

Hummingbird Square will feature 17 unique floor plans, including seven never-before-seen designs. It will have outdoor space options (patios and balconies) and underground parking.

Each apartment home in Hummingbird Square boasts contemporary finishes like granite countertops, ceramic tile, and stainless steel...

Tallgrass Creek Residents Earn Their Own Olympic Medals

Aug 15, 2016

Tallgrass Creek Residents Earn Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals in Their Own Version of Summer Olympics Games

OVERLAND PARK, KC (August 9, 2016) – Tallgrass Creek retirement community residents August 5 celebrated the Rio Summer Olympics with their own version of the Summer Olympics Games.

The “Tallgrass Creek Summer Olympic Games” began in the swimming pool and continued throughout the day in locales around the retirement community’s campus. An Opening Ceremony...

Tallgrass Creek Residents to Hold Their Own Summer Olympic Games on August 5

Aug 2, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KC (August 1, 2016) – Tallgrass Creek retirement community residents in Overland Park, KS, will celebrate the Rio Summer Olympics on Friday, August 5, with their own version of the Summer Olympics Games.

The “Tallgrass Creek Summer Olympic Games” will start at 8 a.m. in the swimming pool and will continue throughout the day in locales around the retirement community’s campus, located at 13800 Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park, KS, until 1:30 p.m. An Opening Ceremony – complete with residents carrying...

Tallgrass Creek Residents are Wild About Harry!

Jul 27, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KD (July 20, 2016) – About 100 Tallgrass Creek retirement community residents today were “Wild About Harry” when President Truman, accompanied by his wife Bess, visited their campus to debate Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

President Truman (aka Niel Johnson), Bess Truman (aka Nancy Cramer), Hillary Clinton (aka Heather Lawler) and Donald Trump (aka Joseph Fournier) participated in a “Give ‘em Hell, Harry!” event co-sponsored by Tallgrass Creek and the Truman Library Institute. They debated foreign, domestic and economic policy issues.....

Don't These Tallgrass Creek Residents Ever Sit Still?

Jul 18, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (July 15, 2016) -- On a recent sunny morning several Tallgrass Creek retirement community neighbors hit the road headed for St. Joseph, Mo., an hour north of Tallgrass Creek. The day's lineup included unique destinations such as the training facility for the Kansas City Chiefs, the city's professional football team, and the Walter Cronkite Museum (the well-known journalist hailed from St. Joseph).

First stop was the Chiefs' training facility located on the campus of Missouri Western State University. The group marveled at the indoor and outdoor full-sized, football fields, film-viewing theater, and state-of-the-art locker, weight, and...

President Harry Truman to "Give 'em Hell!" July 20 at Tallgrass Creek

Jul 6, 2016

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A Wednesday, July 20 (2 -3:30 p.m.) Whistlestop Campaign Stop by President Harry Truman (aka Ne i l Johnson) and his wife Bess (aka Nancy Cramer ) at Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS. President Truman will “Give ‘em Hell ! ” as he debates Donald Trump (aka Joe Fournier ) and Hillary Clinton (aka Heather Lawler).

This festive event is being held in partnership with the Harry...

Tallgrass Creek is Named a Top 10 Skilled Nursing Facility in Kansas City Area

Jun 1, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (June 1, 2016) -- Tallgrass Creek has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Skilled Nursing and Rehab Facilities in the Kansas City Area by the National Post-Acute Continuum . This honor is based on CMS Quality Rating and Financial Efficiency Scores.

NPACC honoredTallgrass Creek, which is managed by Erickson Living, May 25 at its Readmissions and Care Transitions Summit in Overland Park.

Tallgrass Creek was specifically...

Tallgrass Creek Celebrates its 2016 Student Scholar Eden Pierce

May 16, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (May 12, 2016) – Tallgrass Creek retirement community today celebrated Eden Pierce of Kansas City Christian School who is its Class of 2016 Student Scholar at an Award Ceremony. Pierce earned a four-year collegiate scholarship from the $24,818 raised this year by residents.

In the previous seven years, the Tallgrass Creek Scholars Program has raised $192,000 assisting students to advance their collegiate careers.

To be eligible for a...

Tallgrass Creek Staff Art Contest Celebrates Diversity

May 16, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (May 16, 2016) -- As part of Tallgrass Creek retirement community’s commitment to employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, it held a staff “Art in April” contest where employees were invited to create and submit works of original art with a diversity and inclusion theme.

Employees and residents judged the entrees. The First Place winner, Hope Mitchell (Dining), won with her “Branches of Diversity," which was created using a real tree branch with diversity slogans...

It's Prom Night at Tallgrass Creek

Apr 25, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS -- A Tuesday evening, April 19, Junior-Senior Prom at Tallgrass Creek retirement community brought about 30 students from Blue Valley North High School and nearly 125 retirees together on the dance floor.

They did the Electric Slide, Macarena and Booty Call, among other dances. There was even an impromptu Harlem Shake. And there were a few Fox Trots, Waltzes, Twists and Disco dances thrown in for good measure.

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