Judy Moecker utilized an Erickson Living-recommended real estate agent, downsizing organization, and moving company for her move to Hummingbird Square, a new residence building at Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park, Kans.

When Judy Moecker began thinking about moving to a retirement community, she knew Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park, Kans., was the place for her.

“It was right in my neighborhood,” says Judy. “I never had any doubt it was where I wanted to be.”

Barbara Hise uses this bowl-shaped bell to begin and end the meditation class she teaches at Tallgrass Creek.

Barbara Hise decided to teach a meditation class at Tallgrass Creek before she even moved there.

(From left) Tallgrass Creek neighbors Linda Schur, Imogene Player, Nancy Bird, Bill and Amy Case, and Mary Jo Ely mingle at a new resident orientation.

New neighbors at Tallgrass Creek are feeling right at home thanks to the warm welcome they continue to receive from both residents and staff.

(From left) Tallgrass Creek resident Bob Butterworth chats with future Goldfinch Lane residents Jan and Gene Meyer and sales team member Sue LaBelle (right).

It was cold and gray outside but warm and toasty inside as about 65 priority list members attended the grand opening of Hummingbird Square, Tallgrass Creek’s just-completed residence building.

Phil Hocker reviews Johnson County Lifestyle, a local magazine that recently awarded Tallgrass Creek with its prestigious “Reader’s Choice” award for best retirement community in Johnson County, Kans.

When Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park, Kans., opened its doors in October 2007, it was the 15th retirement community developed by Baltimore, Md.-based Erickson Living. That first year, about 90 residents moved into Bluebird Crossing, Tallgrass Creek’s first residence building.

Judy Higginbotham was the very first person to move to Hummingbird Square, Tallgrass Creek’s new residence building, which recently began welcoming new residents.

Judy Higginbotham has some special recognition no one else can claim. She is the very first person to move to Hummingbird Square, Tallgrass Creek’s new residence building, which very recently began welcoming residents. 

After enjoying a tailgate picnic celebrating Tallgrass Creek’s tenth anniversary, community members joined together to form a colorful “10” as a drone overhead snapped photos.

Tallgrass Creek’s tenth birthday bash was everything an anniversary celebration should be.

Tallgrass Creek Sales Director Blake Marshall acts out the term “ear wax” for his team in a lively game of charades during a recent Exec Connect gathering.

The Sunflower Bistro rings with laughter when Exec Connect, one of Tallgrass Creek’s newest social activities, rolls around each month. Exec Connect is an always entertaining opportunity for community members and Tallgrass Creek’s management team to spend time together and have fun. 

Tallgrass Creek neighbors (front, from left) Elaine Alexander, Peggy Izzard, and Maida Whitten review some of the impressive artwork created by their fellow residents.

Tallgrass Creek neighbors (front, from left) Elaine Alexander, Peggy Izzard, and Maida Whitten review some of the impressive artwork their fellow residents created for the “Art at the Heart of Giving” event held earlier this year.