Tallgrass Creek resident

When Dee McCurdy moved from her six-bedroom house to

Kansas City Royals Rally

Along with Kansas City Royals fans everywhere, Tallgrass Creek neighbors celebrated the Royals 2015 World Series victory over the New York Mets.

“Lunch With Chef Matt” event

As the mouthwatering aromas of home cooking filled Tallgrass Creek’s Blue Sky Dining Room, about 80 guests watched attentively as Matt Chatfield, the Overland Park, Kans., community’s executive chef, conducted a fun, informative cooking demonstration just for them. 

Osher Institute lecturer with residents

If you peek into Tallgrass Creek’s living room on many Thursday afternoons between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., you will find a roomful of residents and visitors paying rapt attention to a lively educator.

Resident Mary Robison at the craft fair.

There were colorful aprons, miniature paintings, togs for dogs, and lots more up for grabs at Tallgrass Creek’s annual craft fair held earlier this year.

Resident Darlyne Sheppeard, staff member and chili pepper for the day Cara Freed, and residents Sharad Gavankar and Les Woerther, tasters at the first annual chili cook-off.

A simmering pot of homemade chili will warm up any occasion, which was evident earlier this year when teams of Tallgrass Creek staff members competed in a spirited chili cook-off.

Ron Wilson, facilities supervisor and top staff walker; Cydney Cunningham, wellness coordinator and contest scorekeeper; and resident Dick Marquette, who logged the most miles among residents.

Earlier this year, 75 Tallgrass Creek residents competed against 35 staff members from the Overland Park, Kans., community to see which group could walk the farthest for an entire month. 

Tallgrass Creek residents Barbara and Jim Hanson

Tallgrass Creek resident Jim Hanson has enjoyed a rewarding life that includes an Ivy League education, an impressive career, and hospital volunteer work.

But it didn’t start out that way. 

Open house at Tallgrass Creek

Earlier this year, elegant model residences and a mouthwatering brunch greeted about 100 Tallgrass Creek visitors interested in a one-day promotion offered by the community’s sales team.