1205 SW 29th Street
Topeka, Kansas 66611


Exercise with Julie Schmanke


There’s always something happening at Brewster!

  • KU Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
  • Humanities Kansas Book Talk Series
  • Exercise classes
  • Creative arts classes
  • Wellness programs and seminars
  • Music programs
  • Off-campus trips and tours
  • Educational programs
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Much more

Brewster Place has dining rooms in five locations on campus:


  • Greenleaf in Redwood (opening late fall 2023)
  • The Evergreens Dining
  • The Market on Main Street
  • Brewster Bean 
  • Brewster Health Center

Menus are created in consultation with a registered dietitian, our dining staff and resident input. Special attention is given to low salt, low sugar, and gluten-free menu items while providing a wide variety of homemade and healthy menu choices. Special holiday meals are served throughout the year as well as catering for events, parties, and celebrations.

Weekly Menus

Brewster Dining

Brewster Bean

Another Day With J&J - September 18

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September 19, 1961. Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Betty and Barney Hill, “neither trutheres nor kooks.” Unknown: did they like chili? Unknown: did they like salt? Unknown: would they have enjoyed the 3-day trip with Brewster to St. Louis? Unknown (or not): Nashville, TN?

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Watch for new videos posted every Monday morning, featuring Brewster’s very own “J” – Jamie Fritz, and “J” – Julie Schmanke! Also, check out the “Another Day with J & J” archives of previous episodes on Vimeo!

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