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Event Full: The Art of Brain Preservation with Dr. Stanley Fisher

Date: November 7, 2018
Time: 11:00 am  to  1:00 pm

We’re sorry, this event is full. Please call Kim at 816-595-5874 to be placed on the waiting list.

Understanding Memory Loss

It’s commonly believed that memory loss and cognitive changes are a normal part of aging, but that’s not always the case. Many things can cause memory problems including medications, medical problems, or even poor diet.

Join us for a luncheon presentation from Stanley Fisher, MD, medical director of Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Fisher will discuss strategies for avoiding cognitive decline and dealing with age-related memory loss.

Enjoy a delicious chef-prepared lunch by PB&J Restaurants, our culinary services provider. Presentation and tours will follow.

Seating is limited, so RSVP for yourself and a guest today. Complimentary valet parking is available.

About Stanley Fisher, MD:
Dr. Fisher is medical director of Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute and is the Edward T. Matheny, Jr., Missouri Endowed Chair in Neurosciences at UMKC School of Medicine. He previously served as the medical director for four Silverado Memory Care communities in Houston, Texas, and co-director of the Movement Disorders and Neurorehabilitation Center at Houston Methodist Neurological Institute.


Healthy Aging with Dr. Peter Holt

Date: July 12, 2018
Time: 11:30 am  to  1:30 pm

Join us for a luncheon presentation on healthy aging from Peter Holt, MD, medical director of Saint Luke’s Bishop Spencer Place. Dr. Holt will discuss the steps you can take now to set yourself up for a successful aging journey. From healthy eating, to mental fitness, to finding your purpose, Dr. Holt has helpful insights based on his more than 30 years of caring for the aging population.

Enjoy a tour of our distinctive community and a complimentary lunch by PB&J Restaurants, our culinary services provider.

Seating is limited, so RSVP for yourself and a guest today. Complimentary valet parking is available.

About our speaker:
Besides being everyone’s favorite doctor and medical director of Bishop Spencer Place since we opened more than 22 years ago, Dr. Holt is the director of geriatric medicine at Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City. He also serves as clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He completed a fellowship in geriatric medicine at Stanford University.


A Taste of Bishop Spencer Place

Date: June 5, 2018
Time: 11:30 am  to  1:30 pm

The food at Bishop Spencer Place is worlds apart from what you’ll find at the average senior living community. That’s because our culinary services are provided by Kansas City’s own PB&J Restaurants.

You’re invited to experience some of PB&J’s five-star creations during our food festival, A Taste of Bishop Spencer Place.

We’ll have complimentary culinary delights and presentations by the executive chefs from select PB&J Restaurants, such as:

  • YaYa’s Euro Bistro
  • Newport Grill
  • Burnt End BBQ
  • Paradise Diner

Community tours will be available.

Seating is limited, so RSVP for yourself and a guest today. Complimentary valet parking is available.


Ed Matheny Presents: The Presence of Care

Date: April 12, 2018
Time: 11:30 am  to  1:30 pm

Join us as historian and prominent Kansas Citian, Edward Matheny, Jr., presents his book, The Presence of Care: The History of Saint Luke’s Health System. Mr. Matheny will provide unique insights and personal stories as he walks us through the history of Kansas City health care.

Each guest will receive a copy of Mr. Matheny’s book.

You’ll also hear what being part of Saint Luke’s means for Bishop Spencer Place.

Enjoy a tour of of our distinctive community and a complimentary lunch by PB&J Restaurants, our culinary services provider.

Seating is limited, so RSVP for yourself and a guest today. Complimentary parking will be available.


Conversation on Retirement Living

Date: June 7, 2017
Time: 11:00 am  to  1:00 pm

Join us for lunch and a panel discussion where Bishop Spencer Place residents will share their retirement living stories, including why they made the decision to move to a retirement community and how they decided on the right time to make the move. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn insider insights directly from residents!

Complimentary lunch will be provided by our culinary services provider, PB&J Restaurants.

Seating is limited, so R.S.V.P. below or call Kim at (816) 595-5874 by June 2.

Complimentary valet parking will be available.


Tour of Homes

Date: April 6, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm  to  4:00 pm

Our residents are opening their apartments so you can tour a variety of tastefully-designed apartment home styles. You’ll get a firsthand look at features such as interior-designer finishes, modern stainless steel appliances, generous walk-in closets, nine-foot ceilings and much more.

Plus, you’ll learn insider insights straight from residents and visit with our CEO, Steve Seggerman, to ask him any questions you have about Bishop Spencer Place.

Delicious treats will be presented by our own Chef Earl. Complimentary valet parking is available.

R.S.V.P. for yourself and a guest by clicking the registration link below or calling Kim at 816.595.5015.


Capturing Life’s Treasures

Date: December 6, 2016
Time: 11:00 am  to  1:00 pm

The winter holidays are just around the corner and your to-do and gift-shopping lists are long. Wouldn’t it be great if you could easily find the perfect gift to give your family this year? One that would benefit everyone on your list?

We’re here to help! Join us for an informative – and delicious – luncheon where you’ll learn how a move to Bishop Spencer Place gives you and your loved ones the peace of mind that comes with knowing you’ve made a sound decision for your future.

You’ll also hear from Read This… gurus Annie Presley and Christy Howard, whose Read This… book series engages, educates and inspires people to capture life’s treasures. The Kansas City authors will be presenting their book Read This…When I’m Dead – a fill-in-the-blank workbook peppered with personal insights and tips.

This organizational book makes it easy to gift your loved ones with important information – both fun and serious – about your life history, thoughts, records and legacy information. All attendees will receive a FREE copy of the award-winning book!

Enjoy a delicious chef-prepared lunch by PB&J Restaurants, our dining services provider, and hear from residents who will share their stories about their decision to move to a retirement community – and will answer any question that’s on your mind.

Seating is limited, so R.S.V.P. for yourself and a guest by clicking the link below or by calling Kim at 816.595.5015 by Thursday, December 1.

Complimentary parking will be available.


Wines at the White House

Date: October 13, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm  to  4:00 pm

Raise your glass for a presidential pour! Presidential wine has endured every aspect of fashion and favor, from Prohibition to Camelot, from frugal to extravagant and from the influence of First Ladies such as Mary Todd Lincoln, Mamie Eisenhower and Nancy Reagan.

Have you ever wondered what wines have graced the President’s table over the past two and a quarter centuries? Who was our greatest connoisseur of fine wine? What role Jackie Kennedy played in White House wine history? Join certified wine professionals Frank and Maria Bramwell of Uncorked and Decanted Wine Events as they lead us through the intoxicating highs and lows of fine wine at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Seating is limited, so RSVP today by clicking the registration link below or calling 816.595.5015 by Monday, October 10.

Complimentary valet parking will be available.


Hard Hat Tour

Date: August 16, 2016
Time: 10:00 am  to  12:00 pm

We’ve been kicking up a little dirt and dust – and we want to show you some new apartment homes!

We’re excited to announce three new additions to the apartment homes offerings in our Madison building! These new apartment styles will feature spacious master bedrooms, open kitchens and living spaces and a personal washer/dryer – and will be available in two-bedroom, two-bath options and a one-bedroom, two-bath with den option.

Construction on the new apartments is underway, with a ready-to-move-in date of early fall. We invite you to join us for an exclusive sneak peek of the work in progress. You’ll have a chance to view the under-construction apartments, talk with our Director of Facilities about the blueprints and look over the finish options, including paint, flooring, granite countertops and kitchen backsplash.

Refreshments will be served. Complimentary valet parking will be available.

R.S.V.P. below or by calling Kim at 816-595-5015 by Friday. August 12.


Panel Luncheon: You Ask. Residents Answer.

Date: June 29, 2016
Time: 11:00 am  to  1:00 pm

There’s only one way to get the real scoop on retirement communities. This is your opportunity to learn insider insights straight from residents who were once in your shoes, asking the same questions. You’ll hear their stories, find out why they made the decision to move to a retirement community and ask any question that’s on your mind. All while enjoying a delicious complimentary lunch prepared by our culinary services provider, PB&J Restaurants.

You’ll also hear from guest panelists Claire McCurdy of ReeceNichols and Linda Scardino of Gentle Changes. Claire will provide insight on the local real estate market, including the estimated value of your home. Then, Linda will share how she can help you sort, pack, unpack and get settled in at Bishop Spencer Place.

Seating is limited, so R.S.V.P. below or call Kim at (816) 595-5015 by Friday, June 24.

Complimentary valet parking is available.