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Understanding Stroke: An Event with Dr. Karin Olds

Date: May 14, 2019
Time: 11:00 am  to  1:00 pm

Did you know eight out of 10 strokes are preventable? Join us for a luncheon presentation featuring Karin Olds, MD, medical director of the comprehensive stroke program at Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Olds will discuss the steps you can take to prevent a stroke and advancements in treatment.

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

Seating is limited, so RSVP for yourself and a guest by May 7. RSVP online or call Kim at 816-595-5874.

Complimentary valet parking is available.

About Karin Olds, MD
Dr. Olds is medical director of the comprehensive stroke program at Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute. She oversees a team of stroke experts who treated more than 1,800 stroke patients in 2018 – that’s about one every five hours. Dr. Olds went to medical school at the University of Kansas and completed her neurology residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is board certified in vascular and stroke neurology.


Event Full: Healthy Aging Through Healthy Eating

Date: March 26, 2019
Time: 11:00 am  to  1:00 pm

We’re sorry, this event is full. Please join us for our next event on May 14 – more information coming soon. In the meantime, please feel free to call Mendi at 816-595-5878 to schedule a tour.

Preventing Disease with Food

Join us for a luncheon presentation featuring Lucas Schubert, MScN, nutrition health coordinator for Saint Luke’s Food as Medicine Everyday (FAME) program. Lucas will discuss the guiding principles of FAME, including how to fill your diet with whole, plant-based, and anti-inflammatory foods. Plus, Lucas and Saint Luke’s Bishop Spencer Place’s Executive Chef Christopher Cruz will demonstrate healthy cooking techniques – and you’ll get to sample the results!

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

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

About Saint Luke’s FAME Program:
Poor food choices can lead to the development of chronic diseases, such as heart disease, Type II diabetes, and some cancers. Food as Medicine Everyday (FAME) is an evidence-based nutrition education program that teaches participants to make food choices that nourish the body instead of harming it. FAME offers a variety of hands-on classes that teach simple techniques to cook tasty and healthy meals.


Healthy Aging Through Healthy Eating

Date:

Preventing Disease with Food

Join us for a luncheon presentation featuring Lucas Schubert, MScN, nutrition health coordinator for Saint Luke’s Food as Medicine Everyday (FAME) program. Lucas will discuss the guiding principles of FAME, including how to fill your diet with whole, plant-based, and anti-inflammatory foods. Plus, Lucas and Saint Luke’s Bishop Spencer Place’s Executive Chef Christopher Cruz will demonstrate healthy cooking techniques – and you’ll get to sample the results!

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

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

About Saint Luke’s Food as Medicine Everyday Program:
Poor food choices can lead to the development of chronic diseases, such as heart disease, Type II diabetes, and some cancers. Food as Medicine Everyday (FAME) is an evidence-based nutrition education program that teaches participants to make food choices that nourish the body instead of harming it. FAME offers a variety of hands-on classes that teach simple techniques to cook tasty and healthy meals.


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

Date:
Time: 11:00 am

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:
Time: 11:30 am

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:
Time: 11:30 am

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:
Time: 11:30 am

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:
Time: 11:00 am

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:
Time: 2:00 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:
Time: 11:00 am

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.