Bishop Spencer PlaceLocated near the Country Club Plaza, Bishop Spencer Place is a distinguished retirement community with easy access to culture, cuisine, and adventure.
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Healthy Aging

At Saint Luke’s Bishop Spencer Place, we understand that living well leads to aging well. And we know that living well relies on connecting the key components of healthy living—nutrition, exercise, and most importantly, social connection.

Bishop Spencer Place hosts experts from Saint Luke’s to talk at luncheon events about what healthy aging means to them. We’ve captured some of the highlights in the below videos including:

  • Peter Holt, MD, Medical Director at Saint Luke’s Bishop Spencer Place
  • James O’Keefe, MD, Director of Preventive Cardiology at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute


Peter Holt, MD

Hear Dr. Holt’s thoughts on the steps you can take now to set yourself up for a successful aging journey—from healthy eating to fitness, to staying socially active.

What Should I Add to my Diet?


What is the Best Form of Exercise?


How Can I Prevent Falls?


How Can I Stay Socially Active?

Watch Dr. Holt’s full presentation on healthy aging.

James O’Keefe, MD

Dr. O’Keefe discusses how to adjust your diet, sleep patterns, and exercise (activity with a friend is best!) to ensure your heart can keep up with you for years to come.

What’s a Simple Rule for Healthy Eating?


Is “Early-to-Bed” Really Better?


How Can I Get More from my Exercise?

Watch Dr. O’Keefe’s full presentation on healthy aging.