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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State Fair Fun at BSP

Residents in our skilled nursing and rehab area had a great time at their own state fair - right here at BSP! Carnival games, prizes, and treats delighted residents and staff who all had a great…


Environmentalist Bob Berkebile Visits BSP

Any list of influential environmentalists and preservationists includes Bob Berkebile. The accomplished architect won an award from the Heinz Family Foundation for promoting green building and…


Saints and Singers at BSP

Our own Chaplain Kathy Hall and her friends make up Saints and Singers - a musical group that blends whimsy with folk and Celtic music. What a special treat for us. They are fantastic!


Creating Festive Fall Decor

Thanks to BSP's assisted living residents, our halls have been decked with beautiful fall decor! Residents worked together to create the festive fall wreaths.


Vivant! Packs the House at BSP

It was a packed house as one of our favorite groups, Vivant!, performed for residents with a combination of instrumental and vocal delights.


Kauffman Center Presentation

BSP was pleased to welcome Paul Schofer, President and CEO of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Schofer leads and oversees all aspects of the Kauffman Center's operations, assets and…


Local Theater Icons Entertain at BSP

Residents enjoyed their own version of Inside the Actor's Studio featuring local theater icons Gary Neal Johnson and Kathleen Warfel! Our own Don Carlton (actor, director, and artist) interviewed…


Grease is the Word at Starlight Theatre

A group of residents enjoyed the antics of the T-Birds and Pink Ladies of Rydell High as the musical "Grease" stole the stage at Starlight Theatre!


An Evening with George Gershwin

A group of BSP residents got plenty of summertime rhythm enjoying "An Evening with George Gershwin" at MTH Theater at Crown Center. The revue was written and hosted by MTH founder George Harter and…


Joe Cartwright Brings His Jazz to BSP

We always have a great time when pianist Joe Cartwright comes to BSP! Joe, who is the musical director for the critically-acclaimed KCUR radio show "12th Street Jump" and producer of the…


Operation Breakthrough Presentation

Residents learned about the amazing Operation Breakthrough through an important presentation by CEO Mary Esselman. Operation Breakthrough is a not-for-profit organization that was started in 1971 as…


Max Skidmore on Social Security Politics

We enjoyed a topical presentation on social security politics and policies by Max Skidmore, UMKC Curators' Professor of Political Science and Thomas Jefferson Fellow. His specialization is…


Missouri Senator Ryan Silvey Visits BSP

Missouri Senator Ryan Silvey was sworn into office in 2013 to represent the 17th Senatorial District in the southwest corner of Clay County. He serves as Vice-Chairman of the Senate Appropriations…


A Packed House for Mayor Sly James

It was standing room only as BSP residents welcomed Kansas City, MO, Mayor Sly James to speak at BSP. He spoke about the future of the airport and other city business, and fielded a host of…


Resident Appreciation Day

Bishop Spencer Place residents are the best – and we were so happy to celebrate them at our Resident Appreciation Day! Residents from all areas of the community came together to eat delicious,…


Learning the History of Cristo Rey

Richard W. Miller, the late husband of BSP resident Bernadette Miller, was a founder of Cristo Rey Kansas City – a private, Catholic, college-prep high school for students with economic need.…


Saint Luke's Hospital on Heart Failure

We’re fortunate to have world-class cardiovascular care just down the street at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute. Evelyn Dean, RN, runs the Heart Failure Management Program, which is…


York Place Pool Party

York Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab residents had some serious fun-in-the-sun at their annual pool party! Lounging pool-side, dipping feet in the water and playing outdoor games was a blast, but the…


Always Something Happening at BSP!

Our Life Enrichment team works hard to ensure residents are energized by countless cultural and educational activities, plus some good old fashioned entertainment. Recent guests include Dr. Aimee…