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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John Tyler Speaks on Kauffman Foundation

Founded by late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman, the Kauffman Foundation is a private, nonpartisan foundation that fosters economic independence by advancing educational…


Jo Hendrix Says Goodbye

With joyous thoughts for her but heavy hearts for us, we wished Jo Hendrix, longtime life enrichment director, a fond farewell as she enters the world of retirement. Jo has given so much to our…


Magical Tour of KC’s Beanstalk Garden

BSP residents enjoyed a magical tour of Kansas City Community Gardens’ Beanstalk Garden, right here in the metro! They saw more than just flowers, fruits and vegetables – the garden includes…


Tim Degnan Shares his Iran Experience

Tim Degnan, a good friend of one of our BSP residents, recently returned from a 5-city, 11-day tour of Iran and presented a fascinating travelogue based on his understanding of the Persian Empire…


Scientist Gary Wesche on Antarctica

From November 23, 2009, through January 10, 2010, scientist Gary Wesche worked and lived at a remote camp on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. He came to BSP to share stories on how he and his research…


Central United Methodist Church

Residents took in the exquisite stained glass windows on a perfect summer day at the beautiful Central United Methodist Church on Oak Street in Kansas City!


Happy Retirement, Deanna!

It's so hard to say goodbye...especially after 22 years! Deanna was one of BSP's very first employees. She began working here when we first opened in December 1995, and she has been an integral…


Summer is here!

BSP residents and employees joined in to celebrate the start of summer with pie and ice cream!


More Life Enrichment at BSP

The month of June brought more and more culture to our doorstep! This month we welcomed Barbara Shelly, Kansas City writer and journalist; DaRon McGee, MO State Representative; the virtuoso violin…


Veterans Community Project Co-Founder

We can’t say enough about Kevin Jamison (r), co-founder of the Veterans Community Project, who enlightened BSP residents today. VCP’s generous mission to eliminate Veteran homelessness using…


Outing to Overland Park Arboretum

A perfect day, a wonderful group, an awesome venue! BSP residents (and Frank) enjoyed the day at the Overland Park Arboretum with a picnic and a sunny tour of the gardens and sculptures.


Richard Miller, Ph.D. at Creighton University

Another brilliant son of one of our BSP residents enlightened our audience about sustainability and the environment. Richard Miller, Ph.D, is on the faculty at Creighton University and is Director…


Natasha Kirsch, EPEC and The Grooming Project

Natasha Kirsch, founder and executive director of EPEC (Empowering the Parent to Empower the Child) passionately explained their efforts to break the cycle of poverty in KC. By becoming self-reliant…


"The Spirit Of America"

Established by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) in 1967 and always beginning on Mother’s Day, this special week provides an opportunity for residents and their loved ones, staff and…


So Much Talent!

We are continually introduced to a wide variety of talent at BSP – artists, speakers and singers – thanks to Jo and our life-enrichment committee. Recent visitors include Pembroke Hill’s 5th…



BSP's Annual Kentucky Derby Bash

Simply put, we have one of the best Kentucky Derby parties in town! Annual kudos go to our resident mint julep master!


Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Smiles were wide even though lines were long for our delicious annual Cinco de Mayo celebration! All levels of care and BSP staff enjoyed a generous spread of traditional food and desserts.


Saint Luke's Foundation Hosts Michael Geis

BSP board member, Jim Bernard, introduced Michael Geis of Thompson & Associates to a savvy group of residents. Mr. Geis was here to review participants' financial and estate planning, thanks to the…


Hallmark's Maxine!

It’s Maxine and her faithful dog, Floyd! The creator of this hilarious cartoon figure, John Wagner, told us the story of the inception and evolution of Maxine and her longevity in the greeting…