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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Conversation on Retirement Living

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

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

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

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

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.

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.


Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat & Betty

Watch history come alive at Bishop Spencer Place! You are cordially invited to see Emmy Award-winning actress Elaine Bromka star in the Off-Broadway hit Tea for Three, a refreshingly witty portrait gallery of three remarkable First Ladies – Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon and Betty Ford. Walk in the shoes of each of these uncommon women as she faces her final days in the fishbowl of First Ladydom – a threshold moment of insight and hope.

Poignantly written by playwright Eric H. Weinberger with Ms. Bromka, this deeply touching, funny play reveals the personal cost of what Pat Nixon called “the hardest unpaid job in the world.”

Please join us for this unforgettable performance by Ms. Bromka that has been hailed as a “subtle feat of brilliant acting” by the Record-Review.

Complimentary refreshments will be served.

Seating is limited, so RSVP below or by calling Kim at (816) 595-5015 by Friday, May 6.

Complimentary valet parking is available. Please use the Jefferson entrance off of 44th Street.

ABOUT ELAINE BROMKA
Emmy-Award winning actress Elaine Bromka has enjoyed a long and rewarding career on stage and screen. She has appeared On Broadway (The Rose Tattoo, I’m Not Rappaport, Macbeth); Off Broadway (Tea for Three, Cloud 9, Inadmissible Evidence, Split, Candide); regional theater (leads in a wide range of productions throughout the country); film (Uncle Buck, In the Family, Without a Trace); and TV (The Sopranos, all of the Law and Order series, E.R., Providence, Days of Our Lives, L.A. Law). She starred in the Emmy-Award winning Playing for Time with Vanessa Redgrave, and Catch a Rainbow, for which Ms. Bromka herself won an Emmy. After starring opposite Rich Little and portraying eight First Ladies in The Presidents for PBS, she went on to co-write with Eric H. Weinberger the one-woman show Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat & Betty, starred in the show Off Broadway, and continues to tour with it nationwide.


Healthy Aging with Dr. Peter Holt

How can your lifestyle choices today help you age well tomorrow? Join us to find out from one of Kansas City’s top geriatricians!

Living well is more than just feeling good today. It’s a continued practice of nurturing your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual sides. Are family and friends close by? Are you able to keep your mind and body active? Do you still enjoy learning and trying new things?

We invite your to join us for a luncheon presentation where Peter S. Holt, M.D., will share his views on how the lifestyle choices you make today are directly connected to how you age – and how a retirement community like Bishop Spencer Place can provide the right environment for you to live and age well.

Five-star dining. Life-enriching programs. Freedom from housekeeping and home maintenance. A landmark location near the Country Club Plaza with easy access to culture, cuisine and adventure in every direction. And a full spectrum of on-site health care in affiliation with Saint Luke’s Health System. These are just a few of the ways Bishop Spencer Place makes it easy for you to age successfully.

Enjoy a delicious chef-prepared lunch by PB&J Restaurants, our culinary services provider, and have the opportunity to tour our community.

Seating is limited, so R.S.V.P. for yourself and a guest by calling Helen at 816.595.5004 by Thursday, March 24.

Complimentary valet parking is available.


Celebrating Twenty Years!

Bishop Spencer Place opened its doors on December 6, 1995, to a handful of courageous residents who braved the winter snow to move into the newly-constructed community. Twenty  years later, Bishop Spencer Place has grown and developed into the warm, friendly community it is today.
We’re proud of our history of service, and we’re blessed to serve the residents who call Bishop Spencer Place home. As we commemorate this landmark anniversary, we honor those who have been such an important part of our community for the past 20 years.

Please join us to celebrate! Cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served.


“Give a Gift” Resident Panel Luncheon

What if you could give your family the ultimate gift this holiday season that would benefit everyone on your list – for years to come?

Considering a move to Bishop Spencer Place provides you and your loved ones the peace of mind that comes from knowing you’ve made a sound decision for your retirement future. To help you secure this gift to your family, we’re giving you the gift of making this move a reality! With our valued partners, we have the resources to help you sell your house, arrange financing – and we’ll even help you pack and move.

We invite you to attend our informative panel luncheon, where you’ll hear from residents who have already found the perfect gift for themselves and their families. Plus, we’ll have Linda Scardino of Gentle Changes share with you how she can help you sort, pack, unpack and get settled in at Bishop Spencer Place – making this your easiest move yet!

Enjoy a delicious chef-prepared lunch by PB&J Restaurants, our dining services provider, and have the opportunity to tour our community.

Seating is limited, so R.S.V.P for yourself and a guest by clicking on the registration link below or calling Kim at (816) 595-5015 by Friday, November 13.

Complimentary valet parking is available.