About Us

An agent of change.

Household Model

A beautiful private residence combined with shared common areas.


Sleep in, stay up late have a midnight snack. You are the architect of your daily life.

Care Team

Compassionate senior living experts who go beyond the standards of care.

The Piper, recognized as one of the top assisted living facilities in Kansas City, is a different kind of assisted living option that answers the call of personal independence.

We believe that every life deserves to be celebrated in its entirety, and that individuals should be free to live their lives on their own time and in their own way.

At The Piper in Kansas City, residents always come first. We provide a transformational living environment that honors individuality and respects choice, in a setting that is home to those who live here.

Senior Living Innovators

john-foster John Foster


As the President of Foster Development, John serves as the top leadership position for our organization. With over 40 years of construction and operational experience his expertise anchors the teams’ successful oversight services.

His business degree obtained from Drury University in Springfield MO, is the platform from which his service to seniors began. John serves on local hospital and university foundation boards supporting health care services advancement in his local community.­

Susan-Foster Susan Foster, RN, BSN

Chief Operational Officer

Susan has over 35 years’ experience providing management services to seniors in long term care, skilled nursing, assisted living, memory care, and independent living communities.

Her team of key staff members mentor leaders in the field. Through relationship building coupled with training, they ensure the communities’ successful operations. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Drury University in Springfield MO.