Media Contact

For more information about Kendal communities, programs and services, or to request an interview with a Kendal staff member or resident, please contact:

Larry Elveru
Director, Communications and Public Relations

Kendal at Lexington Expands to Meet Growing Demand by Retirees

23 Jun, 2017

Sunrise Ridge Expansion Will Add 30 New Cottages June 23, 2017, LEXINGTON, VIRGINIA—When Kendal at Lexington—a full-service, not-for-profit Life Plan Community (formerly known as a continuing care retirement community or CCRC)—opened its doors in July 2000, it soon filled its independent living residences. About 60 percent of its current residents came from the local area, […]

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The Admiral at the Lake Selects Nadia Geigler as its New Executive Director

22 Jun, 2017

CHICAGO, May 30, 2017—The Admiral at the Lake’s Board of Directors announced Tuesday that it has selected Nadia Geigler to become Executive Director of the 31-story continuing care retirement community on Chicago’s North Side, a block from Foster Avenue Beach. With 200 residential living apartments, the not-for-profit Admiral at the Lake—a Kendal affiliate— also provides […]

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Univ. of Maryland School of Music Partners with Collington

14 Jun, 2017

Two music grad students will live rent-free as artists in residence in exchange for designing music programs for Collington residents June 14, 2017, COLLEGE PARK, Md. and MITCHELLVILLE, Md. — The University of Maryland School of Music (SOM) and Collington, a Kendal-affiliated Life Plan retirement community, have partnered to create a student artist residency program […]

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The 9 Keys to a Happy Retirement

13 Jun, 2017

What the experts say, plus 8 great retirement books By Richard Eisenberg for Next Avenue | Photo: Getty Images June 13, 2017—It turns out that happiness and retirement do go together. Well, based on the research and books I’ve read and interviews I’ve done since becoming editor of the Money & Security and Work & […]

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Kendal at Hanover Sets Aside Land for a Riverfront Park

09 Jun, 2017

June 9, 2017—Kendal at Hanover has partnered with the Town of Hanover in a license agreement for public use of what is now called the Kendal Riverfront Park. Under the terms of a licensing agreement with the Town, members of the public will be able to park in the upland portion of park and use […]

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Prepare for Surgery With Exercise and Diet

26 May, 2017

‘Prehabilitation’ is slowly being recognized as valuable for success after a procedure By Judith Graham for Next Avenue | Photo: Getty Images A dozen years ago, at the age of 50, Lillie Shockney decided to have breast reconstruction surgery after two bouts of cancer and two mastectomies. The procedure called for removing a flap of […]

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Admiral Resident Honored as ‘Outstanding Volunteer’

22 May, 2017

AFP Chicago cited Toni Smith’s ‘dedication of … personal time, talent and resources’ CHICAGO, May 22, 2017—The Chicago Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) recognized Admiral at the Lake resident Toni Smith with its Outstanding Volunteer Award at its annual “Faces of Philanthropy” awards luncheon May 5 at the Chicago Hilton. After Toni […]

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Barclay Friends Selects New Executive Director

18 May, 2017

Linda Sterthous to Succeed Carol Hanson at Barclay Friends in July West Chester, Pennsylvania, May 18, 2017—Barclay Friends Board of Directors announced today that it has selected Linda Sterthous, long-time leader of Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line (formerly Martins Run) to succeed Carol Hanson in July as Executive Director of Barclay Friends in West Chester, […]

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Ziegler Closes on $64 Million Financing for Collington

16 May, 2017

CHICAGO, IL—MAY 16, 2017—Ziegler, a specialty investment bank, today announced the successful closing of the $63,995,000 Series 2017 financing for Collington Episcopal Life Care Community, a Kendal affiliate. The Series 2017 Tax-Exempt Bonds were issued through Prince George’s County, Maryland. In 1982, Collington began to develop, construct and operate a continuing care retirement community in […]

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Kendal at Hanover Expansion Can Move Forward Following Votes Approving Zoning Changes

10 May, 2017

May 10, 2017—Town of Hanover voters yesterday approved by substantial margins two zoning changes needed to allow Kendal at Hanover to move forward with plans for a moderate expansion of the community. The plans call for the renovation of its 85-bed health center and the addition of 30 to 40 independent living residences along the […]

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