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

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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Wall Street Journal article cites Kendal communities’ college ties

09 May, 2017

May 9, 2017—An article on page R1 of the May 8 issue of the Wall Street Journal cites Kendal communities as good examples of university-based retirement communities. The complete title is: “The Pluses and Minuses of Retiring in a College Town.” Click here to see a scan of the article.

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Can You Self-Insure for Long-Term Care?

04 May, 2017

It might be within reach if you take these steps By Chris Farrell for Next Avenue | Photo: Getty Images The odds are worrisome. The typical 65-year-old can expect to live another two decades and has a 52 percent chance of needing some type of long-term care services and support at some point. According to […]

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10 Ways to Keep Your Old Dog Healthy and Happy

02 May, 2017

Some of these potential solutions are easy and inexpensive By Deb Hipp for Next Avenue | Photo: Adobe Stock When my dog Toby was 11, I checked out a book on anti-aging for dogs from the library. I left to run a few errands and returned later to a grisly scene. I found the mangled […]

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Board Member Honored by the Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly

24 Apr, 2017

April 24, 2017—Bill Benson, a member of Kendal’s Board of Directors, has been recognized for his decades-long national leadership role in aging services. Each year the Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE) confers its Spirit of CARIE award on an individual, or individuals, making “significant contributions to improving the […]

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Kendal at Ithaca’s new skilled nursing wings and commons accorded Gold LEED certification

21 Apr, 2017

April 21, 2017—Kendal at Ithaca staff and residents learned this week that two more major components of their recently completed $29.3 million expansion and enhancement project—the new skilled nursing center and new commons areas—have been awarded Gold-level LEED certification. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building […]

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The 5 Exercises You Should Do Every Day

18 Apr, 2017

Improve your range of motion and balance in less than 10 minutes By Rashelle Brown for Next Avenue | Photo: Thinkstock Balance and mobility training can benefit us at any age, but it becomes more important as you reach and pass the age of 50. Maintaining joint range of motion allows you to move naturally […]

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