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

Help for Pets of Dying Owners Brings Peace of Mind

14 Aug, 2017

For many ailing people, their pet is their life, experts say By Kim Painter for Next Avenue | Photo: Adobe Stock Roland Carter, 78, of Stafford, Va., has advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, suffers from dementia and spends most of his time in bed. Missy, one of his four dogs, usually is there with him. […]

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Should You Move to Be Closer to Your Aging Parents?

11 Aug, 2017

Long-distance caregiving is tough, but moving to be near parents is a big step By Deb Hipp for Next Avenue | Photo: Adobe Stock Sara Tapscott won’t ever forget the day an employee at her aging parents’ assisted living center knocked on their apartment door and told them they’d have to move. Their needs had […]

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Caffeinated or Not, Coffee May Help You Live Longer

08 Aug, 2017

New research provides more good news for those who love their java By Rita Rubin for Next Avenue | Photo: Adobe Stock August 8, 2017—Two recent large studies suggest it might have been coffee that bubbled from the fountain of youth. Both studies, one conducted in the United States, one across 10 European countries, found […]

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Kendal Names Stephen G. Bailey Senior Vice President for New Business & Development

07 Aug, 2017

Aug. 7, 2017, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania—Stephen G. Bailey, who joined Kendal’s corporate staff in 2012 as Project Director, has been named Senior Vice President for New Business & Development. Kendal, a leader in the field of aging services with headquarters in the southeastern Pennsylvania/metro Philadelphia area, is among the 10 largest not-for-profit senior living organizations in […]

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3 Kendal Affiliates Achieve Re-Accreditation

04 Aug, 2017

Aug. 4, 2017—In May and June, CARF surveyors visited Kendal-Crosslands Communities in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania; Kendal at Hanover in Hanover, New Hampshire; and Kendal at Oberlin in Oberlin, Ohio. Each of the communities received re-accreditation for a five-year term. Each prepared for the visit over a year in advance, reviewing and revising written plans and […]

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Howard Braxton Joins Kendal as Director for Sales and Marketing

02 Aug, 2017

Aug. 2, 2017, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania—Howard Braxton has joined Kendal’s corporate team as Director for Sales and Marketing. He comes to Kendal with extensive experience as a sales and marketing executive in senior living and health care. Braxton’s primary responsibility will be to serve as a resource for 12 Kendal-affiliated retirement communities in eight states […]

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6 Reasons You’re Still Having Trouble Losing Weight

02 Aug, 2017

You think you are doing everything right, so what’s the problem? By Maureen Callahan for Next Avenue | Photos: Adobe Stock Since your fiftysomething body needs fewer calories than it did when you were cruising through your 20s, 30s, and 40s, chances are you’ve made some diet and exercise changes to counteract this metabolic slowdown. […]

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Keeping Older People Safe in the Summer Heat

20 Jul, 2017

By Emily Gurnon for Next Avenue | Photo: Thinkstock July 20, 2017—If you’ve ever lived in a hot place without air conditioning, you know how miserable it can be. But getting overheated is more than just unpleasant for older people. It can be dangerous, and even deadly. That’s why it is important to be aware […]

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Is It Time to Downsize Your Dog?

19 Jul, 2017

A big dog can cause a fall, so the next one will be smaller By Jane Gross for Next Avenue | Photo: Courtesy of Jane Gross Henry is a 10-year-old standard poodle, weighs 50 pounds, stands 2-feet-3-inches tall and has liver cancer. I am a 67-year-old woman, 5-feet-tall and tipping the scales at 85 pounds […]

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9 Ways Family Caregivers Can Get a Break

05 Jul, 2017

Here’s how to get respite care, and sometimes get help paying for it By Sherri Snelling for Next Avenue | Photo: Adobe Stock “Respite care” can be a little difficult to understand. The words don’t make it clear who is being helped. The “care” goes to the person who needs it due to illness or disability. […]

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