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
lelveru@kcorp.kendal.org
610-335-1232

Identifying the Unique Challenges of Solo Agers

02 Nov, 2018

The Elder Orphan Facebook group finds that many without families lack support By Carol Marak | Photo: Adobe Stock Over 30 years ago, researchers and geriatricians identified an “elder orphan” (sometimes called a “solo ager”) as a person aging alone with little support. But when my Elder Orphan Facebook group targeting this population launched over 2 […]

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Admiral DON Angela Jalloh Honored for Long-Term Care Leadership

29 Oct, 2018

Oct. 29, 2018—LeadingAge has presented its Joan Anne McHugh Award for Leadership in Long-Term Services and Supports Nursing to Angela Jalloh, RN, The Admiral at the Lake‘s Director of Nursing. As DON, Angela oversees nursing staff and resident care at The Harbors, the community’s skilled nursing and assisted living setting. Angela received the award at […]

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Why Snoring Gets Worse With Age and What You Can Do About It

26 Oct, 2018

It may be merely annoying or a sign of something worse By Emily Gurnon | Photo: Getty Images “Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone,” British novelist Anthony Burgess reportedly said. Who hasn’t either been robbed of a night of peaceful sleep or been banished to another room because of snoring? […]

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What are the Benefits of Lifelong Learning?

10 Oct, 2018

Many people decide to move to college- and university-related retirement communities Oct. 10, 2018—Learning is not confined to a classroom or to a certain stage of life. It can take place throughout life and in countless situations. The voluntary, ongoing pursuit of knowledge and skills—whether for personal or professional reasons—is lifelong learning. Besides enhancing employment […]

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Marvell Adams Jr. Named Kendal COO

09 Oct, 2018

Oct. 9, 2018, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania — Marvell Adams Jr., Executive Director/CEO of Kendal’s metro Washington, D.C.-area affiliate Collington, has been named The Kendal Corporation’s Chief Operating Officer. He will succeed Judy Braun, who retired in July as COO after 17 years with Kendal. Adams will transition to the position over the next few months […]

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Retirement Living Navigation Chart

08 Oct, 2018

Oct. 8, 2018—The retirement living landscape is ever evolving, making it difficult to put a definitive classification on every community. The key factor in distinguishing a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) from other types of providers on the chart below is a contractual guarantee that assisted living and/or health care services will be available for […]

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How to Have Difficult Conversations With Your Aging Parents

05 Oct, 2018

Follow tips from a new book on starting a conversation   By Catherine Hodder | Photo: Adobe Stock (This article is an excerpt from Estate Planning for the Sandwich Generation: How to Help Your Parents and Protect Your Kids by Catherine Hodder.) Oct. 5, 2018—An important part of caring for your aging parents is understanding their situation […]

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Differences Between For-Profit and Not-For Profit CCRCs

05 Oct, 2018

Oct. 5, 2018—“What is the difference between a not-for-profit community and a for-profit community?” This is a popular question among prospective residents of Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs), also referred to as Life Plan Communities. Many not-for-profit CCRCs are single site organizations, although some are part of a larger group. The distinguishing feature of a […]

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4 Questions to Ask Before Moving Your Parent to Assisted Living

02 Oct, 2018

It’s vital to do your research and choose carefully, says Consumer Reports By Emily Gurnon | Photo: Adobe Stock With the boomer generation aging into their 50s, 60s and 70s and many of their parents now in their 70s, 80s and 90s, there is an increasing need for long-term care. Most older Americans would stay […]

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‘Leadership Series’ Features Interview with Kendal’s President & CEO

27 Sep, 2018

Sept. 27, 2018—The editor of Senior Housing News sat down recently for an in-depth interview with Sean Kelly, Kendal’s President and CEO. The discussion touched on a wide range of subjects, including Sean’s background, how he became interested in working with older adults, enhancing residents’ and members’ lives with technology, his definition of leadership and […]

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