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

Bringing Smart-Speaker Tech to Retirees

25 Sep, 2018

Admiral Retirement Community to Deploy Amazon’s Echo Sept. 25, 2018, Chicago — The Admiral at the Lake may be one of the first retirement communities in the U.S. to widely deploy Amazon Echo voice-recognition devices for its residents. The community is offering the Alexa-enabled devices for free for use in all 200 apartments of its […]

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When to Claim Social Security

21 Sep, 2018

Why the system is so complex and how to make the right decisions By Chris Farrell | Photo: Adobe Stock Sept. 21, 2018—On the bookshelf by my desk at work is Get What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security by Philp Moeller, Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Paul Solman. The 324 (!)-page book by […]

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Kendal at Granville Resident Publishes 3rd Mystery Novel

21 Sep, 2018

Granville, Ohio, Sept. 21, 2018—Reed Browning, a retired Kenyon College history professor, has just published his third murder mystery. Death at the Reunion again features two senior citizen sleuths, Connie Haydn and Shrug Speaker. “In the previous novels, Connie and Shrug revealed the true fate of a woman who had been missing for two decades (What […]

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Chandler Hall Garners 5 ‘Best’ Awards

18 Sep, 2018

Sept. 18, 2018—Readers of the Bucks County Courier Times have recognized Chandler Hall as “The Best of Bucks County” in five health care categories. During the annual poll, readers cast 343,842 votes for their favorite businesses, products and services in the suburban Philadelphia community. Chandler Hall took top honors in the following categories: Independent Living […]

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‘The Path: Kendal Through the Seasons’

11 Sep, 2018

A book of photos and poems about the experience of aging and changes over time Sept. 11, 2018—One of the benefits of communities like Kendal-Crosslands is the opportunity to spend time exploring your creativity and self-expression in a supportive community with others. We’ve had a number of residents write books, by themselves or as a […]

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What’s Causing Your Knee Pain and Swelling?

05 Sep, 2018

The common — and uncommon — culprits, plus treatments to consider By Emily Gurnon | Photo: Getty Images Whether it came on suddenly when you were playing tennis or more gradually over many years, knee pain can keep you from doing even the most basic of activities. At the very least, it can limit your […]

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‘Why the Future is Now for This Senior Living Provider’

05 Sep, 2018

Sept. 5, 2018—On Aug. 15, the annual gatherings of Kendal’s Marketing and Finance staffs—both hosted by Kendal at Oberlin—held a daylong joint meeting that included a presentation and brainstorming session led by Brad Breeding, President of myLifeSite. Breeding co-founded myLifeSite.net to help families make better-informed decisions when considering a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) or […]

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LeadingAge Honors Director of Nursing for Leadership

30 Aug, 2018

Aug. 30, 2018—LeadingAge has selected Angela Jalloh, The Admiral at the Lake’s Director of Nursing, as the 2018 recipient of its prestigious Joan Anne McHugh Award for Leadership in Long-Term Services and Support (LTSS). The Admiral is a Kendal affiliate on Chicago’s lakefront. Jalloh will receive the award at LeadingAge’s annual national meeting and conference […]

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Kendal Staff Donate School Supplies for Students in Need

Aug. 27, 2018—Kendal corporate staff members donated a total of 138 school supplies—ranging from backpacks and math tool sets to pencil boxes, pens and composition books—to help local students from low-income families be better prepared to learn and enjoy school this fall. “Corporate staff donated both items and cash used to purchase school supplies,” says […]

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Lifecare Contracts Explained

23 Aug, 2018

A form of insurance against the future costs of health care services A Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC, or “Life Plan Community”) can be a wonderful solution for older adults who are independent and active today, but who seek the peace of mind that comes with living in a community where assisted living or health […]

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