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Larry Elveru
Director, Communications and Public Relations

Pamela Klapproth named Kendal on Hudson CEO/ED

25 Mar, 2020

March 25, 2020 (Sleepy Hollow, New York) — Howard Smith, Chair of Kendal on Hudson’s Board of Directors, has announced that veteran senior living administrator Pamela B. Klapproth has been selected as Kendal on Hudson’s new CEO/Executive Director. Klapproth’s first day at Kendal on Hudson will be April 1. Klapproth has more than 20 years’ […]

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Those masks you’re stockpiling? America’s seniors need them.

24 Mar, 2020

By Sean Kelly, President and CEO, The Kendal Corporation March 24, 2020—In the few weeks since the novel coronavirus pandemic has shocked the world, senior living communities across the country have taken drastic measures to protect their vulnerable aging populations of residents, not to mention the dedicated and compassionate staffs on the front-lines working to […]

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Signal from Noise

23 Mar, 2020

By Sean Kelly, President and CEO, The Kendal Corporation March 23, 2020—There is so much swirling around today on the matter of what we can and should do about this Virus and further, where we are heading. Some of you may have seen an excellent article, “Coronavirus: Why You Must Act Now,” by Thomas Pueyo […]

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The Beginning of the Beginning

20 Mar, 2020

By Sean Kelly, President and CEO, The Kendal Corporation March 20, 2020—On almost any given day, I look across this Kendal organization and find inspiration, in what people are doing in pursuit of their own goals and aspirations and at the same time, what people do in support of one another, in support of their […]

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A Coronavirus Update from Kendal’s CEO & President

18 Mar, 2020

March 18, 2020—At Kendal the health and well-being of residents, Kendal at Home members and staff are, as always, the highest priorities, every day. In crisis, there are many long-standing protocols and procedures in place to help support that health and well-being that are designed to prevent, control and manage infection. In practice, these protocols […]

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Jan Bigelow named Kendal at Lexington CEO

24 Feb, 2020

Lexington, Virginia (Feb. 24, 2020)— Robert Glidden, Chair of the Board of Directors, has announced that veteran health care administrator Jan E. Bigelow has been selected as Kendal at Lexington’s new CEO. Bigelow’s first day at Kendal at Lexington will be May 4. Bigelow has extensive experience leading health care organizations. Since 2016 she has […]

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$50,000 Kendal grant funds home repairs for older Philadelphians

07 Feb, 2020

Feb. 7, 2020—Kendal Charitable Funds has awarded a $50,000 Promising Innovations grant to Rebuilding Together Philadelphia (RTP) to fund a two-year initiative to help low-income older adults age in place. The grant will support RTP’s efforts to repair and improve the residences of an estimated 30 homeowners in 2020 and 2021 to make them safer, […]

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Lisa Marsilio named Kendal-Crosslands Communities’ CEO

14 Jan, 2020

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania (Jan. 14, 2020) — Richard Wortmann, Clerk of the Board of Directors, has announced that veteran health care administrator Lisa Marsilio has been selected as Kendal-Crosslands Communities‘ new CEO. Marsilio’s first day at KCC will be Jan. 21. Marsilio has extensive experience leading health care organizations. From 2015 to 2019, she served […]

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Megan Barbour promoted to Collington COO

30 Dec, 2019

Mitchellville, Maryland (Dec. 30, 2019) — CEO Ann E. Gillespie has announced the promotion of Megan Barbour to Chief Operating Officer of Collington, a Kendal-affiliated not-for-profit Life Plan retirement community in suburban Washington, D.C. Barbour has served as Administrator/Director of Operations at Collington since September 2018. “This move means Megan will continue to lead our […]

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What to look for in a Retirement Community

27 Dec, 2019

Parting reflections by Kendal President & CEO John Diffey upon his retirement in 2016 Over the course of my tenure with Kendal, it has been important to be able to speak to a number of different topics and before a number of different audiences. One of the most important topics has been “What to look […]

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