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

Amazon Alexa EngAGE helps Admiral at the Lake residents stay active

30 Oct, 2019

CHICAGO (Oct. 29, 2019)—EngAGE is a new pilot project by the University of Chicago Medicine helping adults 65 and older stay active with a little assistance from Amazon’s voice-controlled speaker Alexa. EngAGE is currently being used by residents at The Admiral at the Lake, Chicago’s oldest nonprofit organization dedicated to creating senior living with innovative […]

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Kendal at Granville staff pitch in as Habitat for Humanity volunteers

16 Oct, 2019

Granville, Ohio (Oct. 16, 2019)—On a picture-perfect sunny day in late September, nine Kendal at Granville staff members participated in a “new-build” project sponsored by Habitat for Humanity in Newark, Ohio. This is the fourth year in a row that staff members of the not-for-profit organization have participated in a build day as part of […]

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First residents move into Kendal at Lexington’s new Sunrise Ridge cottages

25 Sep, 2019

Sept. 25, 2019, Lexington, Virginia — During the second week of September, two couples moved into homes in Kendal at Lexington’s new Sunrise Ridge development. On Sept. 8, Bob and Suetta Harrison were the first couple to move in, and two days later, Sis and Harry Warner became their new neighbors a couple doors away. […]

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John Turongian named Kendal at Ithaca’s Interim Executive Director

10 Sep, 2019

Ithaca, New York (Sept. 10, 2019) — Mary Pat Dolan, Chair of Kendal at Ithaca’s Board of Trustees, has announced that veteran senior living administrator John Turongian has been selected to lead Kendal at Ithaca as Interim Executive Director until a new Executive Director is recruited. Dan Governanti retired in August after 19 years as […]

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Barclay Friends donations aid Hurricane Dorian pet evacuees

06 Sep, 2019

Sept. 6, 2019—Barclay Friends, a Kendal-affiliated community in West Chester, Pennsylvania, has always maintained a great relationship with the Brandywine Valley SPCA. Every month, puppies from the SPCA visit residents to sit in laps, snuggle, kiss and bring joy. “It’s always the highlight of the week for both residents and staff,” said Elsabet Haile, Barclay […]

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Kendal at Granville garners 5-Star Medicare Rating

14 Aug, 2019

Aug. 14, 2019, Granville, Ohio — Kendal at Granville’s Health Center has earned a five-star overall rating from Medicare, its highest rating, based on state surveys conducted over the past three years. Medicare assigned separate ratings for quality measures (five stars), staffing (five stars) and health inspections (four stars). See the full report online. Medicare […]

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Lifelong Learning for Seniors

13 Aug, 2019

Has it ever crossed your mind that you might be bored in retirement? Why not learn a new language, take music lessons or even get an advanced college degree? Whether you want to acquire a new skill, pursue a new hobby or study a subject of special interest to you, you’ll find that older adults […]

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Lisa Holloway joins Kendal as Health Services VP

24 Jul, 2019

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, July 22, 2019—Lisa Holloway joined The Kendal Corporation’s staff July 22 as Vice President, Health Services. In that position, Holloway will work in collaboration with health services administrators, directors of nursing and compliance liaisons at each Kendal community to ensure that high-quality health services are provided in a manner consistent with Kendal’s […]

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Kendal at Longwood takes top honors for Resident Engagement

23 Jul, 2019

Awarded ‘Highest Honors’ among Life Plan Communities nationwide July 23, 2019 — Kendal at Longwood has been awarded “Highest Honors” by Holleran, the nation’s leading research firm specializing in benchmarking resident engagement for Life Plan Communities (also known as CCRCs). Holleran’s Highest Honors recognizes organizations with strong cultures of engagement that have demonstrated a commitment […]

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Steve Fishler named Kendal on Hudson’s Interim Executive Director

18 Jul, 2019

SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. (July 18, 2019) — Howard Smith, Chair of Kendal on Hudson’s Board of Directors, has announced that veteran senior living administrator Steve Fishler has been selected to lead that community as Interim Executive Director until a new Executive Director is recruited. Fishler, who has more than 35 years of experience in management […]

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