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

Groundbreaking celebration heralds construction of Preston at Barclay Friends

New Personal Care Residence – Coming Spring 2020 West Chester, Pennyslvania, May 7, 2019 — “We are here today because so many have helped us to arrive at this moment,” said Linda Sterthous, Barclay Friends’ Executive Director, May 1 surrounded by neighbors, staff and more than a half dozen dignitaries from West Chester Borough and […]

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Admiral IT Director honored by LeadingAge Illinois

April 29, 2019—At its annual meeting the first week in April, LeadingAge Illinois presented its Strive and Thrive Award to Akintunde Littlejohn, The Admiral at the Lake’s Information Technology Director. “LJ,” as he is known to friends and colleagues, was recognized for his “vision, initiative and creative problem-solving.” LeadingAge Illinois presents the award each year […]

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Kendal on Hudson garners 2 coveted CARF Accreditations

Sleepy Hollow, New York, (April 4, 2019) — Kendal on Hudson has been awarded two new five-year accreditations by CARF—the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Health and human services providers must demonstrate excellence in the quality of their programs and services and display continuous improvement in them to be accredited by CARF. This Kendal […]

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Susan James Named Kendal at Hanover’s Executive Chef

March 25, 2019—Susan James recently joined Kendal at Hanover as the community’s Executive Chef. James has more than 20 years of experience working in both small and large kitchens with a variety of cuisines. She was most recently the Assistant Chef and Engine Room Manager at Maple Street Catering and Engine Room in White River […]

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Collington resident awarded Congressional Gold Medal

28 Feb, 2019

Feb. 28, 2019—Elsie Seetoo, a Collington resident who served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps as a first lieutenant during World War II, was awarded a Congressional Gold Medal Feb. 26. She was one of five Chinese-American World War II veterans honored during a ceremony at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, D.C. Seetoo, […]

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Chandler Hall extends its reach with Hospice at Home

19 Feb, 2019

Feb. 19, 2019—When her husband, Bob, had a serious stroke in August 2016 at age 79, Catherine McDaniel was devastated. “It was a very bad stroke,” Catherine says. “His whole left side and his cognitive abilities were affected.” It was the first major health problem he had ever had, she recalls. After he was treated […]

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Kendal at Lexington Receives Highly Coveted CARF Accreditations

12 Feb, 2019

Accreditation Includes Special Recognition for Excellence in Dementia Care Feb. 12, 2019—Kendal at Lexington has been awarded two new industry-leading, five-year accreditations by CARF—the Commission on Accreditation Rehabilitation Facilities. Health and human services providers must demonstrate excellence in the quality of the programs and services they provide and display continuous improvement in them to be […]

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Kendal at Home Aims to Change the Way People Think About Dementia

12 Feb, 2019

Staff Become Dementia Champions to Help Improve the Lives of Those Living with Dementia WESTLAKE, Ohio, Feb. 12, 2019 — Everyone knows someone living with dementia. People with dementia can live fulfilling lives with the help of their communities and caregivers. But because not many people know how to spot the signs of dementia or […]

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Kendal on Hudson partners with Pace University

30 Jan, 2019

Reciprocal opportunities will be available to Kendal residents, students Jan. 30, 2019—Kendal on Hudson has entered into a formal partnership with Pace University, a private university with campuses in Lower Manhattan and Westchester County, New York. The reciprocal partnership will allow residents to attend classes and events on Pace campuses, and give students opportunities to […]

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Frank Mandy joins Kendal as Senior Project Director for Development

15 Jan, 2019

Jan. 15, 2019, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania—Residential senior living project planning expert Frank R. Mandy of Medford, New Jersey, has joined Kendal’s corporate team as Senior Project Director for Development. In that position, Mandy will support real estate development efforts throughout the Kendal System, including managing design, construction, land use approvals and related matters, representing corporate […]

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