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

Ways to Talk with a Parent About Signs of Dementia

13 Jul, 2018

Tips from the Alzheimer’s Association By Emily Gurnon | Photo: Adobe Stock Michele Foss refers to it as The Great Bacon Incident. She had gotten a call at her Baltimore home from her mother; both of Foss’s parents still lived in her hometown of Eagan, Minn., just outside of St. Paul. Her father, Darrell Foss, was […]

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James Antonucci Jr. Named Kendal on Hudson Executive Director

09 Jul, 2018

Sleepy Hollow, New York, July 9, 2018 — The board of directors has announced that it has selected James A. Antonucci Jr., an aging-services professional with more than 17 years of experience, to lead Kendal on Hudson as its chief executive officer and executive director beginning Sept. 1. Antonucci will succeed Patricia Doyle, who is […]

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Kendal COO Judy Braun Retires

05 Jul, 2018

July 5, 2018— Judy Braun, Kendal’s Chief Operating Officer, will retire July 6 after 17 years as a top executive of one of the 10 largest not-for-profit senior living organizations in the U.S. Headquartered in the southeastern Pennsylvania/metro Philadelphia area, Kendal is a leader in the field of aging services. Since joining Kendal’s executive leadership […]

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The Explosive Power of Love, Sex and Fireworks

03 Jul, 2018

How Katharine Hepburn helped him understood the appeal of pyrotechnics By John Stark | Photo: iStock July 3, 2018—For much of my life, I could take or leave fireworks. But that was before I rented the 1955 movie, Summertime, directed by David Lean. In it, Katharine Hepburn plays a spinster school teacher who takes a […]

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How to Do a Trial Run Before Relocating in Retirement

02 Jul, 2018

4 steps to help you see if you’ll want to live where you think you do By Rich Ramassini | Photo: Adobe Stock July 2, 2018—Many American workers dream of punching out for the final time, packing their suitcase, hopping on a plane and permanently relocating to a new city or even state in retirement. […]

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Kendal at Home growth plans focus of Senior Housing News feature article

26 Jun, 2018

June 26, 2018—A feature story posted June 25 on the Senior Housing News website focuses on Kendal at Home’s expansion plans. The article states that “… Kendal at Home is starting to become more integrated into the continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) of Kendal Corp., one of the largest non-profit senior housing operators in the nation.” “I […]

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NY Times spotlights Collington’s Artists in Residence Program

06 Jun, 2018

June 6, 2018—A June 5 New York Times feature article cites the Artists in Residence Program at Collington (a Kendal community in suburban Washington, D.C.) as an innovative example of a mutually beneficial program bringing generations together. Since August, University of Maryland music graduate students Samantha Flores and Matthew Rynes have been living at Collington, […]

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Are You Doing Doctor Appointments Right?

30 Apr, 2018

A physician’s guide to having a good appointment By Grace Birnstengel for Next Avenue | Adobe Stock Navigating the medical system can be a daunting process. It’s challenging enough to find any doctor with openings, let alone a good doctor. And the internet isn’t always much help. What is helpful, however, is this in-depth guide to […]

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How to Leave an Inheritance Without Causing Grief

18 Apr, 2018

A family wealth expert offers advice for parents By Amy Castoro for Next Avenue | Photo: Adobe Stock “I give them a $20,000 gift and I don’t get a thank you?” Sound familiar? The dollar amount may vary, but the frustration is the same. More and more people are frustrated and confounded at the lack […]

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Social Security Is Shortchanging Widows and Widowers

13 Apr, 2018

An Inspector General’s report finds underpayment of $132 million and counting By Laurence J. Kotlikoff for Next Avenue | Photo: Adobe Stock In a recent report, Social Security’s Inspector General formally accused Social Security Administration staffers of reducing the benefits of thousands of widows and widowers — to the tune of $132 million and counting. […]

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