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

Chicago PBS-TV spotlights Admiral at the Lake’s holiday art exhibit

26 Nov, 2019

Nov. 26, 2019—A new show of artwork at The Admiral at the Lake is a blend of Chicago history and holiday fun from the studio of David Lee Csicsko. Since the early 1980s, some of the most prominent art in the city has been created by Csicsko. WTTW-TV has posted its video story, titled “Delightful […]

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Kendal at Granville job shadow gives Denison University student ‘an edge’

25 Nov, 2019

Nov. 25, 2019, Granville, Ohio—During the spring and fall of 2019, Denison University biology major Rebekah Funk ’20 spent many hours shadowing occupational therapist Arin Waechter in Kendal at Granville’s rehabilitation center — a highly impactful opportunity that supported Funk’s ambition of becoming a registered and licensed occupational therapist. Waechter says, “I feel that during […]

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Kendal wins 2 National Mature Media Awards

21 Nov, 2019

Nov. 21, 2019—The Kendal Corporation garnered two Bronze Awards in the 2019 National Mature Media Awards competition for: Kendal’s 2018 Annual Report, “Resilience: Kendal branches out far and wide. And, our roots run deep.” “The Stars Aligned for Maria Sanchez,” a feature article by Larry Elveru published on The Admiral at the Lake’s and on […]

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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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