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Larry Elveru
Director, Communications and Public Relations

Kendal Names Kurt Rahner IT Vice President

21 Aug, 2018

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, Aug. 21, 2018—Kendal has been promoted Kurt Rahner from Director to Vice President of Information Technology. Rahner succeeds Joe Savery, who retired June 29 after more than 41 years of service to the Kendal System. “Kurt is fully immersed in the challenge, leading the effort to craft a vision and a plan […]

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Kendal Joins Effort to Advance Person-Centered Dementia Care

09 Aug, 2018

Aug. 9,  2018—When the Alzheimer’s Association convened dementia care providers and thought leaders from across the country in Chicago July 26, Kendal President and CEO Sean Kelly and Stacy Terrell, Kendal at Oberlin’s Chief Health Services Officer, were at the table. They are founding members of the Alzheimer’s Association’s new Dementia Care Provider Roundtable (AADCPR). […]

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Ask These 3 Questions When Considering a Life Plan Community

03 Aug, 2018

Aug. 3, 2018—Life plan communities, sometimes still referred to as a Continuing Care Retirement Communities or CCRCs, provide peace of mind for many retirees who live independently today but seek the comfort of knowing that assisted living or skilled medical care is available if and when needed.  However, many life plan communities require a fairly substantial entry […]

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EPA Recognizes Kendal at Hanover as a Green Power Partner

02 Aug, 2018

Hanover, New Hampshire, Aug. 2, 2018—Kendal at Hanover has once again been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its commitment to using renewable energy. “Kendal at Hanover remains committed to purchasing only 100 percent green electric power,” says Dean Sorenson, Director of Facilities. “That means all electricity consumed on this property comes from […]

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Hallucinations, Delusions and Gambling in Parkinson’s Disease

27 Jul, 2018

These little-known effects can be frightening for those with the illness By Cheryl Alkon When Dan Cotton regularly started seeing his brother sitting next to him in the passenger seat of his car, it was usually just out of the corner of his eye. But when Cotton, who lives in Port Charlotte, Fla., started hearing […]

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Using Your Own Body Weight to Exercise After 50

26 Jul, 2018

Enjoy great health benefits without the need for special equipment By Edmund O. Lawler | Photo: Adobe Stock July 26, 2018—When she talks to her patients about exercise, Johns Hopkins geriatrician Dr. Alicia Arbaje encounters resistance about two-thirds of the time. “I’m too old, I’m too sick, I’m in too much pain,” Arbaje says are […]

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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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