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

How to Bounce Back From a Health Crisis

27 Feb, 2018

It’s not the cards you’re dealt, but how you play them By Claire Zulkey for Next Avenue | Photo: Adobe Stock Feb. 27, 2018—After a major injury or illness, your own participation and perspective can make the difference between moving past a health crisis and letting it define the rest of your life. Psychologist Elizabeth […]

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Neil Diamond and Coping with Parkinson’s Disease

12 Feb, 2018

Medication and surgery can help, but symptoms impact basic abilities By Emily Gurnon for Next Avenue | Photo: Feb. 12, 2018—Fans of Neil Diamond grieved in January to learn that the longtime pop singer has canceled the remainder of his 50th anniversary tour following a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. “Very sad news,” one fan […]

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The Best Way to Spend Money Safely in Retirement

06 Feb, 2018

The Stanford Center on Longevity and Society of Actuaries ran the numbers By Steve Vernon, F.S.A. for Next Avenue | Photo: Adobe Stock How do you know if you’ve saved enough money to afford to retire? And what’s the best way to draw down your hard-earned retirement savings to last the rest of your life? […]

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How to Beat the Winter Blues

16 Jan, 2018

Vitamin D and bright lights really do work for seasonal affective disorder By Emily Gurnon for Next Avenue | Photo: Thinkstock Jan. 16, 2018—The official beginning of winter that arrived on Thursday, Dec. 21, marked the darkest day of the year. Around this time, some of us feel a familiar pall as the gloom outside […]

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How States Are Helping People Get Medicaid at Home

12 Jan, 2018

A new report describes innovative programs other states could replicate By Richard Eisenberg for Next Avenue | Photo: Adobe Stock Jan. 12, 2018—Survey after survey shows that people want to continue living in their homes as they age, rather than moving to a nursing home or an assisted living facility. (In a recent Nationwide Insurance […]

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Intergenerational Programming Study Cites Kendal Examples

10 Jan, 2018

Jan. 10, 2018— A new report describing the findings from a yearlong study on the nature and extent of intergenerational programming in senior housing includes references to successful programs at both Kendal at Oberlin and Kendal-Crosslands Communities. Generations United and LeadingAge conducted the study—“Intergenerational Programming in Senior Housing: From Promise to Practice”—with support from the […]

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New Year’s Un-Resolutions for 2018

09 Jan, 2018

Getting out of your own way and finding Zen By Ken Druck for Next Avenue | Photo: Adobe Stock I don’t want to rain on anyone’s parade, but I’m changing things up a little this year and making a few New Year’s “un-resolutions.” Perhaps it’s the campaign for irreverent and audacious aging I’ve been on […]

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4 Ways to Maintain Healthy Family Relationships

21 Dec, 2017

Deploy a little patience this holiday season By Ken Druck for Next Avenue | Photo: Adobe Stock (Editor’s note: This essay is the latest in a series from author and speaker Ken Druck, based on work in his book Courageous Aging, which is about how all people can make peace with, and find joy in, every stage […]

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Kendal Grant Funds Initiative to Reduce Isolation, Suicide Among Older Adults

19 Dec, 2017

Program has potential to be replicated nationwide Dec. 19, 2017—Kendal Charitable Funds announced Tuesday that it has awarded a $50,000 Promising Innovations grant to fund a two-year initiative to engage isolated older adults who are at risk for depression, substance abuse and suicide through one-on-one home visits, support groups, educational programs and referrals for needed […]

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The Special Bond of Older Dogs and Older Owners

18 Dec, 2017

Money-saving ‘Seniors for Seniors’ pet adoption programs are gaining popularity By Jen Reeder for Next Avenue | Photo: Adobe Stock Dec. 18, 2017—When Barbara Castleman and her husband visited an animal shelter in Albuquerque, N.M., several years ago, they were surprised to find a purebred toy Australian shepherd available for adoption. While it would have cost […]

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