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

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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The Stars Aligned for Maria Sanchez

17 Dec, 2018

Dec. 17, 2018—When college student Maria Sanchez took a part-time job at The Admiral at the Lake to help pay for her education, you might say she hit the trifecta—tuition reimbursement, a scholarship and a mentor in her field of study. Maria moved to the northside of Chicago during the second semester of her sophomore […]

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Kendal Again Ranked Among Top 10

27 Nov, 2018

Nov. 27, 2018—Kendal once again occupies the ninth spot on the list of the nation’s 200 largest not-for-profit, multisite senior living organizations “ranked by independent living units,” according the 15th annual LeadingAge Ziegler 200 (LZ 200) survey released Nov. 14. The 2018 edition of the LZ 200 survey is based on a snapshot of market-rate […]

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The Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation for Older Adults

19 Nov, 2018

Why people in their 70s, 80s and beyond might want to meditate By Sally Abrahms | Photo: Adobe Stock I am sitting comfortably in my chair taking a course on mindfulness and meditation. Like those around me, I want to cope better with stress and feel more relaxed. But more than that, I am intrigued by […]

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Identifying the Unique Challenges of Solo Agers

02 Nov, 2018

The Elder Orphan Facebook group finds that many without families lack support By Carol Marak | Photo: Adobe Stock Over 30 years ago, researchers and geriatricians identified an “elder orphan” (sometimes called a “solo ager”) as a person aging alone with little support. But when my Elder Orphan Facebook group targeting this population launched over 2 […]

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Admiral DON Angela Jalloh Honored for Long-Term Care Leadership

29 Oct, 2018

Oct. 29, 2018—LeadingAge has presented its Joan Anne McHugh Award for Leadership in Long-Term Services and Supports Nursing to Angela Jalloh, RN, The Admiral at the Lake‘s Director of Nursing. As DON, Angela oversees nursing staff and resident care at The Harbors, the community’s skilled nursing and assisted living setting. Angela received the award at […]

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