Vassar Byrd

Kendal CEO in the News

Recently, Kendal CEO Vassar Byrd sat down for an interview with McKnight’s Senior Living. Here’s a snippet! Check out the full article with the “Read More” button below. Q (McKnight’s):…

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Samantha Felice Graduates From IGNITE Leadership Academy

We are thrilled to announce that Samantha Felice, MSW, Kendal at Ithaca’s Director of Social Work, has successfully graduated from LeadingAge New York’s IGNITE Leadership Academy! This significant achievement marks…

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Kendal Trust, Trademark, And License Agreements Finalized

I am pleased to announce that The Kendal Corporation and Kendal~Crosslands Communities successfully signed trademark agreements today that will protect the Kendal mark for years to come. The agreements signed…

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Celebrating 35 Years of Community at Lathrop

On May 21, Lathrop Community celebrated a remarkable achievement—the community’s 35th anniversary and 20 years as a Kendal Affiliate. “As the new CEO of Lathrop Community for the past six…

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Kendal at Home Elevates DEIB Initiatives  

Advancing a Welcoming and Inclusive Environment Kendal at Home is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for members, staff and community partners. As a program spread across multiple…

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Kendal DEIB Featured In the News

Check out this article featuring Kendal’s Diane Massey, MS, LPC, NCC and her perspective on how strategic grant initiatives, like those initiated by Kendal Charitable Funds, can elevate DEIB amongst senior living…

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KaLex & RAHC: Partners

The partnership between Kendal and the Rockbridge Area Health Center (RAHC) may have officially started in 2022, but the idea to co-locate a RAHC medical office on the Kendal campus…

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Kendal Charitable Funds Approves $5,000 Grants for Local Alzheimer's Associations

During the April 9 Kendal Charitable Funds board meeting, an important decision was made that’s set to make an impactful ripple across local communities.  These forward-thinking board members approved the…

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Quaker and Zen-A Fusion of Two Dynamic Paths

At the heart of two new Kendal communities are the timeless values and philosophies of Quakerism and Zen Buddhism, two paradigms that to some may seem worlds apart but find…

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