KCF Underwrites Free National Conference Call Series to Empower Nursing Home Residents

Oct 01, 2011

“Advocacy Basics for Residents of Nursing Homes” and “Resident-Directed Care” will be the topics of two national conference calls available free to nursing home residents on Nov. 9 and Dec. 6, 2012, respectively. Kendal System affiliates and the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care are sponsoring the teleconferences to create a forum for nursing home residents to […]

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Windmuller Legacy Benefits Kendal at Ithaca

Jun 01, 2011

Betsey Roberts tells the story with satisfaction in her voice — even though the interview is at 7 a.m.! Her parents thrived at Kendal; they discovered that they had more resources than they would need, and the discovery enabled them to become philanthropists in their later years. Betsey said she and her brother Tom were […]

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Kendal at Lexington Receives Significant Gifts to Benefit the Fellowship Fund

Sep 01, 2010

Inspired by the gifts of others, an anonymous donor has gifted a property to Kendal at Lexington. Read an interview with the donors. And The Evelyn W. Huntley Fellowship Endowment was established as a surprise Christmas gift to Evelyn at year end 2009. Read more about this gift.

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Kendal Charitable Funds Expands Support to the Kendal System

Jan 01, 2010

In 2009 a number of enhancements were approved by the Kendal Charitable Funds board of directors. Donors can now: Access a new Kendal Charitable Funds online giving platform; this makes it possible to conveniently give to any member of the Kendal family; Take advantage of win-win life income gifts that will benefit their communities at a […]

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Kendal~Crosslands Communities Staff Rally to Support Helping Hands

Sep 03, 2008

Suppose you were a senior citizen living in southern Chester County who finds basic housekeeping just beyond your health capacity these days. Even so, you are determined to stay in your own home. Where would you turn for help? READ MORE.

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Kendal at Granville Founders Dave and Dee Richards Gift Property to Kendal

Sep 02, 2009

Dee and Dave Richards had personal experience with the Kendal idea—Dave’s sister was a founding resident of Kendal at Oberlin and they had many occasions to visit her there. They began to dream about a Kendal community in their neighborhood—Dave was a former Director of Research at Owens-Corning and worked literally next door to what […]

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Kendal at Ithaca Receives Generous Gift to Rainy Day Fund

Sep 01, 2009

Some of us remember Pete Rider riding his tricycle with the American flag waving on the back and his big hat and bigger smile as he came to the Community Center for his mail and to enjoy dinner in the Windows Dining Room. Pete made a generous bequest to the Kendal at Ithaca Rainy Day […]

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Kendal Outreach, LLC Receives Grant from Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare

Aug 01, 2009

Kendal Outreach, LLC has received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare for $619,380 to extend the Pennsylvania Restraint Reduction Initiative (PARRI) through June 30, 2010. Initially a two-year pilot grant awarded to Kendal Outreach in 1996 and focused exclusively on helping Pennsylvania-based providers, the program has produced impressive results: through December 2008 […]

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Kendal Outreach, LLC Receives Three-year Leading Nurses Grant from Department of Health and Human Services

Mar 08, 2009

Kendal Outreach, LLC has received a grant in excess of $800,000 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration to launch a nursing education, practice and retention initiative called Leading Nurses. Kendal Outreach, LLC and Widener University are collaborating on the grant program that will provide leadership training to 60 […]

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Kendal Affiliates Reach Out to Their Wider Communities — With Support From Kendal Charitable Funds

Feb 01, 2008

Kendal Charitable Funds, in February of 2008, awarded a $5,000 grant to each Kendal affiliate to be used in a manner of their choosing to reach out to their greater community. Reports of their successful efforts are now coming in. Read about Kendal affiliate outreach initiatives.

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