Kendal CEO: CCRCs Must ‘Get with the Program’ and Extend Into Community

Sean Kelly hit the ground running as president and CEO of The Kendal Corporation, and he has yet to slow down since taking the reins in 2016. Kelly has spearheaded a new vision for providing services, entering into strategic partnerships for home health services, modernizing existing communities and planning new projects that will incorporate new […]

Meet the ‘A-Team’ Behind This $300M Zen-Inspired CCRC

A “zen-inspired” continuing care retirement community in northern California is taking shape. Proposed by Kendal Corporation, Greenbrier Development and the San Francisco Zen Center, the project now has a name, financial backing, approval from local officials and a growing list of seniors interested in calling it home. The project brings an innovative new twist to […]

High-Rise CCRC The Admiral Commits to Wellness, Tech in New Strategy

Senior living communities are in constant reinvention, looking for ways to improve operations, strengthen relationships with residents and employees and plan long term for future growth. This is something The Admiral at the Lake, a Kendal Corp. continuing care retirement community in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood, knows well. It has gone through several reinventions throughout its […]

Movers & Shakers: Seasons Management Names New COO, Principal

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Kendal Planning ‘Zen-Inspired’ Community in California Wine Country

Though many senior living providers have wellness or mindfulness initiatives, the Kendal Corporation could take the practice a step further with a community planned around the zen concept of “living lightly on the land.” The Kennett Square, Pennsylvania-based nonprofit is teaming up with senior housing developer Greenbrier and the San Francisco Zen Center to open a new “zen-inspired” senior living […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (6/29/17)

Construction: Planned Virginia Life Plan Community to Expand A life plan community in Lexington, Virginia, plans to expand by building 30 new cottages. The cottages will have front porches, bay windows in the kitchens, large living and dining areas and en-suite master bedrooms, according to a press release. The community, Kendal at Lexington, is an affiliate […]

Movers & Shakers: Welltower Expands Finance and Investment Team

Welltower Expands Finance and Investment Leadership Team Welltower Inc. (NYSE: HCN), one of the big three health care real estate investment trusts (REITs), recently announced the hiring of Shankh Mitra and Tim McHugh as senior vice presidents, finance and investment. Both Mitra and McHugh will report to Scott Estes, executive vice president and chief financial […]

Senior Housing CEO Pay Averages $271,000 for Philly Nonprofits

Providing a window into compensation at the highest levels of nonprofit senior services organizations, including senior housing companies, the Philadelphia Inquirer recently compiled data on CEO pay in that region of Pennsylvania. Among the 62 organizations considered, average compensation for top executives was $271,428 a year. Of that, they received an average of $220,113 in […]