Kendal at Ithaca Launches New Parkinson’s Disease Fitness Program Featuring OhioHealth Delay the Disease

May 06, 2019

Kendal Charitable Funds provides grants to Kendal Affiliates for the purpose of initiating inventive programs that enrich the lives of older adults outside of their respective communities while also including the Kendal residents. Kendal at Ithaca was awarded $5,000 for the implementation of “Delay the Disease”. This program is a fitness regimen designed to empower […]

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Hearing Great News…

Apr 10, 2019

Imagine a headset designed for dancing the night away in private bliss enabling someone to participate fully in conversation, debate and entertainment. A collaboration between a startup at Cornell University’s eLab Accelerator, which embraces entrepreneurship, and Kendal at Ithaca residents moved headphones intended for silent discos to a valuable tool for disrupting the social isolation […]

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Ithaca Named in Top 100 Places To Live

Mar 26, 2019

Lea Monroe posted about Livability’s Top 100 Best Places To Live 2019:   “Situated along the southern shores of Cayuga Lake, the city of Ithaca was named one of the best places to live in 2019. With a population of just 30,000, Ithaca may technically be a city but when you’re here you’ll always feel […]

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6th Annual Mac ‘n Cheese Bowl

Mar 23, 2019

Foodnet’s 6th Annual Mac ‘n Cheese Bowl event took place last Saturday, March 23rd. Chef Beanie once again represented Kendal with both a classic and a bacon version of the popular dish. Tickets to the competition raised $30,000 for Foodnet’s Meals on Wheels program, which will help to deliver over 170,000 meals to those in […]

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Made with Love, Made with Friends

Feb 26, 2019

For the past twelve years, Kendal at Ithaca’s residents have come together and created beautiful, useful quilts for the national Comfort Quilts Program. This year we donated an amazing 83 pieces!  The quilts were on display in the Craft Room from February 22nd until the 26th.  When the show ended, the Tompkins County Quilters’ Guild […]

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Cops, Kids & Toys 2018

Nov 30, 2018

Each year Kendal at Ithaca’s Wood Shop creates beautiful handmade toys. When completed, the toys are delivered to our neighborhood’s Police Department for distribution to local needy children. This year there were some extra materials, so an additional ten toy trucks were made. The trucks are offered to residents (at a nominal charge of $10 […]

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CARF reaccredits, S&P reaffirms and U.S. News & World Report lauds Kendal at Ithaca

Nov 12, 2018

Nov. 12, 2018—Kendal at Ithaca has gathered accolades over the past six weeks from CARF, Standard & Poor’s and U.S. News & World Report. Effective Sept. 26, CARF—the Commission on Accreditation Rehabilitation Facilities—renewed its accreditation of Kendal at Ithaca. Health and human services providers must demonstrate excellence in the quality of the programs and services […]

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Ithaca Among Top 21 Most Scenic East Coast Cities

Sep 17, 2018

  Chloe Mulliner of Expedia writes: “Feast your eyes on the natural wonders of one of the must-see places on the East Coast. Situated in the southern Tier-Finger Lakes region, the city is perfection no matter when you visit. In the winter, the sublime waterfalls at Taughannock Falls State Park freeze around the icy gorges, […]

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Cornell University Student Awarded Kendal at Ithaca Scholarship

Dec 07, 2017

Matthew Avila, a senior in the Department of Human Development at Cornell University, will receive this year’s Kendal at Ithaca Scholarship for students interested in pursuing a career in gerontology. The scholarship was established by an anonymous Cornell alumnus living at Kendal of Ithaca, a continuing care retirement community located a mile from the Cornell […]

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New skilled nursing wings and commons accorded Gold LEED certification

Apr 21, 2017

April 21, 2017—Kendal at Ithaca staff and residents learned this week that two more major components of their recently completed $29.3 million expansion and enhancement project—the new skilled nursing center and new commons areas—have been awarded Gold-level LEED certification. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building […]

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