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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Kendal at Ithaca Celebrates $29.3 Million Expansion

Mar 28, 2017

March 28, 2017—After just over two years of construction, Kendal at Ithaca has reached the finish line on a $29.3 million expansion and enhancement project. The life care retirement community celebrated the completion of construction March 27 with a Drop-in Open House. Guests toured the new spaces and enjoyed festive food and music. Kendal at […]

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Ithaca ranked one of the top 10 small cities for successful aging

Mar 16, 2017

March 16, 2017—Ithaca has been ranked seventh among the top 10 small metropolitan areas for successful aging in the U.S. by the Milken Institute. The Milken Institute recently released the third edition of its “Best Cities for Successful Aging” report and index, a collaboration between the Institute’s Center for the Future of Aging and its […]

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Kendal at Ithaca Skilled Nursing Home to Admit Residents Directly

Nov 03, 2016

Kendal at Ithaca is prepared to accept applications for direct admission to our new 48-room Skilled Nursing Facility which provides services for residents recuperating from illness, injury or surgery, or requiring long-term care. Evaluation by a physician is a necessary prerequisite of admission to Taughannock House. Residents have bright private rooms in one of three […]

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Foundations of Supervision Program Builds Leadership Pipeline

Oct 26, 2016

Oct. 26, 2016—Identifying high-potential staff and cultivating them for leadership can be a competitive advantage for organizations, reducing turnover and creating conditions for optimal performance. Kendal at Ithaca’s investment in systemwide staff development programs is paying off during a time of continuous organizational change. In the past two years, Kendal at Ithaca’s Management Team has […]

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Warmth and Caring

Oct 07, 2016

The Kendal at Ithaca knitters have reached, and surpassed, their goal of producing 2,000 sweaters for children around the world with the Knit-for-Kids World Vision Project.  The current batch of lovely and unique sweaters will be on display Tuesday, October 11 in the Craft Room from 2:00 to 4:00. The knitters are doing their bit to make the world a more beautiful and caring […]

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Kendal at Ithaca Apartments Awarded LEED Gold Certification

Sep 23, 2016

Sept. 23, 2016, Ithaca, New York – Kendal at Ithaca announced Friday that its 24 new independent living apartment residences have been awarded Gold-level LEED certification. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are […]

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Hearing Good News…

May 03, 2016

Eversound partners Jake Reisch and Matt Reiners were named New England’s Young Entrepreneurs of 2016 by the U. S. Small Business Administration. Their wireless headphone system was tested at Kendal at Ithaca and the results changed the marketing focus of Eversound from wireless silent dance parties for youthful audiences to enhancing hearing for senior living communities. […]

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The Benefits of LEED and Other Sustainability Measures in Kendal at Ithaca’s Expansion & Renovation

Mar 03, 2016

March 3, 2016—Kendal at Ithaca is  in the process of expanding and renovating its facilities and programs to position itself for today’s residents and meet the needs of tomorrow’s market. When completed, the project will include a new two story, 24 unit independent living apartment building with new covered parking; a new stand-alone 48 bed […]

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