Megan Barbour promoted to Collington COO

Dec 30, 2019

Mitchellville, Maryland (Dec. 30, 2019) — CEO Ann E. Gillespie has announced the promotion of Megan Barbour to Chief Operating Officer of Collington, a not-for-profit Life Plan retirement community in suburban Washington, D.C. Barbour has served as Administrator/Director of Operations at Collington since September 2018. “This move means Megan will continue to lead our Health […]

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Meet the New Collington Artists-in-Residence

Oct 29, 2019

Graduate students strengthen intergenerational partnership through music Mitchellville, Maryland, Oct. 29, 2019— Two graduate students from the University of Maryland School of Music are living and working as artists-in-residence at Collington Continuing Care Retirement Community for the 2019-2020 academic year. As part of the program, the students receive room and board at Collington in exchange […]

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Kendal Vision 2025

Aug 27, 2019

The stories shared in this Annual Report remind us to ‘not judge books by their covers’ and for me, they all add to a reservoir that is brimming over with stories and sensibilities from which I take inspiration,” Kendal President and CEO Sean Kelly notes in his introductory message to the Annual Report. Click Here […]

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Code Girls, once sworn to secrecy, honored publicly for their service

Mar 31, 2019

In this week’s Sunday Closer, NBC’s Rehema Ellis meets some of the last remaining women who helped break Japanese and German military codes during World War II. Watch Video

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How 2 young musicians are living in perfect harmony with seniors

May 13, 2019

The 3rd hour of TODAY spotlights Melissa Morales and Ria Yang, two musicians and graduate students residing at Collington, a senior retirement community outside Washington, D.C. There, they share their time and talents with fellow residents. Watch Video

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Collington’s skilled nursing area receives highest rating

Jul 15, 2019

Mitchellville, Maryland (July 15, 2019) — Collington, a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community in suburban Washington, D.C., garnered a “deficiency-free” grade on a recently completed annual survey of its skilled nursing neighborhood by the Maryland Department of Health’s Office of Health Care Quality. The coveted deficiency-free status is achieved by fewer than one in 10 […]

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Ann E. Gillespie Named Collington’s CEO

Jun 06, 2019

She brings wide-ranging leadership experience in senior living to the role June 6, 2019 — Collington’s Board of Directors has selected Ann E. Gillespie, an aging-services professional with more than 30 years of experience, to lead the senior living community as its Chief Executive Officer beginning July 1. Ann succeeds Marvell Adams Jr., who became […]

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Collington resident awarded Congressional Gold Medal

Feb 28, 2019

Feb. 28, 2019—Elsie Seetoo, a Collington resident who served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps as a first lieutenant during World War II, was awarded a Congressional Gold Medal Feb. 26. She was one of five Chinese-American World War II veterans honored during a ceremony at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, D.C. Elsie, […]

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Marvell Adams Jr. Named Kendal COO

Oct 10, 2018

Oct. 10, 2018, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania — Marvell Adams Jr., Executive Director/CEO of Kendal’s metro Washington, D.C.-area affiliate Collington, has been named The Kendal Corporation’s Chief Operating Officer. He will succeed Judy Braun, who retired in July as COO after 17 years with Kendal. Adams will transition to the position over the next few months […]

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Collington Welcomes 2 New Artists in Residence

Sep 11, 2018

Sept. 11, 2018—In partnership with the University of Maryland School of Music (SOM), Collington is hosting two new graduate students as its 2018-19 Artists in Residence. Melissa Morales and Ria Yang will be living with residents at the retirement community and are currently scheduling student and faculty groups to perform and speak at Collington. In […]

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