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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NY Times article spotlights Collington’s Artists in Residence Program

Jun 06, 2018

June 6, 2018—A June 5 New York Times feature article cites the Artists in Residence Program at Collington as an innovative example of a mutually beneficial program bringing generations together. Since August, University of Maryland music graduate students Samantha Flores and Matthew Rynes have been living at Collington, where they receive free room and board […]

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Strategic Plan | 2018-2023

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UMD Video Features Partnership with Collington

Feb 02, 2018

Feb. 2, 2018—A new University of Maryland video posted Jan. 25 on YouTube includes a segment spotlighting a new partnership between Collington and UMD’s School of Music. Since August, music graduate students Samantha Flores and Matthew Rynes have been living at Collington, where they receive free room and board in exchange for performing regularly and […]

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Turning 100, But Who’s Counting? (not Frances)

Dec 15, 2017

Dec. 15,  2017—If Frances Kolarek were still blogging for Collington, she’d probably have a thing or two to share with readers about turning 100. “This body, this machine we inhabit, works 24/7 and it gets worn out and mine is showing serious signs of wear,” says Frances, adding with a laugh, “I’m into old.” Frances […]

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Resident Margaret Bagley’s Historical Novel Slated for Publication

Sep 26, 2017

Sept. 26,  2017—As a little girl, Margaret Bagley watched as her father uncovered a faded blue wooden chest from a shed he was cleaning out. Years later she would discover what treasures were hidden within. The blue chest had belonged to her grandmother, accompanying her as she crossed the plains as a pioneer. Inside, Bagley […]

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