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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Opening of New Dining Venue Slated for February

Sep 13, 2017

Construction of a new Bistro dining area at Collington will give residents new and more varied dining options. The Bistro is just one facet of the project, which also includes renovating the current dining room, improving its acoustics and enhancing views of nearby Lake Collington. Collington’s 2013 strategic plan identified a new dining venue as […]

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UMD School of Music Partners with Collington

Jun 14, 2017

Two music students will live rent-free as artists in residence in exchange for designing music programs for seniors. June 14, 2017, COLLEGE PARK, Md. and MITCHELLVILLE, Md. — The University of Maryland School of Music (SOM) and Collington, a Kendal-affiliated Life Plan retirement community, have partnered to create a student artist residency program that brings […]

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Ziegler Closes on $64 Million Financing for Collington

May 16, 2017

CHICAGO, IL—MAY 16, 2017—Ziegler, a specialty investment bank, today announced the successful closing of the $63,995,000 Series 2017 financing for Collington Episcopal Life Care Community, Inc. The Series 2017 Tax-Exempt Bonds were issued through Prince George’s County, Maryland. In 1982, Collington began to develop, construct and operate a continuing care retirement community in Mitchellville, Maryland, […]

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Collington CEO elected to LeadingAge Board

Nov 01, 2016

Nov. 1, 2016—Marvell Adams, Executive Director/CEO of Collington, a Kendal-affiliated Life Plan community in suburban Washington, D.C., has been elected to the 2017 LeadingAge Board of Directors. A national charitable organization focused on education, advocacy and applied research, LeadingAge is dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging. Marvell was included on a slate […]

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Summaries of Kendal’s Intergenerational Webcast on Aging provided to White House Conference on Aging

Jul 15, 2015

Kendal has provided the 2015 White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) Planning Team with a 20-page Executive Summary and a video overview of its recent intergenerational webcast on aging issues. On May 28, Kendal partnered with its local PBS-TV station to webcast live, intergenerational discussions about each of the four themes of the upcoming White […]

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Intergenerational Webcast Involves Over 2,000 Participants

Jun 08, 2015

Daylong discussions among more than 2,000 participants ages 15 to 95 took place in person and online during Kendal’s May 28 webcast leading up to July’s White House Conference on Aging. We are now in the process of pulling together the recommendations that emerged from those conversations, along with an archive of the daylong webcast, for […]

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Kendal to Host Intergenerational Webcast May 28

May 18, 2015

Mara Liasson, national correspondent for NPR, will facilitate an intergenerational discussion on retirement security at Collington May 28 as part of a daylong live webcast addressing White Conference on Aging key issues. If time permits, Mara Liasson will also take part in a Q&A session with the viewing audience at Collington. Kendal is partnering with […]

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