Mission: To provide innovative programs and services to foster the autonomy and well being of older adults in our community, based on a values-driven commitment to: - supporting independence and equality - fostering a spirit of community - focusing on wellness and quality health care - creating a climate of continuous learning and innovation - operating in a manner always consistent with the highest standards of social, fiscal and governance responsibility in order to fulfill our promise of future care.
Programs: In 2016, kendal on hudson fulfilled its mission and charitable purpose by providing care and services to 270 resident contract holders between the ages of 70 and 100. As a type a community care retirement community (ccrc) kendal on hudson has a lifetime obligation of care to all such residents, inclusive of the provision of charity care should residents become unable to pay. Kendal on hudson served 12 persons as direct admission residents to our enriched housing and skilled nursing programs. As required under ny regulation, at least 23% of all direct admissions to kohud must be medicaid or eligible" patients. Care and services to residents include a resident care center where physicians visit on an as needed basis and a nurse practitioner provides care 6 days a week. In addition the community offers outpatient rehabilitation including physical, occupational and speech therapy, as well as home care services. There is a dietician who provides counseling on resident diets. The organization offers a comprehensive fitness program that includes a fitness center, indoor heated pool and 25 classes per week. During 2016 kendal provided services to the wider community, by offering members of the sleepy hollow senior center and tarrytown seniors access to the swimming pool, providing community space at no charge to local not-for profit organizations for meetings and presentations, providing mentoring to nursing assistant students from boces and running a meals on wheels program for homebound seniors. During 2016 kendal on hudson participated in vitalize 360, a national membership consortium of older adult communities that is working to develop a set of standardized, integrated and systematic health and wellness assessment tools that will provide a national and international database of information about non-institutionalized seniors that will be used for research on how to maximize healthy aging for all seniors. Kendal on hudson provided $1,010,000 in the form of space, time and financial donations to the surrounding community, including a payment in lieu of taxes. Internally kendal provided its staff with a tuition assistance program for staff interested in continuing education. The total cost of this program was $26,000. For the 2016 fiscal year kendal also provided subsidies to residents of $83,960.