COVID-19 Update From Lathrop Executive Director, Thom Wright

Mar 26, 2020

Date: March 26, 2020   To: Lathrop Residents Lathrop Staff Lathrop Board   From: Thom Wright, Executive Director   RE: COVID-19 Update   Dear Residents, Staff and Board members,   A few reminders to keep us on the same page: We continue to follow CDC and MDPH guidelines for secure closures at each campus. All […]

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America’s seniors need our help!

Mar 23, 2020

America’s seniors need our help! Senior living communities across the country have taken drastic measures to protect their vulnerable aging residents, not to mention the dedicated and compassionate staffs. In fact, their continued health depends not only on decisiveness, coordination, but also on the availability of resources … resources that are becoming alarmingly scarce. Materials […]

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A Coronavirus Update from Kendal CEO and President Sean Kelly

Mar 19, 2020

Click here to view Update from Kendal CEO and President Sean Kelly

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Mar 17, 2020

March 17, 2020 A message from Thom Wright, PhD, CEO/Executive Director Re: COVID-19 Prevention – Secure Closing of The Inn, Easthampton and The Meeting House, Northampton through April 30, 2020   The COVID-19 threat has consumed much of the last two weeks for all us and the same is true for leadership as we have […]

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2019 Kendal Annual Report

Jul 19, 2019

July 19, 2019—Kendal’s 2019 Annual Report invites readers to reconsider what’s possible as we age. It brings together stories from across the Kendal System about new offerings, the beneficial impacts Affiliates have on the wider world and exceptional people and places. “The stories shared in this Annual Report remind us to ‘not judge books by […]

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Effective Decisions – Reaching Consensus

May 21, 2019

On May 21, David Jones, Kendal’s VP of Development, shared insights and facilitated a generative discussion with Lathrop residents, staff and Board about the Quaker decision-making process known as consensus. This model is utilized throughout the Kendal system of affiliates and is best expressed through the governance process, both at the Board and resident levels. […]

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2018 Gazette Readers Choice Winner

Jul 31, 2018

Lathrop Communities was awarded the 2018 Gazette Readers Choice for Best Retirement Community in the Valley – WINNER 5 YEARS IN A ROW! Thank you Gazette Readers for voting for us!

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Lathrop Board Members Visit the Lathrop Northampton Campus

Jul 11, 2017

Tuesday afternoon, July 11th, was a special day at Lathrop Northampton. Members of the Lathrop Board and residents of the Northampton campus came together for a demonstration and celebration of community. The Board furnished a sumptuous array of hors d’oeuvres along with wine and cheese, while the residents provided campus tours and home hospitality. Board […]

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36th Annual Pride Parade

May 06, 2017

Saturday May 6th was the 36th Annual NoHo Pride Event and Parade. As always Lathrop Communities was a sponsor and provided a strong marching contingent. 20 Lathrop residents walked the one mile parade route from downtown Northampton to the 3 County Fairgrounds.A special thanks to Lucy B. who supplied many of the great photos included […]

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Reinvesting One’s Energy and Passion After Retirement

Nov 08, 2016

Barbara Walvoord, Ph.D., resident of Lathrop, is Chair of the Community’s Land Conservation Committee. She discusses in her recent radio interview “reinvesting one’s energy and passion after retirement” and on how retirees can make a difference in the environmental crises that face Boomers and their children and grandchildren. Check out the podcast here.

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