It’s easier than ever to return china, flatware, glassware and green plastic containers we have taken from the Bistro to our apartments; there’s now a table in the ATM alcove for this purpose.
Plan to attend the Dining Advisory Committee’s Open Meeting, Monday, October 15 at 1:30 PM in the Gathering Room. This is your opportunity to hear from committee members, dining staff, and other residents. Offer your comments and suggestions.
All residents are welcome and new residents are urged to attend!
The acronym stands for the Patient Information Extension, a resident volunteer telephone service created to inform residents about those of us who unexpectedly are taken to Clearwater, Phelps, Westchester Medical Center or White Plains Hospital. Dial extension 3333 to reach a recording that gives you the patient’s name, location and phone number. A printed copy is posted on the bulletin board in the main hall.
Check the Trips Book in the Activities Alcove to see if there’s space available for the round trip to New York City with drop-off at the Met Museum planned for Wednesday, October 17; priority is given to residents who have never or not recently taken this trip.
Three Pace University students will present their documentary on Monday, October 15 at 7:30 pm; it was filmed six months after Hurricane Maria, the most powerful storm to strike Puerto Rico in more than 80 years, ravaged the Island. Puerto Rico: Hope in the Dark, is a moving portrait of the strength, spirit and resilience of the Puerto Rican people.
Gene is in Berlin to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the launch of the American Jewish Committee’s (AJC) Berlin office, one of his many accomplishments for the AJC. Hence, the NEWS has a different voice this week.
The Residents Council will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Oct. 8th at 2:00 pm in the Gathering Room. All residents are invited as are their questions and comments.
The meeting will be chaired by the Council’s new Chairperson, Jeff O’Donnell.
A report from Kendal on Hudson Executive Director, Jim Antonucci will be featured as will a report from Amelia Augustus on the proposed Saturday Club.
Please plan to attend.
An extremely important midterm election will take place on November 6.
PLEASE change your registration if you are not yet REGISTERED or RE-REGISTERED to VOTE in this district. The closing date for registration is October 17.
If you will not be at Kendal on November 6 or feel for any reason that you may not be able to get to the polls, ask for an ABSENTEE BALLOT.
You can get the necessary forms for registering or for an absentee ballot from either Annette Leyden or Martin Smolin.
When you look out does it always look cloudy and dingy? It may be that that the windows in your apartment need cleaning. Well, Kendal is about to start its annual Exterior Window Washing Program.
The program will begin on Monday, October 22. The window washer will require access to the higher-floor apartments and will be accompanied by a Kendal staff member. The work will be done between 8 am and 5 pm, but entry into apartments will not begin before 9:30 am.
Questions? Get in touch with Gower Lane or his Assistant.
We welcome many visitors at Kendal but influenza is not one of them. We suggest that every resident get a flu shot.
FLU VACCINATIONS 2018-19 SEASON
The flu vaccination clinics will be held in the Resident Care Center for all residents as follows:
Tuesday, October 9 8:00 -10:30 am
Tuesday, October 16 8:00 -10:30 am
Tuesday, October 23 8:00 -10:30 am
Tuesday, November 6 8:00 -10:30 am
Medicare will be billed directly for the administration of the flu vaccine.
Please sign up in the red book at the front desk in Mary Powell for one of the clinics to be vaccinated.
Please note, during designated flu clinic times the Resident Care Center will be open only to those scheduled for vaccination. It will reopen for other clinical needs when the sessions are completed. Should you have a medical emergency during the clinics, please press your PET or pull the pull cord in your apartment.
If you have any questions regarding this year’s flu clinics, please call the Resident Care Center.