Building From Strength to Strength

Published: January 2, 2020

As 2020 unfolds, we will dedicate our new synagogue at Kline Galland Home named in honor of our President Emeritus, Josh Gortler. We are thrilled beyond words at the creation of this beautiful new space made possible by the generous donations of our incredibly supportive community – a community that is recognizing Josh’s 50 year… Read More

The Secondary Century of Kline Galland Care

Published: September 3, 2019

Kline Galland has been a fixture in the Greater Seattle senior care community for 105 years. To put that into perspective, consider this – 1914 was when World War I consumed Europe, the Panama Canal opened to traffic and, yes, baseball legend Babe Ruth made his major league debut. And here we are, now in… Read More

Focusing on The Big Picture

Published: May 2, 2019

At Kline Galland, we are an organization that prides itself in looking at and to the big picture. We are focused not only on this year and the next; but we are also anticipating the wants, needs and demands our seniors will require in and from their health care. We continue to evolve quality of… Read More

The Summit’s Wellness Program is Making News

Published: April 10, 2019

Wellness has always been an important part of life at The Summit at First Hill. And while some folks may think of “wellness” in the more traditional sense, Channel 13 found our 93-year old resident Bernice Bloch to be a knockout in the ring. She’s most definitely a champ in my book. Click here to… Read More

We Are Living The Legacy of Caroline Kline Galland

Published: January 2, 2019

Over a century ago, with the conviction and compassion like no other, Caroline Kline Galland set out to change the world of senior care. As I look around, I am humbly in awe of all that our community has accomplished in building her Kline Galland into today’s Kline Galland. From a little house established with… Read More

The Age of Aging Differently.

Published: August 31, 2018

Change is in the air, everywhere. Health care, especially senior health care, is a prime example. To fully appreciate the change I have in mind, merely look back to 1990’s. The advances in medicine and health care are staggering. We are experiencing – in fact demanding – a quality of care and options that not… Read More

The Only Constant is Change

Published: December 20, 2017

The past 12 months has seen the future of health care discussed and debated as never before. It has caught the attention of the entire nation – quality-of-care and quality-of-life are front and center. That’s nothing new at Kline Galland. For over a century now, we have been shaping the future of senior care. It… Read More

Our Mission in Action

Published: September 13, 2017

You might be surprised to see a very vibrant, handsome and engaging young man on the cover of the Autumn issue of Chai Lites. No, he’s not a volunteer. Todd, as you will read, was a patient in our Rehabilitation/Transitional Care Unit (TCU) who came to us flat on his back, and is now back… Read More

Never Rest on Your Laurels

Published: June 21, 2017

I would like to begin by saying how much working with Josh Gortler has meant to me, both personally and professionally. It has been an honor, privilege and pleasure. Little did I know that when I accepted this position 11 years ago that I would begin a relationship with such a wonderful mentor, leader and… Read More

Memory Support at The Summit

Published: March 22, 2017

We take great pride in launching The Summit’s new Memory Support Program. It has been under study and development for many, many months. The community asked for it and now they have it: a higher level of Assisted Living Memory Support within a Jewish setting. These “early stage” services are an alternative to the more… Read More