April 5, 2021

A Message from Jeff Cohen

Nothing could have prepared us for this last year. What we’ve been through can (and will) fill volumes, but it’s also been a 365-day case study in caring on the part of our staff and doing everything possible to protect our patients, residents and staff against the terrifying threat of COVID-19. As a senior care… Read More

April 5, 2021

Preparing For the Unexpected: A Step-By-Step List

Preparation is everything. In an emergency like a natural disaster, it’s how we make it through. It’s also how we make it through changes in our lives that we didn’t plan for–even death is something that requires serious organization. In all circumstances, being ready is how we deal with life. As a senior-care health organization… Read More

April 5, 2021

‘Tis the Season to Spring into Gardening

Winter is over and we are all eager to step outside and enjoy some spring sunshine. With social distancing measures still in place, embracing a new hobby like gardening is one of the best ways to stay safe, connect to nature, and keep active. Gardening can boost your mood, lower anxiety, and increase your mobility… Read More

February 25, 2021

Kline Galland COVID Update

Everything you need to know about vaccines, variants and vaccinations. There is no doubt that 2020 was the most challenging year Kline Galland (or for that matter any of us) has ever faced. 2021 is looking brighter, but the challenges are still with us. We have vaccines, but we also have mutations. There’s a light… Read More

February 25, 2021

Five Essential At-Home Exercises for Seniors

One of the most important parts of healthy aging is normal exercise. Staying in shape is never an easy thing to do, but the COVID-19 pandemic has added a list of new challenges when it comes to keeping active. Elizabeth Kovar, Fitness Coordinator at The Summit at First Hill, put together five simple exercises that… Read More

February 25, 2021

Four simple ways to recharge during the pandemic

The last year has been tough for all of us. COVID-19 has changed our way of life and left many feeling anxious, stressed, and overwhelmed. While 2021 is showing signs of promise, we’re still most likely a ways away from “life as we knew it.” Social distancing guidelines are one of the pandemic’s most important… Read More

December 29, 2020

Matthew Powondra to join The Summit at First Hill as Administrator

After 8 years of dedicated service and a deep commitment to our mission, we are announcing the retirement of Leta Medina as the Administrator at The Summit at First Hill. Leta’s steadfast leadership and thoughtfulness have been a true asset to The Summit’s residents and staff. We are pleased to welcome Matthew Powondra to Kline… Read More

July 15, 2020

Chai Lites – Spring/Summer 2020

Fresh Paint – Interview with Renate Dollinger If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please e-mail Angela Keophilavong at AngelaK@KlineGalland.org.

May 28, 2020


Kline Galland is pleased to welcome Nate Nusbaum to Kline Galland, as he joins the team as the new Chief Development Officer. Nate Nusbaum is an accomplished senior Fund Development executive with over 30 years of experience leading both volunteers and staff in a variety of fundraising strategies. Most recently he was the President of… Read More

January 14, 2020

Chai Lites – Winter 2020

We stand on shoulders, we stand on tradition – Interview with Mike Cohen If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please e-mail Angela Keophilavong at AngelaK@KlineGalland.org.