See Why So Many People Call Kingsway Home

Kingsway is a locally owned and family operated senior residential community located on a 25-acre campus in the Woodlawn section of Schenectady, New York. Since 1975, we have offered a continuum of senior services from independent living apartments, assisted living, skilled nursing/rehabilitation to home care, adult day programs, respite, memory care, and Hospice services. Also located on the campus is a nationally accredited child care center.

Each resident can expect a variety of benefits and services from a fully licensed and dedicated staff. Special emphasis is placed on maintaining an individual's highest level of functioning and quality of life.

Our Mission

To uphold a tradition of excellence; we are committed to provide compassion, respect and dignity for each individual entrusted to our care.

Our Services

Special Events

How Hospital Observation Status Can Cause Trouble
February 27, 2015 - 2:00pm

Did you know that even if you stay in a hospital overnight, you might still be considered an "outpatient"?

Saratoga Soundtrack Chorus
March 21, 2015 - 1:30pm

Come here this woman's championship a cappella chorus from Saratoga Springs, NY for an hour of lively music.

Thinking of Making a Move? Here's How to Get Started!
March 23, 2015 - 10:00am

Discover the benefits of residing in a senior living community.

Navigating the Maze of Senior Housing Options
April 2, 2015 - 1:30pm

A free program entitled "Navigating the Maze of Senior Housing Options" will be presented by Ken Harris, CASP, Senior Housing Analyst with Leading Age...

What Residents & Families Are Saying

I can't sing enough praises for your transportation services. Their service should be highly commended for the great job they do. They are so helpful, pleasant, courteous, understanding. They wear many hats and do a great job with each one.

Current KW Village Resident - General

In this day and age when things move so fast and seem so impersonal, you have an oasis at Kingsway of loving, dedicated people who see those who reside there not just as residents, but as family and by their simple gift of caring and a smile they truly have touched us all far beyond just doing their work.

Linda M. - Independent Living

Meet Our Team

Michael McPartlon

Michael has worked at Kingsway Community for over 20 years and is a second generation owner/operator, having taken over the leadership of the organization from his father, Dr. J. Peter McPartlon, the company’s founder. Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Hobart College, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Union College, and is a New York State Licensed Administrator. 

“Each day I am amazed at the kindness, dignity, and respect shown by our staff to all of our residents. I am proud to lead such a great team."

A lifelong Niskayuna resident, Michael is on the Board of Directors of the Heritage Home for Women, Parkview Cemetery, and is Vice-Chair of the Board of the New York State Health Facilities Association.

When Michael is not at work he enjoys spending time with his wife and four children, golfing, and relaxing with his family in the Adirondacks.

Jean Barnoski
Marketing and Public Relations Manager

For 20 years, Jean has been the "go-to person" at Kingsway Community. Marketing and Public Relations only scratch the surface of what Jean does. She is a notary public, a well respected member of Schenectady East Rotary Club, Lions Club and a Kingsway historian.

Jean graduated from Russell Sage with a degree in Secondary Education and holds a Masters in Public Communications from the College of Saint Rose. She serves on the Membership and Public Relations Committee of the New York State Health Facilities Association.

Donna Brake
Director of Sales & Marketing

Donna has 20 years of experience in creating, implementing and improving sales, marketing and operational processes throughout the health care industry. She feels fortunate to have a career focused on maintaining the integrity and respect for aging seniors. She is proud to bring her experience and passion to Kingsway Community and to work with a team dedicated to providing the finest continuum of care for seniors in the Capital Region.

A Schenectady Kiwanis member, Donna holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Rochester Institute of Technology.

Kathy Campbell
Admissions Coordinator - Skilled Nursing

Kathy has been caring for seniors since she was 15, as a bed maker in a nursing home. She knew right then, this was what she wanted to do. Kathy earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Franklin Pierce University and has been a valuable Kingsway family member for 21 years. She has filled numerous roles including social worker, Assistant Director of Social Work and for the last 7 years, as Kingsway Arms Admissions Coordinator.

She especially enjoys working with potential families and residents, helping them navigate today's challenging health care system.

Ann Marie Robinson
Admissions Coordinator - Assisted Living

In addition to being Admissions Coordinator at Kingsway Manor Assisted living, Ann Marie is also a Social Worker.

She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Siena College and has been in long term care with the senior population for over 25 years. 

A part of the Kingsway family since 1997, Ann Marie has held positions on campus in Skilled Nursing, Independent Living and now Assisted Living. She enjoys interacting with the residents in a caring and compassionate way to help make a positive difference in their lives.

Jennifer Torgersen
Senior Living Specialist - Independent Living

Jennifer has called Kingsway home since 2004 both in operations and customer service at Kingsway Village and as a member of the campus Sales and Marketing team.  In her role as Senior Living Specialist, Jen handles tours and inquiries primarily for Independent Living.  With a lifelong love of interacting with and helping seniors, Jen is pleased to be able to assist with finding the best possible living environment on the Kingsway campus for our prospective customers. 

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Modern Languages from the University of Maine, has a background in hospitality and customer service, and has traveled extensively throughout Europe.

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