With Gratitude

This article by CEO Barbara Thomas was published in the November issue of Kendal Northern Ohio’s staff newsletter, Ripples in the Pond. It’s a good story to share as Thanksgiving approaches, reflecting on a family’s thoughts of Kendal after their mother’s passing. Each year we look forward to celebrating Thanksgiving with family and friends. While it may […]

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Lifelong Learning – Auditing a Class at Oberlin College

Retirement living in Oberlin is especially wonderful because of the many opportunities available at Oberlin College and the Conservatory of Music. Any Oberlin city resident over the age of 65 can audit classes at the college, with the professor’s permission. Kendal residents enjoy this opportunity often. Kendalite Marie E. writes about her experience in the […]

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Nature Sightings at Kendal

Each month, The Kendalight features a column titled “Nature Sightings,” compiled by Kendal resident Betty W.  Material for the column is drawn from the record of wildlife sightings observed by residents and recorded for the rest of the community to see. Birds and butterflies, deer and turtle, the list is always something different. This being […]

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Overview of our Kendal at Oberlin Community

  The article below, written by Tom P., one of the first residents of Kendal at Oberlin, appears in the July issue of The Kendalight. It is a nice summary of our community’s history, as well as a reminder of the values that make Kendal at Oberlin a unique and wonderful place to live. Most […]

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Thoughts on Kendal – from a son’s perspective

A son’s perspective – “We hope that continuous care retirement might become our culture’s model for supporting dynamic, self-actualized lives, an option accessible to many. Thank you, everyone at Kendal at Oberlin, for living your dreams, fulfilling promises and creating hopes.”

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Kendal Appeals to All Ages

The admissions office received this letter from resident Thelma M. after family members visited Kendal during a summer weekend . Dear Maggie & Terry, A year from now, you will get a request for an application to be placed on the priority waiting list from my grand-nephew, Moses, age 9. It would have been in your mail […]

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