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Kendal at Oberlin

We are a vibrant life plan community, located in northeast Ohio, just one mile from Oberlin College and less than 30 miles from the Cleveland international airport. Kendal at Oberlin is a community where older adults can thrive and grow.

We are a nonprofit life plan community that offers a wellness-focused, resident-led lifestyle for independent living. When needed, Kendal’s Stephens Care Center provides person-centered care for memory support, assisted living and nursing care.


Video: Welcome to Kendal at Oberlin

Welcome to Kendal at Oberlin

Barbara Thomas, Chief Executive Officer, and Kendal residents describe some of the features that make it a unique retirement living destination. People have moved to this community in the vibrant college town of Oberlin from 36 different states.


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About

Kendal at Oberlin


Picture yourself in a senior living community with all the educational and cultural opportunities you’d expect in a town with a top liberal arts college and world-renowned conservatory of music. Add an inclusive culture based on respect for each individual, equality, excellence and social responsibility, and you have Kendal at Oberlin.

COVID-19 Information

We are taking steps to prevent COVID-19 infections on our campus. Visitors are welcome, but we ask that you schedule your visit in advance. To schedule a tour – either virtual or in-person – please contact Elisabeth Christman at 440-775-9062. For the latest updates for residents and community members, see our COVID-19 Updates.

Features of our Community


Living Options

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Support
  • Nursing Care
  • Short-term Rehabilitation

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Property Types

  • Cottages
  • Apartments

Unique Amenities

  • Active Residents Association for Community Engagement
  • 110+ acres with Walking Trails
  • Arboretum
  • Wellness/Fitness Center

The Kendal at Oberlin Resident Association is the heart of the vibrant lifestyle.

Check out these helpful resources as you consider retirement living options!


What is does your next chapter look like? Can you envision your future in a vibrant and engaged community of older adults? You may find these resources helpful as you consider the possibilities.

Thank you for visiting our website. We hope you want to learn more about Kendal at Oberlin, a life plan community located in Northeast Ohio, just one mile away from Oberlin College and Conservatory.