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Kendal Traditions Build Community

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country faces today, with surging racism, bigotry, misogyny, antisemitism, xenophobia and homophobia, and how a community such as Kendal can make positive impact. “The things we need most in our world and in our lives are generosity of spirit, concern for the wellbeing of others, kindness, tolerance

Webinar Series: Designing Your Best Day

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Your Best Day - Creating a Supportive Daily Routine”. The series is presented by Rebecca Donato, executive director of Vitalize 360, a national program developed by The Kendal Corporation and Hebrew Senior Life to engage, challenge and inspire older adults to live full, healthy, vibrant lives. Kendal

A Community Offers Social Solutions to Prevent Isolation

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,” writes Lenard Kaye, a professor of social work and director of the Center on Aging at the University of Maine. Like many life plan or Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Kendal at Oberlin has had to limit access to its campus because older adults are more at risk of getting seriously sick

Swimming for Seniors: Dive Into Health & Wellness at Kendal at Oberlin

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Tvaroha, wellness coordinator at Kendal, home to many swimmers and two indoor pools, recently gave a fitness talk outlining the 5 health benefits of swimming: Provides low-impact cardiovascular exercise; Provides a full body workout; Boosts mood and reduces stress; Builds endurance Contributes to better

On the Road with Road Scholar

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Published: October 27, 2021 During Maggie Stark’s 27-year tenure working at Kendal at Oberlin she heard countless residents rave about their travel experiences with Elderhostel, now called Road Scholar.  “When you retire you have to sign up for a trip,” they often told Maggie. So when she retired

Laughter: A New Prescription for Good Health

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and YouTube videos. The program is guided by four elements: clapping, breathing exercises, childlike playfulness and laughing exercises. Laughter guru Dr. Madan Kataria says all can benefit from Laugher Yoga, especially older adults, college students, and people with cancer and depression. Kendal at Oberlin’s

Kendal Celebrates the Holidays

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Published: December 21, 2022 Singing international Christmas carols, celebrating the longest night of the year, reading aloud beloved children’s books and lighting the menorah candles. These and other holiday celebrations at Kendal at Oberlin are as diverse and creative as the men and women who

The Resident Stories of Kendal Collects 2017

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Following are some of the resident stories behind “Kendal Collects – 2017,” a biennial art show at Kendal at Oberlin that featured over 80 cherished artworks from residents’ private art collections. This year, a series of blogs and videos highlight some of the personal connections residents have

Values in Action: Environmental Sustainability

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Published: April 27, 2022   Kendal at Oberlin, and Kendal Corporation’s other affiliates are independent and not part of, or sponsored by any religious or social institution, but they were founded and continue to grow with intentional regard for the principles of the Religious Society of Friends