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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

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

The Artists of Kendal Creates: 2021

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Published: June 16, 2021 Kendal is home to many creative people and every two years, their artwork is front and center. This year’s “Kendal Creates” exhibit features more than 50 residents and 80 pieces of artwork, from paintings and photography to quilts and ceramics. Although this year’s exhibit

Meet Kendal Residents: Terry & Charlotte

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Published: July 17, 2020 Like many older adults, when Terry and Charlotte McGowan decided to move to a life plan community, they took a road trip. A half dozen stops later, one community stood out. “By far Kendal at Oberlin was at the top of the list,” Charlotte says. Now, more than a year after

Pets Matter at Kendal at Oberlin

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Published: July 18, 2023 When new residents arrive at Kendal, they are welcomed by mentors, handbooks, tours, meet-and-greets and the like. Same goes for the furry four-legged residents, which now number around 22 dogs and 30 cats.  Yes, Kendal is a pet-friendly community, made even friendlier

Kendal at Oberlin's Program Committee

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Published: April 9, 2021 Kendal at Oberlin has a rich tradition of utilizing its main auditorium to the max. Professors and musicians from Oberlin College lectured or performed in Heiser Auditorium. Ditto for Kendal residents, many who are former professors and musicians. Community residents showed