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Kendal at Oberlin Supports Art Education

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Creating Art Kits For Area Preschool Children Kendal at Oberlin artists have been busy unleashing their creativity on designing art kits for local preschoolers. It’s a pandemic outreach program coordinated by Firelands Association for the Visual Arts in Oberlin (FAVA) and Kendal at Oberlin’s Art

Why Music Matters

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are intentional and structured, as in music therapy. Let’s explore both, which by the way, resonate throughout the Kendal community. Music therapy 101 Here’s the definition from the America Music Therapy Association: Music therapy is the clinical & evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish

ABCs of Collecting

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the types of things and intensity run the gamut, as illustrated by Kendal Collects, a biennial exhibit in which residents display paintings, pottery, photograph, quilts and more from their “collection.” (More on this later). First, let’s take a look at collecting, whether casual or serious. “Nostalgia

COVID-19 Brings Technology Advances at Kendal

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restructure personal and community life because their older adult residents are most at risk of getting seriously ill and dying from COVID-19. Even before the pandemic, Kendal at Oberlin strived for state-of-the-art technology but since COVID, the retirement community has really ramped up its offerings

Tech Savvy Seniors: Kendal's Collaboration with Candoo Tech

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to wing it solo. That’s why Kendal at Oberlin decided to partner with Candoo Tech, a company that provides tech support and training specifically designed for older adults.  “We’re very excited to pilot Candoo here in Oberlin! It represents a significant solution offering residents timely technical

Voice Assistants Connect Older Adults

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Published: January 29, 2021 After Judy Riggle’s stroke in 2018, she moved from her cottage to the Stephens Care Center at Kendal at Oberlin. Her husband Tom and cocker spaniel Susie visited daily, sometimes more than once. But when the pandemic forced Kendal to close the care center to visitors

New Year New Exercise

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physical – and fun – activity that often falls by the wayside as we age is dancing. But dancing shouldn’t be pushed aside because it offers lots of benefits for older adults, Kendal Wellness Coordinator Jill Tvaroha told Kendall residents during a recent Zoom gathering. And dancing is for everyone

Healthy Aging: The Friendship Factor

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.” Kendal Residents Share their Friendship Stories “Under the best of circumstances, moving to a new place is challenging, but the pandemic added another layer of difficulty,” says Lillie Long, who moved to Kendal with her husband (and best friend) Nick last spring. Despite the restrictions on group

Take a Hike - Discover Hiking in Northeast Ohio with Kendal at Oberlin

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, studies have found that simply spending 10 to 20 minutes a day outdoors can lead to increased well-being and happiness — and decreased amounts of stress.” Reaping the benefits of nature at Kendal at Oberlin Kendal resident Kathy Caldwell’s early morning nature walks with her dog Heidi attest