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Pets Matter at Kendal at Oberlin


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


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

Residents and College Students Connect in Oberlin


come to a Kendal class,” Jill said. The two sessions in December involved both movement and discussion, with participants ranging in age from late teens to 70+. “I think the conversation was the most important part. The students had a lot of good questions and were surprised at some of the answers

Intergenerational Benefits and Opportunities at Kendal at Oberlin


drugs 27% less likely to begin using alcohol 52% less likely to skip school 37% less likely to skip a class 33% less likely to hit someone Communities benefit, too, with an increase in social cohesion, mutual trust and common purpose. Just ask the people who live and work at Kendal, designated

Kendal Creates


Published: June 7, 2023 Every two years Kendal spotlights residents who are painters, photographers, fiber artists, woodworkers, ceramicists and the like. The exhibit is called Kendal Creates and fills all three Kendal galleries until Aug. 14. This year the 57 artists include a handful of new

Why Kendal Early Learning Center is Tops


Published: June 28, 2024   When Jeni Hoover meets someone and says she works with children at Kendal at Oberlin she often hears this reply – “what are you doing with kids at Kendal?”  “I can’t even tell you how many times I’ve heard that,” says Jeni, who has been director of the Kendal Early

Kendal at Oberlin Supports Art Education


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


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


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