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Feel Better with Meditation and Mindfulness


Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness” and “Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life.” What about a Walking Meditation? One activity still available to us is walking, whether indoors or out (while maintaining 6 feet of social

Get Outside and Hike, Bike or Run


, “Each year in the United States, about 800 bicyclists are killed and another 500,000 end up in hospital emergency rooms. About 2/3 of the deaths and 1/3 of the injuries involve the head and face. Wearing a helmet can reduce the risk of head injury to bicyclists by as much as 85 percent.” Biking

Volunteering is Good for You


in general labor (9 percent). Residents at Kendal at Oberlin embrace volunteerism, giving their time and expertise to the nonprofit community and to many civic and community organizations, such as Second Harvest Food Bank and Oberlin City Schools. Kendal’s 2016 snapshot: Residents and staff volunteered

Giving is Good for Others- and You Too


and appropriate safety measures to protect donors and recipients.” (The Red Cross requires all staff and donors at blood drives and blood donation centers to wear a face mask regardless of their vaccination status.) And donating is easy: Just enter your zip code to find a nearby blood drive. If you

Tipping & Year-End Giving


their exceptional service. Some places of employment have rules about tipping. For instance, Kendal at Oberlin staff are not allowed to accept tips. But twice a year, residents are asked to donate to a fund that is divided among the staff. Thank-you notes and cards, however, are acceptable and always

Contact Tracing: What and Why


minutes starting from 48 hours before the person began feeling sick until the time the patient was isolated. This includes people who were wearing a face covering, which is meant to prevent someone from transmitting the disease and not to protect someone from becoming infected. How do I know

Retired Episcopal Priest Talks About Dementia


Published: January 16, 2018 A little over a year ago, Tracey Lind looked in the mirror and did not recognize the face reflected in the glass.  Thus began an unchartered road that Tracey now travels. Diagnosed with early onset dementia, Tracey ended her 17-year tenure as Dean of Cleveland’s

Laughter: A New Prescription for Good Health


Kataria says all can benefit from Laugher Yoga, especially older adults, college students, and people with cancer and depression. Kendal at Oberlin’s Silliness Committee Encourages Laughter Kendal at Oberlin has a “silliness” committee to encourage laughter among residents. “Trying to be kind

Water Tai Chi


with a capital “M”. But residents at Kendal were interested in learning Tai Chi. The exercise helps improve balance and flexibility, strengthens the core, reduces stress and creates mindfulness.  It has benefits for people with arthritis, back pain and osteoporosis and is being incorporated into many