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A Community Offers Social Solutions to Prevent Isolation


,” 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

Time to Dive In


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

Memorable Gift Ideas for Children


, here we go again. Many parents and grandparents face the same dilemma. What can I give my little loved one that will create an enjoyable and memorable experience?   This year, think outside the box, like Heather, who compiled “The Ultimate List of 100 Non-Toy Gift Ideas.” Depending on the child’s

Kendal at Oberlin: Defying Attitudes about Aging


and focused is hardly new. Ageism – the One “Ism” We Could All Face It isn’t just millennials who, at times, express negative attitudes about aging. All ages contribute to “ageism,” a prejudice or bias against people because they are older. Older adults are also guilty, with the “I’m too old

LGBT and Aging


Published: July 11, 2018 Kendal residents Robert Taylor and Ted Nowick have been partners since 1975.   “As you can see, the LGBT community here at Kendal at Oberlin has grown significantly since 2003, when Ted and I moved here as the first openly gay residents,” Robert told a recent crowd

Downsizing: Much Ado About Stuff


worked, and what was horrific? Do you have any advice or tips to share? And what novel items were you able to recycle?   Kendal at Oberlin residents are accustomed to surmounting challenges successfully. Are you ready for new challenges? Learn more about how Kendal and you can work together to face

Find the Best PT, OT, & Speech Therapy for Older Adults


Published: October 23, 2015 A movement disorder, causing uncoordinated muscle movements of the tongue and lips, sent Kendal resident Heidi Leen to speech therapy, a service offered right on campus. It was there that Heidi learned specific techniques to combat the disorder and improve overall speech

The Care and Nurturing of an Arboretum


Published: August 10, 2017 One of the cornerstones of Kendal at Oberlin is its inviting natural environment. The campus encompasses over 100 acres, with more than 1,100 trees (50 different species) and eight ponds. With the grounds now accredited by ArbNet as The John Bartram Arboretum and ongoing

Community Update for Week of 2/13/2023


Update to residents on 2/14/2023 HAPPY VALENTINES DAY! Good News: NO recent Covid cases at Kendal at Oberlin We’re happy to report that there have been no new Covid cases at Kendal at Oberlin in the last two weeks. Still, per CDC recommendations, masks remain required for all staff and visitors