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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

Questions to Ask Your Financial Advisor about a CCRC


and monthly fees only tell a small part of the story in joining a CCRC, also known as a life plan community. You want to know what services are included with the fees and what tax benefits might be available.   Compare your current cost of living to that of enjoying the active lifestyle at Kendal

Swimming for Seniors: Dive Into Health & Wellness at Kendal at Oberlin


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

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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

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

The Benefits of Water Exercise


facing up. Raise the forearms to the level of the water, keeping the elbows close to the body and the wrists straight. Then turn the barbells over so that the palms of the hands face the bottom of the pool. Push the hands down until the arms are straight again. Repeat 12 to 15 times or until you're

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

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