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A Community Responds with Pain and Purpose


the courage to face the world as it is, and to be unrelenting in their desire to see it change. To that end, this upcoming year I will establish a Presidential Initiative for faculty and students that seeks to address issues of violence, police-community relationships, and racial injustices. One could imagine

Buckeye Community Bank Partners with Kendal at Oberlin


Kendal at Oberlin and Buckeye Community Bank have partnered together to offer Kendal residents and staff banking services on the Kendal at Oberlin campus. Banking Services started in the middle of December for residents and will continue to transition for staff and Kendal at Oberlin’s

Kendal at Oberlin’s S&P Rating Remains ‘A’


Kendal at Oberlin continues to have an ‘A’ rating from Standard and Poor’s S&P Global Ratings. Only about 10% of rated not-for-profit continuing care retirement communities have achieved this. From S & P Global’s June 2020 Report: “The rating reflects Kendal’s extensive diversity with the ability

Kendal at Oberlin - 5 Years in Mather Age Well Study


A 5-year study of health and wellness among more than 8,000 residents of life plan communities across the country found that residents are doing quite well compared to older adults living in the community at large. The findings from the Mather Institute “Age Well Study” are not surprising to Kendal

Fitch Re-affirms Kendal at Oberlin's A+ Rating


Kendal at Oberlin, a vibrant Ohio life plan community (also known as a continuing care retirement community, or CCRC), is pleased to announce that Fitch Ratings has affirmed the organization’s Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘A+’ and the rating outlook is stable. According to the report from Fitch

Therapist Matt Baloun Recognized


that Matt Baloun and his team at Kendal at Oberlin were going to see drastic drops to their overall caseload and residents might be at risk of isolation and functional declines. This simply wasn’t the case. Matt got creative in his scheduling approach and presented a plan which allowed dedicated clinicians

Teacher of the Year Speaks at Kendal


Ohio teacher Kurt Russell was named 2022 National Teacher of the Year on Tuesday, April 19th. Russell is a history teacher at Oberlin High School and was interviewed by resident Kathy Hazelton at Kendal on Thursday, April 14th, when he was still a finalist for the recognition. The interview

New Board Leadership for Kendal at Oberlin


Every two years the leadership of the Kendal at Oberlin Board of Directors changes hands. Liz Burgess, owner of Ginko Gallery and Studio in Oberlin, stepped down as chair in December 2020 and was succeeded by Joan Villarreal, former Senior Vice President with Lorain National Bank. “I was so proud

Kendal Residents in Age Well Study


 “The Age Well Study” is a five-year, nationwide study examining the impact of residing in a Life Plan Community on residents’ health and wellness. Kendal at Oberlin is one of 122 Life Plan Communities participating in the study, conducted by the Mather Institute.  The Year 4 survey