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Intergenerational Relationships Flourish in the Dining Room


graduated with her Bachelors degree and will be continuing on as a scholarship student at Youngstown State University, working towards her Masters degree in gerontology. Students Have The Last Word Thayer Preston is a familiar face at Kendal as he attended the Early Learning Center. His mother, Kim

Kendal at Oberlin in the News - July 2021


Here is news coverage for Kendal at Oberlin for the month of July, 2021 The Oberlin Review on Kendal at Oberlin Pandemic Experiences The Oberlin Review spotlighted Kendal at Oberlin resident and staff experiences throughout the pandemic in Kendal Lifts COVID-19 Restrictions Amid Low Cases, by Nina

Kendal at Oberlin Early Learning Center Earns National Award


Kendal at Oberlin Early Learning Center has been selected by Mather Institute as a 2023 Honorable Mention recipient of the Promising Practices Award. Now in its thirteenth year, this awards program recognizes organizations that are moving away from conventional practices by developing

Aging in Place in Community: Social Connections


an activities director, but Kendal at Oberlin is a resident-led community. What does that mean? In addition to the Kendal at Oberlin Residents Association (KORA), Kendal residents form and participate in committees – they currently have more than 90 - on topics of interest and concern from

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

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

Conscious Discipline: a Skill for All Ages


Published: August 18, 2023 Walking around an exhibit hall at an NAEYC conference, Kendal Early Learning Center Director Jeni Hoover came across a Conscious Discipline (CD) booth. She was curious, explored deeper and it didn’t take long for her to “catch” the CD “fever.” Now, 12 years later