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Faces of Kendal: Ted Wolner

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Published: February 22, 2023 Kendal is home to more than 300 men and women in their 60s and well beyond. They come from near (Oberlin and Cleveland) and far (Hawaii, Canada and elsewhere). The residents share many common values, such as sustainability and lifelong learning, and many have ties

Hometown Heroes: Celebrating Community Support During COVID-19

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meditation sessions, and continues to do so weekly. “She saved us psychologically” Barbara said. Retired Oberlin police officer Kyle Michalak is a familiar face at Kendal too. His mother Joyce lived there for nearly 20 years. Using his 3D printer, Kyle made 3D facial masks and donated them to Kendal

30 Years of Caring

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, and raise money with a creative basket raffle (basket organizers pictured below).                                                  This year, they also had a physician come to campus to speak about the communication challenges those with dementia face, and opened the talk to the public. This fall, Kendal

A Community Offers Social Solutions to Prevent Isolation

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,” 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

Kendal Celebrates the Holidays

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Published: December 21, 2022 Singing international Christmas carols, celebrating the longest night of the year, reading aloud beloved children’s books and lighting the menorah candles. These and other holiday celebrations at Kendal at Oberlin are as diverse and creative as the men and women who

The Resident Stories of Kendal Collects 2017

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Following are some of the resident stories behind “Kendal Collects – 2017,” a biennial art show at Kendal at Oberlin that featured over 80 cherished artworks from residents’ private art collections. This year, a series of blogs and videos highlight some of the personal connections residents have

Values in Action: Environmental Sustainability

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Published: April 27, 2022   Kendal at Oberlin, and Kendal Corporation’s other affiliates are independent and not part of, or sponsored by any religious or social institution, but they were founded and continue to grow with intentional regard for the principles of the Religious Society of Friends

2021 State of Kendal Community

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Published: November 29, 2021 The annual meeting of the Kendal at Oberlin Residents Association (KORA) took place a couple of weeks before Thanksgiving, and the president’s report was full of items to be thankful for. “We have learned how to live in this COVID world,” Mary Behm told a packed house

John Bartram Arboretum is II

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Published: November 4, 2022   Take 100+ acres of diverse habitat, add 500+ environmentally engaged Kendal residents and staff and the result: The John Bartram Arboretum at Kendal at Oberlin.  Now seven years later the arboretum has reached a “major milestone.” It is now a Level II facility, joining