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Intergenerational Relationships Flourish in the Dining Room

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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

Gay and Growing Old

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to consider the challenges older gay men and women face. Gay and growing old Because many LGBTQ adults often don’t identity their sexual orientation in surveys and elsewhere, SAGE and others rely on estimates. Of the 2.7 million to 3 million LGBT adults over age 50, one-third live at or below

Kendal at Oberlin Earns Recognition in Long-Term Care Equality Index (LEI)

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Oberlin, Ohio (6/11/2023) – Kendal at Oberlin is happy to announce its designation as a “LGBTQ+ Long-Term Care Equality High Performer” in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and SAGE’s Long-Term Care Equality Index (LEI). The LEI is the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey of residential long

On the Road with Road Scholar

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Published: October 27, 2021 During Maggie Stark’s 27-year tenure working at Kendal at Oberlin she heard countless residents rave about their travel experiences with Elderhostel, now called Road Scholar.  “When you retire you have to sign up for a trip,” they often told Maggie. So when she retired

How to Practice Gratitude

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,” writes Dr. Michael Fishman. Even smiles of appreciation are hard to convey from behind a face mask. But there’s still lots we can do. Sending cards and letters is safe (or e-cards and emails). Along with telling loved ones how much we appreciate them, send a thank-you card to the local health or police

Discovering Poetry - National Poetry Month with Kendal at Oberlin

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. “Understanding a good poem is hard — all the more reason to memorize it. Ask students to write a paper on Wordsworth, and once they turn it in, they consign the text to oblivion. But if they memorize his lament, years from now — perhaps while they are cleaning up their child’s chocolate-smeared face

Values in Action: Welcoming Diversity

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Published: July 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, also

Yoga Teacher Training: Never Too Old

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would force me to face a long-held fear of speaking in front of a group. For most of my life I had been able to avoid being in front of a room, but I grew weary of standing back when there was something I really wanted to say. Early on I came across a quote from marathon runner John Bingham

The Artists of Kendal Creates: 2021

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Published: June 16, 2021 Kendal is home to many creative people and every two years, their artwork is front and center. This year’s “Kendal Creates” exhibit features more than 50 residents and 80 pieces of artwork, from paintings and photography to quilts and ceramics. Although this year’s exhibit