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The Faces of Kendal: Meet Rebecca


Published: June 8, 2022 Kendal is home to more than 300 men and women in their 60s and well beyond. They come from near (Oberlin) and far (Hawaii, Canada and elsewhere). The residents share many common values, such as sustainability and lifelong learning, and many have ties to Oberlin College

Gay and Growing Old


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

Values in Action: Welcoming Diversity


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

Kendal at Oberlin's Racial Equity Forum


is to “assure Kendal at Oberlin is a community that demonstrates commitments to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in its actions and in its communications.” The forum was also formed to actively participate in pursuing the goals of the Lorain County Racial Equity Agenda, a program of the Lorain County

Meet Kendal Residents: Terry & Charlotte


Published: July 17, 2020 Like many older adults, when Terry and Charlotte McGowan decided to move to a life plan community, they took a road trip. A half dozen stops later, one community stood out. “By far Kendal at Oberlin was at the top of the list,” Charlotte says. Now, more than a year after

Celebrating Pride Month and LGBTQ+ Resident Stories - Kendal at Oberlin


Published: June 20, 2023 Pride Month at Kendal at Oberlin began in early June with the life plan community receiving a national designation for being welcoming and equitable toward LGBTQ+ residents, visitors and employees and continues throughout the month with workshops, discussions, movies

Oberlin’s Rich History of Diversity


in the education of African Americans; an abolitionist hotbed and a major stopover on the Underground Railroad; active in reform movements, including women’s rights. This nearly two-century tradition of supporting diversity continues today in the city and college, and, since 1993, at Kendal

Celebrating Black History Month - 2021


+ features five family movies for Black History Month. Kendal residents have put together a “civil rights film festival” that they can watch from the safety of their home. Also in keeping with ASALH’s Black family theme, the February issue of Kendal’s monthly resident newsletter, The Kendalight

Reading List: Learning About Racial Inequality


that’s what learning is about — trying to understand other people’s perspectives.” What are you reading these days?   Learn More About Kendal at Oberlin – A Vibrant Community for Older Adults Are you making plans for your future? Kendal at Oberlin offers an active lifestyle, with opportunities