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The John Bartram Arboretum at Kendal at Oberlin Thrives

2016 has been an amazing year of accomplishments for The John Bartram Arboretum at Kendal at Oberlin. It has been a place of making connections, learning and the diligent dedicated…

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Expressions of Gratitude: Ralph Turner

Ralph Turner looked at the world through the eyes of a scientist.  “All sciences from A (astronomy) to Z (zoology),” the retired Oberlin College psychology professor wrote in the bio…

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And The Winner Is…KENDAL

Each year the LeadingAge Ohio awards program is a celebration of members who are focused on quality, mission-driven service in a field that can attract some of the most compassionate…

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The Kendal Early Learning Center Goes WILD!

Recently the Ohio Division of Wildlife designated Kendal Early Learning Center (KELC) an official WILD School Site. KELC children, with assistance from their teachers as well as residents of the Kendal community,…

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An Arboretum Takes Root: An Intergenerational Effort

The John Bartram Arboretum at Kendal at Oberlin, was accredited by ArbNet as a Level I arboretum through the initiative and work of Kendal residents, support from Kendal at Oberlin’s CEO,…

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“Kendal Creates”…Art and More Art

On exhibit through August 14th, in all three Kendal Galleries, is “Kendal Creates,” the works of 50 resident artists.   The show includes over 120 pieces in numerous mediums, including painting…

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John Diffey Made a Difference

By Molly Kavanaugh As President and CEO of The Kendal Corporation for 24 years, John guided, inspired and mentored staff and residents at Kendal at Oberlin and the company’s 12…

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“Who Better than Us?” Prisoners Perform Shakespeare

On Monday, April 4th at 7:15 PM Dr. Phyllis Gorfain, Professor of English Emerita at Oberlin College, speaks on Oberlin Drama at Grafton (ODAG) at Kendal at Oberlin’s Heiser Auditorium.…

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Kudos to Kendal for Excellent Satisfaction Survey

The Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) recently posted the results of the 2015 Long-Term Care Resident Satisfaction Survey.   This biennial satisfaction survey of residents in long-term care facilities is conducted…

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