Mental Health Awareness

May 24, 2019

One in five men and women 55 years of age and older experience some type of mental health concern. That’s just one of many issues related to older adults and mental health, and what better time to discuss then during Mental Health Awareness Month.

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KENDAL AT OBERLIN’S S&P RATING UPGRADED TO “A”

May 25, 2019

Kendal at Oberlin recently received an ‘A’ Standard and Poor’s Rating from S&P Global. The life plan community has maintained an ‘A-‘ S&P rating since 2013 and this is its first ‘A’ rating. Kendal at Oberlin is the only Kendal affiliate with an “A” rating and one of about 10 percent continuing care retirement communities […]

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Coping with Neck Pain

Apr 18, 2019

Let’s talk about that pain in your neck, literally. Neck pain is common and typically comes with age-related wear and tear and poor posture, especially when sitting at a desk. That’s why Matt Baloun, Kendal’s therapy and rehabilitation director, decided to hold a two-hour clinic on neck and head posture. He figured the information would […]

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Kendal Supports Oberlin Drama at Grafton

Apr 18, 2019

After 36 years in prison, newly released inmate, Jerome Thompson, says he is a changed man. Part of that change is thanks to a theatre program that promotes mutual respect and love. Kendal resident Phyllis Gorfain, founder and artistic director of Oberlin Drama at Grafton, invited Jerome and other participants to Kendal recently to share their […]

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2019 Arbor Day Program

Apr 24, 2019

The John Bartram Arboretum at Kendal at Oberlin will host its 4th annual Arbor Day program on Wednesday, April 24, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on the Kendal Campus, 600 Kendal Drive, Oberlin, Ohio. The program is free and open to the public. ARBOR DAY PROGRAM SCHEDULE: 9:30 AM – Coffee and refreshments (Heiser Auditorium) 10:00 […]

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Digital Minimalism: Should You Limit Your Screen Time?

We all know there are 52 weeks in a year, but what about this 52, courtesy of Deloitte’s Global Mobile Survey: Americans are viewing their smartphones on average 52 times per day. Maybe that finding doesn’t shock you, but it should, according to Cal Newport, whose latest book Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in […]

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Imagining Oberlin: The Oberlin Community Land Trust

Feb 19, 2019

For more than a year, a dozen or so Oberlin community and business leaders, including Kendal at Oberlin, have been working on a plan to promote affordable housing as a vehicle to improve the city’s economic viability and quality of life.

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Kendal Resident to Receive Governor’s Award

Feb 15, 2019

Phyllis Gorfain, artistic director of an innovative theatre program for incarcerated men, is the winner of a 2019 Governor’s Award for the Arts in Ohio. Oberlin College Professor of English Emerita, Phyllis moved to Kendal at Oberlin in 2017 with her husband, Bruce Richards.

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Endowment Fund Benefits Kendal Arboretum and Community

Jan 02, 2019

The John Bartram Arboretum Endowment Fund was established by Kendal at Oberlin residents Anne and Jim Helm just about a year ago. The endowment fund of $10,000 is for the benefit of the John Bartram Arboretum of the Kendal at Oberlin life plan community.

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From Foreign Service to International House

Recently Kendal at Oberlin resident, Gordon Evans, traveled to New York City at the invitation of Calvin Sims, current president of International House (IH). The invitation was for former president, Gordon Evans to join Calvin Sims for a conversation on the topic, “What’s Changed and What’s Endured,” at International House over the years, and to celebrate […]

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