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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Work of Archived Artist Marihatt in Kendal Gallery

Opening on December 11th the work of Archived Artist Marihatt, titled Life Reflected, Marihatt at Kendal is on exhibit in the Kendal Gallery.

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Kendal Early Learning Center’s “Nature Club”

Dec 03, 2018

Kendal Early Learning Center’s “Nature Club” provides opportunities to explore the great outdoors. There is no cost to take part in the programs and families from surrounding communities are welcome to join. Known for its creative curriculum, Director, Jeni Hover, and the preschool teachers continually look for new opportunities for the children to learn and […]

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Kendal Communities Recognized for Excellence in Health Care

Nov 14, 2018

U.S. News & World Report has included the care centers of eight Kendal communities on its list of Best Nursing Homes for 2018–19, including Kendal at Oberlin. 

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New Director of Clinical Services at Kendal at Oberlin

Nov 14, 2018

Shenell Hinton has joined Kendal at Oberlin as the new Director of Clinical Services. As Director of Clinical Services, she will assume the role of Director of Nursing for Stephens Care Center, with oversight for the Health and Wellness Clinic operations.

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Kendal CEO to be Honored for Community Leadership

Nov 07, 2018

Barbara Thomas, CEO of Kendal at Oberlin has been chosen for outstanding community advocacy by Leadership Lorain County, a well-respected nonprofit leadership development organization. She will be honored with one of the five 2019 “Difference Maker” Awards on February 15th, at the 16th annual Difference Makers Gala and Excellence in Leadership Awards.

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Kendal’s Nursing Care Ranks Best in NE Ohio

Oct 30, 2018

When the Ohio Department of Aging asked residents and their families about their satisfaction with nursing homes in the state, it was no surprise that Kendal at Oberlin got kudos.  

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