Intergenerational Connections

Conscious Discipline: a Skill for All Ages

Published: August 18, 2023 Walking around an exhibit hall at an NAEYC conference, Kendal Early Learning Center Director Jeni Hoover came across a Conscious Discipline (CD) booth. She was curious,…

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Values in Action: Intergenerational Engagement

Published: March 31, 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…

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Intergenerational Benefits

Published: August 31, 2022 Of course, we all enjoy spending time with our peers. We listen to some of the same music, read similar books, share common challenges and laugh…

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Kendal at Oberlin in the News - July 2021

Here is news coverage for Kendal at Oberlin for the month of July, 2021

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preschool children play in mud kitchen at Kendal

Lorain County JVS Carpentry Students Build Mud Kitchens

Lorain County JVS Carpentry Students Build Mud Kitchens for Kendal Early Learning Center.

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Kendal at Oberlin Supports Art Education

Kendal at Oberlin residents create art kits for local preschool children, part of a "school-readiness" program.

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Residents and College Students Connect in Oberlin

Published: February 29, 2020 Jill Tvaroha, Kendal’s Wellness coordinator, provides residents with exercises and other tools to improve balance, maintain proper posture and prevent injuries. Across town Jennifer Shults, a…

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Intergenerational Relationships Flourish in the Dining Room

Published: May 3, 2019 Brendan Ortiz started working at Kendal in the dining rooms when he was a freshman at Oberlin High School. During the past four years he says…

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Oberlin College Students Study Intergenerational Programs at Kendal

Published: January 23, 2020 Oberlin College students Mikaela de Lemos and Marika Mortimer-Lotke embarked on a 30-hour class project about the benefits of intergenerational learning. They visited Kendal at Oberlin’s…

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