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Intergenerational Relationships Flourish in the Dining Room

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 he learned not just…

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Oberlin College Students Study Intergenerational Programs at Kendal

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 Early Learning Center and…

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The Real Cost of "Aging in Place"

“I just can’t believe how much this will cost me,” John muttered while standing in line at the pharmacy. “There are a lot of things I can’t believe when it…

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Short-Term Rehab: What to Expect

If you or a loved one is hospitalized for a surgical procedure, injury or an acute illness, your medical team may recommend short-term rehab, or rehabilitation, before returning home.

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Navigating Life Care Planning

We make plans for many parts of our lives, from major decisions such as purchasing a home to training for a marathon. Yet, when it comes to planning for future…

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Diversity at Collington, A Kendal Affiliate

Collington, A Kendal Affiliate is a diverse community. Collington believes diversity and individuality is important and invite different cultural experiences.

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What is a CCRC?

CCRC is an acronym meaning Continuing Care Retirement Community. These senior living communities are designed for individuals that want to remain in a single location throughout the remainder of their…

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What you need to know about Hospice at Home

If you’re faced with the decision of where and how to ensure that your loved one’s needs are met after your physician has informed you of a prognosis of end stage Alzheimer’s, COPD, heart failure, ALS or Parkinson’s disease, hospice care may be the right answer for you.

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How Mindfulness Improves Well-being

Over the past decade, residents and staff in more than a half dozen Kendal senior living communities have adopted a variety of mindfulness-based practices—including meditation, yoga and tai chi—to reduce…

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