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Learn About the Quaker Values at Kendal on Hudson

Kendal on Hudson is a nonprofit Life Plan Community serving senior adults with compassion and dignity. Our foundation of Quaker values and principles guides our community-held belief that adults in…

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The Tompkins County Poet Laureate has Kendal at Ithaca roots!

We knew Janie Bibbie as the Director of Human Resources for the first 20 years of Kendal at Ithaca’s existence and her calm and resourceful presence served us very well.…

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Celebrating Senior Health and Fitness Day

Age is just a number, but a healthy lifestyle is essential for any age group. healthy lifestyle. On May 31st, we celebrate National Senior Health and Fitness Day, a day…

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The Importance of Animals and Pets

Animals and pets play a crucial role in the lives of older adults and even more so in Kendal communities. They are not only a source of great joy and…

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Kendal Residents Lead the Way in Fighting Climate Change

“We’re Green, We’re Gray, and We’re NOT Going Away! Over 500 residents at Kendal communities in 8 states have created an enterprising standalone non-profit organization focused on reducing carbon emissions…

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When Should I Make the Move to Senior Living?

As you enjoy retirement, you may wonder when it’s the right time to make the move to senior living. Some may believe it’s a decision solely based on health care.…

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Brain Exercises Improve Cognition at Any Age

Just as physical fitness is essential to healthy hearts, lungs, muscles, joints, and every other bodily system, exercising the brain can significantly sharpen gray matter into advancing age. While seniors…

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The 6 Best Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer – spring is in full swing, and summer is close at hand! While summer in Sleepy Hollow, NY, is a…

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10 Tips to Ease Difficult Conversations with Aging Loved Ones

In our previous post, we discussed the various signs that an aging loved one may need help beyond what they’re able to provide for themselves. Once it’s determined that assistance…

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