Life Enrichment

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Ballet Firsts: Native American Prima Ballerina, Black Principal dancer, male dancer en pointe

Maria Tallchief: Native American Prima Ballerina, Kennedy Center Honor recipient, National Women’s Hall of Fame inductee, and GoogleDoodle. Elizabeth Marie Tall Chief was born January 24, 1925 in Fairfax, Oklahoma. Her father…

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The Power of Pockets – Their History & Meaning Through the Years

I have to admit, when I find a dress and it has pockets, while still fitting well and looks flattering, I do a little happy dance. I’ve never liked pockets…

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Kendal at Home Coffee Hour: Norman Rockwell & Civil Rights

America’s beloved visual historian had a deep connection to the fight for social justice. Join Tom Daly, former curator of the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge MA as he discusses…

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CollingtonPresents: The Whistling Hens Concert

The Whistling Hens put together an ensemble created to highlight little known women composers. They are also active in commissioning new work to support new women composers. Whistling Hens was…

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Super Bowl LV: Poetry and Motion

Super Bowl LV is this weekend, February 7th, when the Kansas City Chiefs will play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. If you’re not interested in the game, you’ll at least want to…

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The Power of Pictures to Make Meaning of Life

“It’s one thing to make a picture of what a person looks like, it’s another thing to make a portrait of who they are.” — Paul Caponigro ∾ In early 2020,…

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Collington Vaccinates Over 650 Residents, Staff

Jan. 28, 2021—Collington was among the first Maryland retirement communities to launch its COVID-19 vaccination campaign.

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Life Enrichment and Engagement Landing Page

Reintroducing the Life Enrichment and Engagement Webpage and Blog

When it all began: COVID-19 and physical distancing In March 2020, work began in earnest to pull together ideas, links, activities, and resources to assist affiliates and surrounding community members…

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Quinn Barbee, Facility Services, was the first of 110 staff slated for inoculations Dec. 31.

Video Highlights Reasons Kendal at Oberlin Staff Got Vaccinated

Dec. 31, 2020—Quinn Barbee, Facility Services, was the first of 110 staff slated for inoculations Dec. 31. In addition, more than 50 other staff already are signed up for vaccinations…

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