Community, Diversity, and Justice
Kendal-Crosslands Communities was founded by a grant from the Philadelphia Society of Friends, also known as Quakers, in 1973 to transform the experience of aging. The Committee on Aging group…
LGBT Pride Month Conversations in Oberlin
Published: July 1, 2021 Conversations about gay rights have been going on at Kendal at Oberlin for years, but in recent times the conversations during Pride Month have been more…
Residents & Staff Discuss ‘How To Be An Antiracist’
March 25, 2021—The Diversity and Inclusion Committee wanted to provide an opportunity for the community to read a current book about race and racism and then discuss what they had read.
Kendal at Oberlin Celebrates Pride Week
Published: June 17, 2019 From its start, Kendal at Oberlin has been a welcoming community for older adults of all races, cultures and sexual orientations. But last year, as the…
Enso Village Plans Win City's Approval
Nov. 20, 2020 (Healdsburg, California)—The Planning Commission approval paves the way for the building permit application for construction of the 221-residence community. Construction is scheduled to begin in the second quarter of 2021.
Senior Housing News podcast features Kendal COO Marvell Adams
Nov. 17, 2020—When asked about operational challenges met by Kendal during the pandemic, Adams said, “We’ve had very good success in obtaining PPE."
Kendal Team Named HR Dept. of the Year
Nov. 6, 2020—The award recognized the HR team’s rapid response to the departure from normal operations required by the coronavirus pandemic, including design and implementation of a variety of Hero Pay and premium pay programs for Kendal’s 14 affiliates in nine states.
SAGECare Accredits Kendal at Hanover Staff for LGBTQ+ Competence
Sept. 21, 2020 —Kendal at Hanover has achieved Silver Status accreditation from SAGECare, a division of the country’s oldest and largest not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT older adults.
John Lewis’ Legacy
July 29, 2020—Beyond his role in government, John Lewis is even more broadly known as an American hero, having “fought peacefully” against segregation in an effort to see every single person, regardless of the color of their skin, honored for who they are and what they might become.