Health Care

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KaLex & RAHC: Partners

The partnership between Kendal and the Rockbridge Area Health Center (RAHC) may have officially started in 2022, but the idea to co-locate a RAHC medical office on the Kendal campus…

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The Medical Review Process at KaLex

Moving into a Life Plan Community (or CCRC) is a major decision. Leaving your family home and familiar ties can be a huge adjustment, even with the excitement and anticipation…

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Kendal at Lexington Welcomes Dr. Baroco

Written By: Margaret Skovira Dr. Patrick Baroco Dr. Patrick Baroco of Premier Geriatric Solutions became the Medical Director for Borden and Webster on August 1. Dr. Baroco received his medical…

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Understanding Hospice Care

Kendal at Lexington partners with ConnectionsPlus Healthcare + Hospice, a 40-year-old nonprofit organization. Clearing Up the Misconceptions Many misconceptions exist about hospice and why or when someone would need it.  A…

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Baby Goats Bring Joy to Kendal Residents

Residents at Kendal at Lexington had plenty of reason to smile on a bright spring day in April. Lap Goats? But it wasn’t the warm sunshine that made them beam.…

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Barclay Friends Creative Approach to Recruiting and Retaining CNAs

May 5, 2023 —Kendal believes that a spirit of inclusion and a culture of diversity enrich and strengthen communities, people and services. Creating this environment requires concentrated efforts and is…

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Understanding Long-Term Care

“Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I’m sixty-four?” goes the well-known Beatles song. While 64 is relatively young in today’s world of people living longer, the song written by 80-year-old Paul McCartney at the tender age of 14 evokes a question most of us will ponder at a certai

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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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What It Means to Have a Healthy Old Age

“Sixty is the new 40; 80 is the new 50,” said Dr. Thomas Lawrence, one of two board-certified geriatricians who shared their expert perspectives on aging in a recent Barclay…

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