Healthy Aging

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A Prescription for Everyone: Get Outside

While COVID has curtailed many activities this year, mother nature continues her show and, in the Lexington, and Rockbridge County area, there’s plenty to see. Kendal at Lexington is located…

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Hope and Help for Those Dealing with Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Most people associate grief with physical death. But a loved one developing dementia or Alzheimer’s evokes a similar sense of loss. As journalist and political commentator Candy Crowley so poignantly…

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Restoring Confidence and Independence with Adaptive Equipment Options

Therapy services at Kendal at Lexington has one driving focus; help residents keep or achieve as much independence as possible. Physical therapy covers a wide spectrum of care when it…

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Harvest Time for Home-grown Produce

Published: September 25, 2020 Avid gardeners are working double time in 2020. Not only are they busy weeding, watering, and harvesting their blooms and veggies, but they’ve been engaged with…

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A Labor of Love

Sept. 4, 2020—"The labor of love in Kendal's work and in the work of so many of our brothers and sisters across our field has always been there, but it's been on full display over these last six months in particular. It shows up in a kind gesture, lending a hand, words of appreciation, a listening e

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Lifelong Learning Virtually Abounds!

Published: August 19, 2020 For many of us, learning is lifelong, and today that means mostly virtual and unending. Pick a topic, let’s say birding. Well, you’ll have to be…

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We Need to Talk About Senior Living (Part 1)

There are few conversations more difficult than the one between adult children and their aging parents about moving into a care-centered living environment. This is the case in so-called “normal”…

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Simple Ways to Stay Hydrated and Healthy in the Summer Heat

For many, there is nothing better than spending time in the summer sun. Whether you simply enjoy taking walks throughout nature, exploring the many parks or outdoor activities, fishing, boating…

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Stretch, Smile, and Stay Safe with Kendal at Lexington’s Fitness Classes

It’s sunshine and smiles at one of Kendal at Lexington’s most popular classes: Strength and Stretch. As activities begin to re-open across campus, group classes and the fitness center are…

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