Resident Engagement

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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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Kendal Follies Lighten Up Moody Winter Blues

Life is a cabaret. Or at least it should be, according to Kendal at Lexington resident Susie Lynch, a self-professed “ham” who loves to sing and entertain. Bring on the…

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Kendal Celebrates the Holidays

Published: December 21, 2022 Singing international Christmas carols, celebrating the longest night of the year, reading aloud beloved children’s books and lighting the menorah candles. These and other holiday celebrations…

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The Sunrise Ridge Boys- Community Band

Sunrise Ridge Boys “I went to a dance class and came home in a garage band!” exclaimed Bruce King.  Bruce lives on Sunrise Ridge and plays rhythm guitar and does…

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We Collected, We Packed and We Sent Them Off

This November, Barclay Friends residents, staff and families participated in a community-wide project to collect snack and personal care items for troops near and far. Donated items were collected in…

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2021 State of Kendal Community

Published: November 29, 2021 The annual meeting of the Kendal at Oberlin Residents Association (KORA) took place a couple of weeks before Thanksgiving, and the president’s report was full of…

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Miniature Therapy Horses Visit Kendal on Hudson Residents

April 28, 2021—Two mini-therapy horses spent the morning with memory care and skilled nursing care residents in Kendal on Hudson’s Sunnyside Garden and with independent and assisted living residents on a terrace overlooking the Hudson River.

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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.

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Barclay Friends Residents Reflect on "The Hill We Climb" Poem

This past week, residents spent time reflecting on the poem by Amanda Gorman entitled “The Hill We Climb.” Gorman famously recited this poem during the 2021 Presidential Inauguration. Reading the…

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