Resident Engagement

Hat contest entry

Hats Off to Barclay Friends Residents

Barclay Friends recreation team dreamed up some fun for residents and staff to unleash their creative talents on a hat-decorating project, and these dressed up hats did not disappoint! Resident…

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Life Enrichment and Engagement Landing Page

Reintroducing the Life Enrichment and Engagement Webpage and Blog

Back to Life Enrichment and Engagement 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…

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Resident Artists Create Holiday Fair

Kendal residents enjoyed a hint of the holidays with a little shopping December 1 with a holiday art fair held on campus. Held with appropriate social distancing and other safety…

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Sidney's Garden raised beds

Horticultural Therapy Program Gives Back to the Community

Our Horticultural Therapy team, led by Cheryl Bjornson, recently donated over 540 pounds of vegetables to the Chester County Food Bank. Their deliveries included green tomatoes, eggplant, collards curly and…

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Getting to Know CEO Jan Bigelow

It has now been about four-and-a-half months since Jan Bigelow arrived to take on the challenges of being the KaLex CEO.  What a time to make such a career change! …

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The Residents’ Art Gallery Is Back

After a long “intermission” during construction, the Residents’ Art Gallery once again displays the art of some of our talented residents.  Nancy Ruley and Bill Willey, along with help from…

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Resident John South VMI memoir project

VMI’s Memoir Project Partners with KaLex

The popular Rockbridge Community Memoir Project through VMI will look a little different this year as the popular in-person workshop goes virtual. The collaboration between VMI cadets and English faculty,…

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A Community Offers Social Solutions to Prevent Isolation

Published: September 17, 2020 A community can be a lot of things. A neighborhood. A group of like-minded individuals. People who share a common commitment or investment. A life plan…

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Kendal entrance sign

KaLex Stepping Out- Step Two (further clarification)

One Step at a Time Resident Regathering Plan & COVID Precautions. To ease the internal restrictions made necessary by the COVID-19 pandemic, Kendal at Lexington (KaLex) will utilize a multi-step…

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