Social Impact

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Sustainability

Jan. 12, 2021—Kendal's commitment to environmentally sensitive approaches reflects its Quaker roots, embracing the belief that human beings are stewards of the Earth and should care for it so that each generation passes on to the next one a world as good as or better than the one it received.

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Senior Pen Pal Program

Our very own resident, Bindy Bitterman, is doing her part to bring joy to those in isolation during Covid-19. She is featured in The Honeycomb Project’s latest campaign. “What makes…

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Climate Change, Anyone?

A new organization is emerging in which some KaLex residents are playing a modest role.  The “All Kendal Residents’ Climate Initiative” is a good name, even if does generate an…

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Marvell Adams, Kendal COO

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."

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Nadia Geigler featured in Crain's Chicago Business.

Deciding about senior living options, for yourself or a loved one, is described as one of the most difficult decisions a person will make. As the number of U.S. seniors increases, so do the choices—and the COVID-19 pandemic has made the process even more complex. Three Chicago-based senior living ex

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Social Equality

Quakers have stood up for what they believed was right since the religion’s founding in England in the mid-1600s. Prison and mental health reform. Abolitionism and civil rights. Education for…

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Tree-planting with Boxerwood at KaLex

We are happy to announce that Boxerwood Nature Center and Garden has arranged all the details for our tree-planting project for Friday, October 30.  For those who are unfamiliar, each…

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80 Miles in 8 Days

Kendal at Oberlin resident Jim Walsh plans to walk 80 miles in 8 days to celebrate his 80th birthday to raise money for charity.

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2020 Kendal Annual Report

We are pleased to present the 2020 Kendal Annual Report Navigating Change: Evolve, Grow, Innovate. Indeed, the great work that was accomplished in 2019 put the Kendal System in a…

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