Kendal Values

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Celebrating 35 Years of Community at Lathrop

On May 21, Lathrop Community celebrated a remarkable achievement—the community’s 35th anniversary and 20 years as a Kendal Affiliate. “As the new CEO of Lathrop Community for the past six…

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Kendal's Values & Practices

Published: September 28, 2022 Since January we have been exploring Kendal’s Values and Practices, which have guided the Kendal at Oberlin community since its inception in 1993. The  Kendal Values…

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Values: High Quality Work Experience

Published: August 24, 2022 Kendal at Oberlin, and Kendal Corporation’s other affiliates are independent and not part of, or sponsored by any religious or social institution, but they were founded…

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Respect for Every Individual-Quaker Values

Quaker values emphasize simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality, and stewardship. One expression of these values is respect for every individual. A previous post on how Kendal dispels ageism outlined a…

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Discovering Common Ground: Quakerism and Zen

To many, the name “Kendal” is synonymous with Quaker values. Recently, Kendal has celebrated growth with new Affiliates that expand beyond these principles and bring a spiritual component more aligned…

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Quaker Values In Action at Lathrop

With new senior housing developments emerging each year to accommodate the increasing older population, how can we distinguish one community from another? To be sure, adult living environments vary significantly.…

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Kendal Dispels Ageism

Despite increased awareness of well-documented negative social, economic and health impacts of ageism and growing sentiment to advance age inclusiveness, ageism continues to be prevalent across society as people experience…

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Kendal Volunteering: Two Good Deeds, Indeed!

Written By: Karen Waters, KaLex Resident People volunteering and donating money and items to a charitable cause As summer draws to a close, traditions include returning to school and harvesting…

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Kendal Celebrates Women Leading the Way

Kendal has set a new standard in leadership in senior living. Women leaders throughout Kendal are nothing new, but women CEOs currently lead the way at eleven Kendal affiliates. Additionally,…

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