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Kendal at Oberlin Blog

Strength Training: No Equipment Needed

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jul 18, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Why should I do exercises regularly that will build my strength?

For starters, many exercises improve balance and flexibility, increase bone density, control weight, reduce heart disease and improve sleep and overall mood.

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Topics: Healthy Aging

Kendal Collects – Part 3: A Mother’s Love

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jul 13, 2017 1:00:00 PM

One woman was an exquisite seamstress. Another an aspiring artist. A third had a keen eye for design.

These women, deceased mothers of three Kendal residents, are part of a community-wide exhibit called “Kendal Collects.”

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Topics: Active Lifestyle, Retirement Community

Professional Help Makes Downsizing Easier

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jul 11, 2017 11:00:00 AM

We all know that moving can be a major stressor, especially when the move involves leaving a longtime residence for a much smaller home. Downsizing can be daunting.  

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Topics: Retirement Community

Why Join the Kendal at Oberlin Priority List?

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jul 6, 2017 11:31:00 AM

Mary and Thomas Van Nortwick took the first step to become Kendal at Oberlin residents when they joined Kendal’s Priority List.

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Topics: Retirement Community

Why I Love Working at Kendal at Oberlin

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jun 29, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Deb Lindner has been a housekeeper at Kendal at Oberlin for 14 years. As she cleans apartments in the Stephens Care Center, she chats with residents, sharing stories and answering questions.  

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Topics: Retirement Community

Hidden Costs of Downsizing

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jun 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

A home with fewer rooms and less square footage, a one-car garage and no basement sounds like it should cost less than maintaining a spacious family house. Not always, though.

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Topics: Retirement Community, Retirement Lifestyle

Kendal Collects, Part 2

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jun 22, 2017 10:00:00 AM
Before moving to Kendal, Sue and Joe Colucci lived in a rustic cottage in Michigan, and the décor was unsuited for fragile, elegant art work. But one day at an art show, the couple was drawn to a glass sculpture bowl, both fragile and elegant. “And affordable,” Sue says.
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Topics: Retirement Community

Restaurants Worth the Trip Near Kendal at Oberlin

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jun 20, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Dine with your dog, enjoy Lake Erie perch, and sample local wines.

Start the day with a healthy breakfast and dine lakeside while the sun sets.

Welcome to the Northern Ohio area, where dining is eclectic and full of nature’s bounty.

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Topics: Active Lifestyle

Kendal Collects Art Show

Posted by Kendal at Oberlin on Jun 15, 2017 9:41:51 AM

The eclectic and diverse interests and livelihoods of Kendal at Oberlin residents are on display this summer in the community’s three art galleries.

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Topics: Retirement Community

Kendal Residents Reflect on Gay Rights Issues

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jun 13, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Two years ago, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision guaranteeing marriage equality was hailed as a major victory for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

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Topics: Retirement Community

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