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Kendal at Oberlin Blog

Kendal Residents Express Creativity

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Mar 9, 2017 11:31:00 AM

“Creativity” may not be listed in Kendal at Oberlin’s mission statement, but it is certainly a major part of the framework of this life plan community.

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Topics: Active Lifestyle, Retirement Community

Farewell to Oberlin College President Marvin Krislov

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Feb 28, 2017 10:49:22 AM

At a recent gathering in Heiser Auditorium, a couple hundred Kendal residents and staff gave Oberlin College President Marvin Krislov a warm welcome and a heartfelt send-off.

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Topics: Intergenerational, Retirement Community

Love and Friendship Grow at Kendal

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Feb 9, 2017 4:07:49 PM

Loneliness can be bad for our health. We need meaningful relationships to thrive, no matter our age. Research focused on older adults has found that the lack of close connections can lead to poor physical and mental health and premature death.

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Topics: Retirement Community

Life Events with Tax Consequences for Older Adults

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Feb 7, 2017 2:41:54 PM

When was I just beginning my newspaper career, filing taxes was EZ.

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Topics: Retirement Community

2016: Final Year for Special Senior Tax Deductions

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jan 17, 2017 9:38:21 AM

Many men and women 65 and older keep an annual tally of medical and dental expenses for one main reason: They spend a lot of money on medical and dental and often can deduct the expenses from their federal taxes.

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Topics: Retirement Community

Focus on Sustainability at Kendal

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jan 12, 2017 8:24:00 AM

Since its founding nearly 25 years ago, Kendal at Oberlin’s commitment to environmental stewardship has been unwavering.

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Topics: Retirement Community

2016 Yields Strategic Plan for Kendal at Oberlin

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jan 3, 2017 9:59:44 AM

At Kendal at Oberlin, it took a community-wide effort to develop the 2017-2021 strategic plan, which is just what Chair Dick Baznik envisioned when he and the Strategic Planning Committee embarked on the project in the fall of 2015.

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Topics: Retirement Community, Retirement Lifestyle

Improve Your Life by Stretching

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Dec 23, 2016 3:27:33 PM

Runners, tennis players and other fitness enthusiasts know the importance of stretching, but stretching really is for every body.

Even if you shun exercise, stretching should be as routine as brushing your teeth.

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Topics: Healthy Aging, Retirement Community

Protect Yourself from Computer Hacking

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Dec 13, 2016 1:00:40 PM

One day, a Kendal at Oberlin resident checked his email and found a message from an old friend in the inbox.

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Topics: Lifelong Learning, Retirement Community

Balance Basics for Fall Prevention

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Nov 10, 2016 5:28:17 PM

Most of us seek various degrees of balance in our daily life. We look for evenness in work and play, solitude and human contact, rest and activity. We try to eat a balanced diet, maintain a balanced checkbook, and keep our balance as we physically move.

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Topics: Healthy Aging, Retirement Community

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