During Ruth Graf’s decade living at Kendal at Oberlin, her daughter Tina always looked forward to her visits. Tina enjoyed their mother/daughter time together, but that’s not the only reason she liked coming to Kendal.
Music aficionados Judy and Dennis Cook didn’t miss a beat when they moved to Kendal at Oberlin in 2013.
Eating the right foods to maintain a healthy mind and body is a year-round activity. That said, even super-nutrition minded men and women occasionally fall off the “good food” wagon.
Topics: Healthy Aging
Concerts, plays and other artistic performances. Lectures by scientists, authors, civic and government leaders. A state-of-the-art fitness center. Men and women from diverse ethnic, cultural, economic and sexual backgrounds. A 24/7 vibe. Sporting events. A vibrant nearby town.
During her first week on campus, Sarah Dalgleish visited Kendal at Oberlin for Oberlin College’s annual day of service.
“A cool place with amazing people,” she thought.
Sarah’s interest in Kendal continued to grow, and as she looked for a topic for her Winter Term 2018 project, she decided to combine her interest in radio journalism with older adults.
Topics: Lifelong Learning
When we think about love, lots of images come to mind, from the serious to the small. We think about who we love, like our family and friends, including our furry four-legged ones, and what we love, such as walking along a sandy beach or indulging in our favorite sweet.
At their 50th reunion at Oberlin College in 2008, Louise Luckenbill greeted her old classmate, Harvey Culbert, with a hug and condolences for the death of his wife the previous year.
“Something clicked, and afterwards I emailed Louise saying, ‘Let’s stay in touch,’” says Harvey, who had moved to Kendal at Oberlin in 2002.
One of the cornerstones of Kendal at Oberlin is a rich intergenerational atmosphere that provides residents with lots of opportunities to engage with younger generations.