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Oberlin-Area Holiday Events

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Dec 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM

It’s a wonderful life in and around Oberlin this time of year. The area is packed with holiday light displays, concerts and other festivities, both indoors and out. Make plans before your calendar fills up - add a few of the events below to your list.

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Topics: Active Lifestyle

What Makes Healthy Families Tick? Kendal Resident Has the Answer.

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Nov 25, 2019 9:54:00 AM

When it comes to family well-being, Kendal resident Linda Bell has worn three hats during her adult life. With a Ph.D. in psychology, Linda is a family researcher and therapist. She’s also a wife to David (53 years) and mother to two sons and one daughter.

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Topics: Healthy Aging, Retirement Community

Giving Thanks for Kendal at Oberlin Volunteers

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Nov 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Kendal at Oberlin needs them. The city of Oberlin and surrounding Lorain County communities need them. 

In this season of giving thanks, the retirement community and other nonprofits are filled with gratitude for Kendal residents who exemplify Quaker values year-round by sharing their energy and knowledge with others.

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Topics: Healthy Aging, Retirement Community

Creative Storage Solutions for Small Spaces

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Nov 11, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Forget cardboard boxes, old suitcases and assorted tins for storing your stuff. These days retail stores are lined with containers – plastic, wood, metal - of every shape and size, furniture with storage cubbies, easy-to-adjust- shelving, and hooks and holders for everything from belts to batteries.

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Topics: Healthy Aging

Beyond Pumpkin: Favorite Fall Recipes to Try

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Nov 1, 2019 1:20:27 PM

In the old days, our exposure to pumpkins included carving them at Halloween and eating them in pie on Thanksgiving. Today, the grocery aisles are so full of pumpkin eats and treats that it’s enough to make us say phooey on pumpkin.

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Topics: Active Lifestyle

The Middle Market: What It Is and How It Could Affect Your Retirement

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Oct 28, 2019 6:37:03 AM

Given their sheer numbers, Baby Boomers have made a mark on just about everything on our country’s landscape, from education and employment to social reform and travel, since they landed in 1946. It’s no surprise that as they retire – an estimated 10,000 daily – that these men and women are redefining issues critical to aging.  

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Topics: Retirement Community

Your 2019 Ohio Fall Foliage Guide

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Oct 21, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Ohio is not a “leaf-peeper” destination like New England, the Catskills or the Great Smoky Mountains, but we’re treated to a couple of colorful foliage weeks starting in mid-October into early November. 

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Topics: Active Lifestyle, Travel

Downsizing to a Smaller Home: Getting Started

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Oct 14, 2019 4:46:09 PM

As we grow older, our piles of stuff grow larger. We have books and mementos from our early years, camping gear, toys and travel treasures from our middle years, and photographs, clothes, furniture, hobbies, and family heirlooms we have collected throughout the years.

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Topics: Retirement Community

Benefits of Life at a CCRC for Single Retirees

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Oct 8, 2019 7:00:00 AM

 

Single men and women approach retirement with many of the same issues as couples, and one of the biggest ones is where to live. Do you stay in your current home and neighborhood, or downsize and move to a smaller place in a warmer climate? Buy a condo or rent an apartment? Or move to a continuing care retirement community (CCRC)?

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Topics: Retirement Community

Explore These Financial Resources From Kendal at Oberlin

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Sep 23, 2019 10:07:00 AM

Fill an auditorium with Baby Boomers, ask them to talk about aging issues, and one of the top concerns you’ll hear is finding the right place to call home.  

Boomers like choice, and when it comes to housing, they have lots of options:

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Topics: Financial Planning

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