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Kendal at Oberlin Blog

Outer Space and Presidents: The Best Historical Sites in Ohio

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Sep 18, 2019 10:09:41 AM

One way to better understand our country’s future is to learn more about our past, and the state of Ohio is full of historic guideposts. 

Driving around the Buckeye state during the colorful fall foliage is a perfect time to explore, so let’s get started.

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Topics: Active Lifestyle, Lifelong Learning

Older Adult Diet Guidelines

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Sep 12, 2019 2:18:30 PM

As the year goes by many of our good eating habits can easily go by the wayside. Sure, this is the season when fresh fruits and vegetables are plentiful, but so are fruit pies, ice cream stands and tailgating parties. Soon the holidays will be upon us and that means more opportunities to slide down the slippery sweet slope.

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Topics: Healthy Aging

Start Gaining the Benefits of Lifelong Learning Today

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Sep 4, 2019 1:49:47 PM

A year ago, Robin Lauren was busy moving out of her Chicago-area home and into Kendal at Oberlin. Now she’s busy buying books, highlighters and other school supplies.

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Topics: Lifelong Learning

Downsizing Tales: Maggie and Molly Downsize and Move

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Aug 26, 2019 8:59:07 AM

It certainly is a brand-new year which will be filled with changes. Though a little scary to think about letting go of our routine and comfort zone, very exciting to think about what is in store for us.

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Topics: Active Lifestyle, Future Planning

Celebrating 20 Years of the Oberlin Farmers Market

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Aug 19, 2019 2:54:50 PM

Just like harvest season, the Oberlin Farmers Market ebbs and flows too.  

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Topics: Active Lifestyle

Resources to Help You Navigate the Grieving Process

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Aug 12, 2019 11:19:41 AM

When it comes to grief, there is no one-size-fits-all balm to ease the pain. Thankfully, there are a myriad of resources available to help bring comfort to those who are grieving.  

One of the best resources we can offer those who are grieving is our presence.

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Topics: Healthy Aging

Re-Imagining Dementia: Kendal at Oberlin Strives for Change

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Aug 2, 2019 10:00:00 AM

With book clubs, monthly newsletter articles, a memory enhancement course and dementia awareness training, Kendal at Oberlin residents and staff have been “re-imagining dementia” for some time, which helps explain why they were invited to present at the Dementia Action Alliance’s “Re-Imagining Dementia” conference in Atlanta this summer. 

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Topics: Retirement Community

Music Matters at Kendal

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jul 25, 2019 10:08:10 AM

With a world-renowned Conservatory of Music that offers more than 500 performances annually, Oberlin is a popular destination for music lovers of all ages and sensibilities. 

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Topics: Intergenerational, Active Lifestyle, Retirement Lifestyle

Your Guide to Summer Fun in Oberlin, Ohio

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jul 19, 2019 9:41:19 AM

This time of year, sailors, anglers and swimmers head off to Lake Erie, baseball fans and diners to downtown Cleveland, families and coaster enthusiasts to Cedar Point and music lovers to Blossom Museum Center. But Oberlin minus students is still a city steeped in entertainment and outdoor intergenerational fun, so let’s get started.

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Topics: Intergenerational, Active Lifestyle

An Eclectic Art Collection at Kendal Collects 2019

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jul 10, 2019 3:28:56 PM

Mary and Tom Van Nortwick have been collecting Japanese woodblock prints since they met in the late 1980s. The couple, 80 prints in tow, arrived at Kendal two years ago, just as the Kendal Collects exhibit was going down.

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Topics: Retirement Community

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