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Kendal at Oberlin Blog

A New Guidebook to Cleveland's Thriving Restaurant Scene

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jun 24, 2019 9:39:53 AM

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Ten years ago, husband and wife travel writers David Molyneaux and Fran Golden would have been hard-pressed to fill a book about Cleveland’s restaurant and foodie scene. Today that task was easy, and the result is a delicious and diverse guidebook called “Unique Eats and Eateries of Cleveland” (Reedy Press, $20.95).

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Kendal at Oberlin Celebrates Pride Week

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From its start, Kendal at Oberlin has been a welcoming community for older adults of all races, cultures and sexual orientations. But last year, as the life plan community celebrated its 25th anniversary, a group of gay, lesbian and transgender residents decided to form a group to support each other and educate the larger community.

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Topics: Retirement Community

Celebrating Our Fathers

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jun 10, 2019 4:30:00 PM

Father’s Day is kind of a Johnny-come-lately holiday, having been a national celebration only since 1972. Mother’s Day, on the other hand, got the country’s blessing years earlier.

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Topics: Intergenerational

Kendal is the Place for Avid Art Volunteers

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on May 31, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Artistic expression abounds at Kendal at Oberlin.

The life plan community has three distinct art galleries always filled with eclectic exhibits (including the current Kendal Collects exhibit). Hallways and other public areas are decorated with 600 pieces donated by residents, an art studio for residents to paint and pursue other artistic endeavors, and a calendar packed with art lectures and classes.

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Topics: Retirement Community

America's Treasured Places: Our National Parks

What comes to mind when you think about our national parks? Do you envision the amazing vistas of the Grand Canyon, or perhaps wild and wonderful Yellowstone? America’s national parks are a travel destination for millions of us year-to-year. Let’s check out some numbers:

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Topics: Healthy Aging, Travel

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Posted by Kendal at Oberlin on May 17, 2019 12:58:54 PM
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Ask your local church, food bank, arts organization or other favorite non-profit the value of their volunteers and you’re likely to hear a variety of superlative words that express a similar sentiment: Volunteers are essential to its mission.

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Topics: Healthy Aging, Retirement Community

Celebrating Our Mothers

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on May 9, 2019 5:05:54 PM

I was born on Mother’s Day. Over the course of our 63 years together, the second Sunday in May meant dual celebrations, including Mother’s Day 1989, a week after I became a mother (pictured here). The best celebrations, my mother would tell you, were the ones we spent together.

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Topics: Intergenerational

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Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on May 3, 2019 10:46:09 AM
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Brendan Ortiz started working at Kendal in the dining rooms when he was a freshman at Oberlin High School. During the past four years he says he learned not just time management and responsibility, but also what life is like at Kendal.

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Topics: Intergenerational, Retirement Community

Captivating Books About Older Adults

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After the death of her long-time husband, Lola is very lonely. When she rents an older cat over the Internet, her days gradually brighten and become meaningful. Lola and the Rent-a-Cat, written by Dutch writer Ceseli Josephus Jitta, is a children’s book that explores issues about grief and aging.

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Topics: Active Lifestyle, Lifelong Learning

An Important Decision: Picking a Retirement Community

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Apr 17, 2019 3:00:39 PM

Finding someone you want to spend the rest of your life with takes time. The two of you may start out as friends then discover a spark, begin dating casually and then more seriously until you decide to make a lifelong commitment.

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Topics: Retirement Community