A Steward of the Environment

By Courtney Pastor, Sales and Marketing Manager — Cindy Dill made her transition into full-time work at Kendal at Granville very naturally and was thrilled at the opportunity. Sitting down and chatting with Cindy about her journey was a breeze and I can see how she so effortlessly creates relationships with individuals who call Kendal […]

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14th Annual Bluegrass Festival

By Resident Jan Hoftiezer — February is a great time for the 14th annual Bluegrass Festival at Denison University. Everyone is inside and the seating is comfortable. Free concerts were held both Friday and Saturday nights. Several Kendal residents enjoyed the music of two professional groups: Missy Raines and the New Hip on Friday and […]

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A Good Move

By staff member Jennifer Massaro — It was a cold, overcast morning when I went to visit our featured resident, Larry Murdock. The chill of the day that had me shaking was instantly gone upon walking into Larry’s villa. Not only for the obvious reason, the heat being on, but also the warmth Larry’s décor […]

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Kendal’s Values and Practices

By Doug Helman, Executive Director — There are many things that I appreciate about our affiliation with Kendal, our Quaker heritage being one, and sharing of ideas being another. I was fortunate to see those two areas of appreciation intersect at a previous meeting between other Kendal Executive Directors and Kendal corporate staff. A topic […]

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Grand Photographic Exhibition at Kendal

By Resident Susan Richardson — A stunning series of nature photographs is currently on exhibition in the Gallery corridor at Kendal at Granville. All of the photographs, the work of a Kendal resident, have been taken on the community’s grounds, and they include wildflowers, pond scenes, and most dramatically, a broad range of colorful butterflies […]

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Kendal Book Group

 By Resident Becky Skeen — I have always loved to read. In early childhood, I was immersed in the antics of the Bobbsey Twins and then graduated to the mysteries and romances of Judy Bolton and Beverly Gray. High School and college introduced the classics, including books by Dickens, Chaucer, Hemmingway and so many others. […]

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Declarations of Independence

By Resident Reed Browning — It’s my good fortune to be a reporter for Tower Lines, the resident newsletter here at Kendal at Granville. One of my assignments is to talk with newcomers and then to write short pieces that will help to introduce them to the community. One question I invariably ask is why […]

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Things for Which We are Grateful

By Multiple Kendal at Granville Residents — During the holiday season, residents reflect on “things” about Kendal at Granville which they are THANKFUL for… Security of knowing that Kendal will take care of me through all stages of care which I may need. Knowing that Kendal has led the way in freeing patients from restraints, […]

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Committee Work; Committee Play

By Resident Susan Richardson — At Kendal, the list of committees available for residents to join is long and varied, and residents can find a wide range of ways to become involved in the life of the community. There are service committees, social committees, seasonal and ad hoc groups. They all provide a way for […]

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