The Decision to Move to Kendal

By Resident Barbara Condon — My husband Jack was retired, but working 30+ hours a week as a consulting physician for an HMO. He was a youthful, vigorous 78 years of age. One day at suppertime he sat down and out of the blue opened the conversation with a totally new topic of discussion. “We […]

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Invaluable Lessons

By Staff Member Amie Webb — When I started working at Kendal at Granville in 2007, I was hired as the Facility Services Administrative Assistant. Strangely, having previously been a realtor and office manager, it matched my skillset well. I really enjoyed the diversity of the position but, as I have always found, I needed […]

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20 Fingers, 88 Keys = An Evening of Delight

By Resident Reed Browning — Back in the era before phonograph cylinders and disks, before radio transmission even, families and friends would often gather to listen as two pianists, sharing one piano bench, performed pieces at a keyboard. This kind of music and performance was called “piano four hands,” or “à quatre mains,” and that’s […]

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Capable, caring and efficient hands

By Resident Emily H. — When moving to a new area requires changing medical communities, it’s not always easy. After three years at Kendal at Granville, I had my first medical emergency last month, and was relieved to find myself in capable, caring and efficient hands at all points–the smoothest I’ve experienced in seven other […]

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An Intergenerational Collaboration

By Resident Susan Richardson — As would be expected, the Kendal float in Granville’s Fourth of July parade was planned and built by Kendal residents, all members of the older and retired generation.  After some discussion, the residents’ Parade Committee decided to depict the various activities enjoyed by residents as they “celebrate the American dream.” […]

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Kendal Enjoys an Anniversary Bash!

By Resident Reed Browning —  On Monday, June 19, Kendal residents gathered in informal seating circles in the Amelia Room to mark the 12th anniversary of the founding of our community. Fortified by music, tales, libations, and hors d’oeuvres, we had a grand experience. One thing is for sure: Kendal knows how to throw a party. […]

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Moving On

Moving On – 31 August 2015 This is my final blog about life as I see it at Kendal at Granville. No, I am not moving away from Kendal at Granville. If you have read any of my blogs written in the past five years, you know that I am indeed “a happy camper”. I […]

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Why I Chose Kendal at Granville

Why I Chose Kendal at Granville – July 19, 2015 Both personal and professional factors entered into my decision to choose Kendal at Granville as my “retirement” home.  It was the professional factors which made me choose Kendal and the personal factors that made me choose the Kendal at Granville. The professional factors affecting my […]

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Kendal Throws a Party

Kendal Throws a Party – July 2, 2015 In case you hadn’t heard, Kendal at Granville had a gala party last month. A Tenth Anniversary Party!! A party to make everyone happy! A party to remember!  I’ve been late in commenting on it because I wanted to give myself time to get my mind around […]

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