May 2018

A Daunting Downsizing Challenge—Closets

By Resident Steve Katz — When we decided to move to Kendal at Granville, we picked out a one-bedroom-plus-den cottage, which had quiet woods behind it and a delightful enclosed…

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Returning to Junior High School

Reflections on the Joys of working with Junior High School Students in Granville — By Resident David Skeen — My wife Becky and I came to Kendal at Granville Ohio…

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Kendal Hobbyists: Ella Mae Bard, the Queen of Cookie Cutters

By Resident Reed Browning — Ella Mae Bard is a collector of cookie cutters. In fact, she’s a world class collector of cookie cutters. And for that reason she sounded…

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LeadingAge Ohio Honors Six Staff Members with Star Awards

By Executive Director Doug Helman — One of the greatest joys I have in my role as Executive Director occurs when residents and visitors go out of their way to…

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Kendal’s Hippie Artist Farmer

By Peggy Qualls, Community Relations Manager — Joyce Miller recently gave a talk in the Fiber Arts Studio to an attentive crowd of over a dozen Kendal at Granville residents,…

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Joys of the Three-Season Room

By Resident Steve Katz — One of the best things about living at Kendal at Granville is that almost every home in independent living has an enclosed patio or “three-season…

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Hobbyists at Kendal: Virgil Hoftiezer—Genealogist

By Resident Reed Browning — Soon after his arrival at Kendal six years ago, Virgil Hoftiezer, as true a Renaissance man as you are ever likely to meet, launched our…

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Good Humor, Great Work!

By Peggy Qualls, Community Relations Manager — Due to a high school vocational program, James Noser became a nurse aid at the tender age of 16 and in his 24…

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Kendal Hobbyists: Larry Murdock—Weaving as a Metaphor for Life

By Resident Reed Browning — Larry Murdock’s passion is weaving. Last year, having retired from decades of service as Registrar at Denison University, Larry moved to Kendal at Granville, adding…

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