Express Yourself

By Resident Ellen Rose — As a resident of Kendal at Granville we are allowed—no—make that encouraged to follow our creative muses. Witness my neighbor and our sculpture garden, which flourishes on our front lawns. It was created by Hedda Von Goeben, the neighbor, who is a master of the art of sculpture. She created […]

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We need more Michigan people around here!

By Resident Rebecca Dungan — When we Michiganders do stumble upon one another, it results in a joyful conversation and an effort to find connections. After totally flawed research I’ve decided that we fall into three, maybe four, categories. First, the actual native. A person born and raised in Michigan. So far, that’s me. And […]

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Gardens and Gardening at Kendal

By Resident Susan Richardson — Following a cold and inhospitable April during which thoughts of planting outside were postponed, May provided us with a spate of sunny days with mild temperatures that invited the turning of the soil and the planting of seeds and plants. Now gardens are delightfully returning to life. One of the […]

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‘I’m not ready yet’

By Resident Becky Dungan — “I’m not ready yet” is a refrain I have heard from visitors and acquaintances since the day I moved to Kendal at Granville. My response is to gently query “Not ready for what?” Are you not ready to have the convenience of an exercise room down the hall, open 24 […]

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An Adult Child’s Peace of Mind

By Resident Reed Browning — Wanda Quay is one of Kendal at Granville’s founders, a member of the first generation of Kendal residents that arrived in 2005 and 2006. From the beginning, she has been happy that she chose to be part of the first group. For her, one of the chief benefits that her […]

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Artist in Residence Dazzles in Debut

By Resident Reed Browning — On Tuesday evening, May 29, Harrison Ponce, Kendal at Granville’s new Artist in Residence, made his first public appearance in the community. From start to finish he was a hit. He opened the show by stepping to the piano, seating himself and, without a word, launching himself upon a riveting […]

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How Do We Fulfill All Our Needs?

By Resident Barbara Condon — First of all, you need to figure out what it is you need. If you’re thinking of moving to a CCRC, you will undoubtedly spend some time checking out the environment and layout of the land, the building you will occupy, and the choices you are offered for long-term care […]

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