Spring, Where Art Thou?

By Resident Rich Clark — Spring, Where Art Thou? “Where, oh where art Thou, Oh Spring? Please come now and spare us from Winter’s sting.”             RLC, 4/17/2018 What a difference a year makes!  Looking back through a journal from last April, this gem surfaced, and seemed worth sharing as we wonder when we will leave winter […]

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Life is Rich and Full

By Peggy Qualls, Community Relations Manager — When somebody new joins the Kendal at Granville family, whether staff or resident, one of the first persons they’ll likely meet is Betty Hullinger, editor of the Tower Lines newsletter. If something is happening on campus, it’s a pretty good bet that Betty has at least reported on, […]

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Volunteers Rock at the Library

By Resident Reed Browning — Kendal residents are great fans of education. They love to read. That’s one reason why, for the past decade, they have regularly volunteered to serve as voices of encouragement in a program in the Newark (Ohio) public school system that aims at getting students to understand the value of going […]

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Hobbyists at Kendal: Steve Katz

By Resident Reed Browning — Dr. Samuel Johnson famously described hobbies as “retreats for the mind.” For Steve Katz, Kendal at Granville’s resident ham radio operator, that definition, with its suggestion of a withdrawal into a private realm, is inadequate. When we chatted over coffee in the Bistro, he was very clear on the matter: […]

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The Florence Wellness Center

By Resident Wanda Quay — The Kendal at Granville health philosophy states that “the Kendal approach helps residents stay well, remain independent, and maintain the highest possible level of involvement in their care.”  In keeping with this philosophy, a part of the continuum of health care here at Kendal at Granville is the Florence Wellness Center, which […]

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Do Life Plan Communities Make Financial Sense?

 By Peggy Qualls, Community Relations Manager — Research is fairly convincing that adults who reach age 65 will eventually require long-term care.  According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, at least 70% of people over age 65 will require some long term care services during their lifetime, and more than 40% will […]

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Closer To Columbus Than You Think

By Becky S., Kendal at Granville Resident Since 2010 — When Dave and I retired and began thinking about moving to a planned retirement community we knew that we wanted to be in a small college town but close to a larger metropolitan city. Since we were both Denison graduates, we naturally considered Kendal at […]

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