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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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 patio. It was love at first sight and we were confident in our decision. But now we faced the daunting task of downsizing and moving. […]

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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 in the late summer of 2010. We had both enjoyed careers as members of the Muskingum College, now University, community for nearly 40 years before […]

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