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The Kendal Difference: Local Ownership and Control

If you ask what makes Kendal at Lexington such a great community, you’ll get a variety of answers from residents and staff alike. Everything from the quality of care to…

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Wildflowers at KaLex

If you want an alternative to the yellow flowers all around us, seek out the bright blue spikes of great blue lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica), scattered about in the lush vegetation…

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Wellness - Physical Elements That Keep Us Healthy

Wellness has many dimensions and I plan to discuss the physical elements that keep us healthy.  Those factors, first and foremost, are a balanced diet (which we are fortunate to…

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Early Rockbridge- Self Guided Trip

Let’s take a ride north on US Rt. 11, six miles to the first settled community in Rockbridge County – Timber Ridge.  The first thing you’ll see is the Sam…

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Getting to Know CEO Jan Bigelow

It has now been about four-and-a-half months since Jan Bigelow arrived to take on the challenges of being the KaLex CEO.  What a time to make such a career change! …

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A Prescription for Everyone: Get Outside

While COVID has curtailed many activities this year, mother nature continues her show and, in the Lexington, and Rockbridge County area, there’s plenty to see. Kendal at Lexington is located…

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Restoring Confidence and Independence with Adaptive Equipment Options

Therapy services at Kendal at Lexington has one driving focus; help residents keep or achieve as much independence as possible. Physical therapy covers a wide spectrum of care when it…

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The Honeymoon Phase- CEO Jan Bigelow Remarks on Her First Four Months

Are you familiar with the sayings, “the honeymoon is over” or “you need to hit the ground running”?  Funny, in my years of service in senior living, I have not…

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Perfect Match: Finding Your Ideal KaLex Floor Plan

If you’re considering downsizing or moving to a senior living community, a primary question you may have is “What could my home floor plan look like?” Now more than ever,…

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