Celebration of Diversity


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July 10, 2019

As part of a system-wide initiative, Kendal at Lexington recently participated in “Diversity Month,” with events and activities designed to celebrate diversity throughout May and June. We caught up with KaLex’s Human Resource Generalist Jason Bunn to ask about the activities and hear how the greater Kendal community got involved. “We all know there’s value […]

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Peak Progress: A Kendal at Lexington Construction Update 


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July 2, 2019

It’s been a busy past few months on the Kendal at Lexington campus as renovation and new construction projects reached milestones and made significant progress. “We’re at the peak of construction right now where almost every part of the project is under construction — all of the additions, the interior renovations and the cottages,” says […]

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The Ins and Outs of Joint Replacement Recovery


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June 19, 2019

More than 1 million Americans have a hip or knee replacement every year. According to Dr. Savleen Juneja, Kendal at Lexington’s Director of Rehab, the prevalence of these common procedures is only expected to increase in the coming decade. “The number of total knee replacements performed in the United States will increase by 673 percent […]

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A Peek Behind the Scenes with Director of Resident Services Karen Jackson


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June 19, 2019

While residents are the true heart and soul of Kendal at Lexington, the staff members are an undeniably integral part of the Kendal family — and each individual role is essential to the daily operations of the community. Today, we’re catching up with Director of Resident Services Karen Jackson to learn more about the day-to-day […]

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KaLex is for Nature Lovers


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June 19, 2019

For those who want to experience the beauty of nature in their retirement, it doesn’t get much better than the grounds of Kendal at Lexington. We caught up with a few of our biggest resident nature lovers to talk about their love of the outdoors and see how the desire to spend time outside played […]

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The Future of Personal Wellness & Fitness Programming


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May 24, 2019

For many Kendal at Lexington residents, the Fitness Center and the opportunity to take classes, swim laps or workout on equipment is about more than simply staying healthy. “The Fitness Center is a positive place for residents,” Health and Fitness Program Manager Victoria Forman says. “As residents move in and they begin to come to […]

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5 Common Misunderstandings About Speech Therapy


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April 22, 2019

Speech language pathology, or speech therapy, is often associated with young children learning to speak for the first time. However, there’s much more to speech therapy and the work of speech language pathologists (SLPs) than this initial association. In an effort to clear up some of the misunderstandings about this therapy and the help it […]

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Getting Crafty: Woodworking at Kendal at Lexington


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April 10, 2019

Kendal at Lexington residents are many things — writers, teachers, innovators, artists and more. And thanks to the woodshop located in the lower level of Sunnyside House at Kendal at Lexington, several residents are also craftsmen. The woodshop is available for all residents to use if they need a specialized piece of equipment. While the […]

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Find Your New Favorite Book at Kendal’s Tutwiler Library


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April 1, 2019

Before Kendal at Lexington even opened its doors, there was a plan to establish a library for residents. Over the years, the Tutwiler Library and its subsequent satellite locations have grown to house around 7,100 books. For the members of the library committee, keeping up the collection is a labor of love. “I just love […]

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Top 10 KaLex FAQs- 2019 update


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February 14, 2019

Here are 10 things* you may not know about Kendal at Lexington that can help you determine if our community is the right place for you:

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