Resident Volunteers from Kendal at Lexington


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Over the years, Kendal residents have regularly served as volunteers in our local community. They have found their experiences to be a way of giving back, and of sharing their time and interests with others.  The Connections issue of September 2018 described some of the opportunities to volunteer and the sense of fulfillment and accomplishment […]

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Voices of Kendal Volunteers


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Over the years, Kendal residents have regularly served as volunteers in our local community. They have found their experiences to be a way of giving back, and of sharing their time and interests with others.  The Connections issue of September 2018 described some of the opportunities to volunteer and the sense of fulfillment and accomplishment […]

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Going “Back to College”: Washington & Lee Auditing Opportunities


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May 14, 2019

Have you ever wished you could go back to school and take all the classes you never had time for as a student? Good news: with the opportunity to audit classes at Washington & Lee University, Kendal at Lexington residents can do exactly that. We caught up with two residents who have regularly audited classes […]

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A Gift of Birds- Resident Nelson Potter Donates Art To Natural Bridge


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Discovery at Natural Bridge This past winter at Natural Bridge State Park, the rangers have been hard at work renovating the basement of the Visitor Center, sometimes known as the Rockbridge Center, to create a large classroom area and discovery center.  In previous years and iterations of the property, this area served as an arcade […]

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What Residents Are Saying About Kendal at Lexington


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Dec 05, 2018

Every new resident comes to Kendal at Lexington with a unique story and varying priorities. For some residents, that might mean building meaningful relationships and socializing. For others, it might mean a focus on lifelong learning and getting involved with planning activities that suit their passions. Or, it might be as simple as finding the […]

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Residents Tell It Like It Is: The Upside to Downsizing


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Oct 22, 2018

The decision to downsize can be stressful, emotional and complicated. However, relocating to a home and community that better suits your needs is well worth the effort in the end. Don’t believe us? Take it from residents who have been there, done that. Kendal at Lexington residents held a forum to discuss their downsizing experience. […]

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A Day in the Life – Joe and Margaret Skovira


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Joe and Margaret Skovira moved to Kendal at Lexington in June 2017 from their nearby home in Lexington. They retired to Rockbridge County & Lexington from Northern Virginia 14 years ago and joined the Wait List, and decided that it was time to move to Kendal when they grew weary of maintaining their home. They […]

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“Food for the Soul”: Experiencing Chamber Music with Garth Newel Music Center


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Sep 28, 2018

Kendal at Lexington resident Sarah Giddings might not have an official role with Garth Newel Music Center, but she cheerfully refers to herself as the “chief enthusiast.” “It’s just truly amazing,” she says of the chamber music venue. Sarah began attending Garth Newel performances shortly after she moved to Kendal at Lexington in October of […]

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From Korea to Lexington — and Everywhere in Between: Resident Spotlight on Sangmie Schellstede


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Sep 05, 2018

Before moving to Kendal at Lexington in December of 2016, Sangmie Schellstede lived all over the world. Born and raised in Korea, she came to America as a young professional to attend graduate school. She went on to complete two masters degrees — in East Asian studies from Harvard and in International Education from NYU. […]

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A Day in the Life of a Resident – Kay Quirk


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Kay Quirk moved into her 1 bedroom apartment at Kendal at Lexington from Alexandria, VA in June 2016 after spending about 5 years on the Priority Wait List. Kay and her dog, Missy, enjoy their apartment’s patio on the courtyard and its convenience to dining and other amenities. Kay had knee replacement surgery about a […]

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