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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Nothing to Be Ashamed Of: How Therapy Can Help With Incontinence


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February 22, 2019

Many older adults who struggle with incontinence don’t seek help because they are either too embarrassed by the condition, or they assume it is a normal part of aging. According to Dr. Savleen Juneja, Kendal at Lexington’s Director of Rehab, not only is incontinence nothing to be embarrassed about, but it also isn’t a normal […]

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Is Aquatic Therapy Right For You?


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January 22, 2019

If a care provider recently recommended aquatic therapy, it’s understandable that you may have a few questions. For instance, what are the benefits of aquatic therapy over regular “dry” therapy? What if you aren’t a strong swimmer? And is aquatic therapy really that effective? We spoke with Kendal at Lexington Director of Rehab, Dr. Savleen […]

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Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy: What It Is, How It Can Help, and How to Know If You Need It


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January 10, 2019

Have you been struggling with dizzy spells, light-headedness, disorientation or vertigo? If so, it’s time to talk to your health care provider. While it can be tempting to write episodes of dizziness or vertigo off as one-time events, it’s important to get this potential problem addressed as soon as possible. Not only could they be […]

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Back to Nature: Visit and Volunteer at the Boxerwood Nature Center


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November 29, 2018

What do volunteering and spending time in nature have in common? They’re both good for your health! Studies have found that volunteering could be a contributing factor to lower blood pressure and spending time in nature can lower stress and improve your overall happiness. Luckily, for Kendal at Lexington residents, there’s a way you can […]

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6 Things You Can Do to Reduce Your Fall Risk- KaLex Therapy News


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August 7, 2018

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of injury and deaths for older adults in America. This is supported by the sobering statistic that an older adults takes a fall approximately every second of every day. That’s why it should come as no surprise that many seniors list […]

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