Getting Involved at Kendal:The Residents Association

Nov 21, 2019

One of the best ways for Kendal at Lexington residents to get involved on the Kendal campus is to join a Residents Association committee. The Association dedicates all of their efforts to working with the Kendal administration, staff and board of directors to sustain the current thriving and resident-driven community. We caught up with the […]

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Coming Soon: The Newly Renovated Anderson Dining Room!

Nov 15, 2019

After several months of construction and renovations, we’re getting closer to the grand re-opening of the new and improved Anderson Dining Facility. “We moved [dining] up to Kendal Hall on June 14th, so it’s been quite a couple of months,” says Culinary Director Judy Kurtz. “I think the residents are ready to get back downstairs.” […]

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The Lexington Winery and Brewery Scene

Oct 15, 2019

The state of Virginia houses more than 400 wineries and breweries, so the taste testing enthusiast will always be able to discover new favorites. While Kendal at Lexington is located just a short drive from the famous Monticello Wine Trail, you don’t need to travel far to enjoy some of the best wine and beer […]

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Keeping It Clean at Kendal at Lexington

Oct 11, 2019

Your retirement should be a time of enjoyment, socialization and relaxation. When you join the Kendal community, we want your time to be your own, to spend however you like. That’s why we’re committed to taking small inconveniences off your plate — like housekeeping. Every Kendal at Lexington resident receives biweekly housekeeping services as part […]

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Restless Leg Syndrome: Tips for Managing Those Fidgety Legs

Sep 18, 2019

It’s not uncommon for people to joke about having “restless legs” if they’ve been sedentary for too long, but the actual condition of restless leg syndrome is no joking matter. In fact, restless leg syndrome is a neurological movement disorder that affects between 10 and 20 percent of the United States population. Characterized by throbbing, […]

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Kendal at Lexington Marks Milestone $40M Community Investment with Hard Hat Tour

Aug 10, 2019

Community leaders get glimpse into the future of Life Plan Communities  Lexington, VA – Kendal at Lexington, a life-plan community in Virginia’s scenic Shenandoah Valley, is celebrating milestone progress, showcasing their commitment to person-centered care, and demonstrating how they are transforming the aging experience. The industry-leading community is marking the half-way point on their $40M […]

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5 Exercises to Improve Brain Fitness

Aug 29, 2019

We all know it’s important to exercise our bodies — but did you know it’s equally important to exercise your brain? “Our brain chemistry changes as we age,” says Dr. Savleen Juneja, Kendal at Lexington’s Director of Rehab. “It can take longer for the brain to make connections and complete simple tasks, like learning a […]

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2019 Annual Report posted online

Jul 19, 2019

July 19, 2019—Kendal’s 2019 Annual Report invites readers to reconsider what’s possible as we age. It brings together stories from across the Kendal System about new offerings, the beneficial impacts Affiliates have on the wider world and exceptional people and places. “The stories shared in this Annual Report remind us to ‘not judge books by […]

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Celebration of Diversity

Jul 06, 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 

Jul 02, 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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