Top 10 KaLex FAQs- 2019 update


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Feb 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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Kendal at Lexington receives highly coveted CARF Accreditation with Special Recognition for Excellence in Dementia Care.


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Feb 12, 2019

Kendal at Lexington has been awarded two new industry-leading, five-year accreditations for its Shenandoah Valley Life Plan Community, The 18-year old Life Plan Community and comprehensive care campus reached the high level of achievement required to be recognized by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) as both a ‘Person Centered Long Term Care […]

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Making Lexington a Dementia-friendly Community


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Feb 08, 2019

Are you able to recognize if someone may be struggling due to dementia? What if you’re in a public place or that person is your customer or client? More than typical memory loss or mild cognitive changes as we age, dementia refers to symptoms caused by disorders of the brain that begin to interfere with […]

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A New Year for Kendal at Lexington: What’s on the Horizon for 2019?


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Jan 28, 2019

The start of a new year always brings excitement and promises for what’s ahead. At Kendal at Lexington, 2019 is all about seeing many of our long-term projects and plans come to fruition. As executive director and CEO Mina Tepper explains, 2019 will be a year focused on celebrating and preparing for the enormous changes […]

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Is Aquatic Therapy Right For You?


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Jan 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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Lifelong Learning Through Kendal College


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Jan 12, 2019

Even as you age, new brain cell growth can still occur, especially when you engage in stimulating learning activities. Studies have even linked continued learning with improved memory, the delay of cognitive decline and reduced stress. That’s why it’s no surprise that lifelong learning has become such an important phenomenon among today’s older adults. Of […]

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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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Jan 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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Unofficial “Mascot”: Arturo the Burro!


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Dec 19, 2018

The Kendal at Lexington campus is home to beautiful scenery, picturesque buildings and interesting people. Oh — and a donkey. Yes, you read that right. While it’s actually more accurate to say that our campus is neighbors with a donkey, many residents have claimed him as “ours” all the same. They call him Arturo the […]

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


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Nov 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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