Jan Bigelow named Kendal at Lexington’s new CEO

Feb 24, 2020

Lexington, Virginia (Feb. 24, 2020) — Robert Glidden, Chair of the Board of Directors, has announced that veteran health care administrator Jan E. Bigelow has been selected as Kendal at Lexington’s new CEO. Bigelow’s first day at Kendal at Lexington will be May 4. Bigelow has extensive experience leading health care organizations. Since 2016 she […]

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The Origins of Kendal at Lexington: When Vision, Persistence and Good Timing Came Together

Feb 11, 2020

With 20 years now passed since the opening of Kendal at Lexington, it can be a challenge to remember a time before the Lexington/Rockbridge area had a retirement community. Yet, for the original members of the Lexington Retirement Community Board, there was a time when having a viable option for older adults to receive continuing […]

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High Resident Engagement and Satisfaction

Feb 05, 2020

Ensuring residents are happy, engaged and satisfied with their life at Kendal at Lexington (KaLex) is a cornerstone value of our community. Surveys were conducted in 2019 through Holleran to gather feedback from Kendal at Lexington residents and ensure we continue to meet both established benchmarks and our own high standards. For Independent Living (IL) […]

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Get Answers to Your Financial Questions

Jan 28, 2020

The decision to move to a Life Plan Community (also known as a CCRC) is a big one — and finding the right fit can often feel overwhelming. When it comes to deciding where to call your future home, you deserve to have all the information. And while you probably have plenty of questions about […]

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A Family Affair: Two Generations Living at Kendal

Jan 07, 2020

When Mary Jim Fulton first helped her parents as they moved into Kendal at Lexington in July 2000, she couldn’t have possibly predicted that, nearly 20 years later, she and her husband would also become residents. Her father, General James M. Morgan, Jr., and mother, Jean, were among the very first founding residents at Kendal. […]

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Tips for Winter Wellness and Safety

Dec 12, 2019

Whether you love cozying up by the fire or can’t wait until spring, it’s important for everyone to exercise caution in the winter. Today, we’re rounding up some common health risks associated with winter weather, as well as providing tips to keep you safe all season long. 6 Winter Health Risks — and How to […]

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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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