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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There’s a Lot to Love About Lexington: Visiting Downtown Main Street


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Nov 12, 2018

Lexington, Virginia isn’t just any small town. With the perfect location to provide access to bigger cities like Richmond and Washington, D.C., Lexington has all the advantages of small town charm, but the culture and history of a tourist destination. In fact, Smithsonian Magazine named Lexington as one of the “20 Best Small Towns to […]

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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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Technology Savvy: The Kendal Resident Computer Group Expands Skills


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Oct 11, 2018

Technology moves fast. Just when you think you have the “next big thing” figured out, there’s another version or gadget released that requires a whole new set of skills. It can be intimidating — especially for older adults who didn’t grow up around electronics. That’s why Dianne Herrick and John South joined with other residents […]

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Statement of Kendal at Lexington Regarding Flooding Due to Heavy Rain


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Oct 11, 2018

October 11, 2018 3:00 pm Due to the unusual amount of rainfall, there has been a breach of water retention mechanisms on Kendal’s construction worksite and water is flowing into some neighboring areas. Kendal at Lexington regrets this situation and is actively working with the City of Lexington, project contractors and engineers to assess and […]

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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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Planning for the Future: A New Mission Statement


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Sep 08, 2018

With the flurry of construction going on now at Sunrise Ridge and renovations to other parts of the campus, it’s hard to miss all the activity going on at Kendal. However, there is a lot going on behind the scenes too. Kendal is embarking on a new strategic planning process for the first time since […]

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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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Who is Moving to the New Sunrise Ridge Cottages?


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Aug 20, 2018

“Sunrise Ridge is perfect for us,” said Lynda Fox. The personalized brand new home, flexibility, beautiful location, and availability are just a few of the reasons Lynda and her husband Tom listed as why they can’t wait to move to Kendal at Lexington. When the new Sunrise Ridge cottages are completed, the Foxes will be […]

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