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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The Ins and Outs of Joint Replacement Recovery

Jun 04, 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

Jun 22, 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

Jun 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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Thank you KaLex Nurses and CNAs!

Jun 13, 2019

Click photo to read the names of the amazing CNA team   Click photo to read the names of the amazing Nurse team    

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The Future of Personal Wellness & Fitness Programming

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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Going “Back to College”: Washington & Lee Auditing Opportunities

May 14, 2019

Have you ever wished you could go back to school and take all the classes you never had time for as a student? Good news: with the opportunity to audit classes at Washington & Lee University, Kendal at Lexington residents can do exactly that. We caught up with two residents who have regularly audited classes […]

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Resident Jo McMurtry’s Artwork Selected for Artisan Center of Natural Bridge State Park. 

Apr 24, 2019

Kendal resident Jo McMurtry has had some of her artwork, ink-and-wash drawings of Virginia wildlife, accepted by the Artisan Center of Natural Bridge State Park.  The park is located thirteen miles south of Lexington at the junction of U.S. Highway 11 and State Route 130, between exits 175 and 180 of Interstate 81. The Artisan […]

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5 Common Misunderstandings About Speech Therapy

Apr 23, 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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