5 Common Misunderstandings About Speech Therapy


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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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More Reasons to Celebrate Your Story With Kendal at Lexington


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Apr 16, 2019

We’re now nearly four months in to the Culture and Entertainment committee’s year-long theme of “Celebrate Your Story: Exploring the History and Experiences That Shape Us.” Since our last write-up, the committee has been hard at work planning and hosting new events to inspire Kendal residents and the greater Lexington/Rockbridge community to embrace the power […]

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Getting Crafty: Woodworking at Kendal at Lexington


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Apr 10, 2019

Kendal at Lexington residents are many things — writers, teachers, innovators, artists and more. And thanks to the woodshop located in the lower level of Sunnyside House at Kendal at Lexington, several residents are also craftsmen. The woodshop is available for all residents to use if they need a specialized piece of equipment. While the […]

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Find Your New Favorite Book at Kendal’s Tutwiler Library


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Apr 01, 2019

Before Kendal at Lexington even opened its doors, there was a plan to establish a library for residents. Over the years, the Tutwiler Library and its subsequent satellite locations have grown to house around 7,100 books. For the members of the library committee, keeping up the collection is a labor of love. “I just love […]

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Behind the Scenes with Health Administrator, Charlotte Sibold


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Mar 29, 2019

In the simplest terms, the job of Kendal at Lexington’s Health Centers Administrator, Charlotte Sibold, is to oversee the Webster Assisted Living Center and the Borden Health Center — but her day-to-day responsibilities can’t possibly be summed up so succinctly. And with an impressive recent accomplishment and big plans for expansions and renovations in 2019, […]

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Catch a Show at The Lenfest Center for the Arts – W&L


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Feb 27, 2019

For more than 25 years, the Lenfest Center for the Arts at Washington and Lee University has provided unique, quality entertainment to the greater Lexington community — and, of course, to Kendal at Lexington residents. “It’s enlarged the artistic footprint for Rockbridge County significantly,” says Rob Mish, executive director of the Lenfest Center. “We’re very […]

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It’s Restaurant Week in Downtown Lexington!


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Feb 25, 2019

This week, from February 25 to March 3, Downtown Lexington will celebrate the Winter 2019 Restaurant Week! With 11 restaurants and four retail stores participating, now is the perfect time to get out and about and try something new. We spoke with Francis Grist, the assistant executive director of Main Street Lexington, and she encourages […]

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Nothing to Be Ashamed Of: How Therapy Can Help With Incontinence


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Feb 22, 2019

Many older adults who struggle with incontinence don’t seek help because they are either too embarrassed by the condition, or they assume it is a normal part of aging. According to Dr. Savleen Juneja, Kendal at Lexington’s Director of Rehab, not only is incontinence nothing to be embarrassed about, but it also isn’t a normal […]

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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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