The New Normal at Borden Center – Keeping Our Distance Brings Us Closer

Group activities, programs, and all-around community life changed for the residents at Borden Center and Webster living communities when “social distancing” mandates went into effect on March 20. The frequent…

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Kendal at Lexington Residents Building Community In Tough Times

Spring has sprung. Birds are signing, the daffodils are dancing in the breeze, and residents of Kendal at Lexington are enjoying the fresh air and sunshine…while keeping their distance. The…

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Community, Camaraderie, and Connection – Stories from Kendal at Lexington Residents

Ask any resident and you’ll get a similar answer, life is good at Kendal at Lexington. While no two people are alike, they all share their affinity for the community,…

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Designing a Sunrise Ridge Cottage- with resident Suetta Harrison

One of the most exciting parts of moving to a retirement community is the chance to redesign your living space. For Suetta Harrison, moving to a two bedroom in the…

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Heddles, Treadles, Presto – Ruth Tafel and Her Loom Make Beautiful Art Together

Combining glorious colors and fantastic fiber keeps Ruth Tafel busy at her loom. Ruth is also busy sharing her love of weaving with those who share her passion as a…

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Jan Bigelow named Kendal at Lexington’s new CEO

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…

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

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,…

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Resident Survey icons of 4 faces of varying moods

High Resident Engagement and Satisfaction

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…

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A Family Affair: Two Generations Living at Kendal

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…

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