Reflecting on a Remarkable Year at Kendal at Lexington in 2023!

Thanks for the memories and cheers to a wonderful 2024!

As we bid farewell to 2023, it’s with immense joy and gratitude that we reflect on the wonderful year we’ve shared at Kendal at Lexington. From heartwarming community moments to engaging staff activities, it’s been a year filled with connection, laughter, and the spirit of togetherness.

Staff Engagement Highlights:

At Kendal at Lexington, the devoted staff not only excel in providing exceptional care but also infuse each day with a celebratory atmosphere. The introduction of Feel-Good Fridays has been a highlight, turning the end of the week into a source of smiles and camaraderie. The dedicated team embraced the joyous spirit with themed dress-up days and engaging team-building activities that reverberated with laughter, creating a positive and vibrant work environment.

Whether it’s team-building exercises, off-site adventures, or shared moments of teamwork, these experiences have become integral to the fabric of Kendal at Lexington’s community spirit. As we continue to celebrate the dedication and joy that staff brings to their roles, we look forward to more shared experiences that make Kendal not just a workplace but a close-knit and vibrant family.

Residents’ Cultural and Entertainment Extravaganza:

In 2023, Kendal at Lexington blossomed with a rich tapestry of cultural and educational events, creating a vibrant and engaging community for its residents. Special features included unforgettable concerts presented by the renowned Garth Newel Chamber Players, who graced Kendal with their exceptional musical prowess. The community also played host to an enlightening lecture series, delving into the rich history and cultural significance of the Shenandoah Valley. Residents and visitors alike had the opportunity to experience the warmth of Kendal’s hospitality during an open house and wine-tasting event, where local flavors and the charm of the community intertwined. Kendal College continued to be a hub of intellectual exploration, fostering a love for lifelong learning and creating an environment where curiosity knows no bounds.

The calendar was further enriched by numerous outings to the prestigious local colleges, Washington and Lee University, and Virginia Military Institute, fostering a strong connection between Kendal at Lexington and the academic vitality of the region. Distinguished guest speakers added an intellectual dimension to the community, sharing insights and sparking lively discussions that resonated throughout Kendal, creating a year filled with intellectual stimulation and cultural enrichment.

Community Connection Beyond Expectations:

At Kendal at Lexington, the vibrant social scene extends to every corner of the community, creating a dynamic atmosphere that fosters connection and enjoyment. The weekly happy hour at the on-campus dog park has become a beloved tradition, where residents and their furry companions gather for a delightful socializing session. Aptly named “Yappy Hour,” it’s a time for laughter, canine camaraderie, and perhaps a few treats for the four-legged friends. Meanwhile, in the heart of the community, the restaurant hosts a weekly “Conversation,” providing a space for residents to unwind and share stories over refreshments. The lively spirit doesn’t stop there – as you traverse the hallways, there’s a constant buzz of activity. Whether it’s game nights, art workshops, or fitness classes, the independent living corridors are alive with events that cater to diverse interests. The energy seamlessly extends to the Webster Assisted Living Center and the Borden Health Center, ensuring that residents in all areas of Kendal at Lexington can enjoy a fulfilling and socially rich lifestyle. It’s a testament to the community’s commitment to providing a holistic living experience, where every hallway is a pathway to connection and joy.

Looking Ahead to 2024:

As we embrace the dawn of a new year, Kendal at Lexington extends its heartfelt gratitude to the exceptional staff members and residents for transforming 2023 into a memorable journey of unity and joy. The spirit of community living has made Kendal not just a residence but a welcoming family. We invite you to experience the warmth and camaraderie firsthand by visiting Kendal at Lexington. Consider taking a tour or coming for a “try-it” stay at our historic and beautiful Sunnyside Guest House, where you can immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of the community. Indulge in a delightful meal in our restaurant or dining hall, savoring the flavors of community living.

To arrange your visit, reach out to our dedicated marketing team—Erica, Katie, and Kevan—who are eager to guide you through the Kendal experience. What truly sets Kendal apart is the chance to connect with residents. During your visit, you’ll have the opportunity to hear from those who live in and love this community. For a firsthand perspective and to set up your visit, call us at 540.463.1910.

We look forward to sharing the Kendal at Lexington experience with you.

Happy New Year!