In 1987, a group of Oberlin citizens decided to investigate the possibility of building a retirement community in Oberlin.After exploring a number of communities across the country, the group persuaded The Kendal Corporation (Kennett Square, PA) to “develop, market, arrange for financing and construction, and to own and manage Kendal at Oberlin.” Kendal at Oberlin now has its own independent Board of Directors, with The Kendal Corporation as a supporting partner.This relationship offers flexibility to meet the needs of our local community, as well as all the benefits of a multi-unit operation.Today, Kendal at Oberlin is a life plan community serving over 325 residents and is a hub of activity for older adults throughout the community of Oberlin.Residents have moved here from 36 states and the District of Columbia.Kendal strives to serve the greater community as well, with fitness center classes open to community members, the Kendal Early Learning Center, and programs like Kendal at Home.I remember being very nervous the day I talked to my friend, I thought he would stop being my friend.
I have never seen the fact of being gay as something that gives meaning to my life, is simply an adjective more of me, like my black hair, or my brown eyes.
Assiginack was a renowned orator for the Odawa, once giving a speech from sunrise to sunset for the purpose of securing warriors to fight the Americans.
In addition to his speaking skills, Assiginack also led by example.
Suddenly I saw her face freeze up as she was confronted with sandwiches named “Padrino” and “Pomodoro” and ingredients like soppressata, capicollo and a striata baguette.
I quickly asked her if she wanted to go somewhere else and she anxiously nodded yes and we ate Mexican.