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Creative Writing Corner – featuring Win Swormstedt

Each week, many of our residents meet for Creative Writing Group with Lisa McKenzie. The class offers a creative outlet and the opportunity to flex their writing muscles. This month, we’d like to highlight a short story by Win Swormstedt: Two … Continue reading

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Songs by Heart Shares Musical Memories with Residents

On Sunday, March 26, The Kenwood by Senior Star residents were fortunate to experience a program not yet offered in Ohio: Songs by Heart. Emily Becker, its artistic administrator, contacted us to ask if she could share the program with … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Corner – featuring Edith Samuels

Each week, many of our residents meet for Creative Writing Group with Lisa McKenzie. The class offers a creative outlet and the opportunity to flex their writing muscles. This month, we’d like to highlight a short essay by Edith Samuels: How … Continue reading

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4 Signs it Might be the Right Time for Memory Care

There comes a time when many caregivers must consider whether or not their loved one or parent needs to move into a memory care community. While there is no definitive answer, there are a handful of signs that could indicate … Continue reading

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February’s Creative Corner – featuring Joan D. Satler

Each week, many of our residents meet for Creative Writing Group with Lisa McKenzie. The class offers a creative outlet and the opportunity to flex their writing muscles. This month, we’d like to highlight a poem written by resident Joan D. … Continue reading

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Understanding The Difference Between Independent Living and Assisted Living

You’ve decided that senior living is your next big adventure. After much consideration, you’ve chosen a retirement community, like The Kenwood by Senior Star. As a continuing care retirement community, you’re offered different levels of care, including Independent Living and … Continue reading

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Caring for Caregivers All Year

While November is National Family Caregivers Month, our appreciation doesn’t need to be limited to one month of the year. The Kenwood by Senior Star’s executive director Tom Rotz recently discussed ways to honor caregivers year round. There are several ways … Continue reading

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January’s Creative Corner – featuring Phyllis Rubinstein

Each week, many of our residents meet for Creative Writing Group with Lisa McKenzie. The class offers a creative outlet and the opportunity to flex their writing muscles. This month, we’d like to highlight a humorous meditation, written by resident Phyllis Rubinstein, … Continue reading

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2017 Golden Globes Fashion Insight

The 2017 Golden Globes, the first major fashion event of this new year, featured many elegant gowns – as well as a few risky designs. Residents Evelyn Johnston and Gerri Lewin shared their unique insight regarding their favorite and least favorite … Continue reading

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Kenwood Employee Powers Holiday Baking Frenzy for Residents

Many of our staff members go above and beyond to make our residents feel special – especially during the holidays. One, Kathy Evans, is an avid baker and bestows sweet goodies on residents. Every holiday season since 1999, Kathy has … Continue reading

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