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Kenwood University: Heart Month

A representative from Gentiva Home Healthcare will lead a Kenwood University Class titled “Heart Health” at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at The Kenwood retirement community, 825 Summit Avenue, Minneapolis. February is Heart Awareness Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women in the United States, and about 600,000 … Kenwood University: Heart Month Read More »

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Mary Lou Nelson receives 2010 Hawkinson Peace and Justice Award

(November 5, 2010) — Kenwood Retirement Community resident Mary Lou Nelson was a recipient of the 2010 Honorary Award of The Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation for Peace and Justice, presented on November 5 as part of a special intergenerational event co-sponsored by the Hawkinson Foundation and the Minnesota Alliance of Peacemakers. The award is made … Mary Lou Nelson receives 2010 Hawkinson Peace and Justice Award Read More »

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‘Aunt Jane’ to Chinese immigrants is honored

When a new wave of Chinese immigrants arrived in Minnesota after World War II, they were told if they needed anything at all, they should see “Jangu.” The name, pronounced Jane-Goo, stood for “Aunt Jane.” She was Jane Wilson, a white Sunday school teacher and superintendent at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis, then a first … ‘Aunt Jane’ to Chinese immigrants is honored Read More »

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Phil Mattson Video

A pianist, arranger, conductor and educator, Phil Mattson is recognized as one of the top vocal jazz arrangers in the country. His distinguished career includes 2 Grammy nominations for his vocal sextet, the P.M. Singers, and recordings of his arrangements by internationally known singing groups including The Manhattan Transfer and The Real Group.   Where … Phil Mattson Video Read More »

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Social Hour with Phil Mattson and Laura Temple

The Social Hour with Phil Mattson and Laura Temple will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, at The Kenwood retirement community, 825 Summit Ave., Minneapolis. Phil never disappoints! For this performance he will bring the wonderful Laura Temple to astonish the crowd with her vocals. Refreshments will be provided following the show. The … Social Hour with Phil Mattson and Laura Temple Read More »

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Letters of Thanks to Soldiers

November is the month to give thanks and also recognize our soldiers and veterans. Residents are invited to hand write a note to thank an active duty soldier for everything that he or she has done to serve our country. Letters of Thanks takes place at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at The Kenwood retirement … Letters of Thanks to Soldiers Read More »

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International student-senior exchange a win-win

Many residents of Kenwood Retirement Community in Minneapolis once traveled the world. Now that they no longer can, that exhilarating world is coming to them. One afternoon every summer, more than 100 international students from the University of Minnesota’s English Language Program (MELP) spread out to visit four Twin Cities assisted-living facilities. Watching the animated … International student-senior exchange a win-win Read More »

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A toe-in-the-water approach to assisted living

Making the decision to move to a community for senior living is a challenging one for older adults as well as for their family members. Frankly, it’s a huge step, and the finality of such a decision frequently prevents any decision at all. The support team at the Kenwood completely understands this procrastination predicament, and … A toe-in-the-water approach to assisted living Read More »

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