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Kempton Unity Tree Fingerprinted?

January 18, 2022

Yesterday, Kempton staff and residents participated in putting fingerprints on the Kempton Unity Tree to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We thought it would be a fun way for everyone to make his or her mark at the beginning of 2022 and to stand together. We are very thankful for our community!


Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2021

Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas! May you enjoy this holiday season of joy hope, peace and good will.


First Day of Winter

December 23, 2021

Tuesday was the first day of winter and December solstice. The Kempton residents created snowflake bracelets and discussed interesting facts regarding this day! Here are some bracelets that we have created. The winter solstice is the moment in the year when Earth is tilted as far away from the sun as it will be all …Read More…


Hawaiian Island Cruise and Cuisine!

September 15, 2021

National Assisted Living Week is September 12-18 and to celebrate, residents are taking a cruise around the Hawaiian Islands! On Tuesday we had a Captain’s Lunch where our residents received individual invitations to dine with our very own Captain Justin. Our feast included tropical chicken kabobs, fried shrimp and coconut rice. Residents dressed to impress …Read More…


Kempton Baking Club Fun!

August 31, 2021

Haystacks are a sweet southern comfort food consisting of peanuts, butterscotch, and choy mein noodles. At The Kempton, our baking club had an excellent time making these delicious treats and eating them on Friday! Awesome work ladies!


Our first outing in 17 months!

August 10, 2021

Our first outing in 17 months! The Kempton residents enjoyed the food and the atmosphere of Boathouse Restaurant. Excited for more outings to come!


The Symphony Begins!

July 14, 2021

The Great Courses Educational Lectures presents “The Symphony.” Brightmore shows a Great Course Lecture series on the communication channel every Monday afternoon. Providing life-long learning opportunity for the community. As a matter of fact, it is time to start a new series. This weeks series is called “The Symphony.” Introducing Professor Robert Greenberg, a former …Read More…


Seashell Summer Wreaths

June 28, 2021

Crafting is always a big hit at the Kempton and last week’s craft was seashell wreaths for the summer. The residents hand-picked each seashell and loved hanging the wreaths on their door and admiring others!


A Sweet Fudge Wednesday!

June 18, 2021

Fudge is a candy that people have been enjoying since the 19th century. It can be found in many different shapes and flavors—including chocolate, peanut butter, and maple nut varieties. It’s also a food that has earned itself its own holiday, and it’s called National Fudge Day. This holiday falls on the 16th of June …Read More…


Cornhole Tourney Winner

June 17, 2021

Cornhole (also known regionally as bags, sack toss, or bean bag toss) is a lawn game in which players take turns throwing 16 ounce bags of corn kernels at a raised platform (board) with a hole in the far end. A bag in the hole scores 3 points, while one on the board scores 1 …Read More…


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