Kendal~Crosslands Wears Red!

Feb 05, 2016

Employees and residents wore red and together they celebrated National Red Day – – symbolizing heart healthy initiatives. And celebrating healthy lifestyles was a joyous occasion since for the past year the staff have embarked on a tremendous health platform of their own. A few of the staff’s initiatives include a collective weight loss of […]

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Kendal~Crosslands Shares Joy With Tick Tock Early Learning Center

Dec 22, 2015

Employees and residents donated close to 100 gifts and delivered them on December 16th to the children of Tick Tock Early Learning Center located in Avondale, PA.   For Jackie Neidigh, Executive Director of the center “this was a welcome opportunity to share in the love that this time of the year brings and Kendal~Crosslands really […]

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Kendal~Crosslands Celebrates Excellence in Health Care

Dec 10, 2015

Kendal~Crosslands Communities’ personal care residency received the highest rating by the readers of the Daily Local News winning the Best Assisted Living in Chester County in the recent Readers Choice Award program. “Although we are licensed as a personal care residency, this is truly an honor since we didn’t seek out the award yet people […]

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Down At The Dog Park – New At Kendal~Crosslands Communities

Sep 15, 2015

On September 15th, the residents of Kendal~Crosslands Communities – – residents of the furry nature that is, paraded in style and helped open the newest feature to the campus, the Kendal Dog Park. The lucky pups, who live at Kendal~Crosslands Communities (with their owners of course) have a new playground.   It’s a beautiful fenced in […]

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New Book Details Advantages of ‘Aging in Community’

Aug 17, 2015

In response to the longevity revolution, geriatric professionals nationwide are calling for “aging in place,” encouraging the elderly to “stay at home, where you want to be.” But residents of Kendal at Longwood, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) adjacent to Longwood Gardens in scenic southeastern Pennsylvania, see aging from a much different perspective. In […]

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Kendal~Crosslands Welcomes AABIE

Jul 16, 2015

Sharing our values and valuing our differences Kendal~Crosslands Communities welcomed the Philadelphia chapter of the American Association of Blacks In Energy (AABIE) to their campus on July 16th for a picnic and meeting.  The two organizations joined together for a time of fellowship and networking based on many shared values – – lifelong learning, the environment, conservation, […]

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Video Summary of Intergenerational Conference

Jul 15, 2015

Summaries of Kendal’s Intergenerational Webcast on Aging provided to White House Conference on Aging Kendal has provided to the 2015 White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) Planning Team with a 20-page Executive Summary and a video overview of its recent intergenerational webcast on aging issues. On May 28, Kendal partnered with its local PBS-TV station to […]

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Kendal Outreach and WHYY Deepening The Conversation On Aging

May 28, 2015

Groups of young and older adults simultaneously will discuss and share their opinions online about the four main themes identified by The White House Conference on Aging, slated for July: Retirement security Healthy aging Long-term services and supports Elder justice Join the conversation….. These “Deepening the Conversation on Aging” discussions will take place in Kendal […]

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Crosslands Celebrates Local Agriculture

Apr 22, 2015

In honor of Earth Day, many exciting events happened the entire week at Kendal~Crosslands Communities.  One in particular was a “meet and greet” reception with local farmers and artisans on Wednesday evening, April 22nd at the Crosslands campus.  Organized by the dining staff, there was wonderful resident participation who enjoyed the local farm to table culinary […]

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Kendal~Crosslands Celebrates The Seder

Apr 07, 2015

Employees and residents gathered together for the Seder, the festive holiday Passover meal.   This dinner actually means “order” because the meal is done in a certain order which refers to the people going from slavery to freedom. Seders are meant to be low-key and fun. A lighthearted spirit is expected since after all, there is […]

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