Resident Stories

Randy Lyons

Meet Randy Lyons

When you meet Randy Lyons, at first he can seem serious and contemplative. Inside that quiet exterior is a true performer.  For many years, Randy had a side business as…

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Sitting Down With Gretchen Wright

Gretchen Wright has a long history with Kendal~Crosslands Communities! It Starts With a Family Connection Gretchen’s father and step-mother moved to Kendal at Longwood from Chicago in the late 1980’s.…

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Peter Junker

Meet Peter Junker

For Peter Junker, retiring to Kendal Crosslands Communities is a family tradition.  His grandmother was one of the founding residents at Kendal at Longwood, and even convinced a number of…

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staff and residents with award

Kendal at Longwood Residents Given Congressional Award

Kendal at Longwood Residents Receive Award Today, United States Representative Chrissy Houlahan came to our Kendal at Longwood campus to give her first “Houla Helpers” congressional award to residents Irene…

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Neil & Betsey Cullen

Meet the Cullens

Betsey and Neil Cullen moved into the Brandywine Valley after living and working in Andover, MA at Phillips Academy. Betsey worked in the Development office, and Neil was the Chief…

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John Fong and Colin

Meet John Fong

John Fong and his partner, Colin Johnstone, lived in the Philadelphia area for many years. John worked as Director of Haverford State Hospital, and Colin worked at the University of…

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Leila Calder

Meet Lelia Calder

Lelia Calder moved into her lovely and bright studio cottage in 2015, and still loves it as much as she did when she first moved in. “I looked at a…

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Janet Bisbing

Meet Janet Bisbing

Janet Bisbing grew up in West Philadelphia, and moved to California in her late-20’s where she lived in San Francisco for a number of years, then Santa Monica, and then…

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Meet Bob Suter

Bob Suter is a man with an eye for nature. He takes amazing photographs of nature in and around our campus, and many of his shots appear on our website…

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