“Everyone needs beauty as well as bread, places to play … where nature heals and gives strength to the body and soul alike.” – John Muir
We believe that our communities are enriched by diversity. Our values lead to a practice of inclusion, of seeking out diversity, and of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law. Our commitment to diversity reflects our core values and affirms the Quaker heritage of the Kendal Corporation. Friends believe that each human life is valued — that there is “that of God” in every person. This conviction has led to more than three centuries of Quaker action to promote equality, respect for differences, and the dignity of all people. We share our values and value our differences.
Recently, Kendal~Crosslands Communities assisted with a radio interview with the wonderful Miss Marcia Wesley Coleman with Friends Services for the Aging (left), the fabulous Miss Patty Jackson of Philly’s Best R&B radio, WDAS 105.3 (center), and the legendary Miss Eleanor Jean Henley, a retired Philadelphia news anchor. Listen to the radio interview about Quaker retirement communities being all inclusive and welcoming environments for all people and how Life Plan Communities (also known as Continuing Care Retirement Communities or CCRCs) are a smart option to choose for retirement living. This interview was pre-recorded prior to Kendal~Crosslands Communities support of the 2018 Women of Excellence Luncheon, held in downtown Philadelphia on March 31st. This luncheon honored local “she-roes” who’ve done phenomenal work in our area.