What Does It Cost?

Mar 11, 2019

Comparing retirement communities, and considering whether or not they are a good option when compared to living at home, is a big decision. One of the first questions people want to know is “How much does it cost?”   No matter where you live, there are costs involved. At home, you may have a mortgage, […]

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Independence and Freedom

Feb 27, 2019

People approach retirement and retirement living options with different mindsets.   Some people will declare they will never leave their current home and will stay there until the bitter end.   Some people look for a “vacation every day” version of retirement, with nothing but free time and no obligations in sight.   Others look […]

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Callling all Gardeners!

Feb 19, 2019

If you are a fan of gardening and outdoor beauty, Kendal-Crosslands Communities is one of the very best places to be.   Our 500 acre campus, with its own Level II arboretum is located adjacent to Longwood Gardens, recognized as one of the best botanical Gardens in the Country. Located on over 1,000 acres, with […]

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Retirement Is a Game of Numbers

Retirement really is a game of numbers! In our last post on the advantages of choosing to live in Pennsylvania versus Delaware, we shared with you the following advantages when choosing Pennsylvania. Lower State income tax on non-retirement income (depending on amount) No taxation on retirement income in Pennsylvania When we focus our search and […]

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Bill and Gail Van Wie- Value with Values

Jan 30, 2019

At Kendal-Crosslands Communities, we have residents who have come from all over the United States and even overseas, to take advantage of everything our community has to offer.   Bill and Gail Van Wie have travelled the world, but lived for much of their lives just outside New York City. Bill worked at Columbia University, […]

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Building Relationships is Key

Every year, Kendal-Crosslands Communities helps support the Martin Luther King Jr. CommUNITY of Greater Kennett’s breakfast event to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year, the Master of Ceremonies was the Hon. J. Phillip Thompson, the Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives of New York City, and a Kennett Square native. […]

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Real Estate Market Ups and Downs

Jan 14, 2019

Interest rates have been going up and as a result, the Real Estate market is changing. With mortgage rates at their highest point since 2011, buyers are cautious about jumping into the market. This means that the longer you wait, the harder it may become to sell your current home when you decide you are […]

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Kendal~Crosslands 2018 Toy Drive For Tick Tock Early Learning Center

Dec 17, 2018

Kendal~Crosslands Communities employees and residents donated close to 100 gifts and delivered them on December 17th to the children of Tick Tock Early Learning Center, located in Avondale, PA. For Liz Stropnicky, Program Director of the center, “this was a welcome opportunity to share in the love that this time of the year brings and […]

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Staff and Residents Celebrate “Best of” in Chester County Award

Dec 14, 2018

Kendal~Crosslands Communities  ~ Celebrates “The Best of Chester County” 2018  Community is rated superb by the readers of the Daily Local News Kendal~Crosslands Communities personal care residency received the highest rating by the readers of the Daily Local News winning “The Best” of Chester County in the recent Readers Choice Award program.  “We have two […]

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Meet Karen Halstead

Dec 12, 2018

When you meet Karen Halstead, you start to understand very quickly why she was such a favorite teacher in the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District. She’s bright, empathetic, and constantly looking to help improve things for the community as a whole.   Karen moved into a one bedroom cottage in Kendal at Longwood about six years […]

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