Inclusion Is At The Heart of Who We Are

Jan 19, 2018

“We see diversity as a cornucopia not a cacophony.” Bishop Dwayne D Royster, at the annual Martin Luther King Breakfast in Kennett Square PA, January 15, 2018.   One of the things we value at Kendal⁓Crosslands Communities is a spirit of inclusion. At the annual Martin Luther King breakfast in Kennett Square, many members of […]

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5 Things People Love About Downsizing

Jan 09, 2018

Downsizing has become a trend for people at every stage of life, not just for people thinking about retirement. In fact, new homes are smaller than in the past and there is an increased demand for townhomes and other smaller footprints, according to the National Association of Home Builders. Even in Australia, recent surveys show […]

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Flu Prevention Advice

Jan 12, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that flu season runs from late November through March each year. The CDC reports that at the end of December, 2017, flu is widespread in 36 states, including Pennsylvania and Delaware. The incubation period for the flu is between 1 and 4 days, with people being able to […]

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Three Tax Law Changes that May Affect Seniors in 2018

Jan 11, 2018

The new Tax Bill that President Trump signed into law on December 22, 2017 will have impacts on all of us. While there were many concerns about how the bill would affect Seniors, these three changes will have particular effects on the senior population.   An Increase in the Standard Deduction and Preservation of Additional […]

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year…at Kendal-Crosslands Communities

The holidays are here! That means festivities, dining and entertainment for residents, staff and their families alike at Kendal-Crosslands Communities. There are so many choices that you’ll surely find something to enjoy. The community is decorated throughout with wreaths, trees and more. Each year, residents join in with staff, helping to decorate the community by […]

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Holiday Memories

Dec 07, 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and four residents share their special memories of the holiday time. Barb Pusey I grew up on the family farm and was the youngest of 6 children. Christmas was a busy and energetic time, you can imagine with many siblings and with aunts, uncles, and distant relatives […]

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FAQ: Is Kendal-Crosslands Communities Religiously Affiliated?

At Kendal-Crosslands Communities, we’re often asked if we are a religiously affiliated Continuing Care Retirement Community. With a simple answer – yes, we are! That being said, our religious affiliation means that we cultivate a place where people of all backgrounds and religions can flourish, and everyone is treated with dignity and respect. The community […]

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Giving Thanks For Staff

Nov 22, 2017

Never has there been a more opportune time to thank the wonderful and caring staff at Kendal~Crosslands Communities.  During this past week, with the tragic events with our friends at Barclay Friends, the staff has exemplified the mission and purpose of the Kendal organization.  Here is a letter to share from our Board Clerk, Richard Wortmann.   […]

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Why I’m Thankful to Live at Kendal-Crosslands: One resident’s story

Thanksgiving is here! This special time of year is a time to reflect upon the many blessings in our life. For Kendal-Crosslands residents, this is an opportune time to express their thanks for family, friends, and a retirement lifestyle at Kendal-Crosslands. Crosslands resident Marianne Griffith is especially thankful for her family that led her to […]

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Kendal-Crosslands Residents Earning Level II Arboretum Accreditation

The residents at Kendal-Crosslands Communities have been hard at work, earning a Level II arboretum accreditation from The Morton Arboretum for their two campuses. Residents have already earned the grounds, officially known as the Kendal-Crosslands Arboretum, a Level I accreditation, and expect to submit their application for Level II before the end of this year. […]

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