Understanding Life Plan Communities and Personal Care

There are many different types of senior living communities being built as people of the baby-boom generation approach retirement. Understanding the differences between varying types of communities, their costs, and what they offer is important, so that you can find the right community for your needs. Kendal-Crosslands Communities (specifically our Kendal at Longwood and Crosslands […]

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Designing Your Dream Retirement

Oct 30, 2018

Kendal-Crosslands Communities have been redefining the experience of aging since our first residents moved in in 1973. Over time, we’ve learned that while people’s tastes change, the experience of aging in Community with others never goes out of fashion.   That said, it’s important that when you choose a cottage at Kendal at Longwood or […]

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Kendal-Crosslands Residents are In the News!

Oct 29, 2018

When the seasons change, Kendal-Crosslands changes as well, whether it’s our landscaping team updating the grounds or the Resident’s Committee adding seasonal displays. Our residents were recently featured in a local paper discussing their favorite seasonal activities on campus, including walking our nature trails and collecting seeds, not only to start additional trees to add […]

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There’s No Time Like Now

Oct 26, 2018

Do you ever procrastinate making decisions?   We all do. The big decisions can be particularly hard, like deciding on whether to even consider a retirement living community like Kendal-Crosslands.   But there are small things you can do now that will ensure you have options later on. We try to eat well and exercise […]

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Get Your Flu Shot Early This Year!

Oct 19, 2018

The 2018-2019 flu season is already underway, and it looks like it’s going to be a bad one.  There is already a report of one death of a child in Florida from the flu, so please do not delay in getting your flu shot as soon as possible. Chester County’s health department has a widespread […]

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How To Make Your Move

Oct 16, 2018

Planning for retirement takes years of discipline and savings. All of those habits of being careful with money in order to guarantee you future have served you well. You’ve probably even put off big purchases or fancy vacations in order to make sure you future was secure. But now that it’s time to retire and […]

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Kendal~Crosslands Communities Residents and Staff Plant Almost 300 Trees

Oct 16, 2018

In 1681, William Penn specified that settlers coming to the lands granted to him by English King Charles II (Charles called it “Pennsylvania”) must preserve one acre of trees for every five acres cleared.  Nearly 300 years after Penn, Kendal~Crosslands Communities, a Life Plan Retirement Community in Kennett Square, keeps this spirit of environmental stewardship […]

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Is it time to get an Apple Watch? Benefits for Seniors

Oct 10, 2018

Pew research reports that 85% of people over 65 have cell phones, and almost half are smart phones. It’s no surprise that more older adults are considering smart watches like the Apple Watch as well. And with recent innovations in the technology, there are now compelling health reasons to consider it as well. When the […]

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Family Decisions- 7 Steps for Choosing A Retirement Community

Oct 04, 2018

When people are considering retirement living options, other members of the family sometimes get involved or offer their opinion and advice. We hear regularly from adult children, looking for information and trying to help their parents find the perfect retirement community. Often children are trying to pre-screen and narrow the communities under consideration to make […]

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What is CARF Accreditation?

Oct 01, 2018

If you are evaluating and comparing Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC), how do you know which communities are actually committed to providing the best care possible? Forbes Magazine, Leading Age and others all recommended that you look for a community that is CARF-Certified, as proof of its commitment to operational and service quality.   What […]

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