Understanding How Your Long Term Care Insurance Policy Can Work With A Life Plan Community

Apr 19, 2018

When people consider Life Plan Communities (formerly known as Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) such as Kendal-Crosslands communities, one of the questions often asked is how a long term care insurance policy works with the community. Life Plan Communities like Kendal-Crosslands, provide health care and assistance for residents as needed, as they age in place, […]

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Single and Retiring

Apr 17, 2018

Finding a great place to live and a community that will age with you can be a challenge for anyone, but it becomes even more important if you are single. For people who don’t have children or don’t have children or family living nearby, the support that many people need while they age is something […]

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Kendal Generations

There’s a lot of talk at Kendal communities across the country about intergenerational programs and initiatives, and we have those here at Kendal-Crosslands Communities as well. But as the first Kendal community, intergenerational takes on a new meaning when some of our residents have chosen Kendal-Crosslands for their retirement home because their parents or relatives […]

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Inclusive Retirement: Friends Services for the Aging Interview

Apr 04, 2018

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 […]

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What is Person Centered Care?

Mar 26, 2018

We all age, whether we like to admit it or not. Over time, most of us will need some help and assistance, and the way care is delivered is equally important as the care itself. Older Adults are independent, accomplished people who deserve respect and deference, especially when offered assistance when certain tasks become more […]

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Resizing Your Life – When Should You Retire?

Mar 05, 2018

When people contemplate retirement, it can be both a joyous and stressful time in life.  While part of you might be dreaming about having all the time in the world to travel and explore your true interests, you also might be nervous about what you would do if you don’t have to get up for […]

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Tax Prep Checklist for Seniors

Feb 20, 2018

Spring is tax season, and there always seems to be additional paperwork required that you might not have considered, causing headaches whether you file your own taxes, use tax prep software, or work with an accountant. We put together a quick checklist for you, to make this process a little easier. – Gather all your […]

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10 Small Changes to Improve Heart Health

Feb 12, 2018

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the US, and it can affect people at almost any age! According to the Centers for Disease Control, 49% of Americans have at least one risk factor for developing heart disease, including diabetes, being overweight, having a poor diet, not being active or drinking […]

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Full Hearts and Empty Bowls- Helping In The Community

Feb 07, 2018

Residents at Kendal-Crosslands Communities come from all over the Country, and many of them take an active role in the local community. We have groups that help teach English as a second language through the Kennett Library, volunteers at Longwood Gardens, and people who volunteer to help with after-school programs at the local middle school […]

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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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