Rightsizing: A Smooth Move to Kendal-Crosslands

The thought of downsizing for a move can be scary and overwhelming. Many people choose not to move, simply because of the many possessions they currently have. However, with a few tips and a little help, downsizing can be easier than you ever imagined. Choosing not to move could mean missing out on an active, […]

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The Value of Living in a One Bedroom Cottage or Apartment

Chances are, you’ve probably seen the TV show, “Tiny House, Big Living.” Well, at Kendal~Crosslands Communities, residents who have chosen a one-bedroom cottage or apartment realize the value of their cozy spaces, and as a result, appreciate the very large living they afford just outside their home. As an example, a few months ago, we […]

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Why Lifecare is an Essential Component of Retirement Living

Learn why Lifecare is an essential component of retirement living.

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“Two Guys” on an Adventure

Oct 10, 2017

Kendal at Longwood Residents Bicycle from Pittsburgh to Washington, D.C.   When George Mallory was asked, “Why did you climb Mount Everest?” he famously answered “Because it’s there.” Those are the same three words used when you ask Charlie Hill and David Leonard, two Kendal at Longwood retirement community residents, why they decided to bicycle […]

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Moving Day

Below is an excerpt from the book Experiences: Life in a Continuing Care Retirement Community, which is a compilation of essays and poetry written and published by residents of Kendal at Longwood. By Douglas Spencer The barn will be the last stop on our goodbye visit. Just an hour ago we signed the papers to complete the […]

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What Seniors Need to Know: the only seminar you need for senior living

Planning for the future is hard. In order to successfully plan for your retirement, you’ll have to anticipate the changes ahead, and then decide how to prepare for them. If you’ve already started your research, you’ve probably noticed that there are countless resources—some reliable, and some not so much. But, fear not! Everything you need […]

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A Lifestyle of Convenience at Kendal-Crosslands

“I am very, very happy that I made this decision,” says Barbara Waters, a resident at Kendal-Crosslands Communities. “You feel like your every need is met.” Barbara, along with her sister Jean Schwartz, moved to Kendal-Crosslands Communities a little over a year ago, and they have since found themselves living a lifestyle of convenience. From […]

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5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Kendal-Crosslands’ Two-Bedroom Cottage

When you become a resident of Kendal-Crosslands Communities, a Chester County Life Plan Community formerly known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), you’ll have many residence options to choose from. Among them, the Two-Bedroom Cottage which is one of the most popular, providing residents with an active, maintenance-free retirement lifestyle. The Two-Bedroom Cottage, also […]

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Our Caring Community

Below is an excerpt from the book Experiences: Life in a Continuing Care Retirement Community, which is a compilation of essays and poetry written and published by residents of Kendal at Longwood. By Helen Ford I lived at Kendal for two years before the onset of my illness; what a great blessing that was! The time was […]

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Kendal~Crosslands Receives Industry Accreditation

Jul 28, 2017

Kendal~Crosslands Communities received several levels of industry accreditation awarded by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). The accreditation by CARF officially recognizes the Life Plan Community also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) as a health and human service provider as having met standards for high quality of service. “Consumers face […]

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