Kendal-Crosslands: the Ideal Home for You and Your Pets

Oct 06, 2016

When Terry Gonzalez told Kendal-Crosslands’ admissions coordinator she had dogs, the coordinator beamed and said, “How wonderful!” Terry knew then and there she picked the perfect home for both herself and her “girls” as she calls her two toy poodles. Kendal-Crosslands is a community where animals are warmly and heartily welcomed, not only in words, […]

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How do Quaker Principles Influence Life at Kendal-Crosslands?

Kendal-Crosslands has a rich, established history with more than 40 years of service to seniors and community involvement. With a gift from the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting – Friends Committee on Aging, Kendal was able to plant roots in Kennett Square as the area’s leading retirement community. Although Kendal-Crosslands is not sponsored by any religious association,, […]

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What Can I Expect During my Move to Kendal-Crosslands?

Aug 24, 2016

You’ve decided that you’re going to move to Kendal-Crosslands. You’ve toured the campus, perhaps stayed overnight as a guest, had meals in the dining room, and have met all of the staff members in the sales office. You’re ready to wake up every day to the many services and amenities at Kendal-Crosslands. What’s your next […]

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The Consecrated Cottage

Jul 22, 2016

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.   “The Consecrated Cottage” by Bob and Betty Warner I’ve always loved singing. For me, it is a spiritual experience, blending my bass […]

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What is a Modified Life Care Agreement?

Jun 23, 2016

  A fulfilling retirement community lifestyle is financially in reach. Many communities, such as Kendal-Crosslands, offer flexible financial options, contracts and agreements to fit your unique financial needs, allowing you to plan for your future and get the most out of your retirement. Kendal-Crosslands offers two types of Life Care Agreements: Traditional Life Care and […]

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Do I have to retire to live in a retirement community?

May 20, 2016

  Interestingly, more and more prospective residents of retirement communities want to know if they can both work and enjoy the benefits of a retirement community lifestyle. The answer to that query is a resounding, “Yes!” In fact, there are many reasons it makes a lot of sense, perhaps even more so than remaining in […]

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Transforming The Experience of Aging

You’re at a point in time where you know who you are, you know what you like and you know how you want to live your life. The frantic pace of building a career and raising a family is behind you and perhaps now you are in the midst of what’s next in retirement. Like […]

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Kendal~Crosslands’ Dining Services: Resident-Focused

Apr 12, 2016

Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality, and Stewardship – – S.P.I.C.E.S. are the Quaker testimonies at the center of life at Kendal~Crosslands Communities. And, just as spices flavor our food so do the ‘SPICES’ flavor the lives of residents and staff. Community – we enjoy the fellowship in dining together and offering dining services to residents […]

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The Benefits of Choosing Life Care

Mar 23, 2016

Welcome to the new Kendal~Crosslands Blog! We’ll post new blogs regularly to keep you updated, answer your questions, and inform you about new and exciting things happening at Kendal~Crosslands. In our first blog, we’re going to explore the benefits of choosing a Life Care contract.   Choosing to live at a continuing care retirement community […]

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Kendal~Crosslands Wears Red!

Feb 05, 2016

Employees and residents wore red and together they celebrated National Red Day – – symbolizing heart healthy initiatives. And celebrating healthy lifestyles was a joyous occasion since for the past year the staff have embarked on a tremendous health platform of their own. A few of the staff’s initiatives include a collective weight loss of […]

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