Active Lifestyle

A resident dines in the bistro.

Senior Diet and Fitness Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Heart

The likelihood of developing coronary heart disease and suffering from heart failure increases with age. Normal aging processes can cause changes in the heart and blood vessels that lead to…

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Exercise Can Improve Brain Health as We Age

Aging causes changes to the brain size, vasculature and cognition, but not every area of the brain is impacted in the same way. The most widely seen cognitive impact associated…

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Kendal at Oberlin's Program Committee

Published: April 9, 2021 Kendal at Oberlin has a rich tradition of utilizing its main auditorium to the max. Professors and musicians from Oberlin College lectured or performed in Heiser…

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Health Benefits of Assisted Living Communities

While embracing life at an assisted living facility, residents naturally embed healthier habits into their daily routine. Living alone, especially those who need a helping hand, are at risk for…

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members of KCC and KACS at the food bank

Kendal~Crosslands Leads Grocery Drive

Residents Lark and Carli hold produce delivered to Kennett Area Community Service food bank A pandemic will not stop the residents at Kendal~Crosslands Communities from living their values of helping…

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You know that exercising is good for you, especially as you age. Making it part of your regular routine, though, is a whole other ball game. The key is starting…

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Get Outside and Hike, Bike or Run

Published: March 29, 2021 Many of us were already avid walkers before COVID. But during the past year, we practically adopted the United States Postal Service’s motto and walked in…

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Community Garden Beds

Barclay Friends Pilots Community Gardening Program with West Chester Green Team

In cooperation with the West Chester Green Team, Barclay Friends is launching a community gardening program this growing season. Barclay Friends will offer garden beds to be planted by neighbors living in the West Chester Borough who need extra space to grow food for their families. Some people liv

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America's Treasured Places: Our National Parks

Published: May 23, 2019 Updated: March 9, 2021 What comes to mind when you think about our national parks? Do you envision the amazing vistas of the Grand Canyon, or…

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