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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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Enso Village Breaks Reservation Record Despite Pandemic Restrictions

Feb. 26, 2021—After 8 ½ weeks on the market, Enso Village would come out at 70% reserved, a record during normal times — an astounding feat for a greenfield project during a pandemic when senior communities were seen by some as dangerous places to call home. Today, Enso Village sits at 96% reserved.

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Sustainability

Jan. 12, 2021—Kendal's commitment to environmentally sensitive approaches reflects its Quaker roots, embracing the belief that human beings are stewards of the Earth and should care for it so that each generation passes on to the next one a world as good as or better than the one it received.

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Kendal at Lexington’s Revamped Website Gives You the Full Tour

Researching the ideal retirement community is easier than you think when you start with a virtual visit to Kendal at Lexington. Our newly redesigned website gives you the ease and…

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Senior Pen Pal Program

Our very own resident, Bindy Bitterman, is doing her part to bring joy to those in isolation during Covid-19. She is featured in The Honeycomb Project’s latest campaign. “What makes…

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Enso Village Plans Win City's Approval

Nov. 20, 2020 (Healdsburg, California)—The Planning Commission approval paves the way for the building permit application for construction of the 221-residence community. Construction is scheduled to begin in the second quarter of 2021.

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16 Acres in Healdsburg Purchased for Enso Village

Sept. 18, 2020 — Kendal at Sonoma announced that it has completed the purchase of 16.02 acres in Healdsburg, California, for its Zen-Inspired Life Plan Community.

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The Honeymoon Phase- CEO Jan Bigelow Remarks on Her First Four Months

Are you familiar with the sayings, “the honeymoon is over” or “you need to hit the ground running”?  Funny, in my years of service in senior living, I have not…

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Virtual Ribbon Cutting Marks Completion of Preston at Barclay Friends

July 30, 2020—Preston has 60 apartments, including 20 for residents in need of secure memory care. When it opens later this summer, the building also will provide accommodations for personal care and residential living. The look and feel of Preston will be intimate, with small memory care "neighborh

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