Resident Engagement

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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Residents & Staff Discuss ‘How To Be An Antiracist’

March 25, 2021—The Diversity and Inclusion Committee wanted to provide an opportunity for the community to read a current book about race and racism and then discuss what they had read.

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Barclay Friends Residents Reflect on "The Hill We Climb" Poem

This past week, residents spent time reflecting on the poem by Amanda Gorman entitled “The Hill We Climb.” Gorman famously recited this poem during the 2021 Presidential Inauguration. Reading the…

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Hats Off to Barclay Friends Residents

Barclay Friends recreation team dreamed up some fun for residents and staff to unleash their creative talents on a hat-decorating project, and these dressed up hats did not disappoint! Resident…

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Life Enrichment and Engagement Landing Page

Reintroducing the Life Enrichment and Engagement Webpage and Blog

Back to Life Enrichment and Engagement When it all began: COVID-19 and physical distancing In March 2020, work began in earnest to pull together ideas, links, activities, and resources to…

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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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Resident Artists Create Holiday Fair

Kendal residents enjoyed a hint of the holidays with a little shopping December 1 with a holiday art fair held on campus. Held with appropriate social distancing and other safety…

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Horticultural Therapy Program Gives Back to the Community

Our Horticultural Therapy team, led by Cheryl Bjornson, recently donated over 540 pounds of vegetables to the Chester County Food Bank. Their deliveries included green tomatoes, eggplant, collards curly and…

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Getting to Know CEO Jan Bigelow

It has now been about four-and-a-half months since Jan Bigelow arrived to take on the challenges of being the KaLex CEO.  What a time to make such a career change! …

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