Social Impact

Barclay friends employess clean up highway

Barclay Friends 2nd Annual Adopt-a-Highway Clean Up

On a chilly Saturday morning in November 2020, a group of staff volunteers gathered in the parking lot to set off on a mission. That mission was to find and…

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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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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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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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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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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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Climate Change, Anyone?

A new organization is emerging in which some KaLex residents are playing a modest role.  The “All Kendal Residents’ Climate Initiative” is a good name, even if does generate an…

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Marvell Adams, Kendal COO

Senior Housing News podcast features Kendal COO Marvell Adams

Nov. 17, 2020—When asked about operational challenges met by Kendal during the pandemic, Adams said, “We’ve had very good success in obtaining PPE."

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Nadia Geigler featured in Crain's Chicago Business.

Deciding about senior living options, for yourself or a loved one, is described as one of the most difficult decisions a person will make. As the number of U.S. seniors increases, so do the choices—and the COVID-19 pandemic has made the process even more complex. Three Chicago-based senior living ex

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