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Kendal~Crosslands Ukraine Relief Donations Drive

Last week, Kendal~Crosslands Communities organized a drive for Ukraine refugees collecting relief donations. When Terry Engeman, a resident and a volunteer with The Encore Shop, a quality resale shop located…

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Kendal~Crosslands Communities Residents Create Hydroponic Lab

Hydroponics is a 17th-century creation, but it has become a 21st-century popular innovation, increasing its use worldwide. Yet, unique to Chester County Life Plan Community, the Kendal at Longwood campus…

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Architects with Quaker roots

Enso Village Architect Discovers Connection to Kendal’s Quaker Roots

In some ways, Rod Henmi, Director of Design at HKIT Architects and one of the lead designers for Enso Village, felt that he had come full circle when he discovered…

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Libby Rupp

Studio Lifestyle

Libby Rupp Finding A Home Libby Rupp moved to Kendal at Longwood after working at the Westtown School as a teacher and administrator for many years. When she retired from…

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Meet Taimi Ando, Barclay Friends' New Director of Culinary Services

Taimi, who was born in Japan and moved to the U.S. at 17 years old, began his career with Kendal in 2014 as a hospitality intern at Kendal at Hanover. …

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Lisa Marsilio and Leah Reynolds

Kendal~Crosslands Helps Avondale Flood Victims

Responsibility in the Greater Community When the remnants of Hurricane Ida blew through Chester County in early September, gratefully, the residents who live at Kendal~Crosslands Communities and the staff members…

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The Kendal Corporation Voting Rights Statement of Principles

The right for citizens to cast their votes is a core tenet of our democratic republic.   We at The Kendal Corporation, guided by our Quaker values, believe it is…

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Crosslands Groundbreaking Ceremony

Groundbreaking Ceremony Kennett Square –  On August 25, Kendal~Crosslands Communities celebrated the groundbreaking of eight new cottages and an apartment building featuring ten residences.  The new homes will be located…

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Old Kennett Meeting

Community, Diversity, and Justice

Kendal-Crosslands Communities was founded by a grant from the Philadelphia Society of Friends, also known as Quakers, in 1973 to transform the experience of aging. The Committee on Aging group…

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