Community

Our senior living communities, located near West Chester, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware, offer a variety of opportunities that support residents’ individual needs and interests within a rich and stimulating community environment.

Located in Southern Chester County, near Longwood Gardens, Kendal~Crosslands Communities believes that growing older can bring new opportunities for growth and development.

Comprised of four separate communities- two Life Plan Communities, Kendal at Longwood and Crosslands, and two 50+ Communities, Coniston and Cartmel, Kendal~Crosslands invites you to pursue the engaged lifestyle that suits you best, with options for everyone.

Our residents embrace a fully dimensional life, engaging in a community that enhances social, intellectual, emotional, spiritual, physical and environmental well-being. With more than 100 resident interest groups at both Kendal at Longwood and Crosslands — encompassing art, culture, education, travel, lectures, exercise, spiritual programs and more — you’ll find it’s easy to add life to your years.

Amenities and Features

At Kendal-Crosslands Communities, you’ll find a wide variety of amenities where you can enjoy your favorite pursuits or discover new passions.  There’s a variety of art studios to explore painting, ceramics, woodworking, weaving and more; fully equipped fitness centers, Tennis and Pickleball courts, libraries, community gardens and more. With over 100 resident committees, there’s always something to do, explore and try, and someone to share your passions with as well.

Residents of our four communities have access to amenities and activities on all of our campuses, providing more choices than you can imagine!

The following are just some of the features of our campus:

At Kendal-Crosslands Communities, you’ll find a wide variety of amenities where you can enjoy your favorite pursuits or discover new passions.  There’s a variety of art studios to explore painting, ceramics, woodworking, weaving and more; fully equipped fitness centers, Tennis and Pickleball courts, libraries, community gardens and more. With over 100 resident committees, there’s always something to do, explore and try, and someone to share your passions with as well.

Residents of our four communities have access to amenities and activities on all of our campuses, providing more choices than you can imagine!

The following are just some of the features of our campus:

Amenities

  • Art Studios
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Putting Green
  • Tennis Courts
  • Pickleball/Badminton Court
  • Croquet Court
  • Accredited Arboretum
  • Dog Park
  • Woodworking Shops
  • Libraries
  • Coffee Shops
  • Computer Labs
  • Community Gardens
  • Weaving Room
  • Gift Shops
  • On Campus Bank
  • Cafe with Convenience items
  • Computer Lab
  • Hydroponics Lab

Wellness Features

  • Indoor Pools
  • Lap Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage Therapy
  • Exercise Classes
  • 24-Hour Nursing Care
  • Fitness Centers
  • Peleton Bike
  • Wellness Director
  • 11 Miles of Hiking Trails
  • Personal Trainers
  • Rehabilitative Services
  • Medical Exam Suites
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Meditation Rooms

Programs & Activities

Residents at Kendal~Crosslands Communities coordinate, manage, and create their community and the programs they enjoy.  It is one of the many unique features of the community – a resident engaged life. Club participation and committee involvement continually provides an outstanding substance of life.  If there is something missing, residents have the freedom to create it. Feel free to join in and help create the experience in the heart of a supportive community. The following clubs and programs are just some of the regular happenings on the campus:

Wellness Program

  • Water Aerobics
  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Hiking/Walking Groups
  • Strength Training
  • Tai Chi
  • Tennis
  • Pickleball/Badminton Court
  • Support Groups
  • Meditation
  • Mindfulness Classes

Special Interest Groups

  • Pottery/Painting/Woodworking
  • Book Club/Writing Groups
  • Resident Websites
  • Photo/Camera Club
  • Horticulture/Gardening
  • Nature Conservancy
  • Inter-generational Groups
  • Weaving and Needlework
  • Bonsai/Origami
  • Energy Conservation

Events and Lectures

From choral groups, musical groups, Monday Night evening lectures, film groups, lifelong learning classes and more- there’s always something happening at Kendal-Crosslands Communities. Residents also organize regular outings to theater, opera, music and entertainment events in Philadelphia, Wilmington and beyond.

Recreation and Enjoyment

  • Special Parties and Events
  • Chess
  • Poker
  • Flower Arranging
  • Bridge and Duplicate Bridge
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Swimming and BBQs
Meet Florence
Meet Florence
Florence wanted to find a community where she could still enjoy the cultural opportunities she loved living in New York, but also spend time outdoors, enjoying nature. She found the perfect combination here at Kendal-Crosslands.
Meet Bob
Meet Bob
Bob Suter has taken stunning photographs of nature throughout our campus and community.(Just click below to learn more!)Bob and his wife Val moved to Crosslands when they were 69 and 70., noting that “We knew that moving here while we were still in good shape gave us the opportunity to make friends and really enjoy everything the Community offer.”
Meet The Saverys
Meet The Saverys
Sylvia, her brother Joe, and his wife Deb, all live at Crosslands! They are the third generation in their family to retire at Kendal-Crosslands Communities, and Joe worked here for many years as well before retiring!