Founded on Quaker principles, including equality, dignity, respect for individuals and environmental stewardship, Kendal at Home helps members maintain an independent lifestyle in their homes as they explore their post-retirement 'second acts' with the assurance that as they age, their care needs will be provided. Kendal at Home services include navigating, coordinating and paying for long-term care, if and when it's needed, directly to members in their homes or wherever they may be located.
Since 2004, Kendal at Home has served its growing member community by combining three core elements of healthy aging in place -- care planning, care coverage, and care management, allowing members to thrive in their retirement years with the peace of mind that their long-term needs will be met. Kendal at Home's team of dedicated care coordinators are personally invested in their members' well-being and are there to support them with the services they need as they age.
"If you ask most people where they want to spend their older years, they would choose the home they live in over anywhere else," said Kendal at Home CEO
The movement towards home-based long-term care management which began with Kendal at Home in the early 2000s has recently started to accelerate as the second half of the Baby Boom generation enters its post-retirement years. According to
"Aging adults are looking for options that respect their need for independence and allow them to safely age in their homes with dignity," said
Kendal at Home comprehensively solves an array of specific aging challenges, including shortcomings of federal health care programs, gaps in long-term care insurance, long waits for continuing care communities, concerns about home security and safety, and family members' worries about parents' quality of life. The Kendal at Home program directly addresses the eight focus areas for an Age-Friendly Massachusetts by enabling members to stay in their homes and remain active contributors to the richness of life in their local communities.
Most importantly, it treats older age as the opportunity that it is, and not the stereotypical curse. "We have been serving the senior community in
About Kendal at Home
Established in 2004, Kendal at Home is a nationally recognized program and a pioneering leader in the field of aging in place. The Kendal at Home program is designed for older adults who are healthy and independent, want security for their future, and are planning to stay in their own home. To learn more about Kendal at Home visit us at: www.kendalathome.org.
Founded on Quaker principles and guided by its Values and Practices, Kendal provides independent living, assisted living, memory support, skilled nursing, rehabilitation care and lifecare at home in eight states. Kendal-affiliated retirement communities are located in
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