Matt Jones Gives a Presentation to Coatesville High-schoolers

Not too long ago, Matt J. gave a presentation to Coatesville High schoolers. Matt, Barclay Friends Registered Dietitian, had the opportunity to speak at a student career-focused after-school group at…

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Milestone Anniversaries with a Spotlight on Team Dedication

In the heart of Barclay Friends, a special celebration unfolds; simultaneously, the organization takes a momentous pause to honor the incredible dedication and commitment of its team members. Today marks…

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Maria Santangelo

Barclay Friends Announces Appointment of Maria Santangelo as Chief Executive Officer

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Maria Santangelo as the community’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective April 3, 2024. Maria takes the helm following Linda Sterthous, who will…

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Celebrating the Compassionate Journey

Barclay Friends CNA Graduates Shine Bright In the heart of West Chester, Pennsylvania, Barclay Friends has pioneered a transformative initiative, the Barclay Friends CNA Program, catalyzed by the unwavering commitment…

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Barclay Friends Announces Retirement of Executive Director, Linda Sterthous

An Ode to New Beginnings – Consistent with Quaker values and in a setting of vibrant gardens, Barclay Friends, a Kendal Affiliate, offers homelike accommodations and warm, compassionate care for…

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Bee keepers in gear

Saving the Bees at Barclay Friends

On a warm summer day, Barclay Friends residents and staff recently witnessed a swarm of honeybees flying outside the Wentworth meeting room in the Cotter building. As a community committed…

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Meet Kelly McCool

Barclay Friends is proud to announce that Kelly McCool has been appointed as the new Senior Director of Admissions & Marketing Kelly McCool has been appointed the new Senior Director…

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Barclay Friends Creative Approach to Recruiting and Retaining CNAs

May 5, 2023 —Kendal believes that a spirit of inclusion and a culture of diversity enrich and strengthen communities, people and services. Creating this environment requires concentrated efforts and is…

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Juneteenth Celebration at Barclay Friends

On New Year’s Day 1863 United States President Abraham Lincoln sign US Proclamation 95, otherwise known as the Emancipation Proclamation.  This historic executive order redefined the legal status of 3.5…

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