Mission


Residential Living and Care for Older Adults in Bucks County

About Chandler Hall


Since 1973, Chandler Hall has provided high-quality care for older adults in Newtown, Pennsylvania. Founded as a 55-bed nursing home, Chandler Hall now offers a wide spectrum of services for individuals at all stages of the aging process. Our services include Independent Living, Personal Care, Memory Support, Residential and In-Home Hospice, Respite, Rehab and Skilled Nursing Care.

Photo of living room in Chandler Hall apartment.

Our beautiful 13-acre campus accommodates 173 long-term residents, as well as 8 hospice residents. Chandler Hall employs over 250 dedicated staff members, with the support of more than 50 regular volunteers. Additional volunteers join in from local schools, religious organizations, service groups and corporations.

Home Hospice caregivers serve clients in Bucks County, parts of Montgomery County, and greater Northeastern Philadelphia.

Chandler Hall’s mission is to support individuals in all aspects of living: physical, emotional, cognitive and social. Residents and participants at Chandler Hall are empowered to make choices whenever they are able. Following from the Quaker principle of seeking the Light in everyone, we view aging as a natural developmental process and offer individuals support to live creatively and meaningfully.

Our affiliation with the Kendal Corporation furthers our ability to offer innovative, state-of-the-art services to improve the lives of older adults and their families in our community.

Day care staff member sitting with resident, toddler and baby.

Respect, Care and Trust

Values and Practices


The Kendal idea was initially made possible by a generous grant from Philadelphia Yearly Meeting’s Committee on Aging in the early 1970s. Since then, Kendal has worked to transform our culture’s view of aging and of older persons, stressing the potential for fulfillment and continuing contribution during the later stages of life.

While remaining firmly grounded in the Quaker values that animate our activities, Kendal continues to move forward. Together with colleagues and caring people from many walks of life, Kendal not-for-profit communities, programs, and services work to develop new practices and models to better serve older adults.

The deep roots that sustain Kendal are found in Kendal Values and Practices. They help ensure that Kendal’s residents and staff share the spirit of community and collaboration and the respect for each individual that flow from the principles of the Religious Society of Friends.

What Drives Chandler Hall?


Our Mission


Together, transforming the experience of aging® in the Quaker tradition.

Our Vision


A vibrant open intergenerational community for people at all stages of life.


Our Core Values


  • Chandler Hall is committed to achieving the following Values in a fiscally responsible manner
  • Provide a caring and warm environment
  • Respect diversity and honor generational differences and individual uniqueness
  • Recognize and uphold the dignity of individuals in the Chandler Hall community
  • Offer access to an array of quality, person-centered care services
  • Maintain an excellent working environment that promotes professionalism, innovation and personal growth
  • Nurture individuality and talents to achieve optimal wellness and performance
  • Strive to be both socially accountable and attentive to our relationships in the external community