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  • Heritage Woods of McHenry

    Discover the best community
    that fits your needs

    The choice for an affordable assisted lifestyle community in Illinois

  • Heritage Woods of McHenry

    Nationally Recognized

    Heritage Woods of McHenry is awarded with the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living 2022 Silver Quality Awards. Silver award status recognizes providers that have developed a foundation and begun a continuous journey of quality improvement.

  • Heritage Woods of McHenry

    An attractive community
    that is comfortable and affordable

    Read more about what our residents and staff have to say about our beautiful community

  • Heritage Woods of McHenry

    Best of
    the best

    The designation of 2022-23 Best in Assisted Living was awarded only to the communities that earn the highest possible rating on consumer satisfaction surveys of residents and family member of residents.

  • Heritage Woods of McHenry

    A Great
    Place to Work

    Heritage Woods of McHenry was awarded with the A Great Place to Work! 

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Heritage Woods of McHenry


Welcome to a gracious, affordable assisted lifestyle in your community. At Heritage Woods of McHenry, you’ll enjoy friendly neighbors to share common life experiences and an active community full of choices. The emphasis is on lifestyle and fun while maintaining your health, wellness, dignity and independence at Heritage Woods. When you need a helping hand or personal attention to do the activities you may no longer be able to do safely on your own, our courteous and caring staff is always ready to assist you. Contact us to learn more!

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Focus on Love, Compassion & Dignity

Heritage woods of mchenry serves adults 65 and older who need some help to maintain their independence

A financial assistance program is available to those who qualify, making the Heritage Woods of McHenry lifestyle affordable to all. If you or a loved one would benefit from our assisted lifestyle community, but are concerned about financial arrangements, please do not hesitate to ask our staff about this financial assistance program.

The Supportive Living Program is available in Illinois for seniors 65 or older who need help maintaining their independence regardless of their financial resources. Seniors on Medicaid who only receive minimum Social Security income can qualify.

An Affordable Community

Heritage woods of mchenry is an affordable assisted lifestyle community in the chicago suburbs

Heritage Woods of McHenry is located on West Crystal Lake Road, West of Highway 31 between Bull Valley Road and Highway 120 (West Elm Street). Nestled along the Fox River in the heart of McHenry County, the city of McHenry is 46 miles northwest of downtown Chicago near the communities of Crystal Lake, Johnsburg, Round Lake, Wonder Lake and Woodstock. Heritage Woods of McHenry is the most sought-after supportive living community in the area, and apartments are renting quickly. Call 815-344-2690 today to make Heritage Woods your new home.

A wonderful alternative

Heritage Woods of McHenry provides a wonderful residential alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home.

At Heritage Woods, residents:

  • Live in the privacy of his/her own apartment, which has been conveniently designed for senior living.
  • Receive personal assistance and help with medications. Certified staff are on duty 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Support services, such as three daily meals, housekeeping and laundry, are also included.
  • Enjoy the companionship of friends and neighbors and participate in social and recreational activities.

A full array of amenities and helpful services will make your days fulfilled and comfortable for you and your family.

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Touching Lives

Bud & Caryl,
A place to call home
There came a time in their lives when Bud wanted things to be easier for his high school sweetheart Caryl.

They spoke with their four children and the decision was made to move into Heritage Woods of McHenry. Moving during a pandemic wasn’t the easiest thing to do, and Bud & Caryl hadn’t seen their actual apartment until the day they moved in. When they opened the door, Bud & Caryl knew it was the perfect room because the community’s American Flag was visible right outside their apartment window. Bud is a Navy veteran, so this is extra meaningful to him.
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Samantha's Story:
A Promise to Her Daughter for the Ideal Home
People are faced with difficult times throughout their lives. As we get older, dealing with these difficult times can be a little more of a challenge.

Samantha was challenged when she found out that her daughter was diagnosed with a terminal illness. Samantha’s daughter needed her mother to care for her full time, so the ladies rented a two-bedroom apartment in town. Times were not easy. Samantha was her daughter’s one and only caregiver. She took her daughter to all the necessary appointments and treatments. “Watching your own daughter’s health fail is not something any mother should have to do.”
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Art & Denise's Story:
Letting Love Bloom at Heritage Woods
The transition to assisted living community is different for everyone. It can harder for some people to give up their home and independence than it is for others. Other people realize that they have lived the way wanted; they embrace the fact that they are older and need others to help care for them.

Denise was one of those residents who was not pleased when it was time to leave her home. She became depressed and filled with anxiety. It was hard for her family to see Denise this way. During mealtimes, we noticed that she loved to be social and talk with other residents. But once meals were over, that ended. She went back to her apartment. She didn’t attend activities and kept to herself. The same routine went on for months, and that worried her loved ones.
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