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HERITAGE WOODS OF MCHENRY

Affordable Assisted Lifestyle Community

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Additional Precautions Needed to Keep Residents Safe

Additional Precautions Needed to Keep Residents Safe

As we learn more about COVID-19 and the impact it has on older adults, we are taking a proactive approach to keeping our community safe. New precautions include self-isolation for residents, canceling all activities and group dining and restrictions on visitors and any residents who leave our building. Read more about what we are doing to keep residents safe and how you can help.

The Power of Social Distancing

In addition to proper handwashing and avoiding spreading germs, one of the most important things we can all do is practice social distancing.

New Community Precautions Amid COVID-19 Concerns

New Community Precautions Amid COVID-19 Concerns

To ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of everyone at our community, we are taking additional measures, including limiting social visits, canceling large group gatherings and resident outings, and remaining vigilant about avoiding the spread of germs. We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 outbreak and provide updates as new information becomes available.

Fighting COVID-19 and Other Viruses

Fighting COVID-19 and Other Viruses

Our community is taking a proactive approach to keeping residents and staff safe from coronavirus, influenza, norovirus and other viruses.

Word at the Woods – March 2020

Word at the Woods – March 2020

In this month’s edition of Word At The Woods, you will find an interesting article about how State-based funding or reimbursement of social service agencies and healthcare programs would offset the higher labor costs and upcoming wage increases. An article of general fun facts along with a piece on how the fear of falling can elevate your risk of falling. Monthly horoscopes, a recipe for Red Velvet Mug Cake and pictures from a recent commitment ceremony for two of our residents. Click the image to read the full issue.

Word at the Woods – February 2020

Word at the Woods – February 2020

In this month’s edition of Word At The Woods our CEO Rod Burkett shares some words of wisdom about achieving inner peace and happiness. A piece on National Heart Month that gives some interesting facts about the human heart. In our wellness section you will find some tips on how to stop the spread of germs, along with a recipe for an easy garden salad and of course Janet’s Useless But Fun Information.

Get Some, Give Some

Get Some, Give Some

Heritage Woods residents are often the recipients of wonderful gifts and kindness from others, so it’s important for them to give back to others as well. Read the latest article from our website to learn more about our most recent service project: collecting food for our local pantry.

Stop the Spread of Germs

Stop the Spread of Germs

Discover tips and resources to help you learn about steps you can take to protect yourself and others from the flu and help stop the spread of germs.

Word at the Woods – January 2020

Word at the Woods – January 2020

In this month’s edition of Word At The Woods, you will find an article from our CEO Rod Burkett about how to value and appreciate a person’s uniqueness and differences in the work place. You’ll find an article with pictures celebrating this year’s Shining Star nominees and winners, along with tips for walking on snow and ice to prevent falls. Read about upcoming events, and how the residents of Heritage Woods of McHenry chose this year’s “giving back to the community” project. Indulge in a delicious microwave fudge recipe, and enjoy Janet’s Useless but Fun Information.  Click the image to read more!

Word at the Woods – December 2019

Word at the Woods – December 2019

In this month’s edition of Word At The Woods, our company’s CEO Rod Burdett speaks candidly about the retirement of Wayne Smallwood, the Executive Director of the Affordable Assisted Living Coalition, and his instrumental involvement in the Supportive Living Program for Illinois. A message from Gardant Management Solutions President JoEllen Bleavins on National Family Caregivers Month. Enjoy some historical fun facts for the month of December, a delicious recipe for microwave fruit crisp and an interesting piece on Seasonal Affective Disorder. Click the image to read more!