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On the Day with the Most Light….Fight the Darkness

Join The Courtyard at McHenry on THE LONGEST DAY to support the Alzheimer’s Association’s quest for a cure. Raise awareness for the fight against Alzheimer’s by wearing purple and decorating your storefront or other public space in purple. ALZHEIMER’S IS AN EPIDEMIC. Nearly 7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. Over 11 million caregivers are…

DamYak FUNdraising Kick-off Event!

Go with the flow and join us outdoors at The Courtyard at McHenry’s on-site Pavilion Tuesday, June 18, 4 to 6pm Feast on fresh-grilled hamburger sliders, sip cocktails and other refreshments, and delight in our s’mores bar with firepit for marshmallow roasting—all for a great cause! The Courtyard at McHenry, in conjunction with MC5, supports…

Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift for Mom or Grandma?

No one knows your mom or grandma better than you, but sometimes, finding the perfect gift can be tricky. We polled our senior living experts, who offered you their thoughts on the best Mother’s Day gift for an aging parent or grandparent.

Memory Care Renovation: A Truly Beautiful Springtime Change!

Begin a NEW SEASON at the newly renovated Courtyard at McHenry Memory Care community. Our memory care residents enjoy an engaging lifestyle and access to a professional care team that offers around-the-clock care and personalized attention—all in a NEW, refreshing interior space! Our caregivers provide a helping hand with daily activities and promote well-being with…

Plan to ENJOY this PRESCIOUS time of life!

Savor the opportunity to learn more about The Courtyard at McHenry’s quality independent living, assisted living, and memory care support when you tour the community. Pretty sweet… Throughout February and March, seniors and their adult children are invited to visit The Courtyard at McHenry for sweets and savings! February Special: Sample The Courtyard’s Sweet Life…

Take Your Holiday List from To-Do to Ta-Done!

Thursday, Dec. 14, from 1-4pm WRAP UP your holidays! Come for the gift-wrapping and stay for the hot cocoa, festive appetizers, and holiday sing-along with live entertainment! Choice of holiday wrapping paper Hot cocoa bar with tasty toppings Festive appetizers and desserts Holiday sing-along with live entertainment at 2pm Community tours available Mix & Mingle…

Journey to the NFL

Former NFL player Bob Schulte enthusiastically cheers for the Minnesota Vikings, the team he played for in the mid-1960s.  “I’ve been rooting for the Vikings for a very long time,” says Bob, who is now retired and living at The Courtyard at McHenry. “I played in an era when football legends like Dick Butkus, Vince…

Painting with Purpose

You meet the most interesting neighbors at The Courtyard, like prolific paint-by-numbers artist Jim Shook. Well into retirement, octogenarian Jim Shook revisited a hobby from his youth after his daughter gave him a sunflower paint-by-number kit. Jim, who took painting lessons at age 11, finally picked up a paintbrush again decades later at The Courtyard…

Welcome to Encore Senior Living

The Courtyard at McHenry recently joined the Encore Senior Living family of communities that provide independent living, assisted living and memory care residences, services and amenities so older adults can thrive in the comfort of community with as little or as much assistance as needed. “We’re delighted to welcome The Courtyard at McHenry Senior Living with…

The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift for Grandma

Warm her heart this year with a selection from our Encore Senior Living communities’ carefully curated best Mother’s Day gift ideas.   No one knows your mom or grandma better than you, but sometimes finding the perfect gift for her can be tricky. Of course, the best gift of all is sharing time and experiences…