16 Dec: MC Senior-TechConnect Virtually Connects Isolated Seniors to Prevent Loneliness

On November 19th, just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, the McHenry County Senior TechConnect program kicked off at Hearthstone Communities in Woodstock with an initial donation of 20 smartphones. MC-Senior TechConnect, a new community program, provides smartphones or tablets to isolated seniors across all of McHenry County as a way to reduce loneliness and depression.

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22 Apr: Hearthstone Communities Awarded Grant

Hearthstone Communities, a Heritage senior living community in Woodstock, Illinois, was recently awarded a $14,000 grant by the Community Foundation for McHenry County. The grant was created in collaboration with the United Way of Greater McHenry County and allows Hearthstone to continue to protect seniors, the most vulnerable population, as the COVID-19 threat remains in the region. Jeremy Rutter, Hearthstone…


17 Apr: Heritage Ministries Announces Executive Change

Lisa Haglund has been named as the interim CEO for Heritage and its affiliates. She will replace previous CEO, David Smeltzer. She stated, “Each employee at Heritage plays an important role every day, but especially as we face the recent events unfolding surrounding COVID-19. I am both honored and blessed to have been chosen to lead our organization as we…


04 Nov: Hearthstone Receives National Recognition

Our community ranks among the top nursing homes in America, according to U.S. News and World Report! The publication recently named Hearthstone Manor, located at Hearthstone Communities by Heritage in Woodstock, Illinois, as one of America’s Best Nursing Homes for Short-Term Rehabilitation. The publication identified the Best Nursing Homes for 2019-2020 and also released the nursing home finder by ranking…

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29 Jul: Three Fun DIY Projects for Grandchildren

One of the most important relationships in our lives is the one between grandparent and grandchild. When you live at a maintenance-free, vibrant community like Hearthstone, grandparents have the space, freedom, and lifestyle that allows them to connect with their loved ones! You can create memories and bridge the generation gap with these three fun DIY projects to do with…

26 May: Local Leadership Group Names Summer Interns

Leadership Greater McHenry County is excited to announce the selection of participants for the summer 2019 LGMC Nonprofit Leadership Intern Program. The program allows college students to explore the career potential that exists within the nonprofit sector while developing management and leadership skills. Six interns, all McHenry County residents, were selected through a competitive application and interview process. They are…