16 Dec: Hearthstone Resident Celebrates 99th Birthday

Doris “Gigi” McNeese, a resident at Hearthstone, just celebrated a very special milestone in December—her 99th birthday! Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, a traditional party was not possible, but Doris’s daughter, Karen and granddaughter, Thea were joined by additional family members for a very special window visit party coordinated by Hearthstone staff members to make the day special. “They were so…


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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09 Dec: Hearthstone Communities Announces Holiday Parade

Hearthstone Communities, a Heritage senior living community in Woodstock, IL, is working new holiday magic this month in Woodstock. As a special event for their residents, they will be hosting the “Bring the Joy” car parade at 2pm on Sunday, December 20, 2020. Lisa Haglund, Heritage President and CEO, shared, “The COVID-19 pandemic continues to force many time-honored traditions and…


04 Nov: U.S. News & World Report Names Hearthstone Manor a 2020-21 Best Nursing Home

Hearthstone Manor, a Heritage skilled nursing and rehabilitation community in Woodstock, Illinois, is among the 21% of U.S. skilled nursing communities that have been recognized as a Best Nursing Home for short-term rehabilitation for 2020-21 by U.S. News & World Report. Hearthstone earned Best Nursing Homes status by achieving a rating of “High Performing,” the highest possible rating, for short-term…


13 May: Heritage Ministries Confirms New Permanent President and CEO of Organization

The Heritage Ministries Board of Directors announced that the board has confirmed Lisa Haglund as the permanent President and CEO for Heritage and its affiliates. Lisa previously served Heritage as the Vice President of Marketing, Sales, and Development across all communities in four states. Lisa began her career with Northwest Bank, a ten billion dollar corporation, for over twenty years,…

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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…