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The Merion’s Rich History Continues to Redefine Luxury Living

10/03/2019

The year 1919 brought a lot of change to Chicago and the United States as a whole. The prohibition amendment went into effect, the […]

The Upside of Downsizing Part 2: Emotional Relief

08/21/2019

We all like our stuff. Why wouldn’t we? We bought it!   There comes a time in all our lives where less really is […]

The Upside of Downsizing Part 1: Make Life About You!

08/21/2019

Like many older adults, Bennie Tarnow has led a busy life and continues to do so. Downsizing and moving to The Merion in Evanston, […]

Make it yours.

04/23/2019

Home is a feeling. For older adults considering options for independent living in Chicago, they’re looking for that feeling. Betty Chacharon, a resident at […]

Destination, Evanston. In love with a city.

04/23/2019

Few residents of Chicago retirement communities can say they perform at halftime for a NCAA college basketball game. But 14 who do are residents […]

Expand Your Mind and Social Network

04/23/2019

She’s sitting eye to eye with a pair of 17-year-old high school students. Jackie Mattfeld is one of about 30 residents at The Merion […]

Fill The Gap Program at The Merion

04/09/2019

The Fill the Gap program created by Highland Park High School students Halle Michael and Samara Michael is enjoyed by many residents at The Merion. […]

The Merion Senior Wildcat Dance Team Performs at Northwestern Basketball Game

02/14/2019

The Merion Senior Wildcat Dance Team performed with the Northwestern University cheerleading team in an exciting halftime performance at Northwestern’s basketball game against Rutgers […]

The Merion offers an LGBT-inclusive senior living experience

11/14/2018

Originally posted on Windy City Times. Nestled three short blocks away from Lake Michigan in downtown Evanston, the Merion offers older adults a place […]

The Merion Becomes Illinois’ First Credentialed LGBT-friendly Senior Living Community

06/11/2018

In downtown Evanston, The Merion senior living community is committed to meeting the needs of all older adults, including the growing lesbian, gay and […]

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