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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 […]

The Merion Residents, Staff Connect with Kids and Community Heroes

05/04/2018

Every year, the Evanston Fire Department responds to approximate 10,000 calls for fire-related and emergency medical services. On May 4, more than a dozen […]

Resident Hands-On in Retirement

03/15/2018

Few people decide to reenter the job market at age 87. According the 2017 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 8% of adults age […]

The Merion Partners with Kids for Heartwarming Tribute to Police

01/16/2018

  A young boy with his preschool class walks into The Merion a cold January morning and quickly melts the hearts of residents and […]

The Merion Feeds Passion to Help Others and Introduces New Program

12/12/2017

Can by can and box by box, hundreds of pounds of nonperishable food recently stacked up at The Merion to start the 2017 holiday […]

The Thirst for Learning Never Stops for Group of Senior Living Residents at The Merion

09/15/2017

Every month you can find residents Jackie Mattfield and Robin Tucker holding discussions and teaching classes on a variety of subjects and current events […]