Reviews of McHenry Villa Senior Living
Tim011241 January 23, 2017
I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident
My father was at McHenry Villa. They were really good to us. When he needed help personally, they were there. We were very pleased with them, and with the service that they gave him. My dad had a clean, efficiency room with new carpet. He had a dog, so he had to pay a deposit on the carpeting because when he moved out, they had to tear it out and put in a new one. It was nice. It had enough room for his full-size bed and chairs, plus we got him a TV. They had all kinds of activities for them to do if they wanted to do them. It was a very good experience. We were very glad because they gave us reports on him. They knew him at the front desk. They had exercise groups for people who had trouble moving, and he seemed to like it.
Thank you for your kind words. Our staff is always honored to provide services to our residents and their families...we love knowing that you had a good experience with us. Warm Regards!
PeteHBOVW May 17, 2016
I am a friend or relative of a resident
My mother did some volunteer work at McHenry Villa several years ago, and she liked the atmosphere and the people, so this was her choice based on familiarity. They seem to genuinely care about the people there and are doing their best to help her. For the time being, she is happy, and that’s all that matters.
Guy7 November 30, 2015
I visited this facility
McHenry is in my home town, and my dad said it’s the best place in the area. They have a lot of transportation. They do have a lot of activities, and they have people that that come and help you out. The people working there are great. She’s going to have physical therapy, and we could do it right in the building. The apartment has two bedrooms, two baths, and a nice living room. We had lunch there, and it was really nice. They have a bus that takes people around, a patient bus from the hospital, and another that takes you around town. Plus they do weekly dinner out, and take you to plays and movies. All bills are paid, including three meals a day, laundry, and once-a-week cleaning. We will move there in February.
The Big Dog October 02, 2015
I am/was a resident of this facility
I am a current resident at McHenry Villa and have been told that I am the youngest resident at the age of 58. From meal time to social hour there are many activities for everyone to take part in. The staff is helpful and friendly making residents feel special when they call us by name. I would recommend Mchenry Villa to anyone looking to live in a senior community...it's a great place at a great price.
grandpahank November 28, 2014
I visited this facility
The building is slightly dated but always clean. The location is perfect for active to semi active seniors to be mobile outside the building. I thought the food was pretty good and have enjoyed a few meals there with my grandfather who is a resident. The staff have plenty of activities, including trips to the casino for the residents to live their own lives. The owner is ON LOCATION every day. My only complaint would be for the physician who visits the building. The Dr never keeps a regular schedule for his visits and comes when he wants and spends more time talking about himself than answering questions. Centegra hospital is 5 minutes away, trust me, see one of doctors that is actually affiliated with the hospital and keep your loved one away from the "home health" doctor!!
LindaF February 19, 2014
The building is a bit outdated but kept clean, nice location if you have a family member that wants to get out and around for a walk, many of the residents are physically and/or mentally unable to do so. Standard activities: movie on the big tv, bingo, exercise group, shopping trips in town to Walmart or Jewel - does not appear to be any excursions for the mobile and able bodied.
Food is not good - they lack a true chef/cook that can make healthy meals for the residents (heavy on the salt). They do not have a warming station so many of the meals are near cold when they arrive at the table - residents can wait up to 15-20 minutes for their meals. Portions are large - often much more then many of the residents can eat.
The staff is very friendly and helpful and do their best to make the Villas a nice place to live. Local church representatives come in for mass or rosary during the week.
DCSCaretaker November 08, 2012
I visited this facility
The McHenry Villa is a very nice cozy place for anyone to stay. The employees there are all warm and heartfelt and very easy to talk to about any questions or concerns. Although it is not perfect, for a small town like McHenry, the Villa does an amazing job of making their guests feel very comfortable. The location is great too, the recently redone river walk is a perfect place for aunt to get out and enjoy the fresh air. They have a remarkable kitchen staff too. I was expecting almost hospital like food, but it's more like home cooking. My aunt can also attend church services right there on site, and they also provide a beauty/barber service. The downtown McHenry strip is less than a block away for convenient shopping and dining.
From McHenry Villa Senior Living
Welcome to McHenry Villa Senior Living.
Independent Living in the location you’ll love… In the heart of uptown McHenry is McHenry Villa Senior Living, an Independent Senior Living Community. Located on the waterfront of Fox River, this is exactly where you’ll want to be– near conveniences, medical care and professional services.
You’ll enjoy refreshing breezes and river views in our gardens and patios, but inside you’ll find what truly makes life at McHenry Villa so welcoming. Spacious and comfortable apartments full of amenities make your home feel like home. You can choose from a studio, one- or two-bedroom floor plan, each with a kitchenette and private bath. You won’t have to worry about cooking, delicious meals are made for you each day and are professionally served in our gracious dining room.
Step outside your apartment door and you’ll discover what makes McHenry Villa Independent Senior Living your home for an exceptional lifestyle. Our large community room hosts events, activities, and worship services. You can join in good conversation while overlooking the river in the living room. Gather with friends to watch your favorite movies in the TV lounge. Relax with a bestseller from the library. Meet your neighbors at the snack bar. Ponder a jigsaw puzzle in the card and game room. Attend exercise and wellness classes to help you feel your best. And, the barber and beauty salon will help you look your best, too!
You apartment home includes services to make your senior lifestyle complete. Housekeeping and linens are provided, including bed making. Caring staff is dedicated to your wellness and supports your independence. Staff are on site 24 hours each day, and an emergency call system can alert staff if any help is needed. You’ll have the availability of personal care and home health services.
What Makes Us Special
At McHenry Villa, our main goal is to make you feel comfortable at home. That is why McHenry Villa offers many conveniences to our residents. Amenities and Services at McHenry Villa include delicious meals, transportation, housekeeping, and much more.
Features of McHenry Villa Senior Living
- Minimum rate: $2800/month
- All Inclusive Rent
- Rent Plus Care Fees
Room and housing options
- 1-bedroom apartments
- 2-bedroom apartments
- Companion Suites We Offer Companion Suites
- Minimum Age 65
- Pets Small Pets Allowed
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