Support Family Caregivers: A Guide to Starting Your Own Business

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Caring for a senior loved one or a family member with special needs can be a challenge, but it can also be incredibly rewarding. To that end, starting a business that supports caregivers can be both f...

Resources to Support Seniors Who Don’t Have Loved Ones Living Nearby

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  This article was written and submitted to Meridian Health Care by June Duncan of Rise Up For Caregivers.   As people get older, daily tasks like home maintenance and self care can become m...

Assessing Long-Term Care Needs and Costs

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    By June Duncan of Rise Up For Caregivers   No one wants to think about living out their golden years in a nursing home, but it becomes a reality for many people across the globe. Ac...

Under the Carpet Tricks to Boost Your Immune System: Part 2

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We’ve already went over additive tips to boost your immune system.  Shortly put, take your multivitamins and make sure you’re not deficient in any other areas. It’s a great start to maximize a robust ...

Summertime fun in Wauconda with area seniors

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Meridian Health Care had a blast last week at the Wauconda Park District’s 8th annual Senior Summertime Fun on Bangs Lake. The event was a cookout for area seniors, as well as some great social ...

Friday with Pat

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We’re coming up on the 1 year anniversary since COVID-19 first became a known “thing”.  As we all know (and we have no need to get into here), it has completely changed the landscape...

Don’t Fall Through the Cracks

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When you or one of your loved ones have Medicare, the sky’s the limit to which health services are accessible. Many people are unaware of the various services that they are eligible for through ...

Electing Hospice Care Early

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Oftentimes it’s hard to make the decision on whether or not you want to place your loved one in hospice care. Coming to this decision will be an emotional journey for you and your loved ones, however,...

Celebrating the 100th Birthday of “Papa Doc”

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At Meridian Health Care, we affirm life, which is why we were blessed to be a part of and help organize our patient’s 100th birthday celebration on July 29th at Fox Point in McHenry, Illinois. This ...