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Upcoming Events

With a concerted effort to encourage residents to take not just steps, but strides outside their residences, The Merion offers a wide array of enticing communal activities and events designed to foster a sense of belonging, friendship and community. With ample dining venues and social spaces, The Merion offers our residents every opportunity to lead fulfilling and healthy lifestyles.  

Live Music and Happy Hour in The Emerald Lounge

Join us for a selection of live music Monday through Friday from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

  • How to Use Uber, Lyft & GoGo Grandparent

    February 28, 2017 - 1:00 pm

    1611 Chicago Avenue

    Join us for a workshop to learn how to use Uber, Lyft & GoGo Grandparent, which is sponsored by North Shore Village. You’ll learn to install Lyft & Uber apps on your smartphone or if you do not have a smartphone, learn how to use GoGo Grandparent to order a ride thru Lyft or Uber. If you bring your smartphone, we’ll show you how to install the Uber and Lyft apps. Be sure to bring a credit card to sign up to start using these services. Please RSVP online or by calling 847.570.7815

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  • Fireside Chat & Brunch

    March 2, 2017 - 10:00 am

    1611 Chicago Avenue

    Bring your questions and join us for a Fireside Chat. We’ll cozy up by the fireplace, and you can ask anything you like about senior living. We can answer questions about The Merion, in particular, and senior living communities, in general. And if you’re curious about costs, what the senior living lifestyle is like, or even what people say once they’ve moved in, we can help. Let’s chat. And then let’s dig into a hot brunch!

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  • Facts & Snacks: How to Find the Right Doctor for You!

    March 7, 2017 - 1:00 pm

    1611 Chicago Avenue

    Join us for a Facts & Snacks: How to Find the Right Doctor for You presented by Phillip Bashook, Ed. The event is sponsored by the North Shore Village office. Phil Bashook will explain how to select a doctor who fits your needs, see how to search the internet to obtain accurate and useful information about doctors and you’ll learn how to interpret a doctor’s medical background to decide if the doctor is a right fit for you. Phil spent his long career in medical education assessing clinical competence of doctors and dentists and designing methods to evaluate educational programs. He was on the faculty of the UIC College of Medicine and worked at Michael Reese Hospital among other places. At the American Board of Medical Specialties, he was the internal expert on examinations for the boards that certify doctors as specialists. Please RSVP online or by calling 847.570.7815

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  • Fireside Chat & Brunch

    March 9, 2017 - 10:00 am

    1611 Chicago Avenue

    Bring your questions and join us for a Fireside Chat. We’ll cozy up by the fireplace, and you can ask anything you like about senior living. We can answer questions about The Merion, in particular, and senior living communities, in general. And if you’re curious about costs, what the senior living lifestyle is like, or even what people say once they’ve moved in, we can help. Let’s chat. And then let’s dig into a hot brunch!

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  • How to Shop for a Senior Living Community

    March 22, 2017 - 10:30 am

    The Merion

    Ever wonder if there’s a better lifestyle choice? Then dig in at our waffle bar, where you can load up on a fabulous brunch and sweet answers too. We’ll explain the differences between us and the other guys. And we’ll take your questions — all your questions — about what you need to know when you’re out there visiting senior living communities. You’ll hear how to evaluate services and programs, what to watch for when you tour, which questions to ask, and how to determine the better value when comparing communities. Plus, the brunch is fantastic and the waffles are divine! If you’re waffling on your senior living choices, consider the clever, comfortable, heart-of-Evanston alternative. Come for a closer look at The Merion.  

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