BMA Affordable Assisted Living Community to Host Egg Hunt and Easter Bunny Visit

Heritage Woods of Belvidere, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting an Egg Hunt and visit by the Easter Bunny on March 29. The community in Boone County, Illinois, serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, in need of some help to maintain their independence.

Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) March 25, 2013

Heritage Woods of Belvidere, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 29.

The community, which is located at 4730 Squaw Prairie Rd. in Belvidere, Illinois, serves older adults who need some help to maintain their independence.

"There will be fun for all ages," says Ed Alvarez, Administrator of Heritage Woods of Belvidere. "The Easter Bunny will be visiting after he hides his eggs so bring your little ones by for pictures."

"We'll have refreshments for you to enjoy, and a jelly bean count game in addition to the hunt," Alvarez adds.

For more information about the Egg Hunt or Heritage Woods of Belvidere, call 815-544-9495 or e-mail marketing(at)hw-belvidere-slf(dot)com.

Heritage Woods of Belvidere is the only senior living community in Boone County, Illinois, that is certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program, which enables the community to serve older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

"We provide a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Alvarez. "Residents benefit from living in a residential apartment-home environment and receiving personal assistance and help with medications."

Each of the private apartments at Heritage Woods features a kitchenette, spacious bathroom with shower and grab bars, and an emergency alert system.

Certified nursing assistants are on-duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All three meals each day, houskeeping and laundry are among the included services.

"Residents also benefit from all of the opportunities that are available to socialize with friends and neighbors and to participate in social and recreational activities," says Alvarez.

Heritage Woods is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.

Based in Bradley, Illinois, BMA operates 36 senior living communities, housing more than 3,300 homes and apartments.

"Our focus is on providing residents with the love, compassion and dignity in addition to the help and assistance that they need," says Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA. "Our emphasis is on helping residents to achieve and maintain as much independence as possible for as long as possible."

Communities managed by BMA include the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in DeKalb, McHenry, Ottawa and Sterling, Illinois.

A Heritage Woods affordable assisted living community is being developed in Freeport, Illinois, through a partnership between BMA and the Stephenson County Nursing Center Foundation.

The community is scheduled to open for occupancy this summer. Reservations are now being accepted.

For more information on BMA Management, Ltd. and the managed senior communities, please visit http://www.bma-mgmt.com