BMA Affordable Assisted Living Community to Host Informational Program on "The Journey Back to Independence"

Heritage Woods of Benton, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community in Franklin County, Illinois, is hosting an informational program on "The Journey Back to Independence" on July 10. The community serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) July 04, 2013

Heritage Woods of Benton, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting an informational program on "The Journey Back to Independence" at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10.

The community, which is located at 1305 Bailey Lane in Benton, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

The therapy staff of Helia Healthcare of Benton will be conducting the presentation, which is open to the public. There is no cost to attend.

For more information, call 618-439-9431.

Heritage Woods of Benton is the only community in Franklin County that is certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program.

The affordable assisted living community combines residential apartment-home living with the availability of personal assistance, help with medications, and a variety of convenience and support services.

Residents live in private apartments that they furnish and decorate to their tastes. Each of the apartments includes a kitchenette, spacious bathroom with shower and grab bars, individually-controlled heating and air conditioning, and an emergency alert system.

Certified nursing assistants, working under the direction of a licensed nurse, are on-duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Three meals a day, housekeeping 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 activities and special programs," says DeRossett.

The community is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., of Bradley, Illinois.

BMA is the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.

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

Communities managed by BMA include the Cambridge House affordable assisted living communities in the St. Louis Metro East area; the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Flora, Centralia, Charleston, McLeansboro and Mt. Vernon; and the Prairie Living affordable assisted living community in Carbondale, Illinois.

For more information about BMA Management; the assisted living, senior living and memory care communities that the company operates; and the company's management, development and consulting services, visit http://www.bma-mgmt.com or call 1-877-882-1495 toll-free.