Bradley, IL (PRWEB) November 23, 2013
Heritage Woods of Bolingbrook, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a holiday toy and clothing drive for a local homeless shelter.
The community, which is located at 550 Kildeer Dr. in Bolingbrook, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.
New toy and clothing donations will be collected until Dec. 10.
“Help us bring a little holiday cheer to local families in need by donating to our drive,” said Jolleen Simonson, Director of Marketing at Heritage Woods.
A donation box will be located behind the reception desk at Heritage Woods. Gift cards will also be accepted.
All donations will be given to the homeless shelter at Hesed House in Aurora, Illinois.
For more information about toy and clothing drive or Heritage Woods of Bolingbrook, call 630-783-9640.
The Heritage Woods affordable assisted living community is certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program and is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.
The community combines residential apartment-home living with the availability of personal assistance, help with medications, and a variety of convenience and support services.
"We provide older adults of all incomes with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Simonson.
Residents live in private apartments that they furnish and decorate to their taste. Each of the studio and one-bedroom floor plans includes a kitchenette, spacious bathroom with shower and grab bars, individually-controlled heating and air conditioning, and 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. Meals, 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 Simonson.
BMA Management, the company that operates Heritage Woods of Bolingbrook, is based in Bradley, Illinois.
"Our focus," says Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA, "is to provide residents of Heritage Woods of Bolingbrook with the love, compassion and dignity that they deserve and the help and assistance that they need. Our emphasis is on helping each resident to achieve and maintain as much independence as possible for as long as possible."
The communities managed by BMA Management include the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Batavia, Chicago, Dwight, Gurnee, Manteno, Ottawa, Plainfield and Yorkville.
BMA also manages the Heritage Woods assisted living community in Huntley; the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living and memory care community in South Elgin; and the Churchview affordable living community in Chicago.
BMA is the management company for the Deer Path affordable assisted living community for physically disabled adults 22 to 64 years of age and the St. Anthony affordable assisted living community for older adults that opened this summer.
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.