Heritage Woods of Dwight Affordable Assisted Living to Host Therapeutic Tai Chi Classes

Heritage Woods of Dwight, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, will host its first tai chi class on Oct. 22. The community in Dwight, Illinois serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) October 15, 2013

Heritage Woods of Dwight, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will begin hosting therapeutic tai chi classes for seniors. The first class will be held from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on Oct. 22.

The community, which is located at 701 E. Mazon in Dwight, Illinois, serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

The workout routine includes gentle stretching, restorative breathing and moderate movement.

Gary Paruszkiewicz, the developer of the workout that benefits those who have balance issues, will visit the community to share his story and introduce everyone to the program.

“Join us at Heritage Woods as we introduce a fitness program that will help older adults become stronger and healthier,” said Becky Gish, Resident Services Coordinator at Heritage Woods.

For more information about the fitness class or Heritage Woods, call 815-584-9280.

The Heritage Woods of Dwight 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 a residential apartment-home environment with the availability of personal assistance, help with medications, and a variety of convenience and support services.

"We provide older adults with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Gish.

Each of the private studio and one-bedroom apartments at Heritage Woods features 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. 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 Gish.

Based in Bradley, Illinois, BMA Management operates 37 assisted living, senior living and memory care communities that together house more than 3,700 homes and apartments.

"Our focus," says Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA Management, "is to provide Heritage Woods of Dwight residents with the love, compassion and dignity they deserve and the help and assistance they need. Our emphasis is on helping each resident 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 Bolingbrook, Manteno, Ottawa, Plainfield, Watseka and Yorkville, Illinois.

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


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