Heritage Woods of Flora Affordable Assisted Living to Host Open House

Heritage Woods of Flora, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, will host an appreciation open house to honor veterans on Nov. 7. The community in Clay County, Illinois serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) November 01, 2013

Heritage Woods of Flora, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host an appreciation open house from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Nov. 7.

The community, which is located at 1003 W. 4th St. in Flora, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

The open house will be held at the newly renovated community and is designed to show appreciation for area veterans, active military members and emergency services personnel.

Stacey Earlywine will sing the national anthem, and veterans from Heritage Woods will lead the Pledge of Allegiance.

The community will have a posting of the flag by the Shooting Stars Drill Team.

Local resident Mary Kenley will play the piano during the open house.

Refreshments will be served.

“Visit Heritage Woods of Flora as we show our appreciation to the men and women who have served our country,” said Heritage Woods Administrator Lucas Sigrist.

For more information about the open house or Heritage Woods, call 618-662-4599.

Heritage Woods of Flora is the only senior living community in Clay County that is certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program. The community is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.

"We provide older adults with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Sigrist. "Residents benefit from living in a residential apartment-home environment with the availability of personal assistance, help with medications and a variety of convenience and support services."

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 events," says Sigrist.

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

"Our focus is on providing residents with the love, compassion and dignity that they deserve and the help and assistance that they need," says Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA and native of Clay County. "Our emphasis is on helping each Heritage Woods of Flora resident 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 Benton, Centralia, Charleston, McLeansboro and Mt. Vernon, Illinois.

BMA also manages the Eagle Ridge affordable assisted living community in Decatur, the Cambridge House affordable assisted living communities in the St. Louis Metro East area, and the Prairie Living affordable assisted living community in Carbondale.

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.