Gurnee Assisted Living to Host Open House

The Heritage Woods of Gurnee affordable assisted living community is hosting an Open House on Dec. 6. The community serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

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Affordable assisted living for older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid

Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) December 03, 2012

The newly opened Heritage Woods affordable assisted living community in Gurnee, Illinois, is hosting an Open House from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6.

The community, which is located at 3775 Grand Ave., is designed to serve older adults who need some help to maintain their independence.

"We invite you to take advantage of this opportunity to see Heritage Woods and learn about the affordable assisted living lifestyle that is available to older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid," says Tammy Temaner-Rosas, Director of Marketing for Heritage Woods of Gurnee.

"We'll be serving light refreshments and holding a raffle for those who attend the Open House," she says.

Tours will be available.

For more information about the Open House or Heritage Woods of Gurnee, call 847-623-6300.

Heritage Woods of Gurnee is fully certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program and is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.

"This is BMA's first community to be located in Lake County," says Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA.

The company, which is based in Bradley, Illinois, operates 36 senior living communities, housing more than 3,300 homes and apartments.

"Communities such as Heritage Woods of Gurnee provide a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," Burkett says.

He adds that "our focus is on providing the love, compassion and dignity that older adults deserve in addition to the care and assistance that they need. Our emphasis is on helping each resident achieve and maintain as much independence as possible for as long as possible."

Residents of Heritage Woods of Gurnee live in private apartments. Each of the apartments feature 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. Meals, housekeeping and laundry are among the included services.

In addition, residents enjoy plenty of opportunities to socialize with friends and neighbors and participate in social activities and special events.

Among the communities managed by BMA are Heritage Woods assisted living in Huntley, Illinois, and the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in McHenry, Belvidere, Rockford, Batavia, and South Elgin.

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