Heritage Woods of Gurnee Affordable Assisted Living to Host Walk-a-thon

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Heritage Woods of Gurnee, a Gardant affordable assisted living community in Lake County, Illinois, will host a Walk-a-thon event on April 23. The community, which operates through the Illinois Supportive Living program, serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

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Be prepared to hula hoop for 10 seconds, do five arm curls with 2.5 pound weights, stretch and try some refreshing lemon or cucumber-infused water.

Heritage Woods of Gurnee, a Gardant affordable assisted living community, will host a Walk-a-thon from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on April 23.

The community, which is located at 3775 Grand Ave. in Gurnee, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

The event will have different stations that inspire healthier lifestyles, and for each one guests visit, they will win a prize or take away important health information.

“Be prepared to hula hoop for 10 seconds, do five arm curls with 2.5 pound weights, stretch and try some refreshing lemon or cucumber-infused water,” said Director of Marketing Tammy Temaner-Rosas.

The Walk-a-thon coincides with the "My Health. My Life" theme of this year's statewide Supportive Living Week celebration. Supportive Living Week is observed every April and highlights the communities within the Illinois Supportive Living Program.

For more information, call 847-623-6300.

Heritage Woods of Gurnee is the first affordable assisted living community to be developed in Lake County by Gardant Management Solutions, of Bradley, Illinois. Gardant, formerly BMA Management, is the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois and the 14th largest provider in the nation.

"We provide older adults of all incomes with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Temaner-Rosas. "Residents benefit from living in a residential apartment-home environment and receiving personal assistance and help with medications."

Private studio and one-bedroom apartments are available. Each of the apartments features a kitchenette, spacious bathroom with shower and grab bars, individually-controlled heating and air conditioning, and 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.

"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," said Temaner-Rosas.

Gardant Management Solutions operates 38 assisted living, senior living and memory care communities that together house nearly 3,800 apartments.

"Our focus," says Rod Burkett, President and CEO of Gardant, "is to provide Heritage Woods of Gurnee residents with the love, compassion and dignity that they deserve and the help and assistance that they need."

Communities managed by Gardant Management include the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Batavia, Bolingbrook, Chicago, McHenry, Plainfield and Yorkville, Illinois.

Gardant also manages the Heritage Woods assisted living community in Huntley, Churchview Supportive Living in Chicago, and the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living and memory care community in South Elgin.

For more information about Gardant Management Solutions 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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Amber Springer
Gardant Management Solutions
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BMA Management, Ltd.
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