Festival of Wreaths at Heritage Woods of Ottawa to Benefit Care-A-Van Program

Heritage Woods of Ottawa, a BMA affordable assisted living community in Ottawa, Illinois, is hosting its Second Annual Festival of Wreaths on Dec. 9. The festival will feature an Open House and Silent Auction to benefit the OSF St. Elizabeth Care-A-Van program.

Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) December 05, 2012

Heritage Woods of Ottawa, a BMA affordable assisted living community in Ottawa, Illinois, is holding its Second Annual Festival of Wreaths Open House and Silent Auction from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9.

The community serves older adults of all incomes who need some help to maintain their independence.

“Come view the wreaths that will be on display and bid on your favorites,” says Deb Pusateri, Director of Marketing for Heritage Woods of Ottawa.

Proceeds from the funds raised in the Silent Auction will benefit the OSF St. Elizabeth Care-A-Van program.

For more information about the Festival or Heritage Woods of Ottawa, call 815-431-1400.

Heritage Woods of Ottawa is located at 801 E. Etna Rd. in Ottawa, Illinois.

The community 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.

Residents of Heritage Woods live in private apartments and receive personal assistance and help with medications. Each of the apartments features 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, laundry and housekeeping are among the included services.

“Our focus at Heritage Woods is on providing residents with the love, compassion and dignity that they deserve in addition to the care and assistance that they need,” says Pusateri. “Our emphasis is on helping residents achieve and maintain as much independence as possible for as long as possible.”

The community, says Pusateri, provides a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home and is able to serve adults 65 and older of all financial means, including those on Medicaid.

Based in Bradley, Illinois, BMA Management is the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.

The company manages 36 senior living communities, housing more than 3,300 homes and apartments.

The communities managed by BMA include the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Bolingbrook, DeKalb, Dwight, Plainfield and Sterling, Illinois.

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