Heritage Woods of Ottawa Affordable Assisted Living to Host Craft and Bake Sale

Heritage Woods of Ottawa, a BMA affordable assisted living community in Ottawa, Illinois, will host its annual craft and bake sale on Oct. 26. The community serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

Bradley, IL (PRWEB) October 20, 2013

Heritage Woods of Ottawa, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host its Sixth Annual Craft & Bake Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 26.

The community is located at 801 E. Etna Rd. in Ottawa, Illinois.

“Join us for our annual craft and bake sale where we will feature a wide variety of delicious homemade treats and unique arts and crafts,” said Deb Pusateri, Director of Marketing for the community.

More than 30 vendors, including Mary Kay and Pampered Chef, have signed up for the event.

A Heritage Woods table, filled with items made by residents, will be set up as well.

For more information about the craft and bake sale or Heritage Woods of Ottawa, call 815-431-1400.

The community combines residential apartment-home living 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 features a kitchenette, spacious bathroom with shower and grab bars, individually-controlled heating and air conditioning, and an emergency alert system. Residents furnish and decorate their apartment to their taste.

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 participate in activities and special events," says Pusateri. "We offer a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home."

The Heritage Woods of Ottawa 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.

"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, Presidents and CEO of BMA. "Our emphasis is on helping each resident to achieve and maintain as much independence as possible for as long as possible."

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

Communities managed by BMA include the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Belvidere, DeKalb, Dwight, Freeport, Moline, Rockford, Sterling and Yorkville, Illinois. BMA also manages the John Evans affordable assisted living community in Pekin.

For more information on 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.