Heritage Woods of Belvidere Affordable Assisted Living to Host Grandparents Day Carnival

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Heritage Woods of Belvidere, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a carnival to celebrate grandparents on Sept. 8. The community is the only senior living community in Boone County, Illinois, that is certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program.

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Help us celebrate the grandparents in our community by attending our carnival.

Heritage Woods of Belvidere, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a Grandparents Day Carnival from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 8.

The community, which is located at 4730 Squaw Prairie Rd. in Belvidere, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

“Help us celebrate the grandparents in our community by attending our carnival,” said Robin Bertram, Director of Marketing at Heritage Woods of Belvidere. “We have a fun-filled afternoon planned for the children, and of course, the young at heart.”

Clowns, face painting and games are planned as part of the entertainment.

Cotton candy, popcorn and other treats will be served during the carnival, which is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 815-544-9495.

Heritage Woods of Belvidere is the only senior living community in Boone County, Illinois, 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 of all incomes with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Bertram. "Residents benefit from living in a residential apartment-home environment and receiving personal assistance and help with medications."

Each of the private one-bedroom apartments 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.

"Residents also benefit from all of the opportunities that are available to socialize with friends and neighbors and to participate in social activities and special programs," says Bertram.

BMA Management is based in Bradley, Illinois. The company operates 38 assisted living, senior living and memory care communities that together house more than 3,800 homes and apartments.

"Our focus," says Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA Management, "is to provide residents with the love, compassion and dignity they deserve and the help and assistance they need. Our emphasis is on helping residents at Heritage Woods of Belvidere 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 Rockford, Sterling, DeKalb, Ottawa, McHenry and Gurnee, Illinois.

BMA also manages the Heritage Woods assisted living community in Freeport and Huntley, Illinois, and Deer Path of Huntley, which serves adults with physical disabilities.

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.

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