BMA Affordable Assisted Living Community to Host Afternoon of Line Dancing

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Heritage Woods of Benton, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community in Franklin County, Illinois, is hosting an afternoon of line dancing on June 14. The community serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

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"Join us for a great afternoon of dancing, music and exercise"

Heritage Woods of Benton, a BMA affordable assisted living community in Franklin County, Illinois, is hosting an afternoon of Line Dancing at 2 p.m. on June 14.

The community, which is located at 1305 Bailey Lane in Benton, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

"We invite you to join us for a great afternoon of dancing, music and exercise," says Leanne DeRossett, Director of Marketing for Heritage Woods of Benton.

The afternoon will feature a line dancing performance by The Caroliners.

"After the performance, The Caroliners will be giving us line dancing lessons," says DeRossett. "We also will be serving light refreshments."

For more information, call 618-439-9431.

Heritage Woods of Benton is the only senior living community in Franklin County that is certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program, which enables the community to serve older adults of all incomes, including those who are on or would qualify for Medicaid.

The community is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.

"Our focus," says Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA Management, "is to provide residents with the love, compassion and dignity that they deserve and the help and assistance that they need. Our emphasis is on helping each resident to achieve and maintain as much independence as possible for as long as possible."

Adds DeRossett, "we provide older adults with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or struggling alone at home. Residents benefit from living in a residential apartrment-home environment and receiving personal assistance and help with medications."

The private apartments at Heritage Woods feature 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 a licensed nurse, are on-duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All three meals each day, 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 social activities and special programs such as our afternoon of line dancing," says DeRossett.

Based in Bradley, Illinois, BMA Management operates 36 assisted living, senior living and memory care communities that together house nearly 3,400 homes and apartments.

Communities managed by BMA include the Prairie Living affordable assisted living community in Carbondale, Illinois; the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Flora, McLeansboro, and Mt. Vernon; and the Cambridge House affordable assisted living communities in the St. Louis Metro East area,

BMA also manages Heritage Woods of Centralia in Centralia, Illinois. The community features affordable assisted living apartments, senior living apartments, and rental homes for low-income adults 55 and older.

For more information about 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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