BMA Affordable Assisted Living Community to Host Breakfast for Seniors

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Heritage Woods of Charleston, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community is hosting a Breakfast for Seniors on April 13. The community in Charleston, Illinois, serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

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"We invite seniors and their families to come and enjoy a hearty start to their day"

Heritage Woods of Charleston, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Breakfast for Seniors from 7 to 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 13.

The community at 480 W. Polk Ave. in Charleston, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

“We invite seniors and their families to come and enjoy a hearty start to the day,” says Glenn Gentry, Administrator of Heritage Woods of Charleston. “If you can’t make it and live in the area, give us a call and we can deliver,” he adds.

The community is hosting the Breakfast for Seniors on the second Saturday of the month.

For more information, call Heritage Woods at 217-345-4900.

“Our community provides older adults with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home,” says Gentry. “Residents benefit from living in a residential apartment-home environment and receiving personal assistance and help with medications.”

Each of the private studio and one-bedroom apartments feature 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. All three meals each day, housekeeping and laundry are among the included services.

“Residents also benefit from all of the opportunities that are available for socializing with friends and neighbors and for participating in social activities and special programs” says Gentry.

The community is fully certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program and is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., of Bradley, Illinois.

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

“Our focus is on providing older adults with the love, compassion and dignity that they deserve in addition to the help and assistance that they need,” says Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA Management. “Our emphasis is on helping each resident to achieve and maintain as much independence as possible for as long as possible.”

BMA operates 36 senior living communities, housing nearly 3,400 homes and apartments.

The communities managed by BMA include the Bowman Estates affordable assisted living community in Danville, Illinois; Eagle Ridge affordable assisted living communities in Decatur, Illinois; and the Prairie Winds affordable assisted living community in Urbana, Illinois.

BMA also manages the Bridle Brook of Mahomet assisted living and memory care community in Champaign County, Illinois.

For more information about BMA Management and the senior living communities operated by BMA, visit or call 1-877-882-1495.

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