BMA Affordable Assisted Living Community in Dwight, Illinois Serves as Collection Site for Flood Victims

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Heritage Woods of Dwight, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is helping the United Way of Grundy County's disaster relief efforts for flood victims by serving as a collection site for clothing and non-perishable food items. The community in Dwight, Illinois serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

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"We are collecting clothing and non-perishable food items for flood victims"

Heritage Woods of Dwight, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is assisting the United Way of Grundy County in its efforts to provide disaster relief for flood victims by serving as a collection site for clothing and non-perishable food items.

Heritage Woods is located at 701 E. Mazon in Dwight, Illinois. The community serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

"You can drop off your donations off clothing and non-perishable food items at Heritage Woods and we will get your donations to the United Way," says Becky Gish, Resident Services Coordinator for Heritage Woods.

"If you prefer to make a monetary donation to help the United Way in its flood relief efforts, you can drop a check off at either the First National Bank of Dwight or the Dwight Bank Branch of the Bank of Pontiac," says Gish.

The First National Bank of Pontiac is located at 122 W. Main St. in Dwight, and the Dwight branch of the Bank of Pontiac is located at 132 E. Main St. in Dwight.

For more information, call the United Way at 815-942-4430 or Heritage Woods of Dwight at 815-584-9280.

Heritage Woods of Dwight is an affordable assisted living community that operates through the Illinois Supportive Living program and is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.

"We provide older adults with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Peg Spear, Director of Marketing for Heritage Woods of Dwight. "Residents benefit from living in a residential apartment-home environment and receiving personal assistance and help with medications."

Studio and one-bedroom apartments are available, with each of the apartments featuring 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 to socialize with friends and neighbors and to participate in social activities and special programs," says Spear.

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

"Our emphasis," says Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA, "is on providing residents with the love, compassion and dignity that they deserve and the help and assistance that they need to 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 Bolingbrook, Manteno, Plainfield, Watseka and Yorkville, Illinois.

For more information about BMA Management and the communities that the company operates, visit http://www.bma-mgmt.com or call 1-877-882-1495.

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