We invite you to come on out to our health fair and learn about ways to stay healthy and the many resources available to seniors in Clay County. This is an event that seniors and their caregivers will not want to miss.
Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) October 07, 2013
Heritage Woods of Flora, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a Senior Healthy Living Fair from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Oct. 17.
The community, which is located at 1003 W. 4th St. in Flora, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.
Flu and pneumonia shots will be offered from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the health fair, which is a partnership with the Clay County Hospital and the Clay County Health Department. Medicare and private insurance will be accepted. The flu shots cost $30, and the pneumonia shots are $75.
Hospital staff will give a presentation at 10 a.m. on how to stay healthy during cold and flu season.
Area businesses and agencies that assist seniors will be present to provide useful information for seniors.
The event will also feature door prizes, an exercise class and an analysis that can detect sun damage to your skin.
Heritage Woods of Flora will serve biscuits and gravy during the health fair.
“We invite you to come on out to our health fair and learn about ways to stay healthy and explore the many resources available to seniors in Clay County,” said Heritage Woods Administrator Lucas Sigrist. “This is an event that seniors and their caregivers will not want to miss.”
For more information, call 618-662-4599.
Heritage Woods of Flora is the only community in Clay County that is certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program. The affordable assisted living community is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the leading provider of assisted living in Illinois.
The community combines residential apartment-home living with the availability of personal assistance, help with medications and the availability of a variety of convenience and support services.
Residents live in private apartments that they furnish and decorate to their tastes. Each of the studio and one-bedroom floor plans include 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. 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 to participate in activities and special programs,” says Sigrist.
BMA Management, the company that manages Heritage Woods of Flora, is based in Bradley, Illinois.
“Our focus is on providing the residents of Heritage Woods with the love, compassion and dignity they deserve and the help and assistance they need,” says Rod Burkett, President of CEO of BMA and Clay County native. “Our emphasis is on helping each resident achieve and maintain as much independence as possible for as long as possible.”
Communities managed by BMA Management include the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Benton, Charleston, McLeansboro and Mt. Vernon, Illinois. BMA also manages the Bowman Estates affordable assisted living community in Danville; the Cambridge House affordable assisted living communities in the St. Louis Metro East area; the Eagle Ridge affordable assisted living community in Decatur; and the Prairie Winds affordable assisted living community in Urbana, Illinois.
For more information about BMA Management; the assisted living, senior living and memory care communities that BMA operates; and the company’s management, development and consulting services, visit http://www.bma-mgmt.com or call 1-877-882-1495 toll-free.