St. Anthony of Lansing Affordable Assisted Living to Host Open House

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St. Anthony of Lansing, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host an open house on Sept. 24. The community, which is located in southern Cook County, Illinois, will serve low-income seniors who need some help to maintain their independence.

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We invite you to visit St. Anthony of Lansing and see the wonderful community we provide and how we are able to help residents maintain their independence and dignity.

St. Anthony of Lansing, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host an open house from 9 a.m. to noon on Sept. 24.

The community, which is located at 3025 Spring Lake Drive in Lansing, Illinois, serves low-income seniors who need some help to maintain their independence.

A welcome ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. and include remarks from Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.

Staff will be available to give tours and answer questions about the new community.

"We invite you to visit St. Anthony of Lansing and see the wonderful community we provide and how we are able to help residents maintain their independence and dignity," said St. Anthony Administrator Laurena Carter.

For more information about the open house or St. Anthony, call 708-474-6100.

The St. Anthony of Lansing assisted living community was developed on more than four acres of property on the east side of Chicago Ave., north of 178th St., in Lansing, Illinois. The community - a $27.9 million development that opened this summer - houses 125 one-bedroom apartments. Reservations are being accepted.

"We are providing older adults with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Carter.

The community combines residential apartment-home living with the availability of personal assistance, help with medications, and a variety of convenience and support services, such as meals, housekeeping and laundry.

Residents live in private apartments that they will furnish and decorate to their tastes. Each of the apartments features a kitchenette, spacious bathroom with shower and grab bars, individually controlled heating and air conditioning, and 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 will be available to socialize with friends and neighbors and to participate in activities and special programs," says Carter.

St. Anthony is certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program, which emphasizes personal choice, dignity, privacy and individuality.

The affordable assisted living community is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., of Bradley, Illinois.

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

"Our focus," says Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA Management, "is to provide St. Anthony of Lansing residents with the love, compassion and dignity they deserve and the help and assistance they need. Our emphasis is on helping each resident 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 Batavia, Bolingbrook, Chicago, Gurnee, Manteno, McHenry, Plainfield and Yorkville, Illinois.

BMA also manages the Heritage Woods assisted living community in Huntley, the Churchview affordable assisted living community in Chicago, and the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living and memory care community in South Elgin.

For more information on BMA Management; the assisted living, senior living and memory care communities that the company operates; or the company's management, development and consulting services, visit http://www.bma-mgmt.com or call 1-877-882-1495 toll-free.

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