Heritage Woods of McHenry Assisted Living to Host Blood Drive

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Heritage Woods of McHenry, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting its Annual Blood Drive on Feb. 12. The community in McHenry, Illinois, serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

Heritage Woods of McHenry, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting its Annual Blood Drive from noon to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12.

The community, which is located at 4609 W. Crystal Lake Rd., in McHenry, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

"Do your part; come give the gift of life," says Wayne Vistine, Administrator of Heritage Woods of McHenry. "Heartland Blood Centers will be here to take blood donations."

A photo ID will be required to donate.

For more information about the Blood Drive or Heritage Woods of McHenry, call Jenneen Hansen at 815-344-2690.

"The community provides older adults with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Vistine. "Residents benefit from living in a residential apartment-home environment and from receiving the personal assistance and help with medications they need."

Each of the private studio and one-bedroom apartments at Heritage Woods features a kitchenette, spacious bathroom with shower and grab bars, 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 social activities and special events no matter the weather," says Vistine.

Heritage Woods is fully certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program and managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.

"Our focus is on providing residents with the love, compassion and dignity that they deserve and the help and assistance they need," says Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA.

Based in Bradley, Illinois, BMA manages 36 senior living communities, housing more than 3,300 homes and apartments.

The communities managed by BMA include the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Belvidere, Gurnee and Rockford, Illinois.

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

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