BMA Affordable Assisted Living Community Offers “Move Those Joints” Exercise Program for Seniors

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John Evans Supportive Living, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community in Pekin, Illinois, is offering a “Move Those Joints” exercise program for seniors. The community serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

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"We provide older adults of all incomes with a wonderful to a nursing home"

John Evans Supportive Living, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is offering a "Move Those Joints" exercise program for older adults on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

The community, which is located at 1320 Executive Ct. in Pekin, Illinois, serves adults 65 and older of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

The exercise program is open to the public and is conducted at 8:30 a.m. on Mondays and Fridays and at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. There is no charge to attend.

As space is limited, please RSVP by calling John Evans Supportive Living at 309-477-8800.

The community is certified to operate 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 Bridget Rumler, Director of Marketing for John Evans. "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 at John Evans features a kitchenette, spacious bathroom with shower and grab bars, individually controlled heating and air conditioning system, 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 participate in social and recreational activities and programs such as exercise classes," says Rumler.

BMA Management, the company that has operated John Evans Supportive Living since the community opened for occupancy in November 2007, is based in Bradley, Illinois.

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

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

Communities managed by BMA include the Grand Prairie affordable assisted living community in Macomb, Illinois, and the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Aledo and Moline, Illinois.

For more information on BMA Management, Ltd. and the senior communities that the company manages, please visit or call 877-882-1495.

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