They will be providing tips for individuals who live with low vision
Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) June 21, 2013
Heritage Woods of Plainfield, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a community health informational program on "Eye Opening Facts about Low Vision" at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26.
The community, which is located at 14731 S. Van Dyke Rd. in Plainfield, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.
Therapists from The Comprehensive Group will be conducting the program.
"They will be talking about how low vision can compromise a person's safety and will be providing tips for individuals who live with low vision acuity," says Leah Suzanne, Director of Marketing for Heritage Woods of Plainfield.
The program is open to the public. There is no charge to attend.
For more information, call 815-267-3800.
The Heritage Woods of Plainfield affordable assisted living community combines residential apartment-home living with the availability of personal assistance, help with medications and a variety of convenience and support services.
"We provide a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Suzanne.
Each of the private studio and one-bedroom apartments at Heritage Woods of Plainfield features a kitchenette, spacious bathroom with shower and grab bars, individually-controlled heating and air conditioning, and an 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. 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 activities and special events," says Suzanne.
The community is 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," says Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA Management, "is to provide residents with the love, compassion and dignity that they deserve and the help and assistance that they need. Our emphasis is on helping each resident achieve and maintain as much independence as possible for as long as possible."
Based in Bradley, Illinois, BMA Management operates 36 assisted living, senior living and memory care communities that together house nearly 3,400 homes and apartments.
Communities managed by BMA include the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Batavia, Bolingbrook, Chicago, Dwight, Gurnee, Manteno, McHenry, Ottawa and Yorkville, Illinois.
BMA also manages the Churchview Supportive Living community in Chicago, the Heritage Woods assisted living community in Huntley, and the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living and memory care community in South Elgin.
BMA will be managing the St. Anthony affordable assisted living community for older adults that is being developed in Lansing, Illinois, and the Deer Path affordable assisted living community for physically disabled adults 22 to 64 years of age that is being developed in Huntley. The communities are scheduled to open for occupancy later this year. Reservations are being accepted.
For more information about BMA Management and the assisted living, senior living and memory care communities that the company operates, visit http://www.bma-mgmt.com or call 1-877-882-1495 toll-free.