BMA Affordable Assisted Living Community to Host Performance by Pigeon Forge Singer and Songwriter Patty Waszak

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Heritage Woods of Rockford, a BMA affordable assisted living community in Winnebago County, Illinois, is hosting a performance by singer and songwriter Patty Waszak of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee on July 3.

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Come and enjoy Patty's country charm and her musical and comedic talents

Singer and songwriter Patty Waszak from Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, will be making a return visit to Heritage Woods of Rockford, a BMA affordable assisted living community, at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3.

The community, which is located at 202 N. Show Place Dr. in Rockford, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

“Come and enjoy Patty’s country charm and her musical and comedic talents,” says Yvonne Peterson, Director of Marketing for Heritage Woods of Rockford. “Her show will have a patriotic theme that is certain to help us celebrate the Independence Day holiday in true country style.”

Waszak has performed on numerous Chicago television and cable shows and at Pheasant Run in St. Charles, the Welk Resort Center in Branson, Six Flags Over Great America in Gurnee, and The Abbey in Lake Geneva.

She plays more than 30 instruments and hosts the longest running morning variety show in the Smoky Mountains.

The show is open to the public. There is no cost to attend.

To reserve your seat or for more information, call 815-332-3700.

The Heritage Woods of Rockford affordable assisted living community combines the residential apartment-home living with the availability of personal assistance, help with medications, and a variety of convenience and support services.

Residents live in private apartments that include a kitchenette, spacious bathroom with shower and grab bars, individually-controlled heating and air conditioning, and emergency alert system. Residents furnish and decorate their apartment to their taste.

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.

“We provide a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home,” says Peterson.

She adds that “residents also benefit from all of the opportunities that are available to socialize with friends and neighbors and participate in activities and special events such as Patty’s performance.”

The Heritage Woods of Rockford affordable assisted living community is certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program and managed by BMA Management, Ltd.

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

“Our focus,” says Rod Burkett, CEO and President of BMA, “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 to 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 Belvidere, DeKalb, Moline, Ottawa and Sterling, Illinois. BMA also manages the Heritage Woods assisted living community in Huntley.

BMA will be opening the Heritage Woods of Freeport affordable assisted living community in Freeport, Illinois, on Friday, June 28. BMA developed the community in partnership with the Stephenson County Nursing Center Foundation.

For more information about BMA Management; the assisted living, senior living and memory care communities that the company operates; and the company’s management, development and consulting services, visit or call 1=877-882-1495 toll-free.

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