BMA Affordable Assisted Living Community to Host Educational Program on Alzheimer's Disease

Heritage Woods of Aledo, a BMA affordable assisted living community in Mercer County, Illinois is hosting an educational program on Alzheimer's disease on May 9. The focus of the seminar will be on the affects of Alzheimer's disease and new treatments that are available.

Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) May 02, 2013

Heritage Woods of Aledo, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting an educational seminar on Alzheimer's disease at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 9.

The community, which is located at 405 S.E. 13th Ave. in Aledo, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

"The focus of the educational program will be on the affects of Alzheimer's and the new treatments that are available," says Danise Lenz, Director of Marketing for Heritage Woods of Aledo.

The program is open to the public. There is no charge to attend.

For more information about the seminar or Heritage Woods of Aledo, call 309-582-1132.

Heritage Woods is the only senior living community in Mercer County that is certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program.

"We provide residents with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Lenz. "Resident benefit from living in a residential apartment-home environment and receiving personal assistance and help with medications."

Private studio and one-bedroom apartments are available. Each of the apartments features a kitchenette, spacious bathroom with shower and grab bars, individually controlled heating and air conditioning, and an 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 to participate in social and educational programs," says Lenz.

Heritage Woods of Aledo is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.

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

Based in Bradley, Illinois, BMA Management operates 36 senior living communities that together house nearly 3,400 homes and apartments.

Communities managed by BMA include the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Moline, Ottawa and Sterling, Illinois.

BMA also manages the Grand Prairie affordable assisted living community in Macomb and John Evans Supportive Living in Pekin.

For more information about BMA Management and the assisted and senior living communities that the company operates, visit http://www.bma-mgmt.com or call 1-877-882-1495 toll-free.