"Heritage Woods provides a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home"
Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) February 12, 2013
Heritage Woods of McLeansboro is hosting a President's Day Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 9 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 18, and a Healthy Living informational program on "Coping with the Winter Blues" at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20.
The BMA affordable assisted living community is located at 605 S. Marshall in McLeansboro, Illinois.
Both the Pancake Breakfast and the Healthy Living program are open to the public. There is no cost to attend.
For more information, call 618-643-2908.
Heritage Woods is the only senior living community in Hamilton County, Illinois, that is certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program, which enables the community to serve older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.
"Our community provides older adults with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Kendra Millenbine, Administrator. "Residents benefit from the opportunity to live in a residential apartment-home environment and receive personal assistance and help with medications."
The private studio and one-bedroom apartments at Heritage Woods feature 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 activities and special programs no matter what the weather," says Millenbine.
Heritage Woods is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.
Based in Bradley, Illinois, BMA operates 36 senior living communities, housing more than 3,300 homes and apartments.
"Our focus is on providing residents with love, compassion and dignity in addition to the help and assistance that they need to maintain their independence," says Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA. "Our emphasis is on helping each resident to achieve and maintain as much independence as possible for as long as possible."
The communities managed by BMA include the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Benton, Flora and Mt. Vernon, Illinois, and the Prairie Living affordable assisted living community in Carbondale, Illinois.
BMA also manages Heritage Woods of Centralia. The community in Centralia, Illinois, features senior living apartments, affordable assisted living apartments, and rental homes for low income adults 55 and older.
For more information on BMA Management, Ltd. and the managed senior communities, please visit http://www.bma-mgmt.com