South Elgin Assisted Living and Memory Care Community to Host Informational Programs on ABCs of Alzheimer's

Heritage Woods of South Elgin, a BMA affordable assisted living and memory care community, is hosting an informational series of programs on the ABCs of Alzheimer's Disease. The first part of the three-part series of programs will be held on Feb. 26 at the community in South Elgin, Illinois.

Bradley, IL (PRWEB) February 21, 2013

Heritage Woods of South Elgin, a BMA affordable assisted living and memory care community in South Elgin, Illinois, is hosting an informational series of programs on the ABCs of Alzheimer's.

The community, which is located in Kane County, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

The first session of the three-part series on the ABCs of Alzheimer's is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Tuersday, Feb. 22.

Trish Uttich, R.N., will be the speaker. She is a dementia specialist and Administrator of Heritage Woods of South Elgin.

Uttich will be discussing the basics of Alzheimer's and what today's research shows. There will be time for questions and answers.

The series of programs is open to the public. There is no charge to attend.

For more information or to RSVP, call Andrea Lillie at 847-531-8360

The Heritage Woods of South Elgin affordable assisted living and memory care community is located at 700 N. McLean Blvd. in South Elgin, Illinois.

The community is fully certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program and is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.

"Our affordable assisted living and memory care apartments provide older adults with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Lillie, whoc is Director of Marketing for Heritage Woods. "Residents benefit from the opportunity to live in a residential apartment-home environment with personal assistance and help with medications."

Each of the assisted living apartments feature a kitchenette, spacious bathroom with shower and grab bar, and an emergency altert 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 participate in activities and special programs no matter what the weather," says Lillie.

The affordable memory care apartments are in four neighborhoods that are specially designed for older adults with Alzheimer's and related dementia.

BMA Management, the company that manages Heritage Woods of South Elgin, is based in Bradley, Illinois. The company operates 36 senior living communites that house 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," 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 Batavia, Bolingbrook, Chicago, Gurnee, McHenry, Plainfield and Yorkville, Illinois.

BMA also managed the Heritage Woods assisted living community in Huntley, Illinois, and Churchview Supportive Living in Chicago, Illinois.

For more information on BMA Management, Ltd. and the managed senior communities, please visit