BMA Management Assisted Living Community to Host "Talking Books" Informational Program

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Heritage Woods of Dwight, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community in Dwight, Illinois, is hosting a presentation on the National Library Service's "Talking Books" program on March 4. The program helps many older adults enjoy books and magazines.

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"The program is helping many older adults enjoy books and magazines"

Heritage Woods of Dwight, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a presentation on the National Library Service's "Talking Books" program at 2:15 p.m. on Monday, March 4.

The community, which is located at 701 E. Mazon in Dwight, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

"We invite you to come and learn about a program that is helping many older adults enjoy books and many magazines," says Becky Gish, Resident Services Coordinator for Heritage Woods of Dwight. The program is not just for those who are blind or those who have significant visual impairment.

A representative from the "Talking Books" will be speaking.

For more information about the presentation on the "Talking Books" program or Heritage Woods of Dwight, call 815-584-9280.

The community is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the leading provider of assisted living in Illinois.

Based in Bradley, Illinois, BMA operates 36 senior living communities, housing more than 3,300 homes and apartments.

BMA recently honored Heritage Woods of Dwight with its 2012 "Making a Difference" award.

"The award was presented to Heritage Woods of Dwight in recognition of having the best results among all of our communities for overall resident satisfaction and the likelihood that residents would refer others to the community," says Kim Ioerger, Director of Operations for BMA.

"Heritage Woods provides older adults who need some help to maintain their independence with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Peg Spear, Director of Marketing for Heritage Woods of Dwight. "Residents benefit from the opportunity to live in a residential apartment-home environment and receive personal assistance and help with medications."

Each of the private studio and one-bedroom apartments at Heritage Woods features 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 participate in social activities no matter the weather," says Spear.

The community is fully certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program.

The communities managed by BMA include the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Bolingbrook, Manteno, Ottawa, Plainfield, Watseka and Yorkville, Illinois. BMA also manages John Evans Supportive Living in Pekin, Illinois.

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