Heritage Woods of McLeansboro Affordable Assisted Lifestyle Community to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

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Heritage Woods of McLeansboro, a Gardant-managed affordable assisted lifestyle community in Hamilton County, Illinois, is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Jan. 10. The McLeansboro community serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

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Since the beginning, Heritage Woods of McLeansboro has established itself as the premier affordable assisted lifestyle community in Southern Illinois.

Heritage Woods of McLeansboro is celebrating 10 years of service to area seniors and their families with an anniversary party from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Jan. 10.

“Since the beginning, Heritage Woods of McLeansboro has established itself as the premier affordable assisted lifestyle community,” said Rod Burkett, CEO of Gardant Management Solutions, the company that manages the community.

“With the opportunity for seniors to live with dignity in their own apartments and receive the assistance they need, we are proud to say we continue to set the standard for assisted living in Southern Illinois.”

Over the past decade, Heritage Woods has spent more than 5 million minutes touching lives and providing love, compassion and care for residents. The community has served more than 500 families since it opened its doors.

Heritage Woods also has a significant impact on the local economy and employs more than two dozen people.

Much of the success can be attributed to the people who work at Heritage Woods of McLeansboro

During the celebration, the community will honor employees who have been with the community for the past decade, including Dietary Manager Sharon Depew and Dietary Aide David Noles.

Betty Eggley, a resident who has lived at Heritage Woods since the community opened, will be recognized as well.

McLeansboro Mayor Dick Dietz will speak during the event, along with leadership from our community, management company and the local chamber.

Heritage Woods of McLeansboro combines residential apartment home living with the availability of personal assistance, help with medications and a variety of convenience and support services.

“We provide a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home,” explained Heritage Woods Administrator Krystal Marcum.

Residents live in private apartments that they furnish and decorate to their tastes. Each of the studio and one-bedroom floor plans includes a kitchenette, spacious bathroom with shower and grab bars, individually controlled heating and air conditioning, and emergency alert system.

Certified nursing assistants, working under the direction of a licensed nurse, 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,” said Marcum.

Heritage Woods of McLeansboro is fully certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living Program. Gardant Management Solutions is the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois and the 10th largest provider in the nation.

For more information about Heritage Woods of McLeansboro, visit the community's website or call 618-643-2908.

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