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Healthy Lifestyles program at Heritage Woods of McLeansboro to Feature Presentation on Stretching and Exercise

January 13, 2013

Heritage Woods of McLeansboro, a BMA affordable assisted living community in Hamilton County, Illinois, is hosting a Healthy Lifestyles informational program on Jan. 16. The program will feature a presentation by NovaCare Therapy on stretching and exercise.

Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) January 13, 2013

Heritage Woods of McLeansboro, a BMA affordable assisted living community in McLeansboro, Illinois, is hosting an informational program on “Healthy Lifestyles” at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16.

The community, which is located at 605 S. Marshall, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some assistance to maintain their independence.

A representative of NovaCare Therapy will be discussing and demonstrating safe stretching and exercise for the healthy body.

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

For more information about the Healthy Lifestyles program or Heritage Woods of McLeansboro, call 618-643-2908.

Heritage Woods is the only senior living community in Hamilton County that is certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program. The community is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.

The community provides seniors 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 the personal assistance and help with medications they need.

Each of the apartments features a kitchenette, spacious bathroom with shower and grab bars, and an 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 no matter what the weather and to participate in a variety of activities and special events, says Millenbine.

“Our focus is to provide residents with the love, compassion and dignity that they deserve in addition to the care and assistance that they need,” she says. “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, hosuing more than 3,300 homes and apartments.

The senior living communities managed by BMA include the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Flora, Benton and Mt. Vernon, Illinois; the Prairie Living affordable assisted living community in Carbondale, Illinois; and the Cambridge House affordable assisted living communities in Maryville, O´Fallon and Swansea, Illinois.

BMA also manages Heritage Woods of Centralia, which features senior living apartments, affordable assisted living apartments, and rental homes for low-income adults 55 years of age and older.

For more information on BMA Management, Ltd. and the managed senior communities, please visit http://www.bma-mgmt.com

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