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October 14

Assisted Living May Not Be as Expensive as You Think

By Rick Banas, Vice President of Strategic Marketing An article published on Monday, Oct. 12, in the National Underwriter Life and Health Insurance News caught...

October 12

Activities that Stimulate the Brain May Significantly Reduce Dementia Risk

By Rick Banas, Vice President of Strategic Marketing A study just published in Neurology indicates that engaging in stimulating leisure activities may significantly reduce the...

October 1

The Flu and You

By JoEllen Bleavins, RN, MBA Senior Vice President of Management The flu season this year may be more severe because of the recent emergence of...

September 30

On this Day in History

Illinois Marks 10th Anniversary of Supportive Living By Rick Banas, Vice President of Strategic Marketing Today, older adults throughout Illinois should be singing the praises...

September 22

Tips for Working with Parents Reluctant to Move to Assisted Living

By Rick Banas, Vice President of Strategic Marketing The son and daughter-in-law pulled up to the entrance of the assisted living community 35 miles west...

September 16

Assisted Living – A Great Alternative

By Rick Banas of BMA Management, Ltd. I just don’t get it. Why are so many older adults so adamant about staying in their house...

September 2

Supportive Living as a Model for Health Care Reform

By Rick Banas, Vice President of Strategic Marketing for BMA Let’s get it out there right at the start. When it comes to our national...

August 5

The Story of Mike

By Rick Banas of BMA Management, Ltd. Everyday something that happens in one of our affordable assisted living communities that really makes me proud that...

July 10

Social Media Spreads

At our company, we’ve started a program for communities so residents can use Facebook to keep in touch with family members that live far away. This allows both the resident and the family to share photos and conversations, and helps alleviate feelings of isolation.