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Just in Time for the Holidays

Just in Time for the Holidays

Each year, Heritage Woods residents look forward to the day when the Rolling Rack Market comes to our community. It’s their opportunity to go on a shopping spree – free of charge – just before the holidays.

Word at the Woods – November 2019

Word at the Woods – November 2019

In this month’s edition of Word at the Wood’s, you will find an article written by our company’s CEO Rod Burkett, about a speech he heard that describes assisted living staff as superheroes. The speech says that every day people can have such an impact on other people’s lives. From nurses to housekeepers, the work and dedication shown along with the empathy and care given, assisted living staff are like “superheroes”. An interesting article with facts about Thanksgiving that you may not have known, along with information on Diabetes as November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Learn how to help prevent type 2 diabetes and what the risk factors are for this disability. A delicious recipe for Pumpkin Mug Cake, some fun fall pictures and Janet’s Useless but Fun Information.  Click the image to read more!

Word at the Woods – October 2019

Word at the Woods – October 2019

In this month’s edition of Word at the Woods our CEO Rod Burkett talks about DHFS’s approval for more Medicaid reimbursed specialized memory care buildings for lower income seniors and how Gardant Management Solutions will be involved. Interesting fun trivia facts about things that all happened in the month of October. In our Wellness section, learn about Osteoporosis and its causes and risk factors. A recipe for spaghetti Squash and Meatballs and Janet’s Useless but Fun Information. Click the image to read more!

Word at the Woods – September 2019

Word at the Woods – September 2019

In this month’s edition of Word at the Woods, you will learn that Gardant Management Solutions will have a new location for their corporate offices by the end of this summer. You’ll read about one of our Gardant administrators that won the National Center for Assisted Living Administrator of the Year award. You will also read about the Gardant leadership-training program that helps employees increase their potential for future career opportunities and find good to know information on the upcoming flu season, a recipe for Tomato and Corn Salad and a fun page on useless but fun information. Click the image to read the newsletter.

Word at the Woods – August 2019

Word at the Woods – August 2019

In this month’s edition of Word At The Woods, our C.E.O. Rod Burkett shares an article on the true art of celebration. In our Wellness section, learn how to understand and manage anxiety. A recipe for Frosty Strawberry Squares, some fun pictures of seniors from our sister communities and It All Happened in August are also included. 

Word at the Woods – July 2019

Word at the Woods – July 2019

In this month’s edition of Word at the Woods, you will find an interesting article about our company, Gardant Management Solutions, and how we have worked with the State of Illinois Medicaid program to bring low income seniors affordable assisted living. You’ll also find an article from our corporate nurse about antibiotic use in older adults… when to take antibiotics and when to avoid using antibiotics. A recipe for a red, white and blue trifle, pictures of our communities outings and It All Happened in July can also be found.

Word at the Woods – June 2019

Word at the Woods – June 2019

In this month’s Word at the Woods, you will find a touching story from our CEO Rod Burkett about Father’s Day and his own relationship with his father and father-in-law. There is also an informative message from our President JoEllen Bleavins about the benefits of exercise and health, a recipe on how to roast your own garlic in the microwave as well as some fun pictures from our Supportive Living Week celebration.

Word at the Woods – May 2019

Word at the Woods – May 2019

In this month’s edition of Word At The Woods, our CEO tells us how he feels about celebrating 20 years as a management company for supportive living communities. You’ll find an interesting review of a documentary entitled The Human Longevity Project, which looks at aging in different regions of the world. You can celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and get a better understanding of the importance of staying active and eating right. This month’s issue also features an easy recipe for microwaveable bell peppers and history that all happened during the month of May.

Word at the Woods – April 2019

Word at the Woods – April 2019

In this month’s issue of Word at the Woods, you will find an informational article on diabetes, learn how we are celebrating Supportive Living Week this year and get details about an Open House event you won’t want to miss. We also have a delicious recipe for chocolate zucchini bread, a crossword puzzle and more in our newsletter.