Heritage Woods of South Elgin Affordable Assisted Living Community is Offering Exercise Classes for People with Parkinson’s Disease

Heritage Woods of South Elgin, a Gardant affordable assisted living community, hosts a weekly exercise class designed for people with Parkinson’s disease. The classes are held from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on Thursdays.

The community, which is located at 700 N. McLean Blvd. in South Elgin, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

The class is designed to improve strength and balance. Exercises will focus on large amplitude, high velocity movements and other techniques to combat symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

Liz Wiggins, the marketing director at Heritage Woods, will teach the class. She is also an occupational therapist.

There is no charge to attend the class; guests are asked to register in advance. Participants will be asked to sign a release on the first day of class.

For more information or to register, call 847-531-8360.

Heritage Woods of South Elgin is certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program and is managed by Gardant Management Solutions, the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.

The campus also includes White Oaks at Heritage Woods of South Elgin, an affordable memory care community, and White Oaks at Spring Street, a private-pay memory care community.

Heritage Woods features affordable assisted living apartments for adults 65 and older who need some help to maintain their independence. Personal assistance, help with medications, and a variety of convenience and support services, including meals, housekeeping and laundry, are available.

“Our focus,” says Rod Burkett, CEO of Gardant Management Solutions, “is to provide the residents of Heritage Woods of South Elgin with the love, compassion and dignity they deserve and the help and assistance that they need.”

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