Carbondale Affordable Assisted Living Community to Host Independence Day Celebration

Prairie Living at Chautauqua, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, is hosting an Independence Day Celebration on July 3. The community serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

Bradley, IL (PRWEB) June 30, 2013

Prairie Living at Chautauqua, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting an Independence Day Celebration at noon on Wednesday, July 3.

The community, which is located at 955 Villa Court in Carbondale, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

"Our celebration will feature a delicious barbecue and festive patriotic music," says Andrea Arview-Frey, Director of Marketing.

The celebration is open to the public, and there is no charge to attend. A patriotic gift will be shared with those in attendance.

For more information, call 618-351-7955.

The Prairie Living affordable assisted living community combines residential apartment-home living with the availability of personal assistance, help with medications and a variety of convenience and support services.

Residents live in private apartments that they furnish and decorate to their tastes. Each of the apartments includes a kitchentte, spacious bathroom with shower and grab bars, individually-controlled heating and air conditioning, and an 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. All three meals each day, 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 to participate in activities and special programs," says Frey.

Prairie Living is certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program and is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., of Bradley, Illinois.

BMA is the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.

"Our focus," says Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA Management, "is to provide residents with the love, compassion and dignity that they deserve and the help and assistance that they need. Our emphasis is on helping each resident to achieve and maintain as much independence as possible for as long as possible."

Communities managed by BMA include the Cambridge House affordable assisted living communties in the St. Louis Metro East area and the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Benton, Centralia, Charleston, Flora, McLeansboro and Mt. Vernon.

For more information about BMA Management; the assisted living, senior living and memory care communities that the company operates; and the company's management, development and consulting services, visit or call 1-877-882-1495 toll-free.