Prairie Winds of Urbana Assisted Living to Host Open House, Chili Cook-Off and Supper

Prairie Winds of Urbana, a BMA affordable assisted living community in Champaign County, Illinois, is hosting an Open House on Jan. 13 and a Chili Cook-Off and Supper on Jan. 15. The community serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) January 09, 2013

Prairie Winds of Urbana, a BMA affordable assisted living community in Champaign County, Illinois, is hosting an Open House from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13.

The community serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

"We invite you to take advantage of this special opportunity to see Prairie Winds and to learn about this wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Margaret Seggebruch, Director of Marketing for Prairie Winds.

Tours of the community, which is located at 1905 S. Prairie Winds Dr. in Urbana, Illinois, will be available.

Prairie Winds also is holding a Chili Cook-Off and Supper from 5 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15.

"Come vote for your favorite chili recipe and enjoy a chili dinner," says Seggebruch.

The cost is $5 per meal.

For more information about the Open House or the Chili Cook-Off and Supper, call 217-344-6400.

The Prairie Winds assisted living community is fully certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program and is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.

Residents of Prairie Living live in private apartments.

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 to provide residents with personal assistance and help with medications. Meals, housekeeping and laundry are among the included services.

In addition, residents benefit from plenty of opportunities to socialize with their neighbors and to participate on social activities and special events, says Seggebruch.

"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 residents 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, housing more than 3,300 homes and apartments.

Senior living communities managed by BMA include the Bridle Brook assisted living and memory care community in Mahomet, Illinois; the Bowman Estates affordable assisted living community in Danville, Illinois; the Eagle Ridge affordable assisted living community in Decatur, Illinois; and the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Flora and Watseka, Illinois.

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