Eagle Ridge Assisted Living to Host Hospice Informational Program

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Eagle Ridge of Decatur, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting an informational program on Hospice services on Feb. 28. The community in Macon County, Illinois, serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

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"Eagle Ridge provides older adults with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home"

Eagle Ridge of Decatur, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting an informational program on Hospice care at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28.

The community, which is located at 875 W. McKinley Ave, in Decatur, Illinois, serves seniors of all incomes, including those of Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

A representative of Harbor Light Hospice will be talking about the Hospice services that are available in our area, who pays for what, and the spirtual counseling that is available," says Robin Bauerle, Director of Marketing for Eagle Ridge.

The program is open to the public. There is no cost to attend.

Information about the affordable assisted living lifestyle that is available at Eagle Ridge also will be available.

For more information, call 217-872-1282.

"Eagle Ridge provides older adults with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home", says Bauerle.

The 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 benefit from the opportunity to live in a residential apartment-home environment with personal assistance and help with medications being available.

Each of the private apartments at Eagle Ridge feature 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. Meals, housekeeping and laundry are among the included services.

Residents also benefit from all of the opportunities that are available for socializing with friends and neighbors and for participating in activities and special events," says Bauerle.

"Our focus is on providing residents with the love, compassion and dignity they deserve and the help and assistance that they need," she adds.

Based in Bradley, Illinois, BMA manages 36 senior living communities, housing more than 3,300 homes and apartments.

The communities operated by BMA include Bridle Brook of Mahomet assisted living and memory care community in Champaign County, Illinois.

BMA also manages the Prairie Living affordable assisted living community in Urbana, Illinois; the Bowman Estates affordable assisted living community in Danville, Illinois; and the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Charleston, Flora and Watseka, Illinois.

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