Eagle Ridge of Decatur Affordable Assisted Living to Host Informational Program on Medicare Changes

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Eagle Ridge of Decatur, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, is hosting an informational program on the Upcoming Changes to Medicare on June 20. Ashely Peel of the American Republic Insurance Company will be conducting the program.

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Come and learn about the changes that will be occurring to the Medicare program.

Eagle Ridge of Decatur, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting an informational program on the Upcoming Changes to Medicare at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 20.

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

"Come and learn about the changes that will be occurring to the Medicare program," says Amy Bretz, Administrator of Eagle Ridge.

Ashley Peel of the American Republic Insurance Company will be speaking.

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

For more information, call 217-872-1282.

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

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

"We provide older adults with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Bretz.

Each of the private apartments at Eagle Ridge features a kitchenette, 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 for residents to socialize with friends and neighbors and to participate in activities and special programs," says Bretz.

Based in Bradley, Illinois, BMA Management operates 36 assisted living, senior living and memory care communities that together house nearly 3,400 homes and apartments.

"Our focus is to provide residents with the love, compassion and dignity that they deserve and the help and assistance that they need," says Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA Management. "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 Management include the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Charleston, Flora and Watseka, Illinois; the Bowman Estates affordable assisted living community in Danville; and the Prairie Winds affordable assisted living community in Urbana.

BMA also manages the Bridle Brook of Mahomet assisted living and memory care community in Champaign County, Illinois.

For more information about BMA Management and the assisted living, senior living and memory care communities that the company operates, visit http://www.bma-mgmt.com or call 1-877-882-1495 toll-free.

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