Eagle Ridge Affordable Assisted Living Community Plans Fall Festival

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Eagle Ridge of Decatur, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Fall Festival on Oct. 24. The community in Macon County, Illinois serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

Eagle Ridge of Decatur, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Fall Festival from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 24.

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.

“Join us for a fun afternoon, celebrating all things fall,” said Amy Noonan, Director of Marketing at Eagle Ridge.

The event will feature a chili cook-off and car show. Several children’s activities, including bounce houses and a petting zoo, will be available.

This festival is open to the public; there is no charge to attend.

For more information, call 217-872-1282.

Eagle Ridge 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 of all financial means with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Noonan.

Residents live in private apartments that they furnish and decorate to their taste. Each of the studio and one-bedroom floor plans include 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. Three meals per 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 Noonan.

BMA Management, the company that has operated Eagle Ridge since the community opened in 2003, is based in Bradley, Illinois.

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

Communities managed by BMA include the Bowman Estates affordable assisted living community in Danville, Illinois; the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Charleston, Flora and Watseka; and the Prairie Winds affordable assisted living community in Urbana.

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 www-bma-mgmt.com or call 1-877-882-1495 toll-free.

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