"We provide a wonderful alternative to a nursing home"
Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) April 10, 2013
Cambridge House of Maryville, a BMA affordable assisted living community in the St. Louis Metro East area, is hosting an informational program on “Diabetes Do’s and Don’ts” at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, April 15.
The community, which is located at 6960 State Rte. 162 in Maryville, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some assistance to maintain their independence.
The informational program on diabetes will be conducted by the Gateway Regional Medical Center.
The program is open to the public. There is no charge to attend.
For more information about the program or Cambridge House of Maryville, call 618-288-2211.
“We provide older adults with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home,” says Tracy Skaer-Henry, Administrator of Cambridge House of Maryville. “Residents benefit from living in a residential apartment-home environment and receiving personal assistance and help with medications.”
Each of the private apartments feature a kitchenette, spacious bathroom with shower and grab bars, individually controlled heating and air conditioning system, and emergency alert system.
Certified nursing assistants 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 participate in social and educational programs,” says Henry.
Cambridge House of Maryville is one of three Cambridge House affordable assisted living communities in the St. Louis Metro East area. All three communities are certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program and managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.
Based in Bradley, Illinois, BMA Management operates 36 senior living communities, housing nearly 3,400 homes and apartments.
“Our focus is on providing residents with the love, compassion and dignity that they deserve in addition to the help and assistance that they need,” says Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA. “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 Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Benton, Flora, McLeansboro and Mt. Vernon, Illinois, and the Prairie Living affordable assisted living community in Carbondale, Illinois.
BMA also manages the Heritage Woods senior living community in Centralia, Illinois. Heritage Woods of Centralia features senior living apartments, affordable assisted living apartments, and rental homes for low-income adults 55 and older.
For more information on BMA Management and the senior living communities that the company operates, visit http://www.bma-mgmt.com or call 1-877-1495 toll-free.