BMA Affordable Assisted Living to Host Visit by St. Louis Cardinals Mascot and Veterans Breakfast

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Cambridge House of Maryville, a BMA affordable assisted living community in the St. Louis Metro East area, is hosting a visit by St. Louis Cardinal Mascot Fred Bird and a Veterans Breakfast as part of its celebration of Supportive Living Week 2013. The community serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

Cambridge House of Maryville - Exterior
"We invite you to take advantage of this opportunity to learn about the Illinois Supportive Living program"

Cambridge House of Maryville, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a visit by St. Louis Cardinal Mascot Fred Bird and a Veterans Breakfast as part of its celebration of Supportive Living Week 2013.

The community, which is located at 6960 State Rte. 162 in Maryville, Illinois, operates through the Illinois Supportive Living program and serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

The week of April 22 through 26 has been designated as Supportive Living Week 2013 in Illinois. The celebration is sponsored by the Affordable Assisted Living Coalition.

"Our Supportive Living Week celebration includes several events that are open to the public," says Tracy Skaer-Henry, Administrator of Cambridge House of Maryville.

Fred Bird is scheduled to visit Cambridge House for pictures and to perform his antics at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23. "We also have arranged for the opportunity to play baseball on an eight-foot television screen courtesy of Big Screen Games," says Henry.

From 7 to 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24, the community will be treating Veterans to a complimentary Pancake Breakfast.

From 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, Cambridge House is hosting a special Supportive Living Week Open House.

"We invite you to take advantage of this opportunity to see Cambridge House and to learn about the Illinois Supportive Living program," says Henry. "The program enables adults 65 and older to live in a residential apartment-home environment and receive personal assistance and help with medications."

Also included are support services such as all three meals each day, housekeeping and laundry.

There are nearly 140 Supportive Living communities in operation in more than 70 Counties throughout the State of Illinois.

For more information about the Supportive Living Week activities at Cambridge House of Maryville, call 618-288-2211.

Cambridge House of Maryville is one of three Cambridge House affordable assisted living communities in the Metro East area. Cambridge House communities also are located in O'Fallon and Swansea, Illinois. All three communities are certified to operate through the Supportive Living program.

The communities are managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.

Based in Bradley, Illinois, BMA 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 and the help and assistance that the need to maintain as much independence as possible for as long as possible," says Rod Burkett, President and CEO of BMA.

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.

BMA also manages Heritage Woods of Centralia. The community in Centralia, Illinois, features senior living apartments, affordable assisted living apartments, and rental homes for low-income adults 55 and older.

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

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