Cambridge House of O'Fallon Affordable Assisted Living Community to Host Walkathon

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Cambridge House of O'Fallon, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Walkathon on Feb. 27. The community in the St. Louis Metro East area serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

Cambridge House of O’Fallon, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Walkathon from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Feb. 27.

The community, which is located at 844 Cambridge Blvd. in O'Fallon, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

Walkers will start on the community’s third floor and work their way down to the front lobby as they take in all of the heart-themed apartment doors decorated by residents.

In all, attendees will walk one mile.

The Cambridge House Walkathon coincides with National Heart Health Month. Refreshments will be served during the event, and anyone who signs up for the walkathon by Feb. 16 will receive an "I Walked a Cambridge House Mile" shirt.

For more information, call 618-624-9900.

Cambridge House of O'Fallon is one of three Cambridge House affordable assisted living communities in the Metro East area. The other Cambridge House communities are located in Maryville and Swansea.

"We provide older adults of all incomes with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Tammy Loman, Director of Marketing at Cambridge House.

All three communities combine residential apartment-home living with the availability of personal assistance, help with medications and a variety of convenience and support services.

The private one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments 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. 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 to participate in activities and special events such as our car cruise," says Loman.

All three Cambridge House communities are certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program and are managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.

"Our focus is to provide residents with the love, compassion and dignity that they deserve and 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."

Based in Bradley, Illinois, BMA Management operates 38 assisted living, senior living and memory care communities that together house nearly 3,800 homes and apartments.

Communities managed by BMA include the Praire Living affordable assisted living community in Carbondale, Illinois and the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Benton, Flora, McLeansboro and Mt. Vernon, Illinois.

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

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

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