Carbondale Assisted Living Community to Host Dinner for Seniors

Prairie Living at Chautauqua, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Dinner for Seniors on Jan. 31. The community, which is located in Carbondale, Illinois, serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) January 24, 2013

Prairie Living at Chautauqua, a BMA affordable assisted living community in Jackson County, Illinois, is hosting a Dinner for Seniors from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31.

The community, which is located at 955 Villa Ct. in Carbondale, Illinois, serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

"Come and enjoy a delicious dinner compliments of Prairie Living and learn about the affordable assisted living lifestyle that is available," says Andrea Arview-Frey, Director of Marketing for Prairie Living at Chautauqua.

Tours of Prairie Living will be available.

The dinner is open to the public. There is no charge to attend.

Call 618-351-7955 for more information.

"Prairie Living provides a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Frey. 'Residents benefit from the opportunity to live in a residential apartment-hone environment and receive the personal assistance and help with medications they need."

Each of the private apartments at Prairie Living features a kitchenette, spacious bathroom with shower and grab bars, and emergency alert system.

Certified nursing assistants are on-duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Meals, 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 activities and events no matter the weather," says Frey.

Prairie Living is fully certified to participate in the Illinois Supportive Living program and is managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.

"Our focus is on providing older adults 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.

Based in Bradley, Illinois, BMA operates 36 senior living communities, housing more than 3,300 homes and apartments.

The communities managed by BMA include the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Benton, Flora, McLeansboro and Mt. Vernon, Illinois.

BMA also manages the Cambridge House affordable assisted living communities in the St. Louis Metro East area and Heritage Woods of Centralia, which features senior living apartments, affordable assisted living apartments and rental homes for low-income adults 55 and older.

For more information on BMA Management, Ltd. and the managed senior communities, please visit http://www.bma-mgmt.com