John Evans Supportive Living to Host Cooking with Elaine

John Evans Supportive Living in Pekin, Illinois, is hosting Cooking with Elaine on Jan. 2. The BMA affordable assisted living community serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid.

Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) December 28, 2012

John Evans Supportive Living, a BMA affordable assisted living community in Pekin, Illinois, is hosting Cooking with Elaine at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2.

The community serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

"Elaine from Spoon River Home Health will be here to show us how to make something that is good to eat and simple to make without having to use a stove or oven," says Bridget Rumler, Director of Marketing for John Evans. "Come and try her recipes."

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

Additional information can be obtained by calling 309-477-8800.

The John Evans affordable assisted living community is located at 1320 Executive Ct. in Pekin, Illinois.

The community is certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program and is owned by the Laborer's Home Development Corporation.

BMA Management, Ltd., which is the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois, operates John Evans.

"The community provides older adults with a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home," says Rumler.

Residents live in private apartments and receive the personal assistance and help with medications that they need.

Each of the apartments features a kitchenette, spacious bathroom with shower and grab bars, and an 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.

"Our focus is on providing residents with the love, compassion and dignity that they deserve in addition to help and assistance," says Rumler. "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 36 senior living communities, housing more than 3,300 homes and apartments.

Communities managed by BMA include the Eagle Ridge affordable assisted living community in Decatur, Illinois; the Grand Prairie affordable assisted living community in Macomb, Illinois; and the Prairie Winds affordable assisted living community in Urbana, Illinois.

BMA also manages the Bridle Brook assisted living and memory care community in Mahomet, Illinois.

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