Prairie Living Assisted Living in Carbondale to Host Pancake Breakfast

Prairie Living at Chautauqua, an affordable assisted living community in Carbondale, Illinois, is hosting a free Pancake Breakfast on Nov. 28. The community, which serves seniors of all incomes, is managed by BMA Management, the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.

Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) November 19, 2012

Prairie Living at Chautauqua, an affordable assisted living community in Carbondale, Illinois,  is hosting a Pancake Breakfast on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

The community provides seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, with the opportunity to live in a residential apartment-home setting and receive personal assistance and help with medications.

The breakfast is free and open to the public.

“Come and enjoy our first-class dining experiences and all the pancakes and sausages you can eat,” says Heather Laughland-Etherton, Administrator of Prairie Living. “We will be serving from 7 to 9 a.m.”

She adds that “after breakfast, we invite you to take a tour of Prairie Living and learn about the affordable assisted living lifestyle that is available.”

Prairie Living is located 1.5 miles west of Southern Illinois University at 955 Villa Ct. in Carbondale, Illinois.

For more information, call 618-351-7955.

“Prairie Living provides a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home,” says Etherton.

Each of the community’s private 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.

In addition, residents benefit from plenty of opportunities to socialize and participate in a variety of activities and special programs, says Etherton. Prairie Living is fully certified to operate under the Illinois Supportive Living program and managed by BMA Management, Ltd., the largest provider of assisted living in Illinois.

Based in Bradley, Illinois, BMA manages 36 senior living communities, housing more than 3,330 homes and apartments.

Among the communities managed by BMA are the Heritage Woods affordable assisted living communities in Benton, Flora, McLeansboro and Mt. Vernon. BMA also manages 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