Eagle Ridge of Decatur was awarded with the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living 2021 Bronze Quality Awards. Bronze award status recognizes providers that have developed a foundation and begun a continuous journey of quality improvement.
Eagle Ridge of Decatur
EAGLE RIDGE OF DECATUR IS THE AREA’S PREMIER AFFORDABLE ASSISTED LIFESTYLE COMMUNITY.
Welcome to a gracious, affordable assisted lifestyle in your community. At Eagle Ridge, you’ll enjoy friendly neighbors to share common life experiences and an active community full of choices. The emphasis is on lifestyle and fun while maintaining your health, wellness, dignity and independence at Eagle Ridge. When you need a helping hand or personal attention to do the activities you may no longer be able to do safely on your own, our courteous and caring staff is always ready to assist you.
Focus on Love, Compassion & Dignity
Eagle Ridge serves adults 65 and older who need some help to maintain their independence
A financial assistance program is available to those who qualify, making the Eagle Ridge lifestyle affordable to all. If you or a loved one would benefit from our assisted lifestyle community, but are concerned about financial arrangements, please do not hesitate to ask our staff about this financial assistance program.
The Supportive Living Program is available in Illinois for seniors 65 or older who need help maintaining their independence regardless of their financial resources. Seniors on Medicaid who only receive minimum Social Security income can qualify.
An Affordable Community
Eagle Ridge of Decatur is especially designed to serve the older adult and is one of the most sought-after communities.
Eagle Ridge is located in a quiet residential neighborhood close to shopping, banks and physician offices, and one block west of Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur.
Our two-story building houses 113 studio and one-bedroom apartments, each with its own kitchenette, private bathroom with shower and emergency response system. Community areas include an activity room, beauty/barber shop, convenience store, dining room, exercise room, library, patio and television lounge. Call 217-872-1282 today to make Eagle Ridge your new home.
A wonderful alternative
Eagle Ridge provides a wonderful residential alternative to a nursing home or to struggling alone at home.
At Eagle Ridge, residents:
- Live in the privacy of his/her own apartment, which has been conveniently designed for senior living.
- Receive personal assistance and help with medications. Certified staff are on duty 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Support services, such as three daily meals, housekeeping and laundry, are also included.
- Enjoy the companionship of friends and neighbors and participate in social and recreational activities.
A full array of amenities and helpful services will make your days fulfilled and comfortable for you and your family.
They have traveled to several places but always return to their hometown of Decatur.
After some illnesses and a fall at home, they decided to take a look at Eagle Ridge.
They were worried they wouldn’t be able to afford to live in a community like ours, but we assured them that wasn’t the case.
Within a week of touring Eagle Ridge, they moved into their apartment.
During his time in the South Pacific, he traveled around 6 different islands. While on tour, he was in the Philippines when the bomb was dropped. After two and a half years in the Navy, he returned home.
While back home, he worked as a farmer alongside his father. Still trying to adjust to life back home, he headed to Mt. Pulaski where he served as a farmhand. Meeting his wife Mary in the small town, they married in 1951. They enjoyed their life in Mt. Pulaski for 7 years before relocating.
Often seen with her bowling team on Tuesday mornings, Myra was inducted to the Decatur Bowling Hall of Fame in 2004. With a love for bowling, Myra’s journey began in 1965, throwing nothing but strikes. She enjoys socializing with her friends and being competitive.
In her free time, she enjoys reading, dancing, collecting dragonware china and watching sports. She is a lifelong fan of the Chicago Bears, Chicago Cubs, and the Celtics; Anthony Rizzo holds the top ranking for most favorite.
He served in the Marines and coached the tennis team at Millikin University. Once he retired, he served up the famous winery burgers at the local waterhole on Millikin’s campus.
As you can see, Mac has always been doing something that helps other or brings them joy.
So, it was only right that he would do the same when he moved to Eagle Ridge after suffering a stroke last March.
They looked at other facilities – and even lived in one for a month. It was then that they decided to look at Eagle Ridge, and Barb said it felt like home the moment they walked into the door.
It’s the people that make our community so special. All of the residents are extremely friendly, the Sevits said, and the staff goes out of their way to be caring and compassionate.
“There is no place else we’d want to live,” Barb says.