Beacon is Here for You!

Beacon understands the decline that the elderly can have being alone, which is why Beacon is still here for you. Our Beacon Home Care team is still taking care of our participants needs during this very difficult time. We are utilizing all of our resources and taking extra precaution to keep our participants safe.   [Read More]

Honoring World Tuberculosis Day

Each day, over 4,000 people lose their lives to Tuberculosis (TB )and close to 30,000 people fall ill with this preventable and curable disease. We aim to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of Tuberculosis, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic.

The Danger of “Fake” Health News

In our modern, highly connected, Internet age, information on virtually every subject is available at our fingertips. Medical information in particular is highly sought after — and easily found. Today, when COVID-19 poses tremendous risk, there is a flood of online information about the virus, and how to protect ourselves. However, it is extremely important [Read More]

Celebrating the First Day of Spring!

Happy first day of Spring! May it herald the blossoming of renewed health and life.

What is Sarcopenia?

Muscles naturally grow in both strength and size until age 30. Then muscle mass and strength start to decline — by as much as 3% to 5% each year. In sarcopenia, muscle loss is significant enough to endanger health. According to the International Sarcopenia Initiative,  sarcopenia affects one-third of adults over age 50, and is [Read More]

Brain Injury Awareness Month

For more than three decades, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) has proudly led the nation in observing Brain Injury Awareness Month by conducting an engaging public awareness campaign in March of each year. This campaign provides a platform for educating the general public about the incidence of brain injury and the needs of [Read More]

Important Message Regarding COVID-19

Fast Facts about Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus is actually a group of diseases in which the level of glucose (sugar) in the blood is too high. In type 1 diabetes, once known as juvenile diabetes, the pancreas does not produce insulin, the hormone that regulates blood sugar levels. In type 2 diabetes, once known as adult-onset diabetes, the pancreas produces [Read More]

National Nutrition Month

“Eat Right, Bite by Bite!” March is National Nutrition Month! We encourage everyone to focus on making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.

Honoring Low Vision Awareness Month

By 2030, when the last baby boomers turn 65, the number of Americans who have visual impairments is projected to reach 7.2 million, with 5 million having low vision. Low vision is when even with regular glasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery, people have difficulty seeing, which makes everyday tasks difficult to do. For people [Read More]

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