Daily Dose of Inspiration

Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth. ~ Horace From our friends at caregiverlist.com

Today the importance of excellent nutrition has been established and documented, but it is even more critical to those individuals in healthcare facilities. This week is an excellent opportunity to recognize and thank those dedicated individuals who provide food and nutrition services in healthcare. Happy National Healthcare Food Services Workers Week!

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Honoring Fall Prevention Awareness Day

How’s your balance? Falls can take a serious toll on older adults’ quality of life and independence. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency department visits for older adults, the major cause of hip fractures, and responsible for more than half of fatal head injuries. Join us during Fall Prevention Awareness Day in learning [Read More]

Commemorating Cholesterol Education Month

September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a good time to get your blood cholesterol checked and take steps to lower it if it is high. Children, young adults, and older Americans can have high cholesterol. The good news is that people can prevent heart disease by controlling those risk factors that can be modified. By [Read More]

Daily Dose of Inspiration

Don’t forget, beautiful sunsets need cloudy skies. ~ Paulo Coelho Thanks for the inspiration caregiverlist.com

As New Jersey’s population ages, keeping the frail elderly safe in their homes is a growing challenge — one that has been made all too clear by the COVID-19 crisis. Already, we’ve begun to see the analyses and recommendations for improving our elder-care system, all of which inevitably conclude, “there has to be another way.” [Read More]

Beacon of LIFe’s team was so happy to help our participant, Al, celebrate his 100th birthday. A long time patron of the Monmouth racetrack and also a World War II veteran, Al chose to spend his birthday at the racetrack. The track is Al’s happy place and there’s no other place he would rather celebrate [Read More]

Vaccines not only help protect us and those we love from getting these diseases, but they also help prevent spreading diseases to those that are unvaccinated. Immunizations are not just for children. Protection from some childhood vaccines can wear off over time. Adults may also be at risk for vaccine-preventable diseases due to age, job, [Read More]

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