Beacon Blog

Eyes as the Communication Gateway

Communication with the eyes takes mastery skills. Q, a person-supported at Beacon Specialized Living, has been thriving with eye gaze as a form of speech within his home.

Beacon Partners with DailyPay to Help Staff

DailyPay allows Beacon Specialized Living employees to get paid on-demand, anytime, anywhere, when money is needed most.

Ken Ratzlaff Humanitarian Award

Each year we recognize employees across Beacon to receive the Ken Ratzlaff Humanitarian Award. This award speaks to an individual’s dedication to those they serve and the hard work they put in across the board.

Gratitude & Diabetes Awareness Month

Join us in gratitude as we celebrate National Gratitude Month!  At Beacon we…

Signs of Depression with the Elderly to Look out For – And how Beacon can Help

According to WebMD, 6 million Americans over 65 suffer from depression, but only about 10% of those are able to receive treatment. The reasons for this may vary. For some, it may be that help is not available in their area. For others, it may be due to the stigma around mental illness that was more common in previous generations.

Addiction and Suicide are NOT the Answer

If you or a loved one is struggling with mental health or addiction, please call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273- TALK (8255). Someone is here to listen and guide through this difficult time.

Enhancing People-Supported Lives

Beacon Specialized Living allows Individuals to have an enhanced life with many different activities. It’s not just about what an Individual chooses but also what they can do because of our DSPs and Beacon events.

Starting Care at Beacon

Beacon provides individualized care plans for your loved ones through person-centered planning and specialized training.

What Does Compassionate Care Mean at Beacon?

ICARE is the foundational set of values on which our programs are based. The ICARE formula reaches all areas of Beacon’s organization, including specialized adult foster care, crisis respite, long-term senior living services, children respite services, supported employment, and resident and community supports.

Success Stories

Eyes as the Communication Gateway

Communication with the eyes takes mastery skills. Q, a person-supported at Beacon Specialized Living, has been thriving with eye gaze as a form of speech within his home.

Beacon Partners with DailyPay to Help Staff

DailyPay allows Beacon Specialized Living employees to get paid on-demand, anytime, anywhere, when money is needed most.

Ken Ratzlaff Humanitarian Award

Each year we recognize employees across Beacon to receive the Ken Ratzlaff Humanitarian Award. This award speaks to an individual’s dedication to those they serve and the hard work they put in across the board.

Resources

Gratitude & Diabetes Awareness Month

Join us in gratitude as we celebrate National Gratitude Month!  At Beacon we…

Signs of Depression with the Elderly to Look out For – And how Beacon can Help

According to WebMD, 6 million Americans over 65 suffer from depression, but only about 10% of those are able to receive treatment. The reasons for this may vary. For some, it may be that help is not available in their area. For others, it may be due to the stigma around mental illness that was more common in previous generations.

Addiction and Suicide are NOT the Answer

If you or a loved one is struggling with mental health or addiction, please call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273- TALK (8255). Someone is here to listen and guide through this difficult time.

Compassionate Care

Enhancing People-Supported Lives

Beacon Specialized Living allows Individuals to have an enhanced life with many different activities. It’s not just about what an Individual chooses but also what they can do because of our DSPs and Beacon events.

Starting Care at Beacon

Beacon provides individualized care plans for your loved ones through person-centered planning and specialized training.

What Does Compassionate Care Mean at Beacon?

ICARE is the foundational set of values on which our programs are based. The ICARE formula reaches all areas of Beacon’s organization, including specialized adult foster care, crisis respite, long-term senior living services, children respite services, supported employment, and resident and community supports.