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MY25 and our “100 Mile Fitness Club” Exercise Challenge

We’re challenging our homes for 100 miles! Get up, get moving, and have some fun with it. Beacon is hosting our first “100 Mile Fitness Club” event starting in May.

The Importance of Socialization for Those Living in Group Home Settings

Stimulating the mind, keeping the body active, and making sure to socialize lightens the spirit and keeps a person well-rounded and healthy. Here are some inspiring resources provided by Beacon Specialized Living to promote a healthy lifestyle.

Honoring MY25 Program

MY25 is a program designed to increase food-based knowledge, make meal prep enjoyable, and aid in health and lifestyle benefits. Each quarter, our people-supported continue to show progress. Read more to learn about healthy eating and if Beacon is the right placed for a loved one.

Beacon Acquires Total Care Group

The newest organization to join the Beacon family, we welcome Total Care Group to the team in 2023.

Piloting Trauma with Teens in Michigan

Crisis Residential Unit (CRU) is located in Michigan at Sandhurst with Beacon Specialized Living to help youth cope with traumatic events.

Enriching Respite Services for Youth

In today’s fast-paced world, children often experience stress and overwhelm in their daily routines. Recognizing the importance of providing a safe and nurturing environment for young individuals, Beacon offers exceptional respite care services.

Embracing Independence: Day Programs Meet Specialized Care

Our day program is centered around empowering individuals, promoting personal growth, and fostering a sense of community.

December In Our Beacon Homes

Reasons why Beacon may be the right place for you? Holidays are of interest at Beacon, and it’s important to recognize our staff and people during this time of year.

Gratitude & Diabetes Awareness Month

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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.

Navigating Trauma With Intellectual Disabilities

Trauma affects everyone at some point in life. Expert Kimberly Knickerbocker shares how Individuals with disabilities deal with trauma.