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The South Coast Senior Resource Association

  For the past six years, Beacon Adult Foster Care has been a proud member of the South Coast Senior Resource Association (SRA). The SRA is a group of professionals and provider agencies with a personal and proven commitment to assisting the senior population in our community. Each member of the SRA specializes in providing

2017: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

On July 1st, 2017 Beacon Adult Foster Care celebrated our seventh anniversary. As the saying goes, “the difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them”. Although there have been many changes that have affected the AFC community since we opened our doors,we wish to take this opportunity to again thank those

Beacon AFC in South Coast Prime Times!

The folks over at the South Coast Insider wrote an article about us in their February/March issue of Prime Times! You can link to it here, or you can run out and pick one up pretty much anywhere (it’s free!). We’re on page 26, but there’s a lot of other great stuff in the magazine, too, so

Today is World AIDS Day

Today is World AIDS Day. As of 2011, 1.2 million people in The United States are living with HIV infection, and 1 in 5 are unaware of their status. Approximately 50,000 Americans become infected with HIV each year. The Center for Disease Control estimates that there are over 34 million people living with HIV/AIDS worldwide.

Walk to End Alzheimers a Huge Success

   The final donations have all been calculated and the 2011 Walk to End Alzheimers was a huge success. Beacon Adult Foster Care was proud to take part in this event. Together we raised over $500.00 in sponsorships and donations for the Massachusetts /New Hampshire chapter of the Alzheimers Association. All together, a total of over

Beacon AFC says Goodbye to a Friend

Friday, October 14th was the last day at work for one of our nurses, Lynn Ostapow. Lynn is moving out of state and will be missed greatly. Those of you who had Lynn as your registered nurse know her as a compassionate, caring person who is devoted to the welfare of her clients and caregivers. We at

September is National Recovery Month

This September marks the 22nd Annual National Recovery Month,  a national observance  that honors individuals in long-term recovery and the treatment and recovery service providers that make recovery possible. National Recovery Month reminds Americans that treatment for chemical and alcohol dependence is effective , and that people can and do recover. It is a celebration of the accomplishments

It’s hot!

And it’s about to get a lot hotter. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for most of Massachusetts for at least the next three days. Temperatures are supposed to be above 90 degrees all over the state, with high humidity likely making Thursday and Friday feel like it’s over 100. In other

Beacon AFC celebrates our first anniversary!

Beacon Adult Foster Care, Inc. is celebrating our first anniversary today!  It has truly been an amazing year and we have much to celebrate and be grateful for. We would like to thank all our members and caregivers, family and friends for all the help and support you have given us throughout our first year.

June 27th is National HIV Testing Day

More than one million people in America are living with HIV, and approximately one in five do not know it. Almost a full forty percent of people infected with HIV are not diagnosed until they have developed AIDS, sometimes up to ten years after they became infected with HIV.  This year marks the 18th annual

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