Get ready to put on your dancing shoes and save the date for the area’s best Valentine’s dance for boomers and seniors. The fifth annual Valentine’s Dance, hosted by the BEACON Senior Newspaper and Hilltop Senior Living Communities, takes place on Saturday, February 10, from 7-10 p.m. in the Garden . . .
Honor an outstanding volunteer by nominating them for the BEACON’s Volunteer of the Year award. Use this form to tell us a little about your organization’s volunteer and how they go above and beyond their usual duties and responsibilities. Your nomination and a headshot of your volunteer will be published . . .
Christmas comes early every year for the BEACON staff when our publisher, Kevin, returns from the annual North American Mature Publishers Association (NAMPA) convention. This year’s convention took place in Oak Brook, Illinois just outside of Chicago. Aside from seeing the sights with other senior publishers from across the country, . . .
By Debbie Harrison Many of us have had friends, relatives and co-workers who are suddenly faced with moving their parents or in-laws into their home. This often happens without warning due to a health event such as a fall. My own elderly in-laws have lived with my husband and me . . .
My New Year’s diet has nothing to do with eating, drinking or exercising. I tried it last year and it made a huge difference in my life. I am happier, calmer and enjoy life more. My diet was developed by Emmet Fox, a friend of “The Power of Positive Thinking” . . .