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Enable, Inc. Enable has worked with individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities for 30 years.

04/11/2024

It’s National Marketing Appreciation Day!

Today, we celebrate the brilliant minds behind the scenes who make magic happen here at Beacon– our marketing team! From captivating campaigns to building strong connections within our community, they're the driving force behind our brand's success. They are a small team, but we recognize and appreciate their creativity, dedication, and hard work. Thank you, marketing team, for all that you do!

04/11/2024

Did you know that coloring isn't just for kids? It's a powerful tool for adults too, helping us tap into the present moment and inspire inner calm.

Coloring engages both hemispheres of the brain, promoting relaxation and creativity simultaneously. It's a form of active meditation, allowing thoughts to flow freely while gently guiding your attention back to the page. Get started with a printable coloring page at mondaymandala.com.

Take a moment to breathe, immerse yourself in the colors, and let go of stress and worries. Remember, it's not about the finished product; it's about the journey.

04/10/2024

Building rapport with the individuals we serve is one of the many facets of our nursing team that makes them EXCEPTIONAL!

Here's a tip straight from our nurses: "Listen actively and empathetically. It's not just about treating symptoms; it's about understanding the person behind them."

Rapport is more than just a connection; it's the cornerstone of understanding and harmony in any relationship. Whether in our professional or personal lives, building rapport is essential for numerous reasons:

Establishing Trust
Building Authentic Relationships
Enhancing Communication
Creating a Supportive Environment

At Beacon, our teams go above and beyond to create a supportive and caring environment for every Individual.

Join us in celebrating our incredible team and their dedication to building meaningful relationships with the Individuals we serve. Learn more about care at Beacon: https://bit.ly/43zgogo

Quote of the Month: "Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our so...
04/08/2024

Quote of the Month: "Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." - Marcel Proust

Practicing gratitude isn't just a feel-good exercise; it's a powerful tool for happiness and one we can keep in our mindfulness toolbox.

Dr. Laurie Santos, renowned happiness expert and host of The Happiness Lab podcast, reveals the simple yet transformative effects of gratitude, “It turns out that the simple act of scribbling down 3–5 things you’re grateful for at the end of the day can significantly improve your well-being in as little as two weeks.”

April is Stress Awareness Month, and our Champion Theme is mindfulness. What better way to combat stress than by embracing gratitude as a form of mindfulness?

What are you grateful for today? Share in the comments below and spread the joy!

April is Autism Awareness Month! The autism infinity symbol represents the diverse experiences within the autism communi...
04/04/2024

April is Autism Awareness Month! The autism infinity symbol represents the diverse experiences within the autism community, signifying infinite potential and possibilities. Widely recognized for its positive and inclusive message of acceptance and neurodiversity.

At Beacon, we promote acceptance and inclusion by providing person-centered services to all individuals across the Autism spectrum. From fostering understanding in our interactions to advocating for supportive policies, acceptance truly makes a difference.

Join us in spreading awareness, sharing stories, and fostering acceptance every day in the month of April and beyond. Let's ensure everyone has access to the unique supports they need to thrive.

Learn more about Beacon Specialized Living and the difference we are making at beaconspecialized.org

In honor of Stress Awareness Month and our April Champion Project theme, our word of the month is mindfulness.With the h...
04/04/2024

In honor of Stress Awareness Month and our April Champion Project theme, our word of the month is mindfulness.

With the hustle and bustle of daily life, it's crucial to pause and prioritize our well-being. This month let's focus on mindfulness - the art of embracing the present moment with intention and awareness.

Try this Morning Meditation to set yourself up for a positive day:
1. Close your eyes and take a few deep breaths, inhaling through your nose and exhaling through your mouth. Feel your body relaxing with each breath.
2. Visualize a warm, golden sun glowing brightly in the center of your chest. This sun represents your inner light and intention for the day.
3. With each inhale, imagine the sun growing brighter and more radiant, filling your entire body with its warmth and energy.
4. Repeat an affirmation silently or aloud: "Today, I radiate positivity, love, and kindness. I set my intention to move through the day with grace and gratitude."
5. When you're ready, gently open your eyes and carry this sense of intention and positivity with you as you start your day.

Mindfulness isn't solely about meditation. It's about finding a deeper connection to ourselves and our surroundings, allowing us to navigate life's challenges with grace and resilience.

How do you weave mindfulness into your daily routine? Whether it's through mindful breathing exercises, grounding techniques, or simply taking a moment to appreciate the beauty around us, every practice counts.

Share your tips and experiences! Let's inspire each other to embrace inner peace and clarity.

April is Stress Awareness Month! It’s important to acknowledge the impact of stress on our lives and prioritize our ment...
04/01/2024

April is Stress Awareness Month! It’s important to acknowledge the impact of stress on our lives and prioritize our mental well-being. From simple self-care practices to seeking support, we can empower ourselves to manage stress effectively.

Practice mindfulness and meditation
Exercise
Take breaks throughout the day
Connect with other humans
Prioritize sleep and healthy eating
Talk to a professional if needed

Managing stress can create a healthier, happier lifestyle. What are your tips on managing stress in healthy ways?

03/28/2024

Making smart cardiac choices is crucial for a healthy heart! Here are some tips from our incredible nursing team:

🍽️ Choose heart-healthy foods like fruits, veggies, whole grains, and lean proteins.
🏋️‍♀️ Exercise: Try for at least 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days of the week.
🚭 Quitting smoking greatly reduces your risk of heart disease.
☕ Excessive caffeine intake can raise blood pressure. Be mindful of your caffeine intake.
🍷 Limit alcohol consumption as excessive drinking can negatively impact heart health.

Our nurses at Beacon educate, support, and care for those we support, and their dedication and expertise make a world of difference! Learn more about care at Beacon: https://bit.ly/43zgogo

National Medical Billers Day celebrates the invaluable contributions of our amazing medical billers! From navigating com...
03/28/2024

National Medical Billers Day celebrates the invaluable contributions of our amazing medical billers! From navigating complex coding systems to ensuring accurate reimbursement, they're the backbone of our financial health in healthcare. Thank you for your expertise, precision, and commitment to making the healthcare industry more efficient and effective as a whole.

Tag a Medical Biller in your life and let them know they are appreciated!

03/27/2024

What's the best part of working at Beacon?

At Beacon, we're more than just a job—we're companions, friends, and advocates for those we serve. Every day, we get to be that listening ear, understanding the needs and wants of those we serve, and making them a reality. It's incredibly rewarding to know that we can be the support system someone leans on, helping them feel included and valued in our community and family.

Ready to start spreading positivity and support? We're hiring compassionate individuals who share our passion for making a difference! Apply now at beaconspecialized.org/careers to be the change today.

03/22/2024

"You change the world by being yourself." -Yoko Ono

The beauty of our people-supported at Beacon Specialized Living are the levels of talents they possess. Some Individuals do have rough beginnings, and once settled into their locations, everything changes for the better. We have countless stories of beautiful successes. https://bit.ly/3TQhHob

There are many professionals who have been diagnosed with disabilities and rose to fame. From scientists, actors, mathematicians, writers, athletes, entrepreneurs, and more, true victory lies in the beliefs a person has within oneself. Check out this list: https://bit.ly/43w2agm. People who have influenced and made a huge difference in the world, most of us probably never knew the challenges they faced and how they overcame a personal difficulty to achieve victory.

Never stop achieving your personal best and living YOUR Best Life!

"Spring is far more than just a changing of seasons; it's a rebirth of the spirit." - Toni SorensonBeacon focuses on "Sp...
03/22/2024

"Spring is far more than just a changing of seasons; it's a rebirth of the spirit." - Toni Sorenson

Beacon focuses on "Spring into action" by letting the energy of the season propel us towards our goals with renewed vigor and determination through Beacon Cribz: Spring Cleaning. It’s a time to embrace the vitality of spring and harness its momentum to pursue dreams. We are making the season one of growth and achievement here at Beacon. See details here: https://bit.ly/3TKF81T

What will you do during the changing of the seasons (winter to spring) to experience a rebirth and enjoy revitalization?

March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day, a day with a rich history of advocacy and awareness-raising efforts. Established ...
03/21/2024

March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day, a day with a rich history of advocacy and awareness-raising efforts. Established by the United Nations in 2012, this day symbolizes the global commitment to promoting the rights, well-being, and inclusion of individuals with Down syndrome.

There are several famous people with Down Syndrome who have established successful careers; https://bit.ly/3wZZZFE. Our Individuals at Beacon have also found talents involving creative arts, playing music, and writing. To see what Beacon is all about, follow here: https://bit.ly/3TFzdep

Let's honor the extraordinary abilities and contributions of individuals with Down syndrome while advocating for inclusion, support, and equal opportunities for all.

March 20th: Behavior Analysis Day! Did you know this commemorates the birth of B.F. Skinner, a pioneer in the field of b...
03/20/2024

March 20th: Behavior Analysis Day! Did you know this commemorates the birth of B.F. Skinner, a pioneer in the field of behavior analysis? His groundbreaking work laid the foundation for understanding behavior and its impact on our society, especially for Beacon.

“The way positive reinforcement is carried out is more important than the amount.” – B.F. Skinner

He paved the way with schedules of reinforcement, the conditioning process (a theory of learning), response rates and recording track response rates. For example, his methods have taught healthcare individuals how to teach and help those we serve on a daily basis; people-supported can now be understood, and professionals can teach them to learn in a successful manner.

We celebrate the science, unraveling complexities, and creating positive changes- especially in education and healthcare fields, and we appreciate the dedication from our behaviorist researching, making the world a better place, one behavior at a time! “The environment shapes people’s actions.” -B.F. Skinner

Learn more about Beacon Specialized Living at beaconspecialized.org/careers.

03/19/2024

We would like to express our sincere appreciation for the clinical team at Beacon Specialized Living. Their dedication, compassion, and expertise have made a significant difference in the lives of those they serve. From the personalized treatment plans to the round-the-clock support, they go above and beyond to ensure the well-being of the individuals entrusted to our care. Thank you, Beacon Clinical Team, for all that you do every single day!

To learn more about Beacon and our Clinical Team, follow here: beaconspecialized.org/compassion-and-icare/

03/19/2024

Hello Spring, we've been waiting for you! Today marks the beginning of a season filled with blooming flowers, warmer weather, and new beginnings. At Beacon, we celebrate the freshness of this time of year with events like our annual Garden Contest, Beacon Cribz, and so much more!

March 2024 focuses on Developmental Disabilities! The theme for this year is A World of Opportunities. The Goal: To focu...
03/13/2024

March 2024 focuses on Developmental Disabilities! The theme for this year is A World of Opportunities.

The Goal: To focus on people working together to remove obstacles to build communities where everyone can succeed.

How do we make something like this possible? community service activities, spring yardwork, playing games while conversing, making dinner together, etc.

Bringing everyone together to feel safe, loved, trusted, and secure are basic needs. Learn more through the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities: https://nacdd.org/ddam1/, and Beacon Specialized Living: https://bit.ly/3wRJWJT

There are a few more days for the RARE Aware Art Share Event submissions for this month (through March 15th); follow her...
03/12/2024

There are a few more days for the RARE Aware Art Share Event submissions for this month (through March 15th); follow here for all the details: https://bit.ly/3STmgw3. This is a great opportunity to learn more about Prader-Willi syndrome while supporting and showing appreciation for those living with PWS. Everyone has creativity and the ability to shine! Submit submissions and show support this week and during the art displays.

To learn more about Beacon and see if we may be a right fit for a loved one: https://bit.ly/3TIbYAN

Happy International Women's Day! Did you know that this day has roots dating back to 1908 when 15,000 women marched thro...
03/08/2024

Happy International Women's Day! Did you know that this day has roots dating back to 1908 when 15,000 women marched through New York City demanding shorter hours, better pay, and voting rights? Since then, International Women's Day has evolved into a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It's a day to recognize the progress we've made and the work still ahead to achieve gender equality. Let's honor the past, celebrate the present, and continue advocating for a future where all women can thrive!

03/06/2024

Employee Appreciation Week is an opportunity where a company can show gratitude to all their amazing employees.

To all our Beacon staff, thank you for your dedication, the ability to adapt to change, quick thinking, creativity, leadership skills, working as a team, and every other successful thing YOU bring to the table. Your work is noticed, it does matter, and we heartfelt say "thank you" to each and every one of you.

Keep up the great work! Let's strive for another successful year together.

Today, we celebrate the unsung Beacon Heroes who keep our world running smoothly. Happy Beacon Builder Day to our dedica...
03/04/2024

Today, we celebrate the unsung Beacon Heroes who keep our world running smoothly. Happy Beacon Builder Day to our dedicated team who ensure our buildings, infrastructure, and communities stay safe and functional. From fixing leaks to maintaining equipment, your hard work keeps everything in tip-top shape. Thank you!!

Find the right career for you at beaconspecialized.org/careers

Congratulations to our exceptional DSPs who have made significant LEAPs in their careers this month! Pictured are the fa...
03/02/2024

Congratulations to our exceptional DSPs who have made significant LEAPs in their careers this month! Pictured are the fabulous: Ashley, Dylan, Alex, Priscilla, Rebecca, Arnita, Carese, Hunter, Lisa, Kim, Angela, and Sidney.

Here's to the journey ahead for each of you as you continue to soar with Beacon Specialized Living!

Beacon's LEAP (Leadership, Excellence, Advancement, and Promotion) program allows employees who are self-motivated and who wish to excel within their careers the tools, the resources, and the mentorship to grow. The program allows people to gain professional enrichment, self-satisfaction, and potential increased compensation.

Looking for a new and rewarding career? Information can be found at beaconspecialized.org/careers.

March is National Social Worker Month! This month let’s honor the incredible dedication and compassion of social workers...
03/01/2024

March is National Social Worker Month! This month let’s honor the incredible dedication and compassion of social workers who make a positive impact every day. At Beacon, we're especially grateful for our social workers who support families, advocate for marginalized communities, and provide vital mental health services. Thank you for all that you do!

For information on opportunities at Team Beacon, visit beaconspecialized.org/careers.

Our Champion Project for the month of March is SPRING INTO ACTION. In March, we embrace the arrival of spring with open ...
03/01/2024

Our Champion Project for the month of March is SPRING INTO ACTION. In March, we embrace the arrival of spring with open arms, bidding farewell to the icy grip of winter. It's a time of renewal, a season bursting with vibrant colors and the promise of new beginnings. It's a time to plant the seeds of our dreams and watch them bloom alongside the flowers. This month, embrace change, and SPRING INTO ACTION, ready to seize the opportunities that lie ahead.

Find more information about Beacon Specialized Living, the services we provide, and career opportunities at beaconspecialized.org/careers

Embracing compassionate care with tailored teachings for each person's needs is what is important at Beacon; we see peop...
02/28/2024

Embracing compassionate care with tailored teachings for each person's needs is what is important at Beacon; we see people-supported talents, not their diagnosis! It is important to ensure staff utilize evidence-based methods and practices. This is what creates ataraxia.

To learn more about Beacon's specialty care and services, follow here: https://bit.ly/3tIHTGg

Who doesn't love tasty treats! At Beacon, we like to be adventurous and try new flavors. Have you heard of a Breakfast W...
02/28/2024

Who doesn't love tasty treats! At Beacon, we like to be adventurous and try new flavors.

Have you heard of a Breakfast Waffle Nacho? It might sound a little weird, but the flavors perfectly blend together for salty and sweet; it's a burst of flavors in your mouth! Give it a try and click here for the recipe: https://bit.ly/3URm1nD

At Beacon, we still have fun with recipes, but we also eat healthy with MY25, follow for more information: https://bit.ly/3GfOFGK

This virtual Art Show aims to spotlight the voices of individuals with Prader-Willi Syndrome in a safe space where they ...
02/26/2024

This virtual Art Show aims to spotlight the voices of individuals with Prader-Willi Syndrome in a safe space where they can be heard and acknowledged. This organization hopes to learn more about each individual, their lives, and their experiences with PWS. This art show will last for the entirety of 2024 and will be separated into three-themed sessions:

2/1/24-3/15/24: PWS Awareness
7/1/24-8/15/24: International Art Show/Conference
10/1/24-11/15/24: 50th Anniversary of PWSA

Anyone with Prader-Willi Syndrome is allowed to participate, and we will definitely be reaching out to our people-supported at Beacon to see who would like to showcase their art skills and participate this year. To learn more about this event: https://bit.ly/3STmgw3

Career optimization involves stability and job security, good pay and benefits, utilizing employee's strongest talents w...
02/23/2024

Career optimization involves stability and job security, good pay and benefits, utilizing employee's strongest talents within a team setting, and organization inclusivity. Beacon does their best to ensure quality support for both employees and people-supported. Learn more at beaconspecialized.org/careers

Stated by one of our current trainers: her career at Beacon makes a difference in both the homes and in her personal life. Wanting to have a positive impact within our world, and wanting to be challenged with personal growth- preferably on a daily basis, she is the person she has always wanted to become.

02/23/2024

Physical limitations cause difficulties, but it is our mindset that truly sets us apart from everyone. Nick Vujicic was born without limbs; he struggled with self acceptance, bullying, depression, life's daily physical challenges, and at his lowest point became suicidal. His journey: https://nickvujicic.com/

In the process of overcoming his darkest hour he found faith. Nick started seeing his life in a different way, found personal appreciation, noticed he added value when speaking, trusts whole-heartedly in God, and is an incredible role model for many today. He stands tall, he stands proud, and he recognizes his bravery to rise above his disability with ever-changing cultural times. He truly is an inspiration. His motto: A life without limbs to a life without limits.

Never stop believing in yourself; keep a positive mindset! Like our Individuals at Beacon Specialized Living, we truly provide the best care and as many possibilities for each person. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3upjPZk

02/22/2024

Filled with excitement, brilliant ideas, and a passion to motivate both Individuals and our staff, we are beyond exited to introduce Kris Morse, Beacon's new Activities & Communities Director.

Kris brings an abundance of energy, joy, and compassion to our teams. Her creative ideas are a perfect fit for all homes, and she always has fresh ideas brewing. We can't wait to see the positive impact she'll make. Welcome, Kris!

Check out her full profile: https://bit.ly/3UM56TG

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1 We support each person's dignity and individuality. We respond to individual needs and preferences with support. To the extent possible, we will individualize our services and work to accommodate the feelings and special service needs of persons served and their families. We believe in customer service.

2 We believe building relationships that lead to acceptance and respect are the foundation of how we work with one another at Enable. Staff persons believe that being positive, respectful, caring, patient, and trustworthy is the way to interact with each person we serve. We believe this is also important in how we and those we serve relate to other family members, community members, and other staff.

3 We focus on the capabilities of individuals with disabilities. These capabilities can be interests, preferences, attributes or gifts that create opportunities for participation in community life. Everyone has something to give!



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