Featured Stories


Beacon Communities Embrace the Spirit of Giving »

1/12/2017 8:24 am

For Beacon Communities team members, the holiday season is indeed all about family—their Beacon family, which includes their residents at more than 34 communities.


20th Annual ABHOW Foundation Golf Classic Raises Money for Programming »

1/12/2017 8:21 am

The ABHOW Foundation Golf Classic took place on October 24 at the Blackhawk Country Club in Danville, California.


Grand Lake Gardens Celebrates 50 Years »

1/12/2017 8:15 am

Since 1966, residents at ABHOW’s Grand Lake Gardens, located in Oakland, California, have filled the six-story-building and its beautiful grounds with laughter and love.


Pedal Pushers Group at Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens Helps Promote Physical Activity »

1/12/2017 8:09 am

The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens in Fresno, California, sits on 25 acres that are filled with blooming flowers and lush trees. These beautiful grounds have helped residents stay active in various exercise groups; however, there was a need to extend this to more residents.


Valle Verde Introduces Virtual Reality Rehab Technology »

1/12/2017 8:04 am

The Rehabilitation Services team at Valle Verde introduced a new technology for those residents who are undergoing physical and occupational therapy.


Pioneering Perspective: Stephanie Hartstrom — Recreation Therapy Assistant at Judson Park »

12/13/2016 10:18 am

Pioneer Week came about because the planning team at Judson Park wanted to allow residents to connect with their pasts and celebrate their pioneering spirits.


A Pioneering Perspective: Evangeline “Vangie” Buell »

11/15/2016 11:18 am

Evangeline “Vangie” Buell, 84, is a resident at Piedmont Gardens in Oakland, California. Nearly 100 years ago, Buell’s parents came to the United States from the Philippines.


Recreation Therapy Assistant Stephanie Hartstrom Recalls Pioneer Week »

11/11/2016 12:44 pm

Stephanie Hartstrom’s workdays are full of activity and cover a lot of ground.


Living Well Workshops help seniors take control of their health »

11/11/2016 12:43 pm

Lynda McDaniel and other Beacon community residents at The Pearl on Oyster Bay, located in Bremerton, Washington, have taken advantage of a free six-week workshop series called Living Well, which helps seniors learn how to better manage their own health.


Team Member Appreciation Fund: 2016 Changes »

11/11/2016 12:39 pm

For the past several decades, communities have operated a Team Member Appreciation Fund, which provides residents with a way to recognize team members for their outstanding service.