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Events all September long at The Beacon

With summer coming to a close and fall on the horizon, things are not slowing down at The Beacon assisted living community. In fact, the calendar is full of fun activities to keep the community engaged.

“People want to get back to socializing with their peers, and we offer them this opportunity on a daily basis here at The Beacon,” said Director of Sales Becky McCaa.

The Beacon will be having a food drive Aug. 30 through Sept. 2. Feeding The Gulf Coast will pick up the donations Sept. 2. The community is encouraged to drop off food items in the lobby.

Their End of Summer Party will be Friday, Sept. 3 at noon. Swing by for some food, games and prizes, meet some of the residents and staff and see what’s happening here at The Beacon.

At least twice a month, The Beacon does Beachside Drives with their residents to enjoy the scenic views. They usually stop by the ice cream shop on the way back, too.

Sept. 7 is National Beer Tasting Day, and The Beacon will have its own tasting at 2 p.m.

Football is back and that means so is tailgating. Sept. 9 and Sept. 23 the community will host Tailgate Parties at 2 p.m. Come by for football food, drinks and bragging rights for your favorite pro team.

One Blood will be at The Beacon Sept. 23 for a Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Support their efforts by coming by the parking lot and donating. RSVP, if possible, to the concierge at 850-934-4306.

The month wraps up with a Wine Tasting with Cheese & Crackers Sept. 30 at 2 p.m.

On top of the scheduled events, The Beacon offers activities on a regular basis.

Exercise classes are offered several times a week. They host Cocktail Hour six days a week in the dining room. Anyone is welcome to stop by for cocktails, wine, beer or sodas.

They also offer church services every Sunday morning at 10 a.m. for anyone who would like to worship and learn about God.

“Residents can do as much or as little as fits their lifestyle,” McCaa said.

Located off U.S. Highway 98, The Beacon assisted living community has capacity for 120 residents, and nurses are on staff to provide the best possible care 24 hours a day.

The Beacon offers spacious studio and one-bedroom apartments with kitchenettes, private baths and courtyard views. Personalized security response systems are available to residents, as are physical therapy and exercise programs.

Other amenities include card rooms, a movie theater, a putting green and a salon and spa.

The Beacon also offers restaurant-style dining, and a wellness team is available, where staff members work with residents, the family and medical professionals to develop customized-care programs. Concierge service is available as well for scheduling medical appointments, activities, family visits and for accommodating other needs of the residents.

The Beacon wants to show their residents honor, respect and dignity.

The Beacon also has a 100% money back guarantee within 30 days of move-in if your loved one decides that the community is not the right fit.

The Beacon is now accepting tours and is open to visitors, even if the visitor doesn’t know a resident personally. The Beacon community loves making new friends.

For more information or to schedule a tour, contact The Beacon at 850-934-4306.