Does it feel like Mercury is in retrograde?
Jan 24, 2022 03:50PM ● By Cloie Sandlin
From January 13 through February 3, the planet Mercury begins orbiting around the sun in the opposite direction, inciting chaos! How else can you explain the sudden rise of omicron cases? And Betty White dying?Read More »
Grandpa is a BEAST!
Jun 29, 2021 05:29AM ● By Cloie Sandlin
When we heard from Paul Lachance about his plan to complete 100 Spartan races by his 80th birthday, we knew we had to share his story.Read More »
Registering for the vaccine is like trying to win the lottery
Feb 22, 2021 01:58PM ● By Cloie Sandlin
After researching COVID-19 vaccine information for this month’s cover story, I got my first taste of how CONFUSING this process can be for those who are eligible.Read More »
The year without grandparents
Aug 31, 2020 01:46PM ● By Cloie Sandlin
Disclaimer: If the first part of this column sounds familiar, it’s because it was originally published in last year’s September issue. Aside...Read More »
The year without a BeaconFest
Aug 04, 2020 10:51AM ● By Cloie Sandlin
2020 was going to be a great year—not just for me personally, but for the BEACON as well. We were gearing up for our biggest BeaconFest seni...Read More »
Have you experienced window visits?
Jun 30, 2020 09:45AM ● By Cloie Sandlin
From Zoom to window visits, seniors have gotten creative during quarantine Despite the relatively low number of cases of infection on the We...Read More »
There’s nothing like the smell of newsprint in the morning!
Jun 01, 2020 03:50PM ● By Cloie Sandlin
It's so good to be back in print! In case you missed my column last month: When we sent our April issue to press back in March, there were m...Read More »
May’s BEACON is online only
May 04, 2020 12:09PM ● By Cloie Sandlin
But June’s will be online and in PRINT! Thank you for reading this exclusive online edition of the BEACON Senior News. When we sent our Apri...Read More »
Self-quarantine doesn’t have to be a death sentence for your social life
Mar 25, 2020 12:04PM ● By Cloie Sandlin
What a hell of a year we’ve had this month! With news and updates regarding the novel coronavirus changing by the minute, many of us have f...Read More »