Last Thursday, Beacon Eldercare celebrated the grand opening of their new office on Grand Avenue in Maspeth.
The well-attended grand opening event featured food, live music, health screenings, giveaways and informational sessions. Representatives from Maspeth Federal Savings Bank, Martin Luther School, The Queens Ledger Newspaper, Council Member Grace Meng's office, Young Democratic's Club and more were in attendace.
“We are very proud to serve Maspeth and the surrounding communities in Queens,” said Yvonne Murphy, Chairman and CEO of Beacon Eldercare.
Murphy received her Masters Degree in Social Work from Adelphi University and a second Masters Degree from John Jay College in Forensic Psychology. With more then 20 years of experience with long-term care, health care, housing options, consulting and supporting families who are caring for elderly loved ones she is able to bring diverse and innovative care plans for those with special needs.
Yvonne successfully held positions of leadership in major New York City Hospitals (Mount Sinai Hospital, Queens Hospital, and John T Mather Memorial Hospital and Monsignor Fitzpatrick Skilled Nursing Facility) guiding patients and families to the best solutions to their unique situations.
Since 1995, as a Medical Social Work Supervisor, Long -Term Care Placement Manager, and Geriatric Case Manager, Yvonne has an extensive and diverse knowledge base and professional contact network that she has established to serve and provide the most up-to-date healthcare information. "I am proud to be a partner and an executive at Beacon Eldercare," said Patrick Toussaint, Murphy's partner.
"Our mission is to provide a high-quality home based concierge health care services to individuals and families in their time of need. As an experienced results-oriented professional in multiple disciplines, I look forward to building on established relationships within the specific needs of the geriatric population. We believe in maintaining the quality of life and the standard of care of seniors in the community within their household," Toussaint added.
Beacon Eldercare brings innovative solutions to the complex case management seniors need today. Beacon is laying the groundwork to meet the needs of the active 21st century senior. With individualized care plans, Beacon creates a strong foundation to take seniors from independence to supportive care with a safety net in place.
Beacon calls Maspeth home, but serves all 5 boroughs of New York City and Nassau County Long Island; providing Home Health Aides (HHAs) Personal Care Aides (PCAs) Registered Nurses (RNs) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs).
Beacon helps New York City, Long Island and Westchester County by providing Geriatric Care Management, Submitting Medicaid Applications, Obtaining Community Services, Nursing Home/Assisted Living Placement.