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Month: January 2014

Beacon Medical Group and Beacon Home Care Closings, Hours

For the safety of our patients and associates, due to severe weather, all Beacon Medical Group practices in Elkhart County and St. Joseph County closed at noon today, Monday, Jan. 27. The two exceptions are Med-Point24 at 6913 N. Main Street in Granger, which will remain open 24 hours a day today and tomorrow; and Med-Point at 3301 Country Road 6 East in Elkhart, which will remain open until 8 p.m. today. Beacon Home Care will be closing their retail store and office locations in each county based on that counties’ announced travel restrictions. The South Bend and Elkhart retail locations are closed at noon today, Monday, Jan. 27. The LaPorte location is open today. The location in Knox is closed today. These closings will be updated as travel restrictions change. Beacon Home Care will continue to visit patients in their homes based on clinical...

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Winter Weather Parking

Due to extreme weather conditions, travel restrictions, and activation of Code Yellow (Level 3): Snow Emergency for Memorial Hospital, Parking Services will be closed on Tuesday, 1/28.  A Valet associate will be on campus Tuesday from 7:00 am- 6:00 pm running the People Mover to assist/direct patients, visitors, and guests to their destinations. Associates are permitted to park in the parking garages, free of charge, both Monday (1/27) and Tuesday (1/28).  Although staff are encouraged to utilize the parking garages during this time, please continue to follow the guidelines below: Bartlett Parking Garage: Associates must park in the employee designated areas on the 5th floor or on the North and West sides of the 4th floor. Centennial/Lafayette Parking Garage: Associates must park in the employee designated areas on the West and South sides of the 4th and 5th floors or on the 3rd and 4th floor ramps. Navarre Parking Garage: Associates must park in the employee designated areas on the 2nd and 3rd floors (above the Innovation Café). Thank you for your cooperation, Kara Strang Mgr. Ambassador & Communication Services Memorial Hospital of South Bend 707 N. Michigan St. Suite 117 South Bend, IN 46601 Phone: (574)...

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Banana Kiwi Salad

Bring Color to Your Diet! Fruits and veggies add color, flavor and texture plus vitamins, minerals and fiber to your plate. Make 2 cups of fruit and 2 cups of vegetables your daily goal. Don’t let winter stop you from enjoying produce. It may be harder to find fresh options, but frozen and canned are great alternatives. Banana Kiwi Salad Recipe: (Serves 4 | 25 minutes) 2 Tbsp. lime juice 1 Tbsp. canola oil 1 Tbsp. minced shallot 2 tsp. rice vinegar 1 tsp. honey 1/4 tsp. salt Pinch of cayenne pepper, or to taste 4 kiwis, peeled and...

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