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Community Access to Compassionate Care

We foster a culture of individualized care and achieve a position of leadership in rural healthcare services through judicious use of available resources and collaboration with local and regional healthcare providers to meet changing healthcare needs.

Community Access to Compassionate Care

We foster a culture of individualized care and achieve a position of leadership in rural healthcare services through judicious use of available resources and collaboration with local and regional healthcare providers to meet changing healthcare needs.

Welcome to North Shore Health

Welcome to North Shore Health. As we celebrate 50 years of service to Cook County, we're proud of our past and we look forward to being the health care provider you look to in the future.

OUR VALUES

Service Excellence We value and serve each individual with compassion and understanding, and work collaboratively to meet the needs of our community.

Communication We clearly communicate in an open, timely, and positive manner.

Quality We provide a high standard of care through continuous improvement in our skills, process efficiencies, and use of resources.

Integrity We are respectful, honest, trustworthy, and professional in our words and actions.
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Monday May 22, 2017 - Older Americans Month

May is National Older Americans Month. It is a time to celebrate older adults and to recognize them for the contributions they have made to the growth and success of our communities. During May, spend some time with the special elders in your lives. 

Monday May 15, 2017 - Volunteer Brunch

The annual Volunteer Appreciation Brunch will be held on Wednesday, May 17 at 10:00 a.m. at the North Shore Health Care Center. The residents and staff want to acknowledge the many volunteers who have shared their time, talent, and friendship during this past year. We couldn't provide the activities we offer without your help. You truly make our home a brighter place. You enrich the lives of our residents, and help them keep connected to their community. Thank you for all that you do!

Monday May 1, 2017 - Care Center Celebrates Older Americans Month

Click here to download May 2017 Activities Calendar

May is Older Americans Month, a month designated to raise awareness about issues facing older adults, and to highlight the way older Americans are advocating for themselves, their peers, and their communities.  May 14-20 is designated as National Nursing Home Week, a time to recognize the vibrant spirit of our residents, and to acknowledge staff who face each day with a sense of purpose and compassion. The staff at North Shore Health Care Center value the uniqueness, friendship, and wisdom our residents bring into our lives every day.
Helene Smith enjoyed a visit with "Harley", a 5 day old goat from the North Forest Farm in Hovland, who visited the Care Center recently.

May will be a busy month, with lots of activities at the Care Center. With the warmer weather approaching, we are hoping for time outdoors to enjoy the sunshine and to start some outdoor gardening. There will be some fun craft activities also.

On May 3rd, the residents will go on an outing to Bethlehem Lutheran Church to enjoy an exceptional evening of wonderful music put on by the Augsburg Choir and Orchestra. Another outing is planned for May 11, when the elders will travel to the Senior Center for lunch with our friends there.
Mary Liebsch and Chuck Norman look pretty 'spiffy' in their new Easter bonnets that they won at Easter Bingo on April 13.

The monthly birthday party will be held on May 10 at 3 p.m. to honor Jane Burley. You are invited to come and share in the festivities. We'll have Eleanor's delicious cake and ice cream, along with Doug Sanders on the piano.

We'll celebrate the MN Fishing Opener on May 13 with some tall fishing tales and talk about that big one that got away! Some tasty fish snacks will be served too.

There will be a reminisce and social time on Mother's Day, May 14 at 2:30 to honor all of the Mothers who reside at the Care Center. Cupcakes and coffee will be served.
The residents were busy filling Easter eggs in April for the Community Easter Egg Hunt. A total of 2,021 eggs were filled for the event.

The annual Volunteer Appreciation Brunch will be held on Wednesday, May 17 at 10 a.m. The residents and staff want to acknowledge the many volunteer who have shared their time, talent, and friendship during this past year. We couldn't provide the activities we offer without your help. You truly make our home a brighter place. You enrich the lives of our residents, and help them keep connected to their community. Thanks for all you do!

The residents always look forward to the annual "Gold Dollar Bingo" which will be held on Thursday, May 18 at 2:30 p.m.

There will be plenty of music in May too. Irene Thompson will once again be joining us for a piano sing-a-long on Saturday afternoons, and another sing-a-long is planned for May 15 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Darren Blank. Tina Krauz and Amy Schmidt will be bringing in their music to the Care Center this month, along with Myron Bursheim on Sundays, Al Fuller on Mondays, and Susan Scherer on Wednesdays.

A picnic lunch, with hot dogs right off the grill, is planned for Memorial Day. Games, treats, and fun are planned for the afternoon to kick off the summer season!

For more information about volunteer opportunities at North Shore Health Care Center, visit the Activities page on our website or contact the Activity Department at 218-387-3518.
-Submitted by Belinda Hudler - Activities Manager

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