Providing Support for the Journey of a Caregiver

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Acts of Kindness ~ Big and Small ~ Every Day ~ All Year Long As the mission of the Northland Shepherd’s Center (NSC) is to help people aged 60+ thrive, it offers special services and resources for those who are caregivers of others. Many caregivers are 60+ and they are the unpaid caregiver, the only…

What Could Be Better Than Learning and Laughing?

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Acts of Kindness ~ Big and Small ~ Every Day ~ All Year Long The group meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 10am until noon and has grown and grown. Although newcomers are always welcome and encouraged to come whenever they can, there are 27 regular attendees, ages 60 to…

NSC Can Help You Review Your Medicare Plan October 15 – December 7

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Acts of Kindness ~ Big and Small ~ Every Day ~ All Year Long Seniors rely on Medicare for health care coverage. Helping seniors have the most appropriate and most economical coverage is the goal of the Medicare Services offered by the Northland Shepherd’s Center (NSC). Medicare is not a one size fits all program….

Happy 100th Birthday Margie!

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Acts of Kindness ~ Big and Small ~ Every Day ~ All Year Long It was an honor for staff and volunteers from the Northland Shepherd’s Center (NSC) to be invited to join the celebration of the 100th birthday of their Meals on Wheels and Friendly Visitor Client Margie! Margie’s family hosted the celebration on…

Acts of Kindness – Food Pantry

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Helping Seniors Eat Better to Live Better! Acts of Kindness ~ Big and Small ~ Every Day ~ All Year Long To make nutritious food more available and accessible to Northland seniors, the Northland Shepherd’s Center (NSC) has started construction on the “Plate of Hope” pantry! According to Kelley Creek, NSC Community Aging Specialist, “Since…

Acts of Kindness – A Happy Life

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Helping Seniors Lead a Happy Life Acts of Kindness…Big and Small…Every Day…All Year Long Among the things experts and research recommend seniors do to live a fulfilled life are to stay active, build social connections, volunteer in the community, never stop learning, and always look for new interests. The Northland Shepherd’s Center’s (NSC’s) volunteer and…

Check out OPEN PC Lab!

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Beginning in July, the Technology Center will be open from 12:00 pm to 3:00 PM for walk ins on specified days! July: 7/12, 7/14, 7/26, 7/28August: 8/16, 8/18, 8/30 That’s right! Just come on over and ask a question or use the free WiFi with your device! We have a limited amount of PC’s you…

Acts of Kindness – Nanci

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The Importance of Friendly VisitsActs of Kindness ~ Big and Small ~ Every Day ~ All Year Long Older adults are at increased risk for loneliness and social isolation because they likely live alone, have lost family members and friends, and have chronic illnesses. Social isolation increases their risks for additional medical conditions. The Northland…

Acts of Kindness – Anita’s Famous Rolls

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Support from Local Bakery Means So Much and Tastes So Good! Acts of Kindness ~ Big and Small ~ Every Day ~ All Year Long Starting a new business during the pandemic was certainly brave and unusual, but Anita’s Famous Rolls at 7715 NW Prairie View Road in the Kansas City Northland opened on September…

Amazing Artists Among Us!

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Acts of Kindness… Big and Small… Every Day… All Year Long Because the first Art and Craft Show hosted by the Northland Shepherd’s Center (NSC) last November was such a success, everyone is excited about the upcoming show on June 9! The show is just another example of NSC’s efforts to help seniors thrive! So…