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A Benefit Check-up Client Story

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A Northland Shepherd Center client is 65 and has sole custody of his 12-year-old daughter. A self-employed painter with an average income of $1500/month in 2019. Due to COVID he has had few jobs and some unemployment income.He survives on $500/month from SSI for his daughter’s care since her mother is on disability and he…

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Break Time Club goes Mobile!

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Cindy, Break Time Club Coordinator and the BTC volunteers have been making weekly calls to the caregivers duringthe pandemic shut down. The idea of a drive-through BTC event came about because of the stress wecould hear in the conversations with the caregivers. More caregivers than we would have ever imaginedhave told us they are seeking…

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies submitted by Christopher Wayne 1 cup canned pumpkin 1 cup sugar ½ cup vegetable oil 1 egg 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon milk 1 tablespoon vanilla 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips ½ cup chopped walnuts…

Cyber Security Tips

Cyber Security Tips

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Technology is a good thing, but like all good things, it can be used for bad.  Be safe and equip yourself with these tips. A New Phishing Site Launches Every 20 Seconds.  This is one of those phishing statistics you definitely hope is wrong, but you know, deep down, that it’s not. When you are armed…

Rotary Clubs unite for NSC kitchens!

Rotary Clubs unite for NSC kitchens!

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Four Rotary clubs did a joint district grant project for Northland Shepherd’s Center in 2019 to 2020. Gladstone, KCI, Parkville, and Liberty helped NSC by purchasing a dishwasher, ice maker and deli display case as well as came together for a work day in February, 2020. NSC thanks the Rotary Clubs for all their help…

Access to Food for Families

Access to Food for Families

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The NSC-Northland Meals on Wheels is a community based program powered by dedicated volunteers and staff determined to feed the need of our senior community. The noon time meal delivered 5 days a week, is nutritious and balanced but so much more than just a meal! Community partner, NKC Hospital prepares the meals for our…

Zoom Tutorials

Zoom Tutorials

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Everyone is talking about zoom meetings. What is zoom and how do I use it?  Zoom is a free application that allows you to make video calls and even hold virtual meetings. You can download the free app on your phone and/or computer or you can pay for versions with more features. For video how-to…

Keep in touch, with Facebook

Keep in touch, with Facebook

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Facebook – Facebook.com Not only can you keep in touch with your family and friends online with Facebook you can also make video calls on Facebook. For instruction on how to create an account, initiate a video call  in your new or existing Facebook account, click the button below: 

Password Tips & Tricks

Password Tips & Tricks

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Courtesy of the Mid-Continent Library, learn what makes a good password and save yourself the trouble of an identity theft or account hack.

A Mental Health Drive Through

A Mental Health Drive Through

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A Mental Health Drive Through was held Monday, 6/29 from 10 – 11 am in the front parking lot of Northland Shepherd’s Center. This was a wonderful way to practice social distancing and still connect with others. Cars drove through and gathered self-care tips and goodies from Tri-County Mental Health Services, Signature Psychiatric, Senior Life…