Nov 5 NSC Art Show

NSC 1st Friday Art Show

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CALL FOR ARTISTS As part of Northland Shepherd’s Centers 30th Anniversary, we proudly present our November 5th First Friday Art Show!  This art show will feature works from artists and craftsmen that may or may not have ever shown or sold their arts and crafts.  You must be over 60 to show and sell!  Space…

Ribbon cutting of Technology Center

Ribbon Cutting on NEW Technology Center

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Northland Shepherd’s Center has seen a goal completed. The New Technology Center is open for business! The present location had been used as a storage area, is now a shiny new area to greet participants in the Technology Center. Programs offered are; TECH TIME is individualized coaching to help with your cell phone, tablet, or…

Tech Time

Tech Time Sessions Offered

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We have some specific Tech Time sessions available. Tech Time Sessions are by appointment only You can also check out a PC and work at your pace. The PC’s have Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Edge browsers. Contact Christina 816-621-2084 Learn to Zoom Zoom is a platform offering the ability to sit in or join a class,…

Benefits Image

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…

Break Time Club Volunteer

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…

Jazz this year was one to remember

Jazz this year was one to remember

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Each year our volunteers, patrons, and supporters are typically preparing auction items, securing musical talent, and selecting the menu on a steak or seafood dinner for attendees of our annual Jazz event to enjoy. Covid19 put a “wrench” in that plan, but didn’t stop our staff and friends from coming together to formulate another type…

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…

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…

Parking Lot PEPPI

Parking Lot PEPPI

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NSC hosted a fun-filled morning on Monday, June 1, with an outdoorexercise class, held on our front parking lot. Helpers arrived early to “decorate” the parking lot, using lots of sidewalk chalk. We had hearts, encouraging quotes, flowers, and more! Each heart was strategically social distanced to be 6’ apart from one another. Each participant…