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…

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 – 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…

Acts of Kindness – Volunteers

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Acts of Kindness ~ Big and Small ~ Every Day ~ All Year Long The Northland Shepherd’s Center (NSC) has always been and will always be A Volunteer-Powered Organization. It is only because of 333+ volunteers that NSC can provide services to thousands of people in our community. It is only because of volunteers that…

Acts of Kindness-Volunteers II

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Acts of Kindness ~ Big and Small ~ Every Day ~ All Year Long To recognize the Northland Shepherd’s Center’s (NSC) wonderful volunteers during National Volunteer Week in April, Patty Monaco, NSC Volunteer Coordinator, put great effort into reaching each volunteer with a token of sincere appreciation. For the 80+ volunteers who are Meals on…

Christmas Blessings – Tom

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Humbly Putting Others First, His Support Makes Dreams Come True Acts of Kindness ~ Big and Small ~ Every Day ~ All Year Long As Tom’s career was working in a warehouse, he knew all about general maintenance, receiving, handling, packing, lifting, storing, shipping out, etc. After retiring, he started working part time for the…

Learn to Zoom

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This class will help you get better at attending a Zoom class.  Maybe you have heard of Zoom classes but you want to know how to enter a Zoom class? We will go through: – I received an invitation, now what? – Using your microphone, turning it on and off. – Using your video, how…