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Amazing Artists Among Us!

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 many NSC clients, volunteers, and friends are interested in art and crafts...

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Acts of Kindness – Nanci

The Importance of Friendly Visits

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 Shepherd’s Center (NSC) ‘Care Call & Friendly Visitor Program’ provides needed social contact for clients who live alone and feel isolated.

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Acts of Kindness – Food Pantry

Helping Seniors Eat Better to Live Better!

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 2019, the NSC staff has talked about helping get nutritious food into the hands of our clients...

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What Could Be Better Than Learning and Laughing?

What Could Be Better Than Learning and Laughing?
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 90, who seldom Read More