Director’s Corner

Director’s Corner

Read the latest from our Executive Director, Cynthia Bjorlie MD.

10 Self-Improvement Tips

September is self-improvement month. Here are 10 ways to help you grow. Read a little bit every day. Whether you enjoy biographies, beach reads or dramas, read a little bit every day. Pick up a new hobby. Picking up a new hobby requires you to stretch yourself physically, mentally or emotionally. If you like to […]

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Honoring Our Caregivers

During our annual summer party, we recognize and thank those caregivers who have reached the 10 and 15-year milestones with Adult Foster Care of the North Shore. This year we would like to recognize the following caregivers. 10 years Angennes Akoa Darlene Capsalis Toots Christofferson Yvonne Cosgrove Sue Gagnon Elise Hall Kathleen Hallahan-Surrette Sandra Hicks […]

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Caregiving for Early-Stage Alzheimer’s Disease

During early-stage Alzheimer’s disease, both the individual with the disease and the caregiver will need to adjust to the diagnosis and make plans for the future. Here is what to expect as a caregiver in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Learning about early-stage Alzheimer’s disease As a caregiver, learning as much as possible about Alzheimer’s […]

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Lowering Caregiver Stress

The responsibility of being a caregiver can be overwhelming. Nearly half of all family caregivers are “somewhat stressed” according to the 2015 National Alliance for Caregiving/AARP Caregiving in America report. More than a third are “highly stressed.” If you’re one of them, you aren’t alone. Don’t let the responsibilities of caregiving overwhelm you. Follow these […]

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8 Unconventional Summer Health Tips

With the summer solstice just days away, we wanted to share some of our favorite unconventional summer health tips. Stay Hydrated with Fruits and Veggies We all know that drinking water is especially important during the hot summer months but sometimes it’s hard to consume enough. Luckily, fresh summer produce provides plenty of fluid. Watermelon, […]

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