Director’s Corner

Director’s Corner

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

Active Shooter Training

Such are the times that we just had a training about what to do if there is an active shooter on the premises.  Lt. Mike Gossom of the Gloucester Police Department taught our staff about what is recommended.  The word to remember is ALICE: Alert Lockdown Inform Counter Escape ALERT everyone in the immediate area […]

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“Needymeds”

Mara de Gagne can help save you money and find all sorts of resources to reduce your healthcare costs through a program called “Needymeds.” It is a nationwide, non-profit organization that was started in 1997.  Mara is our local “CHASE” (Community Healthcare Access to Savings Education) counselor. This program not only helps people get prescription […]

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Car Keys

Last month Prince Philip, the 97-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth of England, rolled over his Range Rover when he was on his way to one of their castles. Fortunately, the woman and nine-year-old boy in the other car (a Kia) were not seriously injured. Prince Philip has decided that it is time for him to […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Adult Foster Care

We wanted to share a few Frequently Asked Questions from Daniel Tsai, Assistant Secretary for MassHealth. If you have any additional questions or want to see if Adult Foster Care of the North Shore can help you or a loved one, please give us a call. Q: Does the AFC caregiver have to be in […]

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Measurable Goals

As we have been saying for six months, we are in the midst of a statewide accreditation process of all of the Adult Foster Care programs. Massachusetts would like to make sure we are all doing what we are supposed to be doing. We will now have “measurable goals” that we follow for all of […]

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