Director’s Corner

Director’s Corner

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

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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Planning for 2019

It’s that time again when we start to think about our goals for next year.  We plan new ways to reach out to the community, new ways to tell people about Adult Foster Care and how we can help families and taxpayers.  We would like your help. The good folks at Single Source Marketing want […]

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Shingles Vaccine 2018

Since we last wrote about shingles (caused by herpes varicella zoster virus) in 2015, there is a new vaccine. The new vaccine is called Shingrix (recombinant zoster vaccine) and is given as two shots separated by 2 – 6 months. The new vaccine is more than 90% effective in preventing shingles. Herpes varicella zoster is […]

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