Community Involvement

Community Involvement

Community involvement is essential to the mission and goals of Adult Foster Care of the North Shore.

July 2018 - Kelly Beer RN attended the Gloucester Council on Aging Health Fair and ran into our caregiver Sharon Orlando.

Senior Care Volunteers LuncheonNovember 2017 - Adult Foster Care of the North Shore attended and sponsored the annual luncheon at Danversport to honor the Senior Care volunteers.

In this photo: Cynthia Bjorlie, Scott Trenti (Director, Senior Care) and Kelly Beer

September 2017 - Cathy Fairchild of Northern Essex Elder Transport (N.E.E.T.) pictured here with Cynthia Bjorlie.  N.E.E.T (978-388-7474) is based in Amesbury and provides free transportation for elders.

August 2017 - A wonderful time was had by AFCNS staff at our annual party for all caregivers.  This year's theme was "Mystery and Mayhem."

May 2017 - AFCNS office staffers Deanna Benjamin and Karen Bell sitting outside our office during a well deserved break on a beautiful day.

March 2017 - The Adult Foster Care of the North Shore team was in attendance at SeniorCare's 43rd Annual Meals on Wheels Valentine’s Day Breakfast on March 10th at The Gloucester House restaurant. The money raised at the event supports Meals on Wheels of Cape Ann and the North Shore. Last year 165,000 meals were delivered.

img_0821October 2016 - The Lawrence Senior Center hosted it's 3rd annual Latino Caregiver Event. Rosie McKenna, AFCNS care manager and community relations liaison; Mari Martinez, AFCNS intake nurse, and Kendrys Vasquez, AFCNS care manager were in attendance. They reported back to us that it was a wonderful event!

resource fair - community involvementSeptember 2016 - Rosie McKenna, Community Relations Liaison, hosted a table at the Resource Fair in Winthrop, sponsored by “Those Who Can for Those in Need.”  Rosie is pictured with Congresswoman Katherine Clark.

community involvement - namiJune 2016 - Rosie McKenna, Community Relations Liaison, was the guest speaker at the annual meeting for the Northeast Essex Family Support Group of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). She educated attendees about Adult Foster Care of the North Shore.