Director’s Corner

Director’s Corner

Read the latest from our Program Director, Cynthia Bjorlie M.D.

Respite Care

We always receive a lot of respite requests toward the end of the year, especially in December. And, every year we remind our families to use and report their respite days accurately so that both the caregiver and the qualified alternative caregiver are paid properly. As we all know, MassHealth is precise in its definitions […]

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Happy Holidays!

From all of us at Adult Foster Care of the North Shore, we wish all our clients, caregivers and their families a safe and wonderful holiday season.

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Home Lab Testing

Did you know that the home testing section of many local pharmacy chains now has over-the-counter tests for all sorts of things including thyroid function, HIV, drugs, COVID-19, food sensitivities, sexually transmitted diseases, colon cancer, cholesterol levels, paternity and more? The tests are done on either saliva, urine, blood (finger prick), stool or hair, depending […]

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Autism Eats is Back!

We last wrote about Autism Eats in 2016, and they’re back! Lenard and Delphine Zohn used to enjoy going out to eat. When their son Adin (now 16 years old) came along, they began to understand how hard it was to eat in a restaurant with a person with autism. “It’s not easy to take […]

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Logs

Once again, we must address the issue of logs. We have a slightly new wrinkle, and we need your help. Here is what we are asking you to do: Have the log ready for every visit. Your nurse and care manager will sign them regardless of the time of month. MassHealth has many regulations that […]

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