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News & Events
Monday February 17, 2020 - February is Heart Health Month
February is heart health month. Have your Cholesterol, Lipid Profile and other heart health tests performed at the North Shore Health Laboratory. Outpatient hours are M-F 8-5pm and Saturday 8-noon. Remember to bring your physician-signed lab referral. Call the lab at
218-387-3267 for more information or questions.
Friday February 7, 2020 - North Shore Health has Cardiac Rehab AvailableReferrals are accepted for cardiac rehab at North Shore Health. Cardiac rehab is staffed by a registered nurse. Hours are Mon, Wed, Thu 8-noon or by appointment. Call 387-3040
Monday February 3, 2020 - Out Patient Physical Therapy DepartmentNorth Shore Health is proud to offer a full service Out Patient Physical Therapy Department with special interests in postural therapy, sports injury prevention and treatment, balance disorders, incontinence and manual therapy with exercise for the spine and extremities. We are open M-F and
Thursday January 30, 2020 - Beating Cabin Fever at North Shore LivingThe residents of North Shore Living know how to beat “cabin Fever” with a full calendar of fun activities scheduled for February. There is a lot to celebrate too, with the Super Bowl, Valentine’s Day, President’s Day, and Mardi Gras.
We have a variety of music
The monthly birthday party will be held on February 12 at 3:00 p.m. to celebrate our February birthdays- Pat Hooper and Joyce Krueger. There will be plenty of cake and ice cream for all, and Doug Sanders will be here to entertain us with some of our favorite piano tunes.
There will be a Valentine Bingo on February 13 at 2:30 p.m., and a Valentine’s Day dinner theatre is planned for February 14th. Bubbly will be served, along with a shrimp pasta salad and dessert. Some “I Love Lucy” classics will be playing during the dinner for the resident’s enjoyment.
Games are always a good activity to put a smile on your face on a cold winter day, and we have plenty planned for February. The Activity Department will host another “Bean Auction” on February 18 at 2:00 p.m. This Auction has become one of the resident’s favorite activities! All participants are given a certain number of “beans” to use for bidding on items that come up on the auction block. There is always a lot of laughter and bantering as they try to out bid each other! Other games will include Dominoes, Balloon Volleyball, Lucky 7, and Trivia sessions. We’ve added a large ring toss to Exercise group on Wednesday afternoons too. Of course, there is always the all-time favorite “Bingo” on Thursday afternoons.
On February 27 an outing is planned to The Hub for lunch and some social time with our friends there.
The residents hope all of you are keeping warm and cozy, and are finding creative and fun activities to fill your winter days too!
For more information about volunteer opportunities at North Shore Health Living or to check out the February calendar of events, visit our website: www.northshorehealthgm.org or contact the Activity Department at 387-3518.
We do a lot of baking during these long winter months as there is nothing like the smell of homemade goodies wafting through our home! Pictured here is Nadine Abel (one of our expert bakers) preparing a cake for the birthday party.
Monday January 27, 2020 - North Shore Health Chemotherapy Services
North Shore Health is pleased to be to offering a local option for chemotherapy services, which will be coordinated in partnership with a patient’s own oncologist. ***For more information, please call North Shore Health at 218-387-3040 and ask to speak with the Hospital Director of
Monday January 20, 2020 - North Shore Health Home Care
North Shore Health Home Care is a Medicare certified intermittent Home Care Agency offering Skilled Nursing, Home Health Aide, Occupational and Physical Therapy services in the home. We bill Medicare, Medical Assistance, VA, Private Insurance, and accept Private Pay on our Sliding Fee Scale.
Please call Traci at 387-3279 for more information
Monday January 13, 2020 - Occupational Therapy at North Shore Health
Occupational Therapy (OT) is available at North Shore Health. OT is skilled in helping individuals learn or relearn the day to day activities they need to achieve maximum independence in the areas of self care, work and leisure. For more information call
Monday January 6, 2020 - Ambulance Services Available 24/7North Shore Health has ambulance services available 24/7. Providing pre-hospital medical services with both basic and advanced life support services. Please call 218-387-3040 for more information.
Monday December 30, 2019 - January Activities at North Shore Health
The Christmas season was full of joy, music, and memorable moments for the residents of North Shore Health. There was plenty of their favorite holiday foods and treats, gift giving, and time with family and friends. The residents want to thank the American Legion Auxiliary, the Cook County
We have a lot of fun indoor activities planned for those cold and snowy days of January. There will be baking activities, crafting fun, movies, and lots of game fun. We are anxious to try out some of those new games that Santa brought us for Christmas!
The monthly birthday party will be held on Wednesday January 8 at 3:00 p.m. to celebrate Jean Roberts and Irene Peterson. There will be cake and ice cream for everyone, and Doug Sanders will be her to play our favorite piano tunes.
The Grand Marais W.I.S.E. group will host a social on January 18th starting at 3:00 p.m. at North Shore Living.
Portage Band will be back on January 25 at 6:30 p.m. to treat us to an evening of country music. Other music this month features Myron Bursheim on Sunday afternoons, Susan Scherer on Wednesday afternoons, and a sing-a-long with Pastor Daren Blanck on Monday January 20th at 1:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend any of our music events.
January 19-25 is National Activity Professionals week-a time to recognize how meaningful activities enrich the quality of life at any age. It is also a time to acknowledge the valuable role the Activity Department staff, and the many volunteers who make our programs happen all year long. We could not do it without you!
A “Winter Warmth” block party will be held on Tuesday January 28 at 2:00 p.m. for residents and their families. Hot cocoa and treats will be served to beat off those winter blues!
An outing to The Hub is planned for January 30 for lunch, and visiting with all our friends there.
The residents and staff of North Shore Health wish everyone a healthy and happy New Year!
For more information about volunteer opportunities at North Shore Health Living contact the Activity Department at 387-3518.
Monday December 30, 2019 - Laboratory Services
North Shore Health Laboratory routinely performs Outpatient lab testing from both local physicians and out-of-town physicians. To have your testing performed at your local hospital Laboratory, just request a copy of your Outpatient lab services order from your physician. It is up to
the patient to choose where their lab testing is performed.
Outpatient hours are M-F 8-5pm and Saturday 8-Noon. Bring your physician-signed lab referral to the Hospital reception desk. Call the lab at 218-387-3267 for more information or questions.