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Community Access to Compassionate Care

We foster a culture of individualized care and achieve a position of leadership in rural healthcare services through judicious use of available resources and collaboration with local and regional healthcare providers to meet changing healthcare needs.

Community Access to Compassionate Care

We foster a culture of individualized care and achieve a position of leadership in rural healthcare services through judicious use of available resources and collaboration with local and regional healthcare providers to meet changing healthcare needs.

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Monday November 18, 2019 - MRI Services

North Shore Health has magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).  A mobile MRI service available every other Saturday.  Please call 387-3268 for more information.

Monday November 11, 2019 - Radiology

North Shore Health has radiologists available 24/7 via tele-radiology. Emergency exams can be read within 30 minutes, all to provide you with quick comprehensive care. Please call 218-387-3268 for more information.

Tuesday November 5, 2019 - November Activities at North Shore Living


There will be an abundance of activities for residents at North Shore Living during November. Even though there still may be some sunny days for a stroll on the patio, the colder weather means more time indoors to work on craft projects and baking for our upcoming Resident Council Holiday
Sale to be held on December 6th.

The Minnesota deer opener is November 9th, and the residents will spend the afternoon reminiscing and telling stories of past deer seasons, and sharing favorite venison recipes. There will be a hunting word game, and plenty of snacks too.

On November 11th at 1:15 p.m., the American Legion Post 413 Honor Guard will come to North Shore Living for a Veterans Honor Ceremony to recognize our resident Veterans. We will honor Harold Husby, Edward Olson, William Lyght, Robert Haring, Robert Sherman, and Buren Dale Hooper. We are forever indebted to you for the sacrifices you made for all of us.

The monthly birthday party will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 13 for Joyce Hagen and Mary Liebsch. Cake and ice cream will be served at 3:00 p.m. Doug Sanders will be here to entertain us with our favorite tunes on the piano. Family and friends are most welcome to attend this event.

On November 14th, the residents will have an outing to the “Empty Bowls” benefit lunch to show their support for this worthy cause. They will also travel to The Hub on November 21 for lunch with their friends there.

There will be a special music event on November 19 at 2:00 p.m. featuring the music of Briand Morrison and Roxann Berglund, followed by Happy Hour.
Other music events this month include a sing-a-long with Pastor Daren and friends on November 18 at 1:00 p.m., Myron Bursheim on Sunday November 17 and 24 at 2:30 p.m., and Susan Scherer on piano November 6, 13, and 20 at 4:30 p.m.

The annual “Turkey Bingo” will be held on Thursday November 21 at 2:30 p.m. The residents will have an opportunity to win a turkey to share with their family or friends.
Thanksgiving brings families and friends to North Shore Living for the traditional turkey dinner served on Thanksgiving Day at 11:30a.m. It’s always fun to see everyone gathered together for the big meal. In the afternoon, we will have a fun card game, and there will be plenty of football on TV for those football fans.

During this season of giving thanks, the staff and residents of North Shore Living want express their sincere gratitude to the many volunteers, local churches, and community members who so generously share their valuable time and many talents with us throughout the year. You help keep the residents of North Shore Living connected with their community, and you bring joy every day to our home. We are so grateful for all of you!

For more information about volunteer opportunities at North Shore Health Living contact the Activity Department at 387-3518.
 
Pictured here is Diane Nowers (the flower lady), one of our many volunteers that we are so grateful for. Diane brings joy to our home all summer and fall with beautiful flowers from her garden.
 

Even on those rainy fall days, there’s a lot of fun to be had at North Shore Living! Irene Peterson and Delores Sathre share a cheerful moment during a painting craft recently.
 
Olya Wright, a young talented musician, brought her violin music to North Shore Living on October 14th to the delight of the residents.
 
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Monday November 4, 2019 - Year End is Near

Winter is quickly approaching in Cook County, which also means the end of the year is as well. Don’t forget to have your Lab and X-ray tests done or get your therapy appointments scheduled before the end of the year at North Shore Health. This is especially important for those patients whose
health insurance benefits may change after the end of the year or those traveling south for the winter. Call 387-3040 if you have questions
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Monday October 28, 2019 - Ultrasounds available at North Shore Health

On Wednesday and Friday mornings Ultrasound is available at North Shore Health. The exams that can be done here are abdomens, cartoids, thyroids, scrotum, pelvic, pregnancies and exams for blood clots. All exams need to be ordered by a physician, but do not need to be ordered locally.
To
schedule an exam or if you have any questions call the Radiology department at 218-387-3268.
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Monday October 21, 2019 - Digital Mammography Services available

North Shore Health has a digital mammography machine. For those of you that have had to travel for the digital mammography can have it done locally. Referral not needed by a physician. For more information please call 218-387-3268.

Monday October 14, 2019 - Dr. David Rust from St. Luke's Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Duluth

Dr. David A Rust, MD is now seeing patients once a month at the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic in Grand Marais. Dr. Rust is a physician at St. Luke’s Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Duluth, MN. He is a fellowship trained sub-specialist in knee and shoulder surgery, and has expertise in
arthroscopic (minimally invasive) surgery, joint replacement surgery and fracture surgery. Talk to your primary care provider about a referral or make an appointment by calling St. Luke’s Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at (218) 249-6360.
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Monday October 7, 2019 - October is Breast Cancer awareness month

October is Breast Cancer awareness month. North Shore Health is reminding the public that screening digital mammography services can be set up through a self referral. Please call 387-3040 for more information.

Monday September 30, 2019 - October Activities at North Shore Living


The residents of North Shore Living are sorry to see the summer come to an end, but look forward to all the activities that cooler weather brings. The household kitchens are all stocked for some baking fun, and there will be plenty of craft activities gearing up as we prepare for our annual
holiday sale to be held in early December. Hopefully, we’ll get some more nice weather to get out on the patios too.
The monthly birthday party will be held on October 9th at 3 p.m. to honor David Groth, Rose Hasegawa, and Janet Ryden. There will be cake and ice cream, and Doug Sanders will be here to play our favorite piano tunes. Family and friends are welcome to join us for the celebration.
The residents will enjoy an afternoon of harvest fun on October 15th. We will start the afternoon with a corn husk doll craft activity. Afterwards, Hilja will be serving up some pumpkin smoothies for “Harvest Happy Hour”.
An afternoon social time with the W.I.S.E. ladies is planned for October 19th at 3:00 p.m. The residents always enjoy their visits, and the delicious desserts they provide for the event.
Several of our elders took a tour of Maple Hill on October 1st to enjoy the fall colors still on display. Another outing on October 24th will take us to The Hub for lunch.
We have a lot of music planned for this month. Tom Knudson will be at North Shore Living on October 8th at 2:00 p.m. to play for us. Harris Mills will be here on October 10th at 1:30 p.m. The talented Olya Wright will perform for us with violin and piano music on October 14th at 1:30 p.m. Pastor Darin Blanck will host a sing- a- long with the residents on October 21st at 2:00 p.m. The 6th grade choir will be singing for us on October 29th at 11:00 a.m. Myron Bursheim brings his folk music to North Shore Living most Sunday afternoons in October, and Susan Scherer will be here on Wednesday afternoons at 4:30 to play piano for the residents.
October is also Country Music Month, and we look forward to the classic country music that the band Portage will perform on Saturday, October 26th at 6:30 p.m. Friends and family are welcome to join us for the dance, and any of our music events.
On October 31st at 2:30 p.m. we will have some Halloween Bingo fun. Later that evening, the residents will be passing out treats to the little ones. We always enjoy seeing those costumes, so remember to stop by to “Trick or Treat” at the Care Center between 5-6:30 p.m. on Halloween night.
For more information about volunteer opportunities at North Shore Health Living check out the October calendar of events or contact the Activity Department at 387-3518.
 
Joyce Krueger, a resident at North Shore Living, is pictured here accompanying Pastor Daren Blanck at a sing-a-long on September 16th. Joyce is often heard playing her keyboard to the delight of the residents!
 
Fern Lovaas celebrated her birthday with family and  a pizza party, followed by some good country music on September 21st.
 
Harold Husby and Mary Edson enjoyed a dance together at the Portage Band Dance.
 
Ione Jones (who is 102 years young!) was “queen for the day” on Centenarian Day, October 22nd.
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Monday September 30, 2019 - Cardiac Rehab at North Shore Health

Referrals 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
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