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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 December 9, 2019 - Short Term Rehabilitation

Recuperating from a hospital stay due to illness?  Need restorative treatments following a surgery?  Allow North Shore Health to assist you in meeting your goal, a safe return home through a short-term rehab stay right here in your own community.  Physical and occupational therapy

is offered in a skilled nursing setting to meet your needs as you recover.  Social Services are also available to assist with planning for your discharge and coordination of community resources.  For more information contact Hilja at 387-3261.


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Monday December 2, 2019 - CT Scan services available

North Shore Health has CT scan services available 24/7, using a digital machine to provide your diagnostic care.  Available by referral from your local or out of town physicians as well as through the local ER.  Please call 387-3268 for more information.  


Friday November 29, 2019 - Holiday Activities at North Shore Health

The spirit of giving is always in season at North Shore Health thanks to the numerous volunteers who have shared their talent and time with us. The residents count their blessings for family, friends, employees, the community churches, and community members who also give so much.

also sincerely thank the American Legion Honor Guard who came to North Shore Living on Veteran’s Day to honor our Veterans.

December will be a busy month with a lot of fun activities. The residents are putting the final touches on their crafts for the annual Resident Council Sale to be held on December 13 at North Shore Living. There will also be a “LuLaRoe” clothing sale on December 10th. This sale gives residents and staff an opportunity to purchase some new holiday clothes or to purchase gifts for family and friends.

The holidays always brings an abundance of musical joy to our home. There will be church, school, and community carolers throughout the month, along with holiday sing-a-longs. Roxann Berglund and Briand Morrison will bring their delightful music to the Care Center on December 17 at 2:00 p.m. Myron Bursheim will play for us on December 15th, 22nd, and 29th at 2:30 p.m. Susan Scherer will play piano on Wednesday afternoons at 4:30 p.m.

The monthly birthday party will be celebrated on December 11 to honor Ruby Anderson, Erland Shold, and Gloria Martineau. Cake and ice cream will be served at 3 p.m. along with piano music by Doug Sanders. Family and friends are most welcome to join us.

The residents will be able to enjoy one of their favorite Scandinavian treats on December 16 when Hilja Iverson will be here demonstrating her skill at making lefse.

There’s nothing like the aroma of cookies baking in the oven, and we will be making some of our favorites to enjoy and share with family and friends over the holidays.

A couple of outings are planned for the residents, thanks to the Arrowhead Transit drivers who keep us on the go every season of the year! Several residents will attend the Community Concert at Bethlehem Lutheran Church on December 9th. We will also be going to The Hub for lunch on December 19th.

The annual Christmas Eve party will be held on December 24th at 1:30 p.m. Santa, Mrs. Claus, and some of his elves will be stopping in with gifts for all. There will be plenty of Christmas cookies for all to enjoy too. Families are encouraged to join us for this fun afternoon.

A dinner theatre will be held on New Year’s Eve featuring the classic film, Holiday Inn. This has become a favorite event with our residents to welcome in the New Year.

The residents and staff at North Shore Health want to wish everyone a joyful Christmas and a Happy New Year!

The Two Harbors Ukulele Group, also known as T.H.U.G.S., recently visited North Shore Living to the delight of our residents. Their unique blend of ukulele music and songs brought smiles to everyone’s faces.  

Intergenerational activites are always a favorite with the residents. Pictured here is Harold Husby working with a young visitor on a fall craft project.


The American Legion Post 413 Honor Guard visited North Shore Health on Veteran’s Day to honor our resident Veterans. Pictured from L-R are Robert Haring, Buren Dale Hooper, Harold Husby, and Robert Sherman. Not pictured are William Lyght and Edward Olson. 

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Monday November 25, 2019 - EKG services

North Shore Health has the capability of sending EKG's to specialists via the internet.  All EKG's are read by a cardiologist, patients 18 and under are read by a pediatric cardiologist.  This can be of help to the physician covering the Emergency Department because they have

the ability to call the cardiologist on call if there are any questions as to what is seen on the EKG, possibly speeding up the care of a patient with an abnormal EKG.  Call 387-3268 for more information or to schedule your routine test with a physicians order

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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.
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.
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