How Activities are Changing in Long Term and Post-Acute Care Facilities

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In the senior healthcare world activities are extremely important. Having the patients and residents involved in activities helps with their overall treatment. As activities are more personalized, residents can feel more included in their little community, find purpose, and contribute to those around them. Generally, most facilities have a life enrichment director that works closely […]

Six North Shore Centers Named Best Nursing Home

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North Shore is proud to announce that six of our skilled nursing centers have been named 2019-2020 Best Nursing Homes by U.S. News & World Report:   Lake Mills Health Services in Lake Mills, WI Morningside Health Services in Sheboygan, WI Oakwood Health Services in Altoona, WI Sheboygan Health Services in Sheboygan, WI Rochester West […]

Laurie Edelman Named Administrator of the Year

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North Shore is proud to announce that Laurie Edelman, Executive Director at Hammond Health Services, was awarded the 2019 Shining Star Administrator/Manager by the Wisconsin Health Care Association and the Wisconsin Center for Assisted Living (WHCA/WiCAL) at the 68th Annual Fall Convention held in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The WHCA/WiCAL Shining Star Awards are recognition of those individuals […]

North Shore Leader Highlighted by AHCA/NCAL

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Josh Theis, North Shore’s executive director at Green Bay Health Services was recently featured by the American Healthcare Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) in a video as part of their #WhyICare campaign. In the video, Josh shares why he changed his major in college from Business Administration to Healthcare Administration, and what motivates him […]

Fulfillment Through Giving Back

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“Most people feel satisfaction and fulfillment when giving their time and attention for the benefit of others.” For nursing home residents, this can be a hard feat to achieve. Often, residents of short and long term care are focused on recovery, wellness goals, and other health concerns. This often can lead to not feeling fulfilled. […]

Rhonda O’Dovero Selected As Part of Future Leaders Program

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  Regional Director of Operations, Rhonda O’Dovero, has been selected by the American Healthcare Association/National Association for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) as a participant in their 2019 Future Leaders of Long Term Care in America program. Rhonda was nominated by John Vander Meer, President and CEO of WHCA/WiCAL, Wisconsin’s long-term care and assisted living membership association. […]

Oakwood Health Services Earns 2019 Silver – Achievement in Quality Award

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  North Shore Healthcare is proud to announce that Oakwood Health Services, located in Altoona, WI has been recognized as a 2019 Silver – Achievement in Quality Award recipient by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). The award is the second of three distinctions possible through the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program, […]

23 North Shore Healthcare Centers Earn 2019 AHCA/NCAL Bronze National Quality Award  

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North Shore Healthcare is proud to announce that 22 of its skilled nursing facilities in Wisconsin and one facility in Minnesota have been recognized as 2019 recipients of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). The award recognizes the individual centers for their commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The distinction is the […]

The Importance of Psychosocial Care in Senior Living

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There is an important link between psychosocial care and overall health in seniors. In the past, residents of long-term and post-acute care facilities were given attention based only on their medical needs. While medical needs are the first and foremost priority of care facilities, providers now understand the fundamental importance of meeting resident’s and patient’s […]