Holiday Giving Tree Benefits Two Centers

Residents at two North Shore Healthcare centers received some extra holiday cheer in 2023. North Shore Healthcare Support Center employees in Milwaukee, Wisconsin purchased Giving Tree gifts for approximately 73 residents at Minot Health and Rehab in Minot, North Dakota and Menominee Health Services in Menominee, Michigan. Gifts, such as coloring books, candy, snacks, blankets,…

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State Rep. Tony Kurtz Discusses Proposed Federal Nursing Staffing Mandate at Elroy Health Services

State Representative Tony Kurtz (R-Wonewoc) and Mary Carney, Field Representative for Congressman Derrick Van Orden, joined Elroy Health Services to discuss the consequences of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ proposed federal nurse staffing mandate on nursing homes on November 6, 2023. During the meeting, Elroy Healthcare staff shared concerns about the unfunded, one-size-fits-all…

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Leaders on the Rise: Katie Schellhorn

North Shore Healthcare is pleased to partner with University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (UWEC) Health Care Administration (HCAD) program. HCAD offers seniors the opportunity to participate in a full-time, 12-month administrative residency to provide further insight into the field and connect what they learned in the classroom to what’s happening in the real world. Our blog…

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Leaders on the Rise: Alex McConnell

North Shore Healthcare is pleased to partner with University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (UWEC) Health Care Administration (HCAD) program. HCAD offers seniors the opportunity to participate in a full-time, 12-month administrative residency to provide further insight into the field and connect what they learned in the classroom to what’s happening in the real world. Our blog…

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Two North Shore Centers Earn AHCA/NCAL Silver National Quality Awards

Two North Shore Healthcare centers were recognized as 2023 recipients of the Silver – Achievement in Quality award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) for its commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The centers that earned this prestigious honor were Cornell Health Services and…

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Pet Therapy Benefits North Shore Residents

Pet therapy can have a profound impact on the residents at North Shore Healthcare’s centers. Paws and Claws Humane Society started offering pet therapy to Whitewater Health Services several years ago, thanks to a connection with board member Lindy Hankel, who is also the Medical Director at Whitewater. Hankel brings her dog Bernie, a hospice…

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Six North Shore Centers Earn AHCA/NCAL Bronze National Quality Awards

Six North Shore Healthcare centers were recognized as 2023 recipients of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living for its commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The centers that earned this prestigious honor were Mineral Point Health Services, Willowcrest…

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North Shore Healthcare Honors Employees at Annual Meeting

North Shore Healthcare leaders came together to honor their coworkers’ 2022 accomplishments at the Annual Meeting on May 8 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. David Mills, Managing Member at North Shore, said that the past three years of COVID have been trying times for North Shore’s centers across Wisconsin, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Michigan. Despite the challenges,…

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Old Scrapbook Brings Stories to Life at Heritage Health Services

Heritage Health Services uncovered buried treasure, but not in the form of gold bars or expensive jewels. Maintenance Director Dustin Steelman was in the center’s basement, doing his routine walk-around inspection, when he noticed an old binder on top of a cart. Steelman immediately showed it to Executive Director Geoffrey Minarik, who was surprised to…

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