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Six Centers Named 2021-2022 Best Nursing Homes by U.S. News & World Report

North Shore Healthcare is proud to announce that six of our skilled nursing centers have been named as 2021-2022 Best Nursing Homes by U.S. News World & Report. Congratulations on receiving this distinction to the following North Shore facilities: Lake Country Health Services in Oconomowoc, WI Mineral Point Health Services...
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From Respect, Came a Journey and a Time to Bloom

"The human beings and organizations we work with shape and steer us to new places, lessons to be learned, growth and the realization of making an important community impact is greater than the mission of self.” – Paul Peshek Paul embodies the heart and soul of what it means to...
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Director of HR Enjoys Working with Staff & Residents

Troy Oestreich started his career path working for Courtesy Corporation, who owns and operates McDonald’s restaurants in WI, MN and Iowa. Troy worked through his way through school and remained employed with them for about 16 years. He attended Hamburger University and ended his career with them as Area Supervisor,...
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Market Liaison Brings Unique Skills and Experience to His Role

Jay Brogelman’s path to long-term care began after he completed a rotation in the activities department during his last year as an Occupational Therapy Assistant student. From there, he started his career as a COTA in the Therapy Department at North Shore Healthcare’s center, Cedarburg Health Services. “Making the connection...
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A Passion for Nursing in Long-term Care Runs in the Family

“Why did I get into long-term care? I just had a passion for it.” Mindy Meehean started her healthcare career as a CNA, and she found really enjoyed the work. She enjoyed the conversations and laughs she had with her residents; however, she didn’t choose this path randomly. “My grandmother...
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For Lori, Coworkers are Family

Lori Anderson graduated from Edgewood College in Madison, WI in the Spring of 1993 with a B.S. in Accounting. From her junior year of high school until she moved to western Wisconsin, she had a job at a local feed mill doing their bookkeeping and retail sales. After she graduated from...
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Service Industry Experience Aided Her Path to Success in Nursing

Kim Taylor was born and raised in Suring, WI. She came from a family of public service workers, police officers, teachers, and a coroner. However, Kim always knew she wanted to work in healthcare as a nurse or physician. “My grandfather had a stroke in 1989 and became a resident at...
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Hire the Heart, Train the Mind

Like a lot of stories in this industry, being a Nursing Home Administrator was not on Mike Oxford’s radar as a career. His start in health care was actually as a care provider in a group home setting for children with developmental delays and those on the autism spectrum. Mike...
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For Her, It’s All About the People

Vicki started her professional career as an Administrative Assistant/Concierge at an independent living facility in Greendale, WI. “It was my first ‘real’ job after having my babies, and it was a profession that I had never performed in the past. While I didn’t have many tasks, working there really developed...