GLOUCESTER, Mass., February 18, 2022 – Adult Foster Care of the North Shore (AFCNS) is proud to have worked with SeniorCare, Inc. and many local children to create hundreds of handmade Valentine’s Day cards and goody bags for senior community members. Most of the cards will be distributed to over 200 seniors in Essex, Gloucester, Hamilton, Ipswich and Manchester with Meals on Wheels just in time for Valentine’s Day. The remainder are being sent to several senior centers throughout Essex County, such as the Salisbury Senior Center.
Cynthia Bjorlie, M.D., founder and program director of AFCNS, is happy to continue this tradition of kindness. “Our organization is strongly rooted in the local community,” she said. “This outreach effort is one that I’m particularly proud of because I know how many seniors it will affect in such a positive way. And, many of the children, grandchildren and relatives of our AFNCS team helped to put these cards and gift bags together. Getting them involved helps to develop their sense of giving to their community. It’s a good feeling to have, and they did an excellent job.”
As a MassHealth-funded program, Adult Foster Care of the North Shore provides a wide range of solutions for its clients and their caregivers. These include family, health and social support programs and over-the-phone counseling that is available 24/7. Eligible caregivers also receive a MassHealth-funded stipend through the program.
About Adult Foster Care of the North Shore
Adult Foster Care of the North Shore was founded in 2001 to provide financial, emotional and clinical support solutions for families who are in need of care for a disabled or chronically ill loved one. AFCNS is a single-focused agency that is dedicated to keeping clients happy, healthy and engaged in the community. For more information, please visit www.adultfostercarens.com