Northland Shepherd’s Center lends a helping hand for older adults

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Appreciating what older adults have to offer and providing them with the assistance they need are what Northland Shepherd’s Center is all about. Since its founding in 1990, the center has offered programs and services to help older adults lead active lives, remain as self-sufficient as possible and stay in their homes. The center is in the lower level of Antioch Community Church.
 One of the grab bars in a shower allows Bob Whitaker to get up from a chair. The bar doubles as a shower head holder. Fern Hibbert, 93, gets a hug from volunteer Ida May Willhaus during their Learning & Laughter Club meeting at The Shepherd's Center of the Northland. The agency provides services to older adults in Clay and Platte counties.

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