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Stacy Johnson Albert Lea

‘I’m ready to live here now’

With good COVID vaccination rates and frequent testing, Good Samaritan Society is one of the safest places to be
Matt Holsen 5 min read
Good Samaritan Society - Kissimmee Village sign welcomes visitors in front of a stand of palm trees.

Kissimmee Village named one of America’s best nursing homes

COVID-19 safety is part of criteria for Newsweek magazine's 2022 rankings
Tess Hedrick 3 min read
Partial view of hard-working male and female hospital team in full protective wear standing together in group embrace.

AMA honors Sanford Health’s employee well-being efforts

Medical association aims to fight work-related burnout, especially during pandemic
Vanessa Vondra 4 min read
A nurse stands between two administrators, all with Good Samaritan Society nametags, as she holds a certificate.

Nursing scholarship helps staff member fulfill goal

Good Samaritan Society CNA is overcoming tough past to continue education
Aubrey Gilbert 5 min read
Good Samaritan Society Activities Assistant Vanessa Caraballo holds a microphone at the front of the activities center.

Activities assistant considered Guardian Angel by many

Good Samaritan Society residents say ‘she knows how to make you feel important’
Matt Holsen 7 min read
Gold Emmy statuette on white background.

Sanford Health News nabs its first Midwest Emmy nominations

Two military health care stories will be up for video & TV awards Oct. 9
SHN Staff 3 min read

‘Loud and bubbly’ nurse earns recognition for patient care

Jessica Engelland is Good Samaritan Society’s latest DAISY Award winner
Matt Holsen 6 min read
White Good Samaritan Society flag with blue sky background. National Campus.

National ‘future leaders’ program chooses Society executive

Aimee Middleton is executive director of the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
Tess Hedrick 4 min read
Kirby Feldmann

Wisconsin woman’s daily letters bring residents joy

Kirby Feldmann is the Good Samaritan Society's National Ever Forward Volunteer Champion
Matt Holsen 7 min read
Nurses talking at station

Society nurse nabs honor for leadership during pandemic

Brittany Brees, RN, named National Ever Forward Leadership Champion
Matt Holsen 9 min read