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A senior woman in goggles takes a breath as she swims in a lap pool near Good Samaritan Society.

92-year-old is overcoming COVID with return to swimming

Good Samaritan Society resident dives back into training for races this fall
Matt Holsen 7 min read
A man seems depressed as he sits near a window and looks out in this illustration for a story about suicide

How to support someone struggling with their mental health

Sanford Health experts offer guidance for what to say and what to avoid
Katie Wright 9 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
Boy wearing mask sitting in medical waiting room holding gadget looking at camera

Wellness exams, vaccines now could prevent outbreaks later

Keep your kid healthy with regularly scheduled well child checkups
Jane Thaden Lawson 7 min read
Mixed race businesswoman using laptop

Support your body while working from home

Working remotely has its challenges — here’s how to stay healthy and motivated
Simon Floss 5 min read
Gardens and twin homes at Lake Forest Village

Friends find purpose staying active in senior community

Best friends love to tool around in a golf cart, fix up public spaces together
Matt Holsen 6 min read
Chris Kringen delivers a message during devotion.

Society’s spiritual leaders spread hope this Christmas

Chaplains use faith in God to battle the struggles that accompany the pandemic
Matt Holsen 6 min read
Rochelle Myers sits next to Courtney Collen for a Facebook Live

Deadline looms for open enrollment, health coverage for 2021

Health insurance expert: Plan ahead to make sure you're covered next year
Courtney Collen 4 min read
Close up of woman practicing mudra meditation

Practicing mindfulness can ease pandemic worry

Learn how and why to work mindfulness into your self-care routine
Simon Floss 9 min read
Pic of Sanford Wellness Center with sign about COVID

Staying fit at Sanford Wellness Centers during the pandemic

During pandemic, maintaining exercise regimen can be difficult, not impossible
Mick Garry 5 min read