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Brain Fitness combines activities for sharper body and mind

Activities like classes keep residents moving and motivated
Matt Holsen 4 min read
Sanford Health's Dr. Nathan Skelley working with a patient.

National sports medicine council welcomes Sanford surgeon

Dr. Nathan Wm. Skelley will represent South Dakota’s orthopedic and sports medicine surgeons
Mick Garry 5 min read
A senior man stands at a lectern, reading from a script and gesturing with his right hand up in the air.

Seniors stage a theater group for their retirement community

‘Act Your Age’ performances get rave reviews at Good Samaritan Society
Matt Holsen 5 min read
Pole vaulter Chris Nilsen poses with an American flag over his shoulders.

Eat like Olympians: Sanford advises Team USA on nutrition

4 Tokyo-bound athletes promote partnership between Sanford Health, SD Beef
Mick Garry 9 min read
Dr Gaddum Reddy, surgeon, smiles as he interacts with a patient in a rosy pink exam room Worthington, MN.

Why you shouldn’t wait to schedule your surgery

Scheduling now can minimize complications and help you stay closer to home
Mick Garry 5 min read

Exposure to wildfire smoke has health effects

Read the AQI, then plan your day accordingly, respiratory specialists say
Simon Floss 6 min read
Portrait of beautiful black woman smiling and looking away at park during sunset. Outdoor portrait of a smiling black girl. Happy cheerful girl laughing at park with colored hair band.

Protect your skin during the summer months with these tips

Cover up, hydrate after a sunburn, and more advice from Sanford skin experts
Katie Wright 8 min read
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
therapy ball sioux falls center

Therapy assistant at Society known as a ‘great motivator’

Tammy Jans gets seniors to get the most out of their rehabilitation
Matt Holsen 5 min read
Sparkler in front of American flag

Fireworks safety: The do’s and don’ts

Make sure your Independence Day doesn't result in a trip to the emergency room
Hillary Becker, MD 3 min read