Recent Stories


A Good Samaritan Society nurse works at her home computer, masked, before dawn.

Nursing home nurse helps create a caring community

Leading by example, Marlene Quincey works 12-14-hour shifts during pandemic
Erin Mairose 7 min read
Good Samaritan Society nurse Andrea Keck in yellow mask and blue uniform

Caring for grandparent leads to calling as a nurse

Good Samaritan Society nurse Andrea Keck has cared for seniors all her life
Erin Mairose 8 min read

Nursing supervisor motivated by family and time as a patient

Childhood hospitalization and grandmother influence Gretchen Amundson today
Simon Floss 6 min read
A Sanford Health nurse with glasses and a blue face mask sits at her desk.

Patient gratitude inspires a daughter’s nursing career

Three generations of women in Shauna Paulson's family have served as nurses
Erin Mairose 7 min read
A group of nurses dressed casually pose around a sign for MedCenter One College of Nursing in 1993.

Nurse carries on family legacy of helping others

Bismarck RN Nic Gietzen grew up caring for others, so career came naturally
Erin Mairose 7 min read

Compassion of cath lab nurse helps patients feel at home

After seeing heart problems in his dad, Brennan Waltner helps patients like him
Simon Floss 8 min read

Fargo ICU specialist is resource for ICU, COVID-19 nurses

In stressful situations, Alexis Braun leads nurses with her calming demeanor
Simon Floss 7 min read
Kacie Kula, RN, smiles and holds plaques that say "The DAISY Award for Nursing Excellence"

Family thanks nurse for father’s end-of-life care

Good Samaritan Society's Kacie Kula, RN, treats residents like family
Aubrey Gilbert 4 min read
Luke Simmons, standing in full PPE and his work uniform, poses with his dad Jerry (seated and in face mask).

Father and son connect at Good Samaritan Sioux Falls Village

Both men followed similar paths working in health care
Aubrey Gilbert 6 min read
Rochelle Rindels and Courtney Collen sit facing each other in lounge chairs during a Facebook Live broadcast at the Good Samaritan Society National Campus.

COVID-19 Q&A: Nursing leader on caregiver, resident safety

Good Samaritan Society makes phased reopening plans for residents and visitors
Courtney Collen 4 min read