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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 Erin Mairose 7 min read

Stroke victim saved by quick-thinking neighbor

John Schmitt collapsed while doing yard work with a neighbor, who called 911
Mick Garry Mick Garry 4 min read

Nursing home makes room for Sanford Fargo patients

Integrated health system leverages resources to expand hospital capacity
Matt Holsen Matt Holsen 5 min read
A mom wearing a blue face mask places one on her daughter's face as well.

COVID-19 FAQ: How do I get my child to wear a face mask?

Many kids struggle with wearing a mask, keeping it on and keeping it clean
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 8 min read
A mature woman leans forward from a chair, grabbing her toes to stretch her ankle.

A Matter of Balance: What goes into fall prevention?

Courses teach seniors how to manage falls and increase activity levels
Mick Garry Mick Garry 10 min read

COVID-19 Q&A: Visitors matter to long-term care residents

DeeAndra Sandgren says Good Samaritan Society allows safe visits
Simon Floss Simon Floss 6 min read
A high school student speaks in a lab with a Sanford Health athletic trainer while both wear face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.

High school wrestler returns to the mat after concussion

Return-to-play plan included physical, occupational and speech therapy
Jon Berg Jon Berg 6 min read
A mature man walks his dog down the sidewalk in a historic neighborhood.

How do you know when it’s time to seek senior services?

Good Samaritan Society offers services in senior living, home health, therapy
Simon Floss Simon Floss 9 min read
A Sanford Health patient smiles in his chair at home with a heart-shaped Sanford Health pillow on his chest.

Open heart surgery patient continues rehab during pandemic

39-year-old diabetic caught a heart problem by keeping regular checkups
Simon Floss Simon Floss 8 min read
Occupational therapist Michaela McCaskell at her desk with beach balls on a table behind her.

Happy rehab patient benefits from expert therapy care

Occupational therapy continued through pandemic to heal shoulder from surgery
Aubrey Gilbert Aubrey Gilbert 4 min read