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Equine therapy boosts spirits with horse power

Sanford Health, Good Samaritan Society welcome horse visitors to Windom location
Simon Floss Simon Floss 6 min read
Krisann Hoskins poses with three nurses, all in face masks. She is holding a sign that says "I kicked COVID's butt!"

Resident beats the odds to recover from COVID-19

She's back home at Good Samaritan Society after hospital stay and plasma therapy
Aubrey Gilbert Aubrey Gilbert 6 min read
Two older women sit talking in a tropical garden.

Prevent ‘elderspeak’ when addressing older adults

Childlike language reinforces misconceptions about age, competency, independence
Good Samaritan Society Staff Good Samaritan Society Staff 5 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 Aubrey Gilbert 4 min read
Oliver Wang and Sarah Holsten in surgical face masks

Health care heroes: Caring for seniors in a pandemic

RN on the front lines: “I wanted to go through this with them"
Aubrey Gilbert Aubrey Gilbert 5 min read
Alice Poulos stands between two grown grandchildren outside

Making a senior housing transition during COVID-19

How the Good Samaritan Society makes moving safe and healthy for everyone
Aubrey Gilbert Aubrey Gilbert 6 min read
Lori Johnson headshot on gray background

Clinical educator volunteers to help in tough spots

Specialist traveled cross-country to respond to COVID-19 community outbreaks
Mick Garry Mick Garry 7 min read
Smiling woman with band-aid on her arm after flu shot in exam room.

Good Samaritan Society honored for vaccination effort

Society earns national award for employee immunization against seasonal flu
Mick Garry Mick Garry 4 min read
Elise Citrowske, in telephone headset, smiles at her desk.

Connection Center keeps families updated during pandemic

Especially now, “phone calls provide a different level of connection"
Erin Mairose Erin Mairose 4 min read
Daughter and mother Julia and Jenn Anderson smile outside their workplace.

Multiple generations work at Good Samaritan Society

Meet a few mother-daughter duos working together in senior care
Aubrey Gilbert Aubrey Gilbert 6 min read