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Portrait of Dave Horazdovsky

Former Society leader proud to be part of 100-year history

Dave Horazdovsky retired after 42 years serving residents in many roles, including CEO
Matt Holsen 7 min read

Society nurse continues education with veteran scholarship

Health system puts priority on hiring and promoting people with military service
Matt Holsen 4 min read
Three nurses huddle around a computer at a nurses station at Sanford Health.

What makes nursing different at Sanford Health

Sense of community, continuation of care help nurses, patients and residents alike
Mick Garry 6 min read
A nursing student holds a giant check while posing with senior residents of a Good Samaritan Society nursing home.

Scholarship bolsters LPN working her way through school

Meet Salyna Norindr, Good Samaritan Society nurse and Sanford Equity Scholarship recipient
Mick Garry 4 min read
A senior woman wearing a sash, tiara and wrist corsagesmiles at you during her 100th birthday celebration at the Good Samaritan Society.

Nursing home hosts ‘century march’ for 100-year-olds

Good Samaritan Society hits century milestone this year along with Windom residents
Matt Holsen 4 min read
A Good Samaritan Society administrator washes an older woman's feet while she sits.

Samaritan’s Feet treats seniors to foot washing & footwear

Partnership with Good Samaritan Society helps protect older adults from falls
Matt Holsen 5 min read
Mature Sanford Health patient sits in her living room and softly smiles in her comfy chair.

Hospice care team became family for one Minnesota couple

Sara Heard says of Sanford Luverne hospice caregivers: "I consider them my friends”
Simon Floss 7 min read
Senior Good Samaritan Society resident visits with a friend and a nurse in her living room.

Nebraska nurse a third-generation ‘Good Samaritan’

Grandparents and parents linked Abby Stukenholtz to caregiving at an early age
Matt Holsen 8 min read
Closeup of softly smiling senior woman holding hands with her partner at the Good Samaritan Society.

Nursing home sets scene for later-in-life love story

Partners Peggy Nyhaug and Doug Olander met at Good Samaritan Society
Matt Holsen 6 min read
Living room of a 1920s home with light hardwood floors, thick window frames, wall sconces and period furniture including a plush sofa, two wooden wheelchairs and a desk. Two posters display historical information about the home, the original site of the Good Samaritan Society in Arthur, North Dakota.

History House provides inspiration for future caregivers

Original home of Good Samaritan Society serves as museum at current North Dakota location
Matt Holsen 7 min read