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A nurse takes blood pressure on a senior man's arm.

Coronavirus monitoring efforts help keep seniors safe

Nursing home residents have vital signs taken and COVID-19 assessments daily
Erin Mairose 7 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
An occupational therapist works out with a senior woman who is lifting hand weights on an outdoor patio.

Silver Linings Day recognizes senior care in North Dakota

Day celebrates long-term caregivers as bright spots in challenging times
Mick Garry 5 min read
John Deere tractors parked outside a nursing home show off face mask and PPE donations

John Deere donation supports workers on the front lines

Company donates 10K face shields to Good Samaritan Society locations in Iowa
Ellen Koester 5 min read

Leaders to Good Samaritan Society: We’re here for you

Via virtual conference, leaders praise pandemic response and support
Simon Floss 7 min read
Caregiver and elderly man reading paperwork

Prosper provides solutions, resources for caregivers

Program launches nationally this summer
Jacqueline Palfy 6 min read
A man plays guitar and sings into a microphone in the courtyard of the Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls Village nursing home.

Community concerts benefit nursing home residents

Sioux Falls community leaders organize free outdoor concert and dance showcase
Simon Floss 6 min read
National campus of Good Samaritan Society and Sanford Health, a corporate building surrounded by natural prairie, a pond and flagpoles at the entrance.

Pandemic shows Good Samaritan, Sanford are stronger together

2019 merger between two health systems helps solve 2020 challenges
Simon Floss 6 min read
Social distancing and senior care during COVID-19: Joan Coleman shows her iPad screen to her family outside her window. Birthday balloons and banners decorate her room.

Care, birthday party go ‘above and beyond’ at SF Village

Family faces physical distance but social closeness during pandemic
Courtney Collen 5 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