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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 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 4 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 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 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 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 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 7 min read
Three workers in harinets and face masks load trays for meal delivery

Dietary teams at Good Samaritan Society adapt during COVID

Room service is the new normal while dining rooms are closed for the pandemic
Aubrey Gilbert 5 min read
Senior resident connects with loved ones on an iPad.

Good Samaritan iPads ‘bring life’ to residents nationwide

Tablets enable video conferencing for families who can’t visit in person
Courtney Collen 6 min read
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