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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
Good Samaritan Society nurse in scrubs and face mask works at a stand-up desk in a hallway at the Arthur, North Dakota location.

Original North Dakota location provides pandemic relief

Good Samaritan Society helps Sanford Medical Center Fargo expand patient capacity
Matt Holsen 4 min read
Good Samaritan Society employee smiles in sunny chapel with cross-shaped window behind her.

Society offered hope when staffer felt hopeless

"It gave me a sense of value again," says senior living sales specialist Traie Dockter
Matt Holsen 7 min read

Service is generational for Scholz family

Good Samaritan Society social worker shares workplace with husband, 3 children, 1 in-law
Matt Holsen 9 min read
A nurse in surgical mask helps a patient use a breathing device.

Post-pandemic program gets patients back on their feet

Good Samaritan Society rehabilitation pros see health effects of isolation
Matt Holsen 8 min read
Nurse taking care of resident

Good Samaritan Society named one of America’s best employers

Forbes magazine ranks 500 midsize companies whose employees would recommend them to friends and family
Tess Hedrick 4 min read
A senior man in a face mask attached to oxygen lines poses for a portrait in the living room of his Good Samaritan Society nursing home.

High COVID-19 booster rates help residents stay safer

90% of Good Samaritan Society residents have received a booster shot, far above national average
Matt Holsen 4 min read