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Good Samaritan Society-Woodland earns national quality award

Good Samaritan Society-Woodland earns national quality award

MN location is only long-term care center in state to earn Silver distinction this year
Tess Hedrick 5 min read
Social services staffer wins hearts pairing seniors, animals

Social services staffer wins hearts pairing seniors, animals

National accolades go to Pam Stewart – plus her golden retriever
Matt Holsen 8 min read
Home care nurse is ‘primary reason’ clients stay independent

Home care nurse is ‘primary reason’ clients stay independent

RN case manager Audrey Cheadle is National Ever Forward Caregiver Champion
Matt Holsen 7 min read
Administrator inspires staff, residents to ‘be who you are’

Administrator inspires staff, residents to ‘be who you are’

Laura Salonek is the National Ever Forward Administrator Champion
Matt Holsen 7 min read
Nursing director honors father after winning national award

Nursing director honors father after winning national award

Jennifer Burchell felt called to be a nurse after caring for her dad
Matt Holsen 7 min read
Employee does it all, from resident care to driving bus

Employee does it all, from resident care to driving bus

Traci Gragert is National Ever Forward Employee Champion at Good Samaritan Society
Matt Holsen 7 min read
Dedicated husband, volunteer perks up long-term care center

Dedicated husband, volunteer perks up long-term care center

Award-winning volunteer Howard Lacey runs daily coffee hour where his wife lives
Matt Holsen 7 min read
Health care staffing challenges persist past COVID crisis

Health care staffing challenges persist past COVID crisis

Good Samaritan Society leaders address Congress on long-term care policy concerns
Mick Garry 7 min read
Society leaders support workforce policies on Capitol Hill

Society leaders support workforce policies on Capitol Hill

Leaders advocate for more long-term care workers and access to care for seniors in rural America
Tess Hedrick 4 min read
Senior care leader shares benefits of Sanford partnership

Senior care leader shares benefits of Sanford partnership

Quality and safety director will speak at national long-term care quality summit
Tess Hedrick 3 min read