Whether it's a Good Samaritan Society resident who went skydiving or another who's making quilts for villages around the world, inspirational stories happen every day at Good Samaritan Society locations across the country.
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Aug 18, 2014
(Sioux Falls, South Dakota) – Retirement can go a couple different ways, depending on the individual. Careers and families occupy much of our time and energy when we are younger. Consequently, when the workweek ends for good and the kids have grown up, it is common for many retirees to feel displaced. “We’re so accustomed... Read more
Mar 03, 2014
Ruth Reeser works a floor exercise at Good Samaritan Society – Loveland Village in Colorado. (Loveland, Colo.) – Ruth Reeser’s life got worse before it got better. After her husband, Warner, fell and shattered his arm, Ruth became his round-the-clock caregiver for a year. She says the fall was the beginning of the end for both Warner and... Read more
Feb 19, 2014
(Baxter, Minn.) – For 91-year-old Daniel Bubalo, a routine stop to get his mail turned into an hours-long ordeal that frightened his family. Now, he’s using technology to make sure nothing like it happens again. As he stepped from his car one autumn morning, Daniel slipped and fell on the driveway. Pain prevented him from getting up and he was... Read more
Feb 10, 2014
You might be familiar with the words from 1 Corinthians that are often read at weddings: “Love is patient. Love is kind. … Love never ends.” Those lines don’t simply describe love as an emotion, they describe love as an action. Love is a command from God that many volunteers and residents live out every day across the Good Samaritan... Read more