Men’s group therapy grows friendships

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Men’s group therapy at Good Samaritan Society is happening again after being put on hold during the pandemic.

After a tough year of not seeing friends and family during COVID, residents at Good Samaritan Society - Sioux Falls Center are excited to be back in occupational group therapy. Tammy Jans, the occupational therapy assistant, says Friday’s class is all about building strength.

“Core exercises, upper body. It’s very important for reach, reaching for dressing lower body, upper body. The core is very important,” Jans said. It’s also important when it comes to keeping your independence, and that’s exactly what brings Thomas Deal to therapy.

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