Stained glass brightens Minnesota facility

Salvaged stained glass windows from a now-closed nursing home have helped transform a Minnesota facility’s chapel 14 miles away.

The sacred feature is housed at Good Samaritan Society — Maplewood, a 71-bed skilled nursing facility in Maplewood, MN. The stained glass was salvaged from the entryway of another nearby nursing home that closed in 2009 and repurposed for Maplewood.

“It’s my favorite room in the whole building,” Maplewood administrator Susan Jensen said. “If you need to take a break and you need to quiet yourself and you want to think, it’s open all the time.”

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