Health in Davenport, IA

VR, or Virtual Reality, once a staple of military or medical training, or flight simulation, is entering the mainstream. VR is an interactive, computer-generated experience within a simulated envir…

Good Samaritan Society – Waconia and Westview Acres is committed to creating a home for our residents that is much like their own — a welcoming and loving place. We are honored to provide exceptional care and services to seniors and others in need in our community
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Good Samaritan Society – Waconia & Westview Acres had a marriage celebration ceremony. There was a lot of love in…

Local staff member earns Good Samaritan Society's national Caregiver Champion award
Click on the video below to hear how Rosalinda Nygaard shares the love of Christ through her work with those she cares for
Rosalinda Nygaard's residents call her "one of those angels they talk about in the Bible."
As a certified nursing assistant in Good Samaritan Society – Moscow Village's memory care unit for the past 10 years, Rosie cares for their every need.
She has been recognized as the Good Samaritan…

Please join me in urging congress to pass the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (S. 693/H.R. 1676), which would ensure an adequate, well-trained palliative care workforce through workforce training, education and awareness, and enhanced research.

Watch for daily devotions from Good Samaritan Society – National Campus at 10 a.m. Central, most weekdays. If you liked this video, click "like" below and su...

Meet July's HUR Hero. Since the Heinz-Willet Center for Well-being opened its doors the seniors of Mountain Home are stronger and more active than ever and the outpatient program has grown by 300%. Here is how Good Samaritan Society is using the center to support the health of older adults

Good Samaritan Society-Beatrice has been recognized as a 2018 Silver – Achievement in Quality Award recipient by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). The

What started as a knitting group for women at Good Samaritan Society – Hastings Village has turned into a great source of support, friendship and volunteerism.

The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society (the Society) and Owner comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate against any person on the grounds of race, color, national origin, disability, familial status, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status or other protected statuses except as permitted by applicable law, in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services…

Compassionate Presence
A Review of
Boundless Compassion: Creating a Way of Life
Joyce Rupp
Paperback: Sorin Books, 2018.
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Reviewed by June Mears Driedger
Soon after a close friend’s death, Joyce Rupp had a life-changing experience which she describes in her

You'd never know by tasting them, but these grilled-out Father's Day recipes are actually good for the whole family.

Medical devices can be an easy gateway for hackers to steal valuable information. This advice will lower the risk of that happening.

Struggling to make small talk or avoid hot topics in conversation? Here are some questions to spark heartfelt, fun discussions.

Multipurpose solutions vs. hydrogen peroxide-based systems. Discover the differences.

Everyone knows that nonprofits are formed to make a change in their local communities and for the greater public benefit. Nonprofit organizations are also a large force of the American economy, accounting for over 11.4 million jobs according to data from the Center For Charitable Statistics, this number

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Good Samaritan Society enhanced services provide more than just affordable housing to seniors in need.

By Gabby Christensen Nothing says spring quite like gardens and flowers. And, despite the uncooperative weather, some students in the community have been busy planning a special spring project. The after-school program, Cardinal Kids Club, has teamed up with Boone Central FFA members to design, build and maintain raised garden beds at Good Samaritan Society …

Discover the magic of this two-ingredient dessert: beer and ice cream. Here we share six beer float combinations that work great together, and one that didn't make the cut.

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Don’t move on to another subject until he or she is ready
Maintain eye contact, speak slowly and clearly, and use words familiar to the person to promote better understanding.
2. Ask open-ended questions
Open-ended questions can’t be answered with a yes or no. “Do you like your room?” does not encourage the speaker to extend the conversation.
Instead ask, “I see pictures of children on your dresser — who are they?”
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Playful twists on spring produce and an amazing Veggie Noodle Chicken Pad Thai—it's all part of the Best of Spring Recipes collection on Hy-Vee.com.

Learn about 4 common frauds that target senior citizens, and what you should do to prevent being scammed.

As seniors age, they may not feel like they can make a difference in the life of a child. But children benefit from nurturing relationships with adults of all ages, and adults benefit when they interact with children
We've compiled three multi-generational stories from locations across the United States
One-on-one mentoring
Cathy Zerfas, a resident at Good Samaritan Society – Prairie Creek in Sioux Falls, South…

A screen may be a child’s distraction, but to young eyes it can be a disturbance. Children begin carrying digital devices from the moment their dimpled fingers can carry them – 72 percent of kids aged eight and younger had used ...

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Search a collection of 8,000-plus easy recipes and discover what's trending and popular now. Find gluten-free, heart-healthy, vegetarian, vegan, Instant Pot, slow cooker, sheet pan, seafood recipes, and more. Or if you're simply looking for a healthy chicken dinner, you'll find that, too.

Find inspiring recipes for any level of cook, along with tips, tricks, videos, hacks, and healthy meal ideas for you and anyone lucky enough to get what you're making for dinner.

A vital part of macular degeneration treatment is protection against ultra-violet light. Blue light may also aggravate AMD.

Watch a video describing the outpatient procedure that is done to remove a cataract.

When it comes to our cars, the cost of gas, oil changes, tires, insurance, and those dreaded repairs all add up. Many drivers don’t...

Providing community-based support to help Canadians who are blind or partially sighted achieve their goals and increase their independence.