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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.

Learning new technologies can be daunting, and at times may seem like more trouble than it’s worth. But as members of the Baby Boomer generation reach retirement age, there are plenty of good reaso…

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

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 …

Your adult kids may be uncomfortable facing the prospect of your mortality, but they need to understand your end-of-life plans. Here's how to tell them.

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…

The annual physical – a requirement for schools and extracurricular sports – is more often confused with a quick look over when in fact it is more thorough
“You think of the typical evaluation where the kids line up and see the doctor for two seconds and go off and have been cleared for sports,” explained Melissa Messerly, MD, a pediatrician with Trinity Health. “When we do it, we do an entire exam.”
Complete physical examinations – or “physicals” – are offered year-round,…

Heart disease used to be a problem almost exclusively for adults. But according to the Texas Heart Institute, risk factors for heart disease- like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes- have been showing up more frequently in children
The cause? Childhood obesity, which Diana Peterson, MD, a pediatrician with Trinity Health, says is a huge problem. And she has good reason. According to the Centers…

by Josh Leopold, Brenda C. Spillman, Eva H. Allen Americans spend more on health care, but have lower life expectancies and worse health outcomes than any other developed country. This disparity arises partly from a lack of attention to social determinants of health, which include income, education, and housing. States, localities, and organizations throughout the country …

Trinity Behavioral Health Services is accepting referrals for the Fall Session of its Nurturing Parenting Education series. The weekly classes begin September 5th and continue through December 19th
Coordinator Karissa Hoff, LSW, a licensed social worker, says the free sessions are for families with children up to 12 years of age and are designed to educate parents and children as they work to make family life…

Trinity Health was recently awarded with the Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, the American Heart Association’s highest award for stroke care, as well as recertification as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission
The Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus achievement was awarded as Trinity Health met “the most up-to-date evidence-based treatment guidelines to improve patient care and outcomes in the communities you…

Ever since Mindy Anderson was in high school, she knew she had allergies. To what, though, she wasn’t sure
When she joined the military – she worked in munition systems, building bombs for planes – it was suspected that she had asthma, but tests were inconclusive. In January 2017, Veterans Affairs sent Anderson to see Sean Stanga, MD, an allergist/immunologist with Trinity Health.
In one visit, the diagnosis came: she indeed had allergies and she also had asthma, so seeing Dr. Stanga was…

The Auxiliary board of directors formulates policy and plans, recruits members, and directs the affairs of the organization on behalf of the total membership and in the interests of Trinity.