The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society

The merger between Sanford Health and the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society is now set to start two months before initially scheduled. But joining two of the area’s largest employers signals a change in the healthcare industry both at home and around the country. 

Sanford Health Chief Administrative Officer Randy Bury says healthcare is an evolving industry. He says it used to be that clinics were separate from hospitals, and long-term facilities like nursing homes were separate from acute-care providers.

In The Moment ... July 17, 2018 Show 380 Hour 2

What if we had a curriculum for aging? How should we attend to the interior part of the aging process. What does it mean to be an elder in a culture obsessed with youth.

Sister Joyce Rupp belongs to the Servants of Mary community. She's a Spiritual Director, a Retreat and Conference Leader, and Co-Director of the Boundless Compassion Program. She comes to South Dakota for the Aging Faithfully Conference on Thursday, July 26.