About us

The Good Samaritan Society, a Lutheran Social Service Organization, is a not-for-profit, registered charity with over 65 years of experience providing specialized health and community care services in innovative and caring environments.

Corporate Office

8861 75 Street, Edmonton, AB

goodsaminfo@gss.org

1-780-431-3600

Understanding Mission Engagement and Chaplaincy

Understanding Mission Engagement and Chaplaincy

3 October, 2022
Understanding Mission Engagement and Chaplaincy

by Sarah Rudd, Manager of Mission Engagement and Chaplaincy   Chaplaincy at the Good Samaritan Society looks quite a bit different today than it did originally. In the beginning, our....

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Horsing Around in Southern AB

3 October, 2022
Horsing Around in Southern AB

  Horse therapy, also known as equestrian or equine-assisted therapy, has been proven to have numerous physical and psychological benefits for seniors. That’s why, throughout this summer, the Good Samaritan....

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ROOTED in What’s Right: The Good Samaritan Way

3 October, 2022
ROOTED in What’s Right: The Good Samaritan Way

by Matt Joy, Director, Mission, Ethics, Research, and Reconciliation   The air is dry, the land is barren, and the heat is overwhelming. This is the middle of the Arabian....

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Remembering George Hennig

3 October, 2022
Remembering George Hennig

  Good Samaritans were saddened to learn of the passing of former president George Hennig in July 2022. The devoted father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and servant of the community was....

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Remembering Jack Lymer

3 October, 2022
Remembering Jack Lymer

      This past April, the Good Samaritan Society was saddened to learn of the passing of John Robert Lymer, known to many Good Samaritans simply as, Jack. The....

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Barb Treen – Good Samaritan Heron Grove’s Muse

1 October, 2022
Barb Treen – Good Samaritan Heron Grove’s Muse

  by Chris Smith, Recreation and Volunteer Coordinator Barb Treen has an eye for detail. With her trusty camera, Barb captures unique and beautiful shots of nature, including animals, flowers....

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Duet Bike Joy

1 October, 2022
Duet Bike Joy

   by Steven Brown, Recreation & Volunteer Coordinator, Good Samaritan Mountainview Village The past few years have been extremely isolating for our residents due to lockdowns, outbreaks and restrictions brought....

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The Good Samaritan Society Committed to Helping People Lead More Independent Lives

10 February, 2017
The Good Samaritan Society Committed to Helping People Lead More Independent Lives

The February 2017 edition of Canada’s leading online business magazine, The Canadian Business Journal, features an article about The Good Samaritan Society.  The article showcases the work of the organization....

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