Founded in 1922, The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society is a Christian social ministry that offers a spectrum of health care services for senior citizens. With one of its locations in Miller, S.D., the organization specializes in home care, senior living and community-based services. Its hospice care programs provide palliative and supportive medical care to terminally ill patients and their families. The organization s therapeutic services include physical, occupational, speech, massage, restorative, intravenous, music, respiratory and wound vacuum therapies. The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society provides apartments, cottages and subsidized housing units for people above the age of 55 years. It additionally manages a volunteer group that helps in coordinating recreational activities. The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society has more than 230 facilities in the United States.