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Adam Coe named Sanford Bemidji's director of senior services

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Adam Coe has been named the director of senior services for Sanford Bemidji, following Linda Barkley who retired from the position in March.   

In his role, Coe will directly oversee operations of Sanford’s WoodsEdge Senior Living Campus, including Neilson Place Skilled Nursing Facility, Trillium Memory Care, WindSong Assisted Living and Baker Park Senior Housing.  

For the past 11 years, Adam has served as the Administrator of the Good Samaritan Society – International Falls, a senior living campus that consists of a skilled nursing facility, post-acute rehabilitation, assisted living, out-patient therapy and a Medicare certified home care agency. He has also provided interim administrative coverage for the Good Samaritan Society – Blackduck and the Good Samaritan Society – Clearbrook facilities. He has been employed by the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society since 2003.

Coe is currently licensed by the National Association of Long-Term Care Administrators and the Minnesota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Health Systems Management from the University of Minnesota – Crookston and completed his internship at North Country Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bemidji.  Coe grew up in Bemidji and is excited to return to the community with his family.

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