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"A Magical Night" - Concordia's 2nd Annual Live Nativity (photos)

December 16
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Wow, wow, and wow! The 2nd Annual Concordia Live Nativity was a blast!

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Why Memory Care Services are Beneficial | Slideshow

December 16
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Alzheimer’s, dementia and other memory-impairing ailments not only affect us mentally but emotionally as well. No matter if it is you or a loved one who is diagnosed, coming to terms with these type of memory ailments is never an easy task.

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4 Benefits of Short Term Rehabilitation

December 13
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If you recently experienced a fall, surgery or a new health condition that has your medical team recommending short-term rehabilitation, you may be wondering, “what’s the point?” Below are four benefits of short-term rehabilitation that will help explain how it’s worth the time and energy it will require over the next few weeks or months.

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5 Reasons Your Family Should Come to Concordia’s Second Annual Live Nativity

December 11
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Between all of our senior care communities in western PA and eastern OH and home care, we do TONS of community events throughout the year at Concordia. And while they all serve an important purpose – education, fundraising, community building, fun, etc – there’s something special about the Live Nativity, which will be held this Sunday, Dec. 14 from 5-7 p.m. at Concordia at Cabot’s Haven II building (148 Marwood Rd., Cabot, PA 16023 - click here for Google Maps directions). Maybe it’s the message, maybe it’s the season… but whatever IT is, IT makes this one event not to miss.

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Benefits of Aquatic Therapy for Seniors

December 9
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It has been said that swimming is one of the best forms of exercise a person can engage in. It works nearly every muscle group in the body, and since it's a low-impact exercise, it's easy on bones and joints. This is especially valuable for senior citizens who otherwise may avoid exercise due to weaker muscles, joint pain or osteoporosis.

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Concordia residents release Taylor Swift parody video

December 7
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The residents of Concordia at Sumner are proud to unveil their music video, "(I'm Feeling) 82" - a parody of Taylor Swift's hit song, "22"! The residents - whose average age is actually 82 - did all the camera work, story boards and lyrics! For more information on how the video came together, check out this article we posted a couple weeks ago. Now enjoy the video, feel free to leave a comment and share with your friends and family!

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How to Prepare Your Finances for Senior Living

December 5
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Saving for your senior living and health care needs now can help you live the most comfortable, healthiest, and happiest life you can after retirement. Although it is important to start saving for your future as soon as possible, it is never too late to begin. Here are some habits to work into your financial planning to boost your savings for these post-retirement needs. Since every person’s situation is unique, you should always check with your financial advisor before making any decisions.

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Call to Care: Words That Hurt, Not Heal (Part 2)

December 1
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In today’s post, Concordia Chaplain Rev. Roger Nuerge revisits Dr. Kenneth Haugk’s book on Christian Caregiving, “Don’t Sing Songs to a Heavy Heart,” in part two of “Words That Hurt, Not Heal,” part 14 of the “Call to Care” series.

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Your Guide to Hospice Care | White Paper

November 26
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No matter what your age, hospice care is rarely a comfortable subject to discuss with a loved one. However, hospice care can be exactly what you and your loved one needs during this trying time. Arranging for the regular care of a professional hospice team can help provide comfort and care to both you and your loved one.

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Concordia at Sumner Residents Create Taylor Swift Parody Music Video

November 25
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Residents at Concordia’s retirement communities take ownership of various projects each year: organizing bowling and horseshoe tournaments, teaching weekly art classes, holding holiday food and clothing drives and a multitude of other activities. Residents of Copley, Ohio’s Concordia at Sumner, however, took the “resident-driven” concept in a whole different direction recently…

They created a parody music video based on a Taylor Swift song – and they’re holding a world premiere video-viewing party to share it with the world on Dec. 7.

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