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Good Samaritan Hospice to Host Annual 5K Run/Walk

September 18, 2012
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Western Pennsylvania has no shortage of charitable organizations, and every one has its fair share of fundraisers. But very few can say they support individuals at the end of their life's journey focusing on their unique physical, emotional and spiritual needs as well as the families dealing with the loss of a loved one.

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Why Being a Grandparent is Great

September 11, 2012
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The internet is great for finding quotes, isn't it? Here are a few heart-warmers on being a grandparent, from unknown authors:

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Concordia Oktoberfest, Zambelli Fireworks Scheduled for October 6

September 4, 2012
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It's that time of year again! Mark your calendars: Concordia Lutheran Ministries will hold its annual Oktoberfest celebration at Haven I (112 Marwood Rd.) on Saturday, October 6 from 4 8 p.m. Despite chilly temperatures and steady rain, last year there were over 800 people at this event!

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Good Samaritan Hospice Patient Family Tells Their Story

August 28, 2012
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Below is a story on how Good Samaritan Hospice made a tremendous impact on one family, published in our June 2011 issue of Faith in Caring magazine. To be added to the mailing list or e-mail distribution list, e-mail us here or call the Concordia Public Relations Department at 724.352.1571, ext. 8266. Enjoy!

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Concordia "Dog Days of Summer" Dog Show a Big Hit

August 21, 2012
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On Aug. 14, the Concordia at Cabot campus was taken over by man's four-legged best friends, as over 20 dogs spent the evening entertaining 150+ residents, staff and community members at the 12th Annual Dog Days of Summer Dog Show behind the Lund Care Center. There were four categories for the pooches to win prizes in --

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Summer Reading Suggestions from Concordia Residents

August 14, 2012
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Summer is great for a lot of things barbecues, baseball, blockbuster movies, vacations, fireworks, nice weather, flip flops, swimming... the list could go on and on. For a lot of people, the summer is also a great time to get wrapped up in a few good books.

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Call to Care: Christ Cares for People Through People

August 7, 2012
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Today's post is from Concordia Chaplain Rev. Roger Nuerge and is part four of the "Call to Care" series. Concordia's Chaplaincy Department actively contributes to our residents' well being.

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Over 600 Enjoy the Concordia Summer Festival

July 31, 2012
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Concordia at Cabot saw a flurry of activity on Sunday, July 29, as over 600 community members, staff and residents attended the 131st Annual Concordia Summer Festival. Between the delicious food, entertainment, Saxonburg Trolleys, fishing derby, worship service (featuring the outstanding preacher Dr. Dean Wenthe), car cruise and kids activities, there wasn't a frown in the place.

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The Benefits of an In-House Pharmacy for Long Term Care

July 24, 2012
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A growing trend in the world of long term care pharmacy is for facilities to own or become partners in the pharmacy that serves their location. Concordia was ahead of the curve in this regard when executives decided to start their own long term care pharmacy approximately 10 years ago, and thus Providence Pharmacy Services was born.

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Concordia's Summer Event Calendar is Full (as usual)

July 17, 2012
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It's already been a busy (and HOT) summer season at Concordia, with the Golf Outing, Legacy Society Luncheon, Good Samaritan Hospice children's bereavement camps and hundreds of resident-centered activities and events. What can we say? We would rather be busy than bored. :)

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