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Concordia Fashion Show Raises Funds for Charity Care

May 17, 2011
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The Sixth Annual Concordia Lutheran Ministries Fashion Show was held on Saturday, May 14 at the Butler Country Club, hosting over 300 people. The event featured drawings for almost 50 themed gift baskets, $5 mystery bags, a vendor mall with 11 different shops, a delicious lunch and, of course, the fashion show itself - with Fashions by Phyllis supplying the clothes.

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Caregivers Recognized for National Nursing Home Week: A Message From the President

May 10, 2011
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It's over 27 years that I've been at Concordia Lutheran Ministries, and at times it feels like I've seen it all. From experiencing the highest of highs to the lowest of lows and everything in between, one thing has remained constant: I've always worked with the best caregivers around people who understand that we must adapt to the rapidly changing world of health care while always keeping the care and needs of the patient as our top priority.

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Mother's Day Gift Ideas for an Aging Mom

May 3, 2011
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With Mother's Day right around the corner - this Sunday, May 8 in case you forgot - you might be racking your brain to come up with a good idea for mom, especially if she's getting a little older and "already has everything she needs" (her words, not yours).

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Concordia to Participate in Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

April 26, 2011
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The thought behind charitable giving is unquestionably different for every person. Some people prefer to give to programs that supply the most basic human needs food, clothing, shelter. Others prefer to donate to programs that enrich the lives of those in need. Others favor giving to programs that offer a certain benefit, such as exercise, entertainment or tax relief.

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Concordia Residents Raise Funds for Tsunami Victims

April 19, 2011
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The Concordia Lutheran Ministries family has a history of giving selflessly when a disaster occurs and people are in need. The recent catastrophe in Japan was no different, as Haven residents used the "most scholarly" of activities to raise money for the tsunami victims.

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5 Stats on Seniors in PA

April 12, 2011
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It's said that a picture is worth a thousand words. What's seldom mentioned, however, is that numbers and statistics can tell significant stories as well.

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3 Facts About Senior Care

April 5, 2011
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With the youngest members of the Baby Boomer generation reaching retirement age, the need for senior health services is only going to increase in the coming years. In addition, the services provided will undoubtedly progress.

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5 Spring Activities for Seniors

March 29, 2011
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Spring is an exciting time of the year, since it usually means an end to the snowy winter and ushers in the sunshine of summer. Along with the warmer temperatures, spring also brings a number of opportunities to enjoy some different activities with mom, dad, grandma or grandpa.

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Explaining Medicare's Quality Care Indicators

March 22, 2011
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With so many options and a potentially less than concrete understanding of what's what, deciding where to get necessary skilled nursing care isn't always the easiest decision. To help provide a starting point for your search, Medicare developed a Quality Rating System that is based on three sources of information: Health Inspections, Staffing and Quality Measures.

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What Exactly is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)?

March 15, 2011
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Despite our best efforts, we in the senior care field are occasionally guilty of assuming everyone knows the definitions of everything we talk about (much like other industries). Case in point: Continuing Care Retirement Communities, or CCRCs as we often refer to them.

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