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My Concordia Career: Aasiya Dunston’s Story

October 18
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The Concordia Team is comprised of many talented and compassionate employees who have graciously served our mission in a variety of ways – and we are excited for you to meet these fantastic individuals!

Let us introduce you to Aasiya Dunston. Aasiya is a Registered Nurse for our Harmony Physical Rehabilitation facility in Monroeville. She celebrated her four-year anniversary with Concordia this past June. She describes Concordia as “unique”!

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Pastor Appreciation Month: Why Concordia Chaplains and Deaconesses Minister

October 16
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October 14 was Pastor Appreciation Day (don't worry if you missed it - October is Pastor Appreciation Month), but at Concordia, rendering a thank-you to our pastors and deaconesses is a daily occurrence. In honor of the day, we asked some of them to share their thoughts about the challenges and rewards they experience in their ministry in today’s world. We also wanted to hear about the subjects they didn’t learn in their studies.

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My Concordia Career: Kim Kepple’s Story

October 11
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The Concordia Team is comprised of many talented and compassionate employees who have graciously served our mission in a variety of ways – and we are excited for you to meet these fantastic individuals!

Let us introduce you to Kim Kepple, RN, Clinical Director for Concordia Community Support Services (CCSS.) CCSS is our management company that oversees all of our Home & Community based service lines. Kim celebrated her 14th anniversary with Concordia this May and what an awesome career she has had with us so far!

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Over 1600 Attend 2018 Concordia Oktoberfest | PHOTOS

October 9
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Ziggy Zaggy, Ziggy Zaggy, Oi Oi Oi! This traditional German toast to health and well-being was heard on more than one occasion on October 6, as over 1,600 guests enjoyed the festivities at the annual Concordia at Cabot Oktoberfest this year! (Read more for photos)

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My Concordia Career: Beth Leo’s Story

October 4
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The Concordia Team is comprised of many talented and compassionate employees who have graciously served our mission in a variety of ways – and we are excited for you to meet these fantastic individuals!

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Volunteers Make a Difference with Concordia Tele-CareGivers

October 2
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According to the National Center for Health Statistics, less than half of all American homes have landlines – with one age group the most reluctant to cut the cord… If you guessed age 65 and over, you win the prize.

While we may be moving away from the landline phone, that doesn’t mean the idea of calling to catch up with a friend or check in on a loved one is any less important. And that’s exactly the premise of Concordia Tele-CareGivers.

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Fall Nutrition Tips for Seniors (2018)

September 25
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Now that Summer has officially transitioned to Fall, many of us are preparing for cooler weather. This probably means changing out our seasonal wardrobes from shorts and short sleeves to pants and sweaters and scheduling routine home maintenance to prepare our home for the cold temperatures that are ahead.  

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40 Years of Caring at Concordia: Arlene Freehling

September 24
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Below is an article we published in our employee newsletter the other day, but it’s just too great to keep to ourselves. Enjoy!

President and CEO Keith E. Frndak proclaimed the week of September 16 as Arlene Freehling Week at Concordia in recognition of 40 years of service to the Cabot community.

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Concordia Fall 2018 Calendar Bursting at the Seams

September 18
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Can you believe we’re only a few days from the start of autumn? Where did the summer go?! Over the next several months, there are LOTS of fall events that are open to the community at a number of Concordia locations (especially if you like Oktoberfests). Fun, educational, inspiring – we have something for everyone this year. For the complete list, visit our Events & News page here, but below is a preview of some that you may be interested in. We hope to see you at a few!

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40 Years of Caring at Concordia: Marysue Hitchens

September 12
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Below is an article we published in our employee newsletter the other day, but it’s just too great to keep to ourselves. Enjoy!

Marysue Hitchens celebrated her 19th birthday on September 3, 1978 as well as what would turn out to be another important milestone – her first day of work at Concordia at Cabot. On this week of her 40th anniversary (week of 9/3), we honor Marysue, the Nursing Assistant turned Housekeeping Supervisor in Lund Care Center Skilled Nursing.

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