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My Concordia Career: Jody Parker’s Story

August 15
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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 Jody Parker!

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Five Valuable Personal Care Services That Assist Seniors Living in Personal Care Communities

August 13
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According to the National Institute on Aging, over half of seniors 65 and older will need some form of healthcare service in their lifetime. For individuals who need additional assistance with activities of daily living (ADL) such as bathing, eating, dressing, and mobility - personal care communities offer services and amenities to assist with these tasks as well as with instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) which include activities that require more complex cognitive and motor skills. Instrumental activities of daily living may include preparing meals, shopping, housework, taking medication and more. Ensuring that your senior loved one is receiving quality care in an environment suited to their needs is important when searching for the right personal care community. Below are five services available to seniors in personal care communities that are invaluable in assisting with the activities of daily living.  

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My Concordia Career: Lauren Demek’s Story

August 8
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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 Lauren Demek!

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Concordia Calendar Artist Profiles: Flo Parker

August 6
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When we think of famous painters, names like van Gogh, da Vinci, Monet, Rembrandt, Picasso and Warhol come to mind. However, since Concordia’s 2019 Calendar was distributed, the public has been introduced to our own artistic Hall of Fame with the resident artists whose paintings have been highlighted.

Titled “Brush Strokes,” the calendar features a different painting by a resident who lives at one of our locations each month. And each month, we’ll introduce you to the artists here. August’s artist is Flo Parker.

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My Concordia Career: Courtney Williams’ Story

August 1
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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 Courtney Williams!

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138th Annual Summer Festival Continues to Entertain | PHOTOS

July 30
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This year marked the celebration of our 138th annual Summer Festival (we can hardly believe it either)! We estimate around 800 residents, families, friends and community members came out to enjoy the day. (Read more for photos)

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My Concordia Career: Amy Bailie’s Story

July 25
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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 Amy Bailie!

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Your Guide to Choosing a Short-Term Rehab Facility After a Hospitalization

July 23
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After a major surgery, accident or hospitalization due to an illness, your doctor may recommend seeking additional treatment at a short-term rehabilitation center . Most centers that offer post-operative care, including physical, speech and occupational therapy, are part of skilled nursing facilities (SNF). And many of these facilities offer comprehensive accommodations, amenities and treatment plans to ensure you receive quality care and a simple-as-possible transition back to a home environment.

If you are searching for the best short-term rehabilitation center to accommodate your needs, or the needs of a loved one, we hope the following information will help guide you through the process.

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My Concordia Career: Ian Durst’s Story

July 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 Ian Durst!

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3 Wellness Benefits of Retirement Community Living | Infographic

July 16
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For many seniors, moving to a retirement living community means increased independence, more flexible living options and the worry-free lifestyle that comes with not having to maintain a home. However, for many individuals, community activities that provide opportunities for physical fitness, socialization, learning and spiritual wellness are also significant benefits of moving to a senior living community.

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