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Concordia Family Remembers President Kennedy's Final Day

November 22, 2013
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"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them." - John F. Kennedy There are very few moments in our lifetime when we can remember exactly where we were and what we were thinking for most people who experienced Nov. 22, 1963, that was one of those days. As most Americans know, today is the 50th anniversary of our 35th President John F. Kennedy being assassinated.

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Award-Winning Volunteer Program Returns to Concordia

September 17, 2013
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You walk into a room full of objects representing memories a crystal vase purchased in France during a 20th wedding anniversary trip, a mahogany marble-top dresser handed down two generations, a painting created by a granddaughter for her senior project in art school, the floral-patterned curtains that match the quilted comforter so perfectly and much more. Each picture and item depicts a different life event or something that holds value.

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Concordia Lifelong Learning Keeps Retirees Learning and Teaching

January 8, 2013
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Henry L. Doherty was an American entrepreneur and engineer whose expertise was in the oil industry and business. His most famous remark, however, dealt with education:

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Concordia Expands into Ohio

November 13, 2012
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Today, Concordia Lutheran Ministries acquired Sumner on Ridgewood, a continuing care retirement community located in the Akron, Ohio suburb of Copley. Now called Concordia at Sumner, the facility was built in 2003 on 64 acres and consists of 22 villas, 79 apartments, 40 assisted living beds and 48 skilled nursing beds.

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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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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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Father's Day Gift Ideas for Your Senior Dad

June 12, 2012
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If your aging Dad or Grandpa is fine with another tie for Father's Day this year, then by all means, slap a bow on it and offer it up this Sunday, June 17! If you want to consider some alternatives, here are a few other ideas from Concordia.

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Concordia Visiting Nurses Launches Website to Support Family Caregivers

November 22, 2011
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To honor family caregivers and recognize National Family Caregivers Month, Concordia Visiting Nurses announced the launch of its caregiver support website to help adult daughters and sons provide care for their aging parents: www.elderpages.com/pittsburgh.

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Concordia Sees More People Reserving Rooms for Rehabilitation

September 13, 2011
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On the game show "Family Feud," contestants have to guess the most popular responses to a survey-type question posted to 100 people. For example, if the category were "Things you would make reservations for," the top three results would most likely be flights, restaurants and hotel rooms.

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7 Movie Recommendations for the Young at Heart

February 22, 2011
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With the Academy Awards set for this Sunday, we're taking a look at a few of the favorite movies of those who call Concordia home. Some were award winners, some were box office hits and a few fall somewhere in between.

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