Print
AAA

Concordia Blog

My Concordia Career: Samantha McKinney’s Story

April 18
+

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 Samantha McKinney!

Read more...

Understanding Hospice Care in 2019

April 16
+

Hospice care is one of the more misunderstood types of healthcare today. In short, it is a form of specialized healthcare that provides services to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of terminally ill patients. If you or a loved one is considering hospice care services, the following will hopefully help you understand what hospice care provides as well as what resources are available.

Read more...

National Volunteer Month 2019: A Trio of Techy Resident Volunteers

April 11
+

April is National Volunteer Month, which is a time to celebrate the remarkable ways Concordia volunteers serve our residents, patients and families every day. With the helping hands of our volunteers, many more lives are filled with joy, fellowship and inspiration. Each week for the month of April, we’ll introduce you to a volunteer whose acts of service have touched many lives. This week, three Concordia of the South Hills residents share their story.

Read more...

My Concordia Career: Krista Malobicky’s Story

April 11
+

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 Krista Malobicky!

Read more...

Discover Spring Crafts for Seniors

April 9
+

After the seemingly never-ending winter months, spring is a season that many welcome with open arms. The air is refreshing, the temperature is warmer and the sun stays out longer. This is a special time of year that many look forward to, and you may wonder how you can enjoy this season with your senior loved one - especially if they are in a nursing home or assisted living community.

Read more...

Three Residents at One Concordia Location Share 96th Birthdays Today

April 4
+

Warner Bros. Pictures was founded on April 4, 1923 – but the day holds special significance for some Concordia of the South Hills stars who all share the birthday.

Far from movie studios in California, in the quiet town of Ridgeway in Elk County Pennsylvania, Betty Diskin was born. George Freas Jr. arrived in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Just a few miles away in Squirrel Hill, Geraldine Yatzkan made her debut on earth.

What are the odds that three of 147 residents who chose to live at Concordia of the South Hills would not only share their retirement home, but their birthdate as well?

Read more...

My Concordia Career: Rebecca Aul’s Story

April 4
+

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 Rebecca Aul!

Read more...

Concordia Celebrates National Volunteer Month 2019: Linda Vowles

April 2
+

Celebrating the Incredible Ways Concordia Volunteers Give to Others

April is National Volunteer Month, which is a time to celebrate the remarkable ways Concordia volunteers serve our residents, patients and families every day. With the helping hands of our volunteers, many more lives are filled with joy, fellowship and inspiration. Each week for the month of April, we’ll introduce you to a volunteer whose acts of service have touched many lives. This week, Concordia at Sumner volunteer Linda Vowles shares her story.

Read more...

My Concordia Career: Shelly Wood’s Story

March 28
+

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 Shelly Wood!

Read more...

The Importance of Adaptive Equipment as We Age

March 26
+

According to statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3 million seniors are treated in emergency rooms due to fall-related injuries every year. Approximately one-fifth to one-third of those older adults who fall suffer lacerations, hip and head injuries. These injuries not only make living independently more difficult, but they could even have long-term effects on a senior’s well-being.

Read more...