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Be Like the Good Samaritan This Lenten Season

March 18
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Today's post was written by Concordia Deaconess Pam Voorman. Concordia's Chaplaincy Department actively contributes to our residents' well being, especially during the Lenten Season. Enjoy!

“Which of these three, do you think, proved to be a neighbor to the man who fell among the robbers?” He said, “The one who showed him mercy” And Jesus said to him, “You go, and do likewise.” - Luke 10:36-37

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My Concordia Career: Misty Ingram’s Story

March 14
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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 Misty Ingram!

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A Glimpse into Heritage: How one Concordia Resident Celebrates St. Patrick's Day

March 12
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day from our Concordia family to yours! For many people, March 17 is celebrated as a day filled with shamrocks, luck, libations and charm. It’s also a day, where for a brief moment, we can all claim to be a tiny bit Irish, while celebrating a rich and captivating history.  

One of our very own Concordia of the South Hills residents has a unique tale of Celtic history that began in the green mountains of Northern Ireland and continues near the Tri-Rivers of Pittsburgh.

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My Concordia Career: Angel Finch’s Story

March 7
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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 Angel Finch!

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What Hospice Care Can Do for Your Loved One

March 5
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When you think of hospice care, you may not have the full picture in your head of what it means and what it can offer your loved one and their family. This type of specialized care is tailored to patients with terminal illnesses, with the goal of providing comfort and improving the patient’s quality of life. Hospice care provides a full complement of medically driven comfort and symptom management, but is not curative care, which is care to cure an illness.

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Heart Health Tips for Seniors (2019)

February 28
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While February is known for being the month of love thanks to Valentine’s Day, February also marks American Heart Month – a time for all of us to take a look at our heart health and make lifestyle changes to keep it strong.

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My Concordia Career: Jen Cerminara’s Story

February 28
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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 Jen Cerminara!

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First-Ever Young at Heart Event a Great Success

February 26
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From the bottom of our hearts (get it?), we would like to thank everyone who attended the Young at Heart event at Concordia at Villa St. Joseph! Nearly 150 people came to enjoy entertainment, live music, a silent auction, basket drawings, delicious food and more.

(Read more for photos) The evening more-than exceeded expectations, and we appreciate everyone who supported such a spectacular event.

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My Concordia Career: Laurette Fisher’s Story

February 21
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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 Laurette Fisher!

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Senior Care Lingo: Defining the Terms (Feb. 2019)

February 19
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In today’s senior care/senior living landscape, it seems like there are SO MANY terms and expressions that one can easily become confused or overwhelmed. And as much education as we try to provide, we still get a lot of questions about the different terminology.

Here are some commonly-asked questions we get at Concordia from families and individuals just starting their search for senior care services or a retirement community. (Here are links to past articles on this subject: January 2017, January 2018 and October 2016.)

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