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My Concordia Career: Michelle Arner

October 31, 2018
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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 Michelle Arner! Michelle is a Certified Nursing Assistant for Concordia at Rebecca Residence and celebrated her 14-year anniversary with Concordia in March. She describes Concordia as “compassionate.”

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Why We Chose Concordia: Harry and Jane Schwab

October 30, 2018
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Did you know Concordia has multiple senior care locations that offer retirement living? At any given time, we are serving around 1,000 seniors in western Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio and Tampa, Florida in that one service line alone! We hear a lot of great things from our retirement community residents and their families about our services, and we wanted to take the opportunity to share one of their stories with you.

This piece was adapted from an article originally written by Concordia at Sumner resident Barbara Wellemeyer for their resident newsletter. Thanks Barbara!

Harry and Jane Schwab, natives of Akron, OH, moved to Concordia at Sumner, our beautiful retirement community in Copley, in February 2015. They were drawn to the location due to its beautiful, semi-rural setting and the availability of healthcare services.

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My Concordia Career: Elizabeth Coe

October 25, 2018
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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!

In celebration of Concordia Visiting Nurses’ 20th Anniversary this year, we spoke to Concordia Community Support Services (CCSS) Director of Business Operations Elizabeth Coe about this milestone and also her 20-year career with Concordia!

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Tools to Help Family Caregivers (2018)

October 23, 2018
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Here at Concordia, we have the opportunity to meet and talk with caregivers of all types, and we know that a family caregiver's job is not easy. We also know first-hand how rewarding it can be to care for a loved one.

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My Concordia Career: Aasiya Dunston’s Story

October 18, 2018
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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, 2018
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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, 2018
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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, 2018
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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, 2018
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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, 2018
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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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