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Addressing the Retirement Community Concerns

March 4, 2014
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Did you know that between Cabot, South Hills and Sumner in Copley, OH, there are over 550 retirement apartments and villas in the Concordia system? Thousands have chosen Concordia for their retirement living needs, but for many people, there is still some hesitation. And that's understandable. We're here to help - not sell - and we never want someone to make a decision if they're not ready. :)

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Advice for a long, healthy marriage from Concordia residents

February 11, 2014
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Happy Valentine's Day from Concordia! To figure out the collective years of marriage of all the residents at Concordia would take an entire research team and several mathematicians… so we'll just assume the number would be in the thousands of years. So we decided to ask a few of those resident couples, "What's the secret to a long and healthy marriage?"

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Snow Shoveling Safety Tips

February 4, 2014
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With another blast of winter weather set to hit the Concordia area (western PA and eastern OH), we thought it would be appropriate to post some tips for safe snow shoveling. Tip #1 - if you're 70 or older, quit shoveling snow and move to one of our worry-free retirement living apartments or villas! :)

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New Year's Resolution Ideas for Seniors

December 31, 2013
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Are you one of the many people who loves to make resolutions for the New Year? Resolving to better yourself in the coming months is a wonderful concept - the tough part is sticking to it!

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National Family Caregivers Month: Caring for an Ailing Spouse (part 4)

November 19, 2013
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November is National Family Caregivers Month, which honors the 48.9 million caregivers (according to the National Alliance for Caregiving) who help care for an aging loved one. At Concordia, we know the complexities of caring for someone with a chronic condition or disability, and we hope you all know that we're here for you for advice, for assistance, for support?

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National Family Caregivers Month: Caring for an Ailing Spouse (part 3)

November 14, 2013
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November is National Family Caregivers Month, which honors the 48.9 million caregivers (according to the National Alliance for Caregiving) who help care for an aging loved one. At Concordia, we know the complexities of caring for someone with a chronic condition or disability, and we hope you all know that we're here for you for advice, for assistance, for support?

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National Family Caregivers Month: Caring for an Ailing Spouse (part 2)

November 12, 2013
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November is National Family Caregivers Month, which honors the 48.9 million caregivers (according to the National Alliance for Caregiving) who help care for an aging loved one. At Concordia, we know the complexities of caring for someone with a chronic condition or disability, and we hope you all know that we're here for you for advice, for assistance, for support?

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National Family Caregivers Month: Caring for an Ailing Spouse (part 1)

November 7, 2013
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November is National Family Caregivers Month, which honors the 48.9 million caregivers (according to the National Alliance for Caregiving) who help care for an aging loved one. At Concordia, we know the complexities of caring for someone with a chronic condition or disability, and we hope you all know that we're here for you for advice, for assistance, for support...

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Memory Care an Asset to Those with Cognitive Impairments

September 24, 2013
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Below is a story published in a previous issue of Faith in Caring magazine on how Concordia of Fox Chapel has made a major impact on one gentleman and his family. To be added to the mailing list or e-mail distribution list, e-mail us here or call the Concordia Public Relations Department at 724.352.1571, ext. 8266. Enjoy, and feel free to leave a comment below!

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How the updated Assisted Living and Personal Care definitions affect PA seniors and Concordia

August 6, 2013
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Below is a story published in a previous issue of Faith in Caring magazine on the difference between assisted living and personal care in Pennsylvania. It's a little longer than some of our other posts, but worth the time! To be added to the mailing list or e-mail distribution list, e-mail us here or call the Concordia Public Relations Department at 724.352.1571, ext. 8266. Enjoy, and feel free to leave a comment below!

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