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Where is God when I suffer?

March 19, 2013
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Today's post is from Concordia Deaconess Jennifer Kettler and is part of a series on Lent. Concordia's Chaplaincy Department actively contributes to our residents' well being the commitment they show to those in our care is one of the many ways that Concordia stands out from other senior care providers. If you have any questions or would like to contribute a thought or idea, feel free to leave a comment below!

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Lent is Difficult

March 12, 2013
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Today's post is from Concordia Deaconess Jennifer Kettler and is part of a series on Lent. Concordia's Chaplaincy Department actively contributes to our residents' well being -- the commitment they show to those in our care is one of the many ways that Concordia stands out from other senior care providers. If you have any questions or would like to contribute a thought or idea, feel free to leave a comment below!

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Concordia Calendar Portraits: Franklin Park

March 5, 2013
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The theme of the 2013 Concordia Lutheran Ministries calendar is "Faithful Caring Our Way of Life," and each month offers a picture of a resident/patient with one of our dedicated caregivers. We thought it would be fun to tell the stories behind the models, in a series we're calling Concordia Calendar Portraits. Enjoy!

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Providence Pharmacy Celebrates 10 Years of Service

February 26, 2013
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On January 13, 2003, Providence Pharmacy received its license to dispense medications to Concordia residents. Back then, Concordia partnered with Lutheran Affiliated Services (currently Lutheran Senior Life) to form Providence Pharmacy and located it on the Cabot campus.

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Concordia Calendar Portraits: Cover Girls

February 19, 2013
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The theme of the 2013 Concordia Lutheran Ministries calendar is "Faithful Caring Our Way of Life," and each month offers a picture of a resident/patient with one of our dedicated caregivers. We thought it would be fun to tell the stories behind the models, in a series we're calling Concordia Calendar Portraits. Enjoy!

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Concordia at Rebecca Residence Short Term Rehab Success Story

February 12, 2013
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Below is a story on how Concordia at Rebecca Residence made a tremendous impact on one lady, published in a previous issue of Faith in Caring magazine. 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.

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Ask the Experts: Concordia Offers Specialists to Help Educate the Community

February 5, 2013
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Concordia Lutheran Ministries has been caring for seniors for a LONG time, and one of our favorite things to do is share some of our experience with people in the community. So a few years back, we started a Speakers' Bureau for community groups and service organizations that wish to have a speaker discuss important health and senior-related issues.

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Call to Care: Who You Bring To The Relationship

January 29, 2013
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Pastor Roger Nuerge Today's post is from Concordia Chaplain Rev. Roger Nuerge and is part seven of the "Call to Care" series. Concordia's Chaplaincy Department actively contributes to our residents' well being.

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A Few Questions to Ask When Looking for a Continuing Care Retirement Community

January 22, 2013
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For many people, the thought of moving, or helping mom and dad move to a retirement community can be an intimidating, overwhelming idea. The most important thing you can do is take a breath, come up with some questions to ask and start visiting.

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Humble Beginnings: Challenges Concordia Faced Raising Children in the Orphanage

January 15, 2013
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In celebration of Concordia's 130+ years of service, we periodically post excerpts from our history book. In case you haven't seen any of our "Humble Beginnings" posts before, Concordia started as an orphanage in 1881. The excerpt below is about the difficulties of raising children in the orphanage in the early days. Runaways, accidents, illnesses - everything seemed so much harder back then! But, as you'll read, it wasn't all bad times. Enjoy, and leave a comment if you like. :)

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