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Stories of Care: Concordia Rehab Gets Two Patients Back to Life

August 16, 2011
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Below is a version of a story that appeared in the first issue of our new Faith in Caring magazine. To be added to the mailing list or e-mail distribution list, e-mail us here or call 724.352.1571, ext. 8266. Enjoy!

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What Do Chaplains Do?

August 9, 2011
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Concordia Lutheran Ministries is a faith-based organization that not only addresses physical but spiritual needs as well. That's why in addition to nurses, aides and therapists, etc., there is also a staff of chaplains on board. Most people know what nurses, aides and therapists do, but what about chaplains? Good question.

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Around 700 Enjoy Concordia 130th Anniversary Summer Festival

August 2, 2011
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On a picture perfect summer afternoon last Sunday, July 31, an estimated 700 residents/patients (including independent/retirement living, personal care and skilled nursing), staff, family and community members assembled behind the Lund Care Center for the Concordia 130th Anniversary Summer Festival.

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Tips for Seniors to Stay Hydrated

July 26, 2011
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Did you know that as we age, the mechanism in our body that tells us we're thirsty becomes less sensitive? This means that for seniors, although you may not seem thirsty, you're at higher risk of dehydration. And with the heat wave that has blanketed half the country lately, there's never been a better time to learn a little bit about the importance of hydration.

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7 Signs Mom or Dad May Need Extra Help

July 19, 2011
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As the adult child of a senior parent, you probably find yourself wearing a variety of hats, depending on what condition mom and dad are in. On any given day, you may be the cook, housekeeper, chauffeur, nurse aide, handyman? even the personal assistant from time to time.

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Biggest Concordia Golf Outing Ever a Huge Success

July 12, 2011
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Yesterday was the Eighth Annual Concordia Golf Outing, which was held this year at Treesdale Golf and Country Club. Since the club has three different nine hole courses, we were able to accommodate even more golfers than usual - which led to a busy, fun-filled day.

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Humble Beginnings: Concordia Celebrates 130 Years of Service

July 5, 2011
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This year Concordia Lutheran Ministries marks the 130th anniversary of service to others a milestone we're both proud of and humbled by.

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Stories of Care: Concordia Rehab Helps Butler Woman Get Back on the Bike

June 28, 2011
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Below is a version of a story that appeared in the first issue of our new Faith in Caring magazine. To be added to the mailing list or e-mail distribution list, e-mail us here or call 724.352.1571, ext. 8266. Enjoy!

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Camp Erin Serves About 40 Pittsburgh Area Teens

June 21, 2011
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Happy first day of summer! For many of us, this time of year goes hand in hand with summer camps - the great outdoors, bonfires, new friends... great memories.

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Summer Nutrition Tips for Seniors

June 14, 2011
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Summertime provides some unique nutrition opportunities and challenges for seniors. As temperatures rise seniors need to pay close attention to their health through a balanced diet, replenishing lost fluid and practicing food safety. By following a few simple nutrition tips, seniors can enjoy a healthy and safe summer.

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