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Concordia Employees Further Education With Tuition Reimbursement Program

September 3, 2013
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While it may be "Back-To-School" for public school students, class is always in session for Concordia Lutheran Ministries employees who decide to further their education. Through the Tuition Reimbursement Program, employees receive financial assistance to help prepare them for professional advancement within Concordia.

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Concordia Calendar Portraits: Wexford (August)

August 27, 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.

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Concordia 13th Annual "Dog Days of Summer" Dog Show a Blast

August 20, 2013
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Nearly 30 dogs strutted their stuff down the catwalk (couldn't resist!) on Aug. 15, as 200+ residents, staff and community members enjoyed the 13th Annual "Dog Days of Summer" Dog Show at the Concordia at Cabot campus.

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From Spain to Antarctica: One Concordia Resident Uses HAM Radio to Connect People Across the World

August 13, 2013
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Being involved in local HAM radio isn't exactly what the title suggests; it doesn't involve meat or jokes in any way. Actually, HAM is a term used to describe amateur radio. One HAM radio enthusiast was recently celebrated for being the oldest operator in the Butler area: Leighton Fennell, an independent living resident at Concordia Haven Apartments.

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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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Good Times and Sunny Skies at the Concordia Summer Festival

July 30, 2013
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What a perfect day we had for the 132nd Annual Concordia Summer Festival on Sunday, July 28. If you missed this year's event, you missed a good one!

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Call to Care: How to Help the Hurting

July 23, 2013
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Today's post is from Concordia Chaplain Rev. Roger Nuerge and is part eight of the "Call to Care" series. Concordia's Chaplaincy Department actively contributes to our residents' well being.

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10th Annual Concordia Golf Outing Raises Around $75K

July 16, 2013
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Last Monday, July 9 was the 10th Annual Concordia Lutheran Ministries Golf Outing, which was held at the exclusive Treesdale Golf and Country Club. Although final figures aren't in yet, it looks like the event raised between $70 - $75,000! Proceeds went to the Good Samaritan Endowment Fund, Concordia's charitable care fund for residents who can no longer pay for the full cost of care.

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Concordia Rehab Gets South Hills Resident Back on His Feet

July 9, 2013
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Below is a story published in a previous issue of Faith in Caring magazine on how Concordia of the South Hills made a major impact on one gentleman. 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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The Man Behind the Wheel: Concordia Haven Resident Takes Pride in His "Handmade" Cars

July 2, 2013
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Cars are big, confusing machines. For some, looking at the inner workings of a motor vehicle is just as intimidating as the inside of a jet or a cruise ship; it is impossible for most to even imagine having to repair something inside one of these. However, that isn't the case for Concordia Haven I resident Maynard Miller, who has actually built many vehicles in his lifetime.

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