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Concordia Acquires Monroeville Nursing Home and Home Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Shirley Freyer
Concordia Lutheran Ministries
Tel: 724-352-1571 x8266
sfreyer@concordialm.org

Concordia Acquires Monroeville Nursing Home and Home Care

Jefferson Twp., PA – Today, Concordia Lutheran Ministries acquired The Cedars of Monroeville skilled nursing and personal care facility and Cedars Home Health Care Services.  

Now called Concordia of Monroeville, the facility on Northern Pike is licensed for 59 skilled nursing beds and 87 personal care beds.  The facility employs approximately 160 people.

“Concordia has been interested in expanding into the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh and this location is ideal,” said Keith Frndak, President and CEO.  “We look forward to serving the people of Monroeville and surrounding communities for many years to come.”

“The board of directors of The Cedars is very pleased to be turning over the operations of the facility to a provider with Concordia’s reputation,” stated Rita Windsor, Chairperson of The Cedars board.  “We are confident that Concordia will provide high quality care to the residents and treat the staff with great respect.”

In a separate transaction in May of 2014, Concordia acquired the former Cedars Hospice building, located at the same site.  Future plans for the building are still under development.

With The Cedars acquisitions, Concordia now operates 555 independent living units, 984 personal care or assisted living beds, 349 skilled nursing beds and 26 hospice beds in locations in Pennsylvania and Ohio.  Concordia also operates an extensive array of home and community based services including home care, hospice care, child care, adult day services, durable medical equipment and an institutional pharmacy.  System-wide, Concordia employs approximately 2,100 people.

For more information, call Director of Public Relations Shirley Freyer at 724-352-1571, ext. 8266.