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Coping With the Loss of a Spouse – Chapter 1

April 22
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The following article was written by Richard Sater, who cared for his wife, Dolores, for over a decade as she battled Parkinson's disease. While he was Dolores' main caregiver, she did use Concordia for a few short-term rehab stays, and attended Adult Day Services two or three half-days a week for a year. His hope is that by reading this story, spouses who have experienced the loss of a husband or wife can be more prepared for some of the challenges that may lie ahead.

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Over 150 Attend Concordia at Rebecca Residence 10th Anniversary/Chapel Dedication

April 15
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Palm Sunday seemed the perfect time for “opening the doors of faith” to the community at Concordia at Rebecca Residence – and the sunshine and warm temperatures created a standing-room-only crowd.

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Dedication of Concordia at Rebecca Residence Chapel Scheduled at 10th Anniversary Celebration

April 1
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Concordia at Rebecca Residence will dedicate its new chapel on Palm Sunday, April 13 at 1:30 p.m. as the facility celebrates its 10th Anniversary as a member of the Concordia Lutheran Ministries family of locations. All are invited to attend the event from 1 - 3 p.m.

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Call to Care: For Better or For Worse (part 2)

March 25
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Today's post is from Concordia Chaplain Rev. Roger Nuerge and is part 11 of the "Call to Care" series. Concordia's Chaplaincy Department actively contributes to our residents' well being.

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5 Spring Activities for Seniors (2014)

March 18
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After the difficult winter weather we've had at the Concordia senior care locations in western PA and eastern OH this year, we couldn't be happier that spring is finally showing its beautiful face! The official start is March 20, and before we know it, the buds will be on the trees, the flowers will be sprouting bulbs and baseball season will be in full swing.

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Think Spring! Upcoming Events at Concordia

March 11
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Raise your hand if you're tired of winter... We're extremely ready to usher in spring here at Concordia, especially after the nice weather we've had this week. :)

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Addressing the Retirement Community Concerns

March 4
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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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Good Samaritan Hospice Volunteers Create Personalized Memory Quilts

February 25
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Below is a story on how one specific group of Good Samaritan Hospice volunteers makes a tremendous impact on families, published in a past 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. Enjoy!

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New Chapel at Rebecca Residence Nearing Completion

February 18
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Have you ever seen Concordia at Rebecca Residence? It's one of those places that pictures, as beautiful as they might be, don't even do it justice. Since joining the Concordia family in 2004, many upgrades - both big and small - have helped make this location one of the premier facilities for short-term rehab, long-term nursing care and personal care services in the north Pittsburgh region.

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Advice for a long, healthy marriage from Concordia residents

February 11
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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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