Scholarships Awarded to Four Concordia Associates

As part of Concordia Life Care Community’s commitment to excellence for those they serve, the Northwest Oklahoma City senior retirement community also encourages associates to pursue educational opportunities for excellence in their desired field of study. Scholarships are available to part-time and full-time Concordia associates who have been employed with the organization for a minimum of six months.

Associates wishing to elevate their careers may choose any field of study. This could include pursuing education in culinary arts, science and technology, medical and nursing fields, and beyond. This program also encourages associates to explore advanced training in their area of expertise.

2015 Career-elevating scholarships were awarded to Concordia associates Alma DeOme, Charity Karanja, Teddy Turner, and Mahogany Williams. These deserving recipients are pursuing careers in the field of nursing and occupational therapy.
“The Concordia Community Scholarship Program has granted eight scholarships to date,” said Chief Operating Officer/ Executive Director, Danny Eischen. “and helped countless residents and their families, through improved quality of service and care. This program encourages education among our Associates, and benefits those who call Concordia home.”

Concordia extends their gratitude to the 2015 Scholarship Committee Members; Dr. John Reed, Fran Morris, Robert Namken, Paige Mills-Haag and Danny Eischen.

More than $10,000 is needed for the Concordia Community Scholarship Program to fulfill the need for 2016 scholarships. A gift of $100,000 or above would allow Concordia to begin an endowment for this program. A gift of $1,000,000 or above would allow Concordia the remarkable honor of naming this scholarship program after you, into perpetuity.

For more information about Concordia Life Care Community or the Concordia Community Scholarship Program, call 405-720-7200 or visit

About Concordia Life Care Senior Living

Concordia is a Life Care retirement community offering maintenance-free living in spacious residences with access to on-site assisted living and memory support services, as well as skilled nursing care, if ever needed. Concordia Life Care is not-for-profit life care retirement community located in northwest Oklahoma City and is owned by Lutheran Senior Citizens, Inc. (LSCI). For more information, call (405) 720-7200 or visit