Concordia Life Plan Community honored its employees with an awards banquet at Messiah Lutheran Church, and chose five employees out of more than 130 to recognize individually. Deanna Marler was named employee of the year, a title recognizing hospitality, professionalism, enthusiasm and respect. Marler is a certified nursing assistant at Concordia. “I’m incredibly honored to be awarded employee of the year,” Marler said. “I feel blessed to work with, and for, an incredible group of people, and I am grateful …Continue Reading
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I recently sat down over coffee with four residents at Concordia Life Care Community in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. May is Older Americans Month, so I recruited their assistance for this blog post, inviting them to discuss things that seniors fear and share insights that resonated with them. These insights encompass fears, needs, concerns, and feelings that were a common thread among the group. Here are the fears they shared.. 1) Running out of money. This was a hot …Continue Reading
Independent living resident Norma Schafer and CNA Gilda Abraham walked a combined 244,515 steps — more than 115 miles — in just one week to win Concordia Life Plan Community’s first-ever walk-a-thon. The partner team was one of 30 independent living resident and staff member teams to participate in the week-long Concordia Cup competition lasting April 25 – May 2. Even though participants were not required to walk with their partners, many opted to hold each other accountable by sticking …Continue Reading
Wellness on Wheels grew from seven to 54 clinics annually since 2013 This month, Concordia Life Care Community celebrates the anniversary of its Wellness on Wheels program, created in April 2013 to provide vital health screening and education free of charge to older adults and seniors in and near Oklahoma County. In three years, the program has grown from seven free senior wellness clinics in its first year to more than 54 clinics. Held at area churches, nonprofits, civic organizations, and …Continue Reading