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Q&A with Shawn Smith, Director of Nursing at Concordia Life Plan Community

Tell us a little about you. I am originally from Okmulgee, Okla. I moved to Oklahoma City in 2010, where I have lived now for 11 years. I started working at Concordia in June 2018 as the assistant director of nursing and I was promoted to director of nursing in May 2019. Prior to working at Concordia, I worked in rehab nursing, hospice, and home health. How have things at work changed since the pandemic? Oh my – Where do I …

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KFOR: Oklahoma City nonprofit makes isolating at home more enjoyable with new program for older adults

By Hunter McEachern | April 22, 2021 | See full article here OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma City nonprofit, VillagesOKC, is making isolating at home more enjoyable for residents in independent living and long term care thanks to their new program, Porch Pals. The nonprofit is made up of elder adults who act as neighbors, helping each other when needed and even enjoying relationships with one another. Each member acts as both a volunteer and someone who can seek out assistance from others …

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KWTV: Wellness Wednesday: Porch Pals New Grant

By News 9 | April 7, 2021 | See full article and watch video here During this edition of Wellness Wednesday, we’re looking at mental health in seniors. The pandemic forces us to stay inside, separated from loved ones. But a local group, VillagesOKC Porch Pals, stepped up to relieve some of that loneliness for seniors. …

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KWTV: Something Good: Junior League Of OKC Spreading Cheer Through Chalking

By Brian Mueller | April 1, 2021 | See full article here OKLAHOMA CITY – The Junior League of Oklahoma City has been helping their community for nearly 100 years, but this year has brought quite a few challenges.  The women’s volunteer group has had to color a little outside the lines this past year to stay engaged with their community.  “We had to get creative about what we were doing because we still wanted to engage with them and we wanted to …

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