Better Living in Balance | Donor Spotlight

A generous grant awarded by Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has been improving wholeness of life for both rehab patients and residents at Bethany Village with the purchase of a Car Transfer Simulator and S3 Balance Bars. Jen Schoen, PT, and Tina Adamson, SLP, demonstrate the car transfer simulator in the Bethany Rehabilitation Center […]

Library Exhibit Features 101-Year-Old Nursing Care Resident’s Collaborative Artwork

Photography Project Helped Bethany Village Senior With Memory Loss Connect With Family During Visits A collaborative art series featuring the talents of long-time Bethany Village resident Wally Willaman and his son-in-law Bill Franz, an amateur photographer, will be exhibited at the Dayton Metro Library second-floor gallery through Nov. 5, 2023*. The exhibit, titled Jobs from […]

PHOTOS: 9 Bethany Village Veterans will join next Honor Flight Dayton

Nine Bethany Village residents have been selected for an Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. Honor Flight Dayton‘s mission is to take veterans who served from WWII through the end of the Vietnam Era to see their memorials. PICTURED: Veterans Teb Baines, Dennis Barber, Fred Witwer, John Linville, Gary Baker with brother Leonard Baker (not a […]

Bethany Village Sweeps 3 Senior Living Categories in Best of Dayton Contest

Counting on staff, family and community votes once again this year has paid off, as Bethany Village has swept ALL THREE categories in the 2023 Best of Dayton reader’s choice contest: Best Independent Living (new category in 2023) Best Assisted Living Facility Best Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Center Companies must first be nominated and rank among the […]

Bethany Village Nurse Wins Statewide Award

Heather Carruth, a nurse assessment coordinator at Bethany Village, has been named the winner of LeadingAge Ohio’s 2023 Excellence in Caring Award. This award is presented to a single “outstanding direct or indirect care professional or volunteer within a LeadingAge Ohio member organization who enriches the lives of those they serve and exemplifies quality of […]

Dawn Barhorst Joins Leadership Dayton Class of 2024

Graceworks Vice President of Human Resources & Chief Integrity Officer Dawn Barhorst has been selected to participate in the 2024 class of Leadership Dayton, alongside organizational leaders from throughout the Miami Valley. Leadership Dayton is a premier leadership development program designed by Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce to identify, educate and motivate a connected network […]

Connecting Seniors Online

A recent grant from Lutheran Services of America, helped to fund 16 new computer stations in 16 Graceworks Housing Services communities. HUD does not provide funds for purchasing computers. With a lack of funding for technology, many communities had older computer that were donated by the community. Providing up-to-date computers with high-speed internet access, helps […]

Passing on a Legacy of Success

We are happy to announce Bob Reichard’s promotion to Vice President of Finance. As Controller for Graceworks for the past decade, he has spent 35 (non-sequential) years with us, dubbing himself a “boomerang.” A man who loves a constant challenge, Bob’s proudest moment was completing a full Ironman triathlon. He also enjoys staying active by […]