ENHANCED LIVING

Serving Neighbors in Need

Graceworks Board Members and the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church congregation recently blessed our Enhanced Living individuals with special baskets.

Enhancing Lives Every Day: The Value of Activity-based Programs for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Day programs, such as those offered by Graceworks Enhanced Living, provide a place for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to be active within their community and socialize with others, outside of a home environment. These coordinated programs give participants the independence and freedom to be themselves and pursue their interests, while at the same […]

Community Living Promotes Independence for Individuals with Disabilities

It can be difficult for caregivers of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to “let go” and allow them to find a more independent lifestyle. As with any change, there is always a natural fear of the unknown. Caregivers may ask themselves questions like: Will he be able to get along on his own? Will […]

What is the Value of Community Inclusion?

Everyone deserves the right to be fully included and immersed in their community and enjoy opportunities to live, learn, grow, work and socialize with others side by side. This includes older adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities, who need varying levels of support with things like transportation, shopping for groceries and clothes, and finding community […]

2019 Torchbearer Celebration – Enhanced Living

Thank you to all our Enhanced Living Torchbearers. You demonstrate Faithful Caring through gentle teaching every day!

Graceworks Enhanced Living Resident Celebrates His 70th Birthday!

Graceworks Enhanced Living resident Greg hit a major milestone on March 11 – he turned 70!  Some of the staff from Enhanced Living surprised Greg with lunch, cake and gifts for his special day. Greg is a huge Cincinnati Reds and Bengals fan and enjoys watching them on TV.  Greg used to like to attend […]

Graceworks Enhanced Living Day Program Clients Spend Time At NCAA Basketball Practice

Graceworks Enhanced Living works hard to make the dreams of our residents and clients come true. On Tuesday, March 14th, clients of the Dayton Day Program got to experience some fun on the basketball court by attending the NCAA First Four College Basketball practice at University of Dayton arena. Many teams were at UD to […]

Dayton Day Program Celebrates Election Day

Enhanced Living residents and members of the Dayton Day Program learned about choice this week. The activity coincided with the 2016 presidential election. The Day Program staff wanted residents and members to learn about how elections are a chance for individual voices to be heard. Elections teach skills like communication and decision making. Graceworks Enhanced […]