HOUSING SERVICES

3 Reasons Affordable Housing Promotes Healthier Aging

We all deserve quality, safe housing that is also affordable. Living in the right housing environment promotes better mental and physical health and a better quality of life for everyone. These positive outcomes, in turn, support healthier communities. Affordable housing is especially important to the well-being of seniors. Housing instability–such as high housing costs or […]

Bridging Generational Divides Through Technology

In our ever-changing digital world, it can be difficult to keep up with the latest technological trends. But it can be especially frustrating for older adults, who may be learning technology for the first time. While today’s teens grew up surrounded by smartphones, wireless internet, and social networking sites, the digital world is a relatively […]

The Importance of Affordable and Accessible Housing for Older Adults

As the Baby Boomer generation ages, it’s projected that the number of Americans over the age of 65 will more than double by 2040, increasing to about 91 million. The rapid growth of the senior population means that there will be an increased need for housing options that are safe, affordable, and accessible for older […]

Graceworks Housing Services: Messiah Community Service Coordinator Receives 2019 LifeCare Alliance Award

Lisa Ebert, Service Coordinator of Messiah Community, located in Urbana, Ohio, was recently awarded the Champaign County Dining Center Spirit Award from community partner LifeCare Alliance. Messiah Community hosts a congregate lunch site every Tuesday. This lunch offers the residents a choice of a hot or cold meal each week, with juice or milk and […]

LeAnnea Taylor Wins Customer Service Award

Each year Graceworks Housing Services selects an employee that illustrates outstanding customer service from across 18 communities in the tristate region. The award is given to the person that exemplifies our mission, our customer service philosophy, and our Faithful Caring tenants while acting as an inspiration to others. The award is announced and presented at […]

Graceworks Housing Services: Grace Lutheran Community Awarded Two Grants

Grace Lutheran Community, located in Greensburg, Indiana, was awarded two grants from the Decatur County Community Foundation and the Agriculture Field of Interest Fund. A total of $1435.75 was awarded to the community to purchase handicap accessible raised plant beds to allow all of the residents to enjoy summer gardening. In addition to the grants, […]

Graceworks Housing Services: United Way of Scott County Annual Day of Caring

St. James Community, located in Scottsburg, Indiana, was recently blessed by the employees of Multi-Color Corporation who donated their time and lots of hard work during the annual United Way of Scott County Day of Caring. The Multi-Color Corporation spent several hours one evening in May completing several projects outside the property of St. James […]

Graceworks Housing Services Are LeadingAge ‘STARS’

The LeadingAge Ohio Stars program recognizes non-management employees who demonstrate an outstanding work ethic and commitment to not-for-profit values. Our measure of a 2018 Star is that they reflect Faithful Caring in their everyday work. “It is evident in reading each submission form that all of our staff that were nominated are winners,” says John […]