JUDY, DID YOU KNOW?

Judy Budi next to stained glass window
Graceworks CEO Judy Budi portrait

Emerging Stronger, Together

The past few months have been difficult for everyone. We’ve all experienced disruption in our normal routines—the heartache of being separated from loved ones and the looming uncertainty of the future. At Graceworks, we understand the stress caused by COVID-19 and empathize with the feelings of vulnerability. We serve nearly 2,400 older people, as well […]

Giving Thanks for the Graceworks Family

In a time where there is so much uncertainty, we’re all seeking moments of peace and comfort. I often find myself recalling Mister Rogers’ timeless wisdom: “Look for the helpers. You can always find people who are helping.” Helpers give us hope in the midst of life’s biggest challenges. They care for others selflessly, no […]

Judy Did You Know? – Meet Deb Lyle and Graceworks Enhanced Living

Did you know that the Graceworks Enhanced Living employees bring joy to the lives of the individuals they serve? Most people would be surprised to learn that our Enhanced Living individuals enjoy summer vacations and regular outings to fun events like Bengals and Reds games, movies, restaurants, museums and more. Many of our individuals work […]

Judy, Did You Know? Employee Service Awards

I have been thinking a lot about gratitude lately. I am so appreciative of my Graceworks coworkers, our volunteers and donors. I am blessed to see examples of Faithful Caring everyday. One of the ways we are showing appreciation to employees this year is a new service awards program. These awards recognize employees at their […]

Looking Back at 2019; Looking Ahead to 2020

A new year and a new decade bring forth many opportunities! For Graceworks, 2019 was a blessed year and 2020 is poised to be even better. Here’s a look back at our 2019: With the holiday season behind us, the New Year is often a time for resolutions and fresh routines to make our lives […]

Judy’s Calling – December 2019

What does the phrase “the power of giving” mean to you? Is it more concrete, like shopping for a Christmas present for a beloved friend or a little more abstract, such as using talents to care for someone in need? During December, we think a lot about giving. Sometimes that really does mean passing out […]

Judy’s Calling – November 2019

November officially ushers in the season of Thanksgiving. At Graceworks, we have many blessings to count. Looking back, 2019 was very good for our organization. We embraced change, celebrated new beginnings and welcomed many new residents and employees. We were recognized as the large nonprofit of the year by the City of Centerville. Later this […]

Judy’s Calling – October 2019

October is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month at Bethany Village. The Dayton-area Walk to End Alzheimer’s is set for Saturday, October 5 at Fifth Third Field. Bethany’s participation in the walk is symbolic and helps us show support in the fight against the deadly disease. Our participation acknowledges our residents who have Alzheimer’s disease and other forms […]