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Judy’s Calling – August 2019

Technology can be a very powerful and efficient tool in this fast-moving world. But, for me, what is still the most marvelous wonder of our world is the power and impact of people.  I have seen many times over the years, the incredibly positive influence human interactions have on our health and well-being.  Particularly among […]

Bethany Village Named Employer of Choice

Centerville, Ohio (July 26, 2019) – Bethany Village, a large retirement community, has earned the distinction of Bronze Employer of Choice. More than 600 individuals work at Bethany Village. Sponsored by Graceworks Lutheran Services, Bethany Village is recognized as one of Centerville’s largest employers. LeadingAge is the advocate of non-for-profit services for older Ohioans. The organization recently selected top employers […]

What to Know Before Choosing an In-Home Care Provider

“I worry I will fall in my house and there won’t be anyone there to help me.” “Since my husband passed away, I don’t have much interest in eating well.” “I’ve lived in this house for 40 years. There’s no other place I would call home!” Do any of these statements sound familiar? While the […]

Judy’s Calling – July 2019

It seems these past few months since I stepped into the CEO role of this wonderful organization have flown by. I find each day brings fresh opportunities to build upon the Graceworks Lutheran Services legacy. When I look around at our compassionate staff dedicated to the values of faith, family and hard work, I am […]

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 […]

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 […]

Soaring to Success Becomes First Employee Resource Network® (ERN) In Southern Ohio; Graceworks Lutheran Services Is Proud Participant

Centerville, Ohio (June 5, 2019) – Graceworks Lutheran Services, a non-profit organization based in Centerville, Ohio is pleased to announce the creation of a new Employee Resource Network ® (ERN) and Success Coach. The ERN, which is a partnership of three local employers plus Graceworks, is the first of its kind in southwest Ohio. Called […]

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 […]