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Judy Budi Appointed as a Board Trustee for Bowling Green State University

Governor Mike DeWine has appointed Judy Budi, Graceworks President and CEO, as a board trustee for Bowling Green State University–her undergraduate alma mater. Judy Budi, class of ’85, joined the BGSU Board of Trustees on Sept. 1, and will serve on the BGSU Board of Trustees through 2027. Judy’s appointment fills a vacancy on the […]

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 […]

Bethany Village Placed Top Spot for Both “Best Nursing & Rehabilitation Center” and “Best Assisted Living” Facility

We counted on staff, family and community votes to help us achieve the title of “Best in Dayton”— and are excited to announce that those efforts paid off!  Bethany Village placed in the top spot for both “Best Nursing & Rehabilitation Center” AND “Best Assisted Living” facility in’s contest. As part of the voting […]

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 […]

Six Bethany Village Employees Awarded Sloan Scholarships

Six Bethany Village employees, enrolled in nursing school, were awarded Sloan Scholarships ranging between $1,000 and $5,000. This year $22,000 in scholarships were made possible by the late Dr. Malachi W. Sloan II, a retired physician and Bethany Village resident.  Dr. Sloan established the fund to encourage individuals to further their educations in nursing – […]

Staying in the Family – Graceworks Enhanced Living

A core part of our mission is supporting adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities with dignity and wholeness. Our culture of faithful caring led Graceworks Enhanced Living staff to go above and beyond when a recent move increased the distance between Trent and his family. Trent had never lived alone before he joined the family […]

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 […]

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 […]