NEWS

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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 […]

Graceworks Spring Appeal

Graceworks Lutheran Services helps people experience dignity and wholeness by delivering Faithful Caring to some of the most vulnerable members of our community. In early March, I became President and CEO of Graceworks. I am humbled at the opportunity to lead so many wonderful employees in our ministry of caring. Each day, they improve the […]

5 Things to Know About Aging in Place

Today’s seniors are healthier, more active and have more choices than ever before, and many are choosing to “age in place.” As it implies, aging in place refers to the decision to remain living in your own home for as long as it makes sense to your health and well-being. And, just like all of […]

Graceworks Names New Human Resources Vice President

Centerville, Ohio (May 28, 2019) – Graceworks Lutheran Services is pleased to announce Dawn Barhorst as its new Vice President of Human Resources. Barhorst will be in charge of recruiting, benefits, training and volunteer programs. As Vice President of Human Resources, Barhorst will lead a human resources and talent team that is refocusing on employee […]