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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 Lutheran Services Named Large Business of the Year by City of Centerville

Centerville, Ohio (May 15, 2019) – On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, Graceworks Lutheran Services was named Large Business of the Year at the annual Centerville Mayor’s Breakfast. Graceworks is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Centerville, Ohio. The organization has four service lines including Bethany Village, a continuing care retirement community, Graceworks at Home that helps […]

Update: Bethany Village Employee Runs Boston Marathon

This is an update to a post from April 8, 2019. Christopher Kuntz is a Bethany Village resident care technician (RCT). When he is not at work, he likes to run. A lot. Chris recently ran and completed the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2019. He completed the race with a very respectable time of […]

What is the Value of Community Inclusion?

Everyone deserves the right to be fully included and immersed in their community and enjoy opportunities to live, learn, grow, work and socialize with others side by side. This includes older adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities, who need varying levels of support with things like transportation, shopping for groceries and clothes, and finding community […]

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 […]

5 Benefits of In-Home Care for Seniors

In-home care provides comfort, safety, and security for seniors who need minimal daily support and assistance. In general, there are two types of in-home care for seniors: non-medical and medical. Non-medical home care is best for seniors who need a little extra support with activities of daily living (ADLs). Caregivers provide assistance with ADLs including […]

Bethany Village Employee To Run 2019 Boston Marathon

For distance runners, there is no race more important than the Boston Marathon. Known simply as “Boston,” the race is the oldest annual marathon in the world. The event is always held the third Monday of April. For many non-elite runners, qualifying for Boston is a life-changing, bucket list item. Many train for years before […]

Leadership With Integrity

On March 3, 2019, Judy A. Budi officially became the eighth CEO of Graceworks Lutheran Services. After 20+ years with the organization in a wide range of capacities, Judy is well able to lead us forward as the future of healthcare and the workforce continues to evolve. Since 1926, the Graceworks vision of faithful caring […]