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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

“Do a little big thing” during Alzheimer’s Week

All of us can “do a little big thing” to work toward a world free of Alzheimer’ Disease, said Carrie Mueller, Director of Outreach and communications for the Alzheimer’s Association Miami Valley Chapter, during an Alzheimer’s Awareness Week kickoff event at Bethany Village on Monday, Sept. 23. More than 100 purple-clad residents and staff gathered […]

Exercise at 101: Joe’s daily way of life

At 101, Joe Wanner doesn’t miss a day of exercise. See Joe’s workout video. He takes a daily one-mile walk inside Bethany Village.  He goes to the retirement community’s Fitness Center three afternoons a week to do a half-hour workout on the step machine and then upper body exercises. He does all that after his 40-minute routine […]

Enjoy summer concerts with Bethany Village and Graceworks at Home

Stop at our table when you are enjoying upcoming concerts in the 2013 Centerville Summer Concert Series. Bethany Village and Graceworks at Home are proud to serve as platinum sponsors for the series, presented by the Centerville Arts Commission. Aug. 18, 7 p.m.: The hometown Centerville Community Band plays every type of music from jazz […]