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 […]

PNC Bank wins Philanthropy Award, nominated by Graceworks

PNC Bank has been awarded the 2013 Philanthropy Award as Outstanding Large Corporation, as nominated by Graceworks Lutheran Services, as part of the National Philanthropy Day celebration by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Dayton Region Chapter. The Philanthropy Awards program recognizes outstanding achievement by individuals, foundations and corporate philanthropists. Awards will be presented on Tuesday, Nov. […]

Bethany residents “Make Someone Smile” this week

Dorothy likes to share her smiles with others, as she demonstrated during national “Make Someone Smile” week, July 22-26. She and other residents of the Cascade community in the Bethany Village retirement community  helped create smiley-face T-shirts for staff and residents to wear. But they didn’t stop with just circles and dots and a smile […]