Resident Shares Good Feelings Forward

Nicole, a Graceworks Enhanced Living resident, recently realized a lifelong dream of seeing her beloved Cincinnati Bengals play live at Paul Brown Stadium. She chose the “Battle of Ohio” against the Cleveland Browns as her first live game. That match-up took place on November 5. A Bengals victory and the awe of the live game […]

Graceworks Values shown in Messiah Community

Kristina Hawkey, Service Coordinator at Messiah Community, Urbana, Ohio, is a Certified Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) volunteer. She volunteers her time to help seniors make informed decisions about Medicare. OSHIIP is a program run by the Ohio Department of Insurance. It helps Medicare beneficiaries get unbiased free information allowing the beneficiaries to […]

Gifts of Toys and Messages of God’s Love Given

Several residents and staff members from St. Paul Trinity Community located in Maysville, Kentucky, filled more than 20 shoe boxes to be given to children in desperate need around the world through the Operation Christmas Child Program. Resident Charlotte suggested the program to Bethany Hayslip, Service Coordinator, who recalled the program from previous years’ participation.  […]

Lisa Berkemeier appointed to LeadingAge Indiana and LeadingAge Ohio positions

Lisa Berkemeier, Administrator of Graceworks Housing Services, has shown dedication to low income seniors and senior housing properties for more than fifteen years.  Over the years, Lisa has worked both with LeadingAge Indiana and LeadingAge Ohio. Recently, Lisa was appointed as a member of the LeadingAge Indiana Board of Directors, class of 2018.  Beginning in December, Lisa will […]

Redeemer Community Celebrates Volunteers

On April 17, Redeemer Community held a volunteer appreciation luncheon for 25 of their volunteers who are also residents of the community. Jenny Warner of East Dayton Senior Collaborative was a guest speaker that gave a motivating speech highlighting various types of volunteers: purposeful, seasonal, and accidental. One resident volunteer is a purposeful volunteer who […]

Spirits brightened through Java Music Club

“Helps to lift my spirits and deal with loneliness,” states resident Roberta about the Java Music Club program meetings now being held at Graceworks Housing Services Good Shepard Community. The need for meaningful human connection and belonging is both physiological and psychological. Loneliness is a distressing feeling and a chronic subjective experience but is not the […]

Pie Baking 101

What started out as two college students looking for volunteer hours turned into an inter-generational learning experience at Lutheran Community, part of Graceworks Housing Services, in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. The students wanted to volunteer by sharing their love of baking with the residents and arranged to bake pies. They also shared that they would like to open their […]

Dave Jackson Earns Housing Customer Service Award Given During Christmas Party

Each year Graceworks Housing Services selects an employee that illustrates outstanding customer service from across 18 communities in the tri-state region.  The award is given to the person or team that exemplifies our mission, our customer service philosophy, and our Faithful Caring tenants while acting as an inspiration to others.  The award is announced and […]