Graceworks stained glass
Graceworks stained glass

Grace Lutheran Residents Appreciate Bread of Life Volunteers

Graceworks Housing Services provides safe and comfortable homes for seniors with limited incomes. Housing services partners with many nonprofit organizations in their respective geographic locations. Grace Lutheran is located in Greensburg, Indiana. One Greensburg-area nonprofit is The Greensburg Community Bread of Life, which formed in 2002. Their mission is “Faithfully working together to provide a […]

Free Nutritional Meals for Messiah Community Residents

Messiah Community, Urbana Ohio, has recently started a new affiliation with LifeCare Alliance.  A new dining program has been established where Messiah’s residents, low income seniors, are served a free nutritious meal each week. Residents select their meal choices from two hot and one cold option. The meals are planned by a dietician.  Each meal […]

IT Education for Lutheran Community Residents

Residents from Lutheran Community, a Graceworks Housing Services property in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, are excited about a volunteer who is teaching computer skills.  The volunteer, Toni-Ann is an employee of The Kroger Company and works in their IT Department.  She has been an IT specialist for over 20 years.  Toni-Ann reached out to Lutheran Community by […]

Grace Lutheran Remodels

For the residents of Grace Lutheran, located in Greensburg, Indiana, 2015 and 2016 are years of remodeling. The Housing Services community benefited from cost savings generated by refinancing. Over four hundred thousand dollars were freed up and earmarked for capital projects to the community, including the creation of a wellness center, upgraded laundry facilities and […]

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 […]