Annual Report 2016

IMPACT. That’s a word often associated with nonprofit organizations. “What’s their impact? How do they make an impact on the lives of those they serve? What are the results of their impact?” All perfectly good and reasonable questions that...

Winter 2016 Newsletter

As a child, Harold dreamed of becoming an astronaut. Early in his promising career as an engineer, Harold was diagnosed with schizophrenia, a mental disorder that can’t be cured, but treatment may help. Since joining the Chums program five...

Fall 2016 Newsletter

Fall 2016 Newsletter. Twenty-five years is a milestone for any business, but especially for Life Essentials. We started as a small grassroots organization serving seniors with mental illness and have grown into this amazing organization that makes a difference...

Annual Report 2015

When her Guardian Angel Christy walked in, Louise couldn’t help but smile. These women, who had been strangers just a year ago, now had a true friendship. They chatted a while, sharing stories about growing up and Christy listened...

Annual Report 2014

On Wednesday, November 13, 2013, Life Essentials was given the Community Impact Award at the annual Access to Justice Awards Gala. The Community Impact Award, given by Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Advocates for Basic Legal Equality and the...

Annual Report 2013

Life Essentials went through many changes over the last year. Staff offices were moved to the heart of Downtown Dayton, staff increased their training activities to learn from peers, experts and the legal community and significant changes were made...

Fall 2014 Newsletter

This year, Life Essentials introduced the Guardian Angel Volunteer program to train adult volunteers to be friendly visitors who monitor the well-being, health and safety of adults under guardianship during monthly visits. Life Essentials’ staff provides formal training to...