Downsizing Belongings for the Move to a Senior Living Community

Downsizing Belongings for the Move to a Senior Living Community

Becky knows that her parents should be planning to relocate to a senior living community. Their house takes a lot of physical and financial resources to maintain. She worries about the yard work, snow removal and the two flights of stairs. While her Mom and Dad agree that they should move, they are frightened by… read more


Healthy Aging for Women

Healthy Aging for Women

In 1866, thirteen Newark women founded The Society for Relief of the Respectable Aged Women, known now as Green Hill Senior Living. The nonprofit began as a home for the thirteen widowed and unmarried women, where they would share companionship and assistance with their daily living tasks. In 1866, average life expectancy for Caucasian women… read more


Music Lifts Mood and Memory in Seniors with Dementia

Music Lifts Mood and Memory in Seniors with Dementia

Alice has lived in a Green House Home® at Green Hill for a little more than a month and still has difficulties adjusting to her new environment. Alice suffers from dementia. She struggles focusing on daily living tasks and group activities, and repeatedly asks to go home. Her family is happy she is in a… read more


What to Expect after Hip Replacement Surgery

What to Expect after Hip Replacement Surgery

Jim knows it’s time to replace his left hip. The pain has been increasing over the past few years and it is now impossible to ignore. He can no longer play golf, has trouble getting out of bed in the morning and needs pain medication to get through the day. Jim understands what’s involved in… read more


Starting the Conversation about Future Health Needs

Starting the Conversation about Future Health Needs

  Sarah’s parents want to age at home. That’s what they have always told her and her brother Sam. With their 80th birthday celebration planned for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Sarah and Sam have been discussing what may happen if one of their parents got ill or developed dementia. Sarah knows that a detailed discussion… read more


Safe at Home: Senior Safety Tips for Fall Prevention and Other Hazards

Safe at Home: Senior Safety Tips for Fall Prevention and Other Hazards

Ann and Bob love their life of independence. At 85 and 86, respectively, they would like to remain in their home for as long as possible. Lately, Ann has been feeling vulnerable. She heard that seniors have an increased risk of being the target of a crime. She wakes every night to sounds in the… read more