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LeadingAge Releases NORC Baby Boomer Survey

LeadingAge releases results of NORC survey on how older Baby Boomers, aged 60-72, envision their life if or when they may need long-term senior care services. It’s an interesting read that will resonate with many of us active Boomers who are not yet ready to think about aging plans. Safety was found to be the… read more


Depression Risks for Older Adults

Depression Risks for Older Adults

Seasonal Affective Disorder symptoms peak in February. There continues to be a significant decrease in daylight hours which affects mood. The cold weather means more time spent indoors which can cause feelings of isolation. This is especially true for older adults and those with mobility problems. Seasonal Affective Disorder symptoms caused by environmental circumstances can… read more


Happy and Healthy Holidays To You and Your Elders

Happy and Healthy Holidays To You and Your Elders

The holidays are a wonderful time to share with the older adults in your life. Keep in mind a few simple tips to ensure that your holidays go smoothly for you and your loved ones. Gift Giving with Purpose Consider interactive gifts like games or crafts that can provide an activity for senior loved ones… read more


Importance of Flu Shots and Other Inoculations for Seniors

Importance of Flu Shots and Other Inoculations for Seniors

It is that time of year again when people start getting colds and flu symptoms. Angie knows her coworkers will be spreading these illnesses around the office. Caring for her senior mother at home, Angie must be diligent about not getting sick or exposing her mother to germs. To prevent the flu, Angie will be… read more


Free & Discount Tickets Available for Changing Aging Events When You Book a Personalized Tour of Green Hill By Oct 31st

2018 Changing Aging Tour Comes to Green Hill The 3-day Tour will be held November 7th through 9th The Changing Aging Tour is coming to northern New Jersey and spending time at Green Hill Senior Living in West Orange. The Changing Aging Tour helps communities become more age-friendly.  The program is a remarkable 3-day spectacle utilizing… read more


Best Life: Supporting Individuals with Dementia for a Rich and Rewarding Life

Best Life Training. Seventeen GH staff members participated in this intensive, Part 1, 3-day seminar. Americans are living longer and generally healthier lives due to advances in medicine, healthcare and a clearer understanding of the connection between nutrition and exercise. We are also becoming more familiar with the neurocognitive disorder called dementia that can accompany… read more


Caregiver’s Sleep Deprivation Affects Health

Caregiver’s Sleep Deprivation Affects Health

Cara is exhausted. She is the primary caregiver for her mother with dementia who lives with her. While at work Cara has home care for her mom but the nights are difficult. Her mom wakes multiple times and starts to wander about the house. Cara hasn’t felt this tired since she had a newborn. At… read more


Reducing Risk of Falls Creates Confidence for Seniors

Reducing Risk of Falls Creates Confidence for Seniors

  “Agnes had a bad fall. She got up in the middle of the night to use the bathroom and tripped on the floor mat,” my mother explained. “Her daughter found her a long time later and an ambulance took her to the hospital. I don’t know when they will let her go home.” Mom… read more


The Cardiac Effects of a Sedentary Lifestyle

The Cardiac Effects of a Sedentary Lifestyle

  Betty’s family was never the type that went to the gym or ran in marathons. As a kid, she played outdoors with her family, worked in the garden and enjoyed evening walks around the neighborhood. Her parents used to dance – both out on the town and around the house. Now at age 60,… read more