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Take Care of Your Heart this Heart Health Month

Take Care of Your Heart this Heart Health Month

Alice knows that February is Heart Health Month. What better time than now for her to make sure that she is taking the right steps to protect her heart, and her partner’s? They are both turning 65 this year and Ann has a history of heart disease in her family. Alice will make an appointment… read more


Medicare Enrollment Readiness

Medicare Enrollment Readiness

  John has a list of New Year’s resolutions for 2018 including how to celebrate his 65th birthday. John considered adding “sign up for Medicare” to his resolution list, but with the conflicting healthcare plan information flooding the news and what he’s been reading on the internet, John isn’t really clear about his Medicare eligibility,… read more


Winter Nutrition Focuses on Green

Winter Nutrition Focuses on Green

Kale Salad with Carrot Dressing  by Michiko Tomioka, RD Kale is a rich source of lutein and zeaxanthin, vitamin A, vitamin K and calcium to help healthier bones. Your body needs fat to absorb lutein and zeaxanthin, so it’s perfect pair with this supper healthy carrot dressing, with contain olive oil and sesame seeds. Carrot is… read more


Diana Werner’s “Herstoric” Life

Diana Werner’s “Herstoric” Life

Diana Werner appears unassuming as she rolls herself around Green Hill with her bag of knitting on her lap and her handbag hanging from the handlebars of her wheel chair. At 90 years of age, Diana is busy participating in the Senior Service Club programs, knitting hats for the premature babies in local hospitals, and… read more


Antibiotic Stewardship for Seniors

Antibiotic Stewardship for Seniors

The bronchitis Rose had been suffering from just wouldn’t seem to go away. Her doctor gave her an antibiotic, but it gave her diarrhea and made her dizzy and nauseous. Rose wondered if the side effects of the antibiotic she was experiencing had something to do with her age. At 75, she is relatively healthy,… read more


Our Green House Homes at Green Hill are In The News!

Green Hill’s Green House® Homes are featured in Paula Span’s wonderful article about the Green House Project in The New Old Age, in the New York Times. Read it here on line!


Plan for a Happy and Safe Holiday Season for your Senior Citizen

Plan for a Happy and Safe Holiday Season for your Senior Citizen

The holidays are a wonderful time to share with the senior citizens 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 stimulate your seniors mind and utilize dexterity…. read more


6 Tips for Healthy Senior Nutrition

6 Tips for Healthy Senior Nutrition

Annie’s doctor told her she needs to eat more but she just doesn’t have the desire to shop or cook. Frankly, she has found the older she gets, the less hungry she has become. Plus, eating less has saved her much needed money to pay her energy bills. A cup of tea and a small… read more


Creating Welcoming Continuum of Care Communities for LGBT Seniors

Creating Welcoming Continuum of Care Communities for LGBT Seniors

Dan has lived alone in New York City since his partner died ten years ago. He has had a number of illnesses and is having trouble with shopping, meal preparation and personal grooming. His friends who have not already passed away from the AIDS epidemic are doing so now from old age. He knows now… 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