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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


Women and Aging – Health Strategies Pt 2

Women and Aging – Health Strategies Pt 2

Women and Aging Part 2: Emotional Health, Appearance and Sexuality in Aging Women Older women experience marginalization at a higher rate than men and feel less valued as they age. Many women over 60 express a feeling of invisibility in public and at work. Women face added societal pressures that discriminate on appearance, level of… read more


Women and Aging – Health Strategies Pt 1

Women and Aging – Health Strategies Pt 1

Women and Aging Part 1: Healthy Aging Tips and Strategies In 1865 the US civil war ended leaving behind widows and grieving mothers. In 1866 13 women in Newark, New Jersey without husbands and sons to care for them, created The Home For Respectable Aged Women where they could age together. 153 years later 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


VOTE FOR US BEST OF ESSEX!

VOTE FOR US BEST OF ESSEX!

Green Hill brought home the silver in the Best of Essex contest in the category of Senior Living in 2017. This year Green Hill is going for the gold. With the launch of the Green Hill LGBT Senior Housing and Care program and the Best Life Care program for seniors living with dementia added to… read more