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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


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


Delicious Dining & Apples and Carrot Salad Recipe

Delicious Dining & Apples and Carrot Salad Recipe

Dining at Green Hill is a highlight of our resident’s day.  Chef Jomar and Nutritionist Michiko Tomioka enjoy hosting monthly Superfood demonstrations. Residents learn about ingredients used in the delicious and healthy recipes made fresh in the Green Hill kitchen. At the demos, Chef prepares the recipe and then residents then sample the results. Delicious!… read more