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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


Medication Management Tips for Seniors

Medication Management Tips for Seniors

It seems to Alice that each time she goes to the doctor she is given a new prescription for another ailment. At 85, she knows that she needs some of these pills but doubts she needs all of them. There are so many pill bottles on her counter now with differing doses, combinations and times… read more


Social and Cognitive Activity Benefits Aging Health

Social and Cognitive Activity Benefits Aging Health

Bob constantly amazes his friends with his quick wit and intellect. At 93, he still drives, plays bridge and attends concerts. Bob credits his active lifestyle and cognitive abilities to the word game that he loves. Nearly every day he sits in his favorite chair, picks up a pad of paper and pen, takes a… read more


In-Home Care vs. Assisted Living – Choice, Funding and Cost Comparison

In-Home Care vs. Assisted Living – Choice, Funding and Cost Comparison

Ann knows that she needs support at home for bathing, dressing, cooking, housework and keeping up with her medications, as her arthritis can make her immobile some days. Ann has also been extremely lonely since her husband passed away. She pays for a service to mow her lawn and shovel the snow but there is… read more


The Need for Caregiver Support

The Need for Caregiver Support

Supporting the Family Caregiver John is exhausted. He has a highly stressful career and a wife and three children to support. Each day, after on his return from work, he stops by his mother Shirley’s house to feed her dinner and help her get ready for bed. Then he heads home where his wife Barbara… read more


June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

The Creation of the Alzheimer’s Association In 1980, the Alzheimer’s Association was founded by individuals and family caregivers who recognized the need for advocacy and research to fight the disease. President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in 1983. At the time, fewer than 2 million Americans had been diagnosed with the… read more


Is Your Loved One Ready for Assisted Living Care?

Is Your Loved One Ready for Assisted Living Care?

Anna noticed that her Dad was losing weight. It had been three months since her mother passed away. Although she stopped by to visit him at least four times a week and made him food that she put in his refrigerator, he didn’t seem to be eating it. His clothes were disheveled and she noticed… read more


Green Hill Featured on Patch

Green Hill Featured on Patch

Green Hill SAGECare Platinum designation covered by Patch.com.  West Orange Senior Home Preps For Growing LGBT Population This New Jersey senior living community provides training for caregivers about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. By Eric Kiefer (Patch Staff) – May 1, 2017 Article includes SAGECare Resources video on training for LGBT care.  


Barbara Heins Retires From Green Hill After 35 Years of Dedicated Service

Barbara Heins Retires From Green Hill After 35 Years of Dedicated Service

Barbara Heins, the much beloved Administrative Assistant, who has been an integral member of the Green Hill family for over 35 years, retired on March 31st.  Ms. Heins began her career at the age of sixteen in office management working for companies such as Continental Insurance and Blue Cross. Ms. Heins joined the Green Hill… read more