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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


It’s Time- Last Minute Tax Filings for Seniors

It’s Time- Last Minute Tax Filings for Seniors

Tax filings are due on April 17th this year. That means you have 48 additional hours to get your taxes completed or to file for an extension. Either way you should make sure you have paid all you owe for 2016 in State and Federal taxes so you don’t incur fines or penalties when you… read more


National Nutrition Month Celebrated at Green Hill with Cooking Presentation

National Nutrition Month Celebrated at Green Hill with Cooking Presentation

Advice On Aging Donna Lazartic, MBA, LNHA President/Executive Director Green Hill Inc. National Nutrition Month Celebrated at Green Hill with Cooking Presentation March is National Nutrition Month® sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The annual event is “when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to return to the basics of healthy… read more


Drilling Down on Dementia: Care Partnering and Early Stage Support

By Donna Lazartic MBA, LNHA President/Executive Director Green Hill Inc. A Caregiver and Care Partner provide different support with divergent goals for the progressive stages of dementia. A Caregiver is one who takes over the responsibility of a person’s everyday needs, and medical communications for middle and late stage dementia symptoms.  A Care Partner supports… read more


Happy Valentine’s Day and Heart Health Month From Green Hill!

Happy Valentine’s Day and Heart Health Month From Green Hill!

Love can make your heart swell or give you heart break. A healthy heart is a must in matters of love and life. Remember February is Heart Health Month. Make healthy heart choices in the food that you consume and your exercise routine. Have regular checkups and know your risk factors for heart disease. Green… read more


Green Hill Snow Update

Green Hill Snow Update

February 9, 2017, West Orange, NJ: All is well at Green Hill for the first big snow of the winter. Residents are warm and toasty, getting their exercise in, socializing with friends and enjoying the beautiful snow scenes on the 23-acre property outside their windows. Maintenance has done an exemplary job, working non-stop, clearing the… read more


Advice on Aging: Healthy Winter Foods for Seniors

Advice on Aging: Healthy Winter Foods for Seniors

By Donna Lazartic, MBA, LNHA Executive Director/President Green Hill Inc. The groundhog in Punxsutawney, PA has emerged from his burrow and declared that we have six more weeks of winter ahead. That means we need to stay focused on our healthy winter food choices. For the senior citizen, making sure they stay healthy during the… read more