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Green Hill Celebrates 150 Years

Green Hill Celebrates 150 Years

2016 marks a very important milestone in the history of Green Hill. It marks a century and a half, 150 years, of our community providing quality, compassionate care for New Jersey seniors. Over those 150 years we have evolved and innovated, but never straying from our not-for-profit mission to house, heal and nurture. We invite… read more


Toni’s Tips: Caution When Holiday Eating

Waistlines in Middle Age Can Affect Cognitive Abilities in Old Age By Toni Lynn Davis MHA, CNHA, FACHCA It Is holiday time, and the food and drink are flowing. Studies show that the average American gains at least five pounds during the holiday season and most do not take it off when the holidays are… read more


Tips for Seniors: Protecting from Falls

Tips for Seniors: Protecting from Falls

By Toni Lynn Davis MHA, CNHA, FACHCA Falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults. As the weather turns cold and the outdoors becomes slippery it is especially important to be mindful of protecting seniors from slips and falls. There are a greater number of falling hazards in one’s home. Here are some… read more


Tips for Seniors: Get Your Shots Before You Get Flu or Pneumonia

Tips for Seniors: Get Your Shots Before You Get Flu or Pneumonia

By Toni Lynn Davis MHA, CNHA, FACHCA Senior Citizens are especially vulnerable to the flu and the added threat of pneumonia. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that most everyone should get inoculated but identify seniors as they are at higher risk of developing serious flu related symptoms. The CDC notes that the… read more


Toni’s Tips: Senior Pedestrian Safety

Toni’s Tips: Senior Pedestrian Safety

By Toni Lynn Davis MHA, CNHA, FACHCA As the weather cools it’s the perfect time to get outside for a walk. Walking is a healthy form of exercise for senior citizens, and the beautiful fall weather, and colors are good for the spirit as well as the body. “Older pedestrians in New Jersey are more… read more


Green Hill Inc. Celebrates National Grandparents Day & National Assisted Living Week September 7th – 13th

Green Hill Inc. Celebrates National Grandparents Day & National Assisted Living Week September 7th – 13th

West Orange, NJ, September 8, 2014; September 7th through September 13th is National Assisted Living Week, beginning with National Grandparents Day. Green Hill Inc. will be hosting a series of events celebrating seniors and the caregivers, families and living facilities that support their quality of life. National Grandparents Day has been celebrated in the US… read more


Toni’s Tips: Making Plans for Long-Term Care

By Toni Lynn Davis, MHA, CNHA, FACHCA CEO and President Green Hill Inc. Time after time I have family members call us at Green Hill to make immediate or emergency arrangements to place an elder in our long-term care residence. Almost always they are unprepared for the complex steps involved in selecting a residence that… read more


3rd Annual Green House Block Party

3rd Annual Green House Block Party

West Orange, NJ August 16. 2014; Green Hill Inc., held its third annual Green House Block Party, an intergenerational event, for residents of the Green House® Homes and their families. The traditional style family picnic included fresh food, barbecued on grills by staff, and homemade side dishes prepared in the Green House Homes kitchens by… read more


Skin Care is Health Care for Seniors

Skin Care is Health Care for Seniors

Tips for Seniors By Toni Lynn Davis, MHA, CNHA, FACHCA CEO and President Green Hill Inc. As we age our skin becomes much thinner and therefore more vulnerable, injuring much easier and healing slower than when we were younger. Seniors are prone to skin problems ranging from itching, scaling, and mild dryness to serious skin… read more