Members of the Glen Ridge Key club joined elders in Easter Egg decorating at Green Hill on Saturday March 19th. Click here for photos from the event.
Elders enjoyed Irish coffee, homemade soda bread and entertainment at the Green Hill St. Patrick’s Day party. Goodie bags were made by the 8th grade confirmation class of Our Lady of the Lake parish in Verona. Click here to see photos from the event.
West Orange, New Jersey, February 9, 2016; Everyone enjoyed a day of New Orleans celebrations at Green Hill in West Orange on Fat Tuesday, Tuesday Feb 9th. Elders danced, sang along and danced to NOLA music played by David Rimelis on banjo and fiddle. Cocktails and Cajun inspired tasty treats were served and elders dazzled… read more
On Thursday December 10th, legislation S-2878, introduced by NJ State Senators Stack and Weinberg on increasing the ratio of Certified Nursing Assistants to patients in nursing homes, was presented to the Senate Health, Human Services & Senior Citizens Committee. Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) work under the direction of a licensed nurse to assist residents with… read more
Alzheimer’s and Dementia symptoms, once a private family and healthcare issue have become a main stream subject of eldercare and the effects on residents and family members a subject of movies, books and talk shows. Even with all of the information available to families and caregivers, many questions remain about how to relate to the… read more
Toni Lynn Davis, Executive Director/President Green Hill Inc., MHA, CNHA, FACHCA As the executive director and president of Green Hill, and one who is active in the elder care advocacy community in New Jersey, I receive many calls from people looking for advice in caring for their elder parents. In the best-case scenario, the call… read more
I once had a family member who took one of our residents out and the resident became so exhausted they had to call an ambulance. The elder was fine and back home by that evening, but to put him through a hospital visit was a very upsetting event that was not the intention of the… read more
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
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
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