Whether it’s a special occasion or you just want to make someone feel special, this decadent-looking dessert will bring smiles and compliments! Ingredients Cooking spray Cupcakes 1 18.25-ounce box devil’s food cake mix 1 2.5-ounce jar baby food pureed prunes 1 cup strong coffee, or 1 cup water plus 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules 3… read more
In 2001, Dr. Bill Thomas had a radical idea: instead of institutions, people should live in real homes. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation agreed. Watch what happened next.
Intergenerational event welcomed hundreds of family members to honor grandparents. On Sunday Sept 8th at 1pm the annual Grandparents Day event was held at Green Hill Inc., in West Orange. The carnival atmosphere with a Candyland theme was enhanced by the perfectly sunny and breezy weather, and the giant lollipop decorations on the 20 acre… read more
On Wednesday July 17th part 1 of the sought after seminar Hoarding Behavior: From Clutter to Chaos by Marcie Cooper, MSW, LCSW was held at Green Hill Inc. Ms. Cooper is the founder of The Hoarding Disorder Institute. Social Workers, Case Managers, RN’s and LPN’s from the region convened for a light dinner, presentation and… read more
In a July 11th article in the Newark Star Ledger it was stated that while 6.5% of New Jersey residents are seniors citizens 75 and older, they make up 13% of the pedestrian accidents. With our elders facing giving up their car keys, needing to use public transportation to get around, and walk to stores… read more
Seniors should have cell phones and use them. Nearly 90% of all people use cell phones, but only 70% of senior citizens have them and less use them regularly. While accessing the Internet is not a priority for senior mobile phone users, access to emergency services is. Whether one has lost electricity or heat due… read more
Resident Ana Maria Coppola used to raise rose bushes in her garden so her son, Peter, decided to do something special for his Mom’s birthday on June 15th. Ana Maria loves sitting outside in the courtyard near the Bunny Garden, so he decided to plant a rose garden in the courtyard for her and everyone… read more
On Wednesday, June 19th at 5PM Green Hill held its second annual Green House Block Party for residents of the Green House® Homes and their families. Food was barbecued on grills by staff and homemade side dishes prepared in the Green House Homes kitchens by Shahbazim. Strolling musicians and a game of Frisbee on the… read more
Resident Bertha Brownstein from Green House 117 enjoys visits from her granddaughter Jill, and her great-grandchildren Jonah (1) and Eli (2).
It’s almost here. Another summer is days away and it’s important to make sure we all are ready for the heat, humidity, and sun. Seniors should take special precautions when traveling, spending time out of doors, and indoors when the weather in unbearable, and while handling food. For travel make sure you have safe and… read more