Green Hill elders celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in old-fashioned Irish style on Friday, March 15th, with a performance from Irish Tenor Danny Yates, warm Irish coffee and homemade Irish soda bread.
Toni Lynn Davis of Union, NJ was recently awarded Professional Certification by the American College of Health Care Administrators, thereby demonstrating a commitment to high professional standards and providing the best quality care to consumers. To become a Certified Nursing Home Administrator, one must have two years experience as an administrator, hold a current NHA… read more
Residents of the Green Hill Green House® Homes created four custom quilt pieces in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of The Green House Homes project. Each open and operating Green House Home in the country are contributing to the Green House Homes quilt which will be on display at the Green House Conference in Boston… read more
Happy Hour in the Green Hill sunroom enjoyed an impromptu jam session with elder Sam Paparatto on saxophone joining accordion player Eric Kerssen. Sam has played saxophone for most of his life for fun and as a member of an orchestra. Eric performs monthly for the weekly Happy Hour event. We hope to hear the… read more
The Green House® Homes at Green Hill enjoyed another visit of volunteers from Eisai Pharmaceuticals. Eisia volunteers visit elders at the Green House Homes twice a year, and bring different crafts to work on. Elders colored Easter eggs and made a special Easter craft. Thank you volunteers Gina, Lisa, Kim & Peter for making the… read more
A new hearing loop sound system is installed in the Green Hill auditorium, living room and in the nursing unit in the legacy building. “The state-of-the-art system; it reaches every nook and cranny with uniform excellence and delivers near perfect reception to those using hearing aids with the required “t-coil”, said elder Julian Caplan. The… read more
Maintaining good ear health and the ability to hear well reduces ones feelings of isolation, and increases the quality of ones life. Studies now show that those with hearing loss may even have an increased chance of dementia. Here are a few tips to maintain hearing health.
It’s official! What we all have known for some time, the less sleep we have the less ability we have to remember things, react quickly or even retain a cheery disposition. Memory loss, due to lack of sleep, is especially prevalent in Senior Citizens. Research funded in a study at the University of California, Berkeley,… read more
Julian Caplan & Peggy Gelnaw were crowned King & Queen of Green Hill, voted by their peers at the 2/14 Valentine’s Day Event at Green Hill, Inc in West Orange. The residents of Green Hill enjoyed dancing the afternoon away at the annual Valentine’s Day Dance. Dancers demonstrated the Fox Trot, tango, and Charleston, while… read more
NJ Wide – New Jersey joins 39 other states in the nation-wide effort to transform traditional long-term care, with the establishment of The New Jersey Alliance for Culture Change. Established in Spring 2012, the purpose of the Alliance is to advance culture change in long-term care settings, such as nursing homes and assisted living communities,… read more