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Creating Welcoming Continuum of Care Communities for LGBT Seniors

Creating Welcoming Continuum of Care Communities for LGBT Seniors

Dan has lived alone in New York City since his partner died ten years ago. He has had a number of illnesses and is having trouble with shopping, meal preparation and personal grooming. His friends who have not already passed away from the AIDS epidemic are doing so now from old age. He knows now… read more


Music Lifts Mood and Memory in Seniors with Dementia

Music Lifts Mood and Memory in Seniors with Dementia

Alice has lived in a Green House Home® at Green Hill for a little more than a month and still has difficulties adjusting to her new environment. Alice suffers from dementia. She struggles focusing on daily living tasks and group activities, and repeatedly asks to go home. Her family is happy she is in a… read more


What to Expect after Hip Replacement Surgery

What to Expect after Hip Replacement Surgery

Jim knows it’s time to replace his left hip. The pain has been increasing over the past few years and it is now impossible to ignore. He can no longer play golf, has trouble getting out of bed in the morning and needs pain medication to get through the day. Jim understands what’s involved in… read more


Partnering with Encore to Enhance Rehab Care

Partnering with Encore to Enhance Rehab Care

Green Hill partners with Encore Rehabilitation Services to provide exceptional subacute rehabilitative and restorative services to residents in Catered Independent Living, Assisted Living and Skilled Nrsing. Encore Rehabilitation is a premier contract therapy company, offering physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy services across the nation. The Green Hill Rehabilitation Department works with residents to enhance… read more


Green Hill Hosts the 1st LGBT Aging and Continuum of Care Roundtable in New Jersey

Green Hill Hosts the 1st LGBT Aging and Continuum of Care Roundtable in New Jersey

10/11/17 West Orange, NJ: Green Hill Inc. a not-for-profit, senior living community has had a 152-year history of innovative service to the elders of northern New Jersey and the New York metropolitan area. On October 14th, 2017, Green Hill will host the first New Jersey LGBT continuum of care community roundtable discussion with industry providers,… read more


The Many Ways Assisted Living Improves Lives

The Many Ways Assisted Living Improves Lives

Assisted Living Communities Improve Lives for Seniors and Their Loved Ones Susan is having trouble managing her housekeeping and some of her daily tasks. Sometimes she forgets to take her medication and she can’t seem to keep up with her bills. Shopping for groceries and preparing meals has become a struggle. Driving is beginning to… read more


Starting the Conversation about Future Health Needs

Starting the Conversation about Future Health Needs

  Sarah’s parents want to age at home. That’s what they have always told her and her brother Sam. With their 80th birthday celebration planned for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Sarah and Sam have been discussing what may happen if one of their parents got ill or developed dementia. Sarah knows that a detailed discussion… read more


Green Hill Inc. Participates in Dementia Care in Assisted Living Study

Green Hill Inc. Participates in Dementia Care in Assisted Living Study

Green Hill Inc. Participates in “Dementia Care in Assisted Living” study  funded by the National Institute of Health September 8, 2017 West Orange, New Jersey: The Program on Aging, Disability, and Long-term Care of the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) chose Green… read more


Safe at Home: Senior Safety Tips for Fall Prevention and Other Hazards

Safe at Home: Senior Safety Tips for Fall Prevention and Other Hazards

Ann and Bob love their life of independence. At 85 and 86, respectively, they would like to remain in their home for as long as possible. Lately, Ann has been feeling vulnerable. She heard that seniors have an increased risk of being the target of a crime. She wakes every night to sounds in the… read more


Medication Management Tips for Seniors

Medication Management Tips for Seniors

It seems to Alice that each time she goes to the doctor she is given a new prescription for another ailment. At 85, she knows that she needs some of these pills but doubts she needs all of them. There are so many pill bottles on her counter now with differing doses, combinations and times… read more