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Reducing Clutter is an Important Part of a Long-Term Planning

Reducing Clutter is an Important Part of a Long-Term Planning

  Every time Julie brings the kids to visit her parents it seems that the house that she grew up in gets smaller and smaller. Dad and Mom are incredibly active seniors, only in their mid 70’s and healthy but they never throw anything out. Every room of the house is filled with memorabilia from… read more


Green Hill LGBT Senior Housing and Care Program In The News!

In an in-depth look at the choices or lack thereof, of welcoming housing options for LGBT Seniors in New Jersey, Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Kevin Riordan highlights the Green Hill LGBT Senior Housing and Care program as an industry leader on the issue of LGBT senior long-term care. The article published May 1st follows the experience… read more


April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

  Betty does enjoy an evening cocktail. Before her retirement she would come home from work at six, get dinner on the table for the family and have her gin and tonic by 7pm. Now the kids have grown, her husband recently passed away and cocktail hour begins earlier each day. The cast on her… read more


Downsizing Belongings for the Move to a Senior Living Community

Downsizing Belongings for the Move to a Senior Living Community

Becky knows that her parents should be planning to relocate to a senior living community. Their house takes a lot of physical and financial resources to maintain. She worries about the yard work, snow removal and the two flights of stairs. While her Mom and Dad agree that they should move, they are frightened by… read more


LGBT Senior Housing and Care Needs Assessment Survey- 55+ Respond Today!

LGBT Senior Housing and Care Needs Assessment Survey- 55+ Respond Today!

Green Hill Senior Living has partnered with LGBT stakeholders in New Jersey to create a model of best practice in long-term care housing and services for LGBT seniors and to advocate for and share this model across the aging services field. Your opinion on how to achieve this aim is vital. Please participate in this brief,… read more


16 New Jersey Healthcare Facilities Recognized by HRC as Leaders in LGBTQ Care

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization in the country has announced that sixteen New Jersey healthcare facilities have been recognized by HRC as Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality in the HEI 2018 report. Criteria evaluated for the recognition included non-discrimination and staff training, patient… read more


Healthy Aging for Women

Healthy Aging for Women

In 1866, thirteen Newark women founded The Society for Relief of the Respectable Aged Women, known now as Green Hill Senior Living. The nonprofit began as a home for the thirteen widowed and unmarried women, where they would share companionship and assistance with their daily living tasks. In 1866, average life expectancy for Caucasian women… read more


The Importance of Sleep for Seniors

The Importance of Sleep for Seniors

  If Sharon didn’t get a good night’s sleep soon she would not be able to function at all during the day. Her insomnia had become more frequent as she aged, and her move to the senior living apartment from her old home has seemed to exacerbate the problem. She is sleeping in her same… read more


Take Care of Your Heart this Heart Health Month

Take Care of Your Heart this Heart Health Month

Alice knows that February is Heart Health Month. What better time than now for her to make sure that she is taking the right steps to protect her heart, and her partner’s? They are both turning 65 this year and Ann has a history of heart disease in her family. Alice will make an appointment… read more