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Women and Aging – Health Strategies Pt 2

Women and Aging – Health Strategies Pt 2

Women and Aging Part 2: Emotional Health, Appearance and Sexuality in Aging Women Older women experience marginalization at a higher rate than men and feel less valued as they age. Many women over 60 express a feeling of invisibility in public and at work. Women face added societal pressures that discriminate on appearance, level of… read more


Women and Aging – Health Strategies Pt 1

Women and Aging – Health Strategies Pt 1

Women and Aging Part 1: Healthy Aging Tips and Strategies In 1865 the US civil war ended leaving behind widows and grieving mothers. In 1866 13 women in Newark, New Jersey without husbands and sons to care for them, created The Home For Respectable Aged Women where they could age together. 153 years later the… read more


Depression Risks for Older Adults

Depression Risks for Older Adults

Seasonal Affective Disorder symptoms peak in February. There continues to be a significant decrease in daylight hours which affects mood. The cold weather means more time spent indoors which can cause feelings of isolation. This is especially true for older adults and those with mobility problems. Seasonal Affective Disorder symptoms caused by environmental circumstances can… read more


Importance of Flu Shots and Other Inoculations for Seniors

Importance of Flu Shots and Other Inoculations for Seniors

It is that time of year again when people start getting colds and flu symptoms. Angie knows her coworkers will be spreading these illnesses around the office. Caring for her senior mother at home, Angie must be diligent about not getting sick or exposing her mother to germs. To prevent the flu, Angie will be… read more


VOTE FOR US BEST OF ESSEX!

VOTE FOR US BEST OF ESSEX!

Green Hill brought home the silver in the Best of Essex contest in the category of Senior Living in 2017. This year Green Hill is going for the gold. With the launch of the Green Hill LGBT Senior Housing and Care program and the Best Life Care program for seniors living with dementia added to… read more


Is Your Loved One Ready for Assisted Living Care?

Is Your Loved One Ready for Assisted Living Care?

Anna noticed that her Dad was losing weight. It had been three months since her mother passed away. Although she stopped by to visit him at least four times a week and made him food that she put in his refrigerator, he didn’t seem to be eating it. His clothes were disheveled and she noticed… read more


Message From The Executive Director

Message From The Executive Director

The New Year is a time of celebration and contemplation. It is a bridge from the past to the future much in the way this time of year is the pathway from the darkness of the longest night to the growing light of longer days. It is with a heavy heart that I must say… read more


Summer Fun at Green Hill

Summer Fun at Green Hill

Each August Green Hill residents spend a week traveling the world with daily events full of music, performances, art and food. Trip week 2016 took residents traveling through Key West, Puerto Rico and Jamaica with specialty food and drinks, dancers, a wild animal show, a summertime sing along, and a concert on steel drums. View… read more