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Register Now for the 2nd Annual LGBT Senior Housing and Care Expo May 19, 2019

The 2nd annual LGBT Senior Housing and Care Expo will be held on May 19th, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM. Pioneering Pathways, Integrating LGBT Affirming Practices into Senior Living will include vendors and educational seminars. A networking lunch is provided to pre-registered participants. This event is FREE and open to the public. Sessions include:… read more


LeadingAge Releases NORC Baby Boomer Survey

LeadingAge releases results of NORC survey on how older Baby Boomers, aged 60-72, envision their life if or when they may need long-term senior care services. It’s an interesting read that will resonate with many of us active Boomers who are not yet ready to think about aging plans. Safety was found to be the… read more


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


LGBT Senior Housing and Care Program 2018 Annual Report Available Now!

LGBT Senior Housing and Care Program 2018 Annual Report Available Now!

Prepared by Amy Simon, LGBT Senior Housing and Care program director LGBT Senior Housing and Care Case Statement: Seniors are one of the most marginalized groups in our culture. LGBT seniors are the most vulnerable of this group especially when it comes to health care services and safe and welcoming housing opportunities. There are currently… read more


Check on your seniors in freezing temperatures.

A deep freeze is making our area the coldest it has been this winter season. The freezing temperatures is especially dangerous for seniors. The caregivers at Green Hill Senior Living suggest that you check on your seniors and those in your neighborhood, and follow these simple cold weather protocols. Heat Make sure that your thermostat is… read more


Green Hill Wins 2018 Best of Essex Silver Medal

Green Hill Wins 2018 Best of Essex Silver Medal

Green Hill Inc. has been awarded the silver medal in the Best of Essex 2018 contest in the category of senior living. The highly competitive competition included over a dozen other senior living facilities in Essex County. The contest, sponsored by Vicinity Publications, requires Essex County businesses to encourage supporters to vote online for their… read more