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Tips for Seniors: Protecting from Falls

Tips for Seniors: Protecting from Falls

By Toni Lynn Davis MHA, CNHA, FACHCA Falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults. As the weather turns cold and the outdoors becomes slippery it is especially important to be mindful of protecting seniors from slips and falls. There are a greater number of falling hazards in one’s home. Here are some… read more


Green Hill Gala Casino Night October 2nd A Grand Success

Green Hill Gala Casino Night October 2nd A Grand Success

West Orange, NJ, October 9, 2014; On Thursday, October 2nd, at 6:30 PM, Green Hill Inc., a not-for-profit senior nursing and rehabilitative care, and retirement residence in West Orange New Jersey, held a Casino Night Gala at the Green Hill campus celebrating 148 years of service to the elders of New Jersey. 150 people gathered… read more


Tips for Seniors: Get Your Shots Before You Get Flu or Pneumonia

Tips for Seniors: Get Your Shots Before You Get Flu or Pneumonia

By Toni Lynn Davis MHA, CNHA, FACHCA Senior Citizens are especially vulnerable to the flu and the added threat of pneumonia. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that most everyone should get inoculated but identify seniors as they are at higher risk of developing serious flu related symptoms. The CDC notes that the… read more


Superfood of the Month: Mushrooms

Superfood of the Month: Mushrooms

By Chesney Blue, RD for Green Hill While often grouped with vegetables, mushrooms grow from microscopic spores, not seeds. Plants growing from spores are called fungi, making mushrooms a unique member of our food supply. There are many types of mushrooms such as white button, shiitake, maitake, beech, oyster, portabella, crimini, and enoki that Americans… read more


Policy Alert: Impact Act Signed

The President signed the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Transformation Act of 2014, bipartisan legislation that puts in place new and streamlined quality measures for nursing homes, home health agencies, and other post-acute care providers participating in Medicare. The ACT will facilitate patients comparing outcomes across different care settings, supporting better choices and better outcome for patients…. read more


Recognizing Substance Abuse in Seniors

Recognizing Substance Abuse in Seniors

Advice on Aging By Toni Lynn Davis MHA, CNHA, FACHCA Recognizing Substance Abuse in Seniors Growing old in today’s society means elders customarily are on a number of prescription medications. Add to these medications, a life-long alcohol, drug habit or addiction and a senior’s lessening ability to metabolize drugs and alcohol, and you have a… read more


Toni’s Tips: Senior Pedestrian Safety

Toni’s Tips: Senior Pedestrian Safety

By Toni Lynn Davis MHA, CNHA, FACHCA As the weather cools it’s the perfect time to get outside for a walk. Walking is a healthy form of exercise for senior citizens, and the beautiful fall weather, and colors are good for the spirit as well as the body. “Older pedestrians in New Jersey are more… read more


Tickets for Green Hill Gala 10/2 still available!

Thursday, October 2nd 2014 6:30PM Green Hill Inc. 103 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ Join us for an exciting and entertaining evening in support of Green Hill Inc. a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to the care of New Jersey’s seniors. Enjoy gaming, basket raffle, mega 50/50 raffle, and more. $100 ticket includes, gaming dollars,… read more


September Superfood: Leafy Greens

September Superfood: Leafy Greens

Leafy greens are plants that are grown and eaten for their leaves. Also called greens, salad greens, vegetable greens. Not included are leaves for herbs and teas. The family of leafy greens consists of all types of lettuce, kale, arugula, spinach, chard, turnip greens, watercress, dandelion, mizuna and many other varieties. Leafy greens, especially the… read more