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Green Hill Raises the Rainbow Flag at the first New Jersey Senior LGBT Housing and Care Expo June 9th, with Garden State Equality

Green Hill Raises the Rainbow Flag at the first New Jersey Senior LGBT Housing and Care Expo June 9th, with Garden State Equality

  Green Hill Inc. in collaboration with Garden State Equality,raised the rainbow flag onJune 9th,pledging its commitment to LGBT elders of New Jersey at the first LGBT Senior Housing and Care Expoin New Jersey at Green Hill in West Orange. The LGBT Senior Housing and Care Expo and flag raising was part of a year-long… read more


Reducing Risk of Falls Creates Confidence for Seniors

Reducing Risk of Falls Creates Confidence for Seniors

  “Agnes had a bad fall. She got up in the middle of the night to use the bathroom and tripped on the floor mat,” my mother explained. “Her daughter found her a long time later and an ambulance took her to the hospital. I don’t know when they will let her go home.” Mom… read more


The Cardiac Effects of a Sedentary Lifestyle

The Cardiac Effects of a Sedentary Lifestyle

  Betty’s family was never the type that went to the gym or ran in marathons. As a kid, she played outdoors with her family, worked in the garden and enjoyed evening walks around the neighborhood. Her parents used to dance – both out on the town and around the house. Now at age 60,… read more


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