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Antibiotic Stewardship for Seniors

Antibiotic Stewardship for Seniors

The bronchitis Rose had been suffering from just wouldn’t seem to go away. Her doctor gave her an antibiotic, but it gave her diarrhea and made her dizzy and nauseous. Rose wondered if the side effects of the antibiotic she was experiencing had something to do with her age. At 75, she is relatively healthy,… read more


Plan for a Happy and Safe Holiday Season for your Senior Citizen

Plan for a Happy and Safe Holiday Season for your Senior Citizen

The holidays are a wonderful time to share with the senior citizens in your life. Keep in mind a few simple tips to ensure that your holidays go smoothly for you and your loved ones. Gift Giving with Purpose Consider interactive gifts like games or crafts that can stimulate your seniors mind and utilize dexterity…. read more


6 Tips for Healthy Senior Nutrition

6 Tips for Healthy Senior Nutrition

Annie’s doctor told her she needs to eat more but she just doesn’t have the desire to shop or cook. Frankly, she has found the older she gets, the less hungry she has become. Plus, eating less has saved her much needed money to pay her energy bills. A cup of tea and a small… read more


Music Lifts Mood and Memory in Seniors with Dementia

Music Lifts Mood and Memory in Seniors with Dementia

Alice has lived in a The Villas at Green Hill® at Green Hill for a little more than a month and still has difficulties adjusting to her new environment. Alice suffers from dementia. She struggles focusing on daily living tasks and group activities, and repeatedly asks to go home. Her family is happy she is… read more


What to Expect after Hip Replacement Surgery

What to Expect after Hip Replacement Surgery

Jim knows it’s time to replace his left hip. The pain has been increasing over the past few years and it is now impossible to ignore. He can no longer play golf, has trouble getting out of bed in the morning and needs pain medication to get through the day. Jim understands what’s involved in… read more


Partnering with Encore to Enhance Rehab Care

Partnering with Encore to Enhance Rehab Care

Green Hill partners with Encore Rehabilitation Services to provide exceptional subacute rehabilitative and restorative services to residents in Catered Independent Living, Assisted Living and Skilled Nrsing. Encore Rehabilitation is a premier contract therapy company, offering physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy services across the nation. The Green Hill Rehabilitation Department works with residents to enhance… read more


The Many Ways Assisted Living Improves Lives

The Many Ways Assisted Living Improves Lives

Assisted Living Communities Improve Lives for Seniors and Their Loved Ones Susan is having trouble managing her housekeeping and some of her daily tasks. Sometimes she forgets to take her medication and she can’t seem to keep up with her bills. Shopping for groceries and preparing meals has become a struggle. Driving is beginning to… read more


Green Hill Inc. Participates in Dementia Care in Assisted Living Study

Green Hill Inc. Participates in Dementia Care in Assisted Living Study

Green Hill Inc. Participates in “Dementia Care in Assisted Living” study  funded by the National Institute of Health September 8, 2017 West Orange, New Jersey: The Program on Aging, Disability, and Long-term Care of the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) chose Green… read more


Safe at Home: Senior Safety Tips for Fall Prevention and Other Hazards

Safe at Home: Senior Safety Tips for Fall Prevention and Other Hazards

Ann and Bob love their life of independence. At 85 and 86, respectively, they would like to remain in their home for as long as possible. Lately, Ann has been feeling vulnerable. She heard that seniors have an increased risk of being the target of a crime. She wakes every night to sounds in the… read more


Medication Management Tips for Seniors

Medication Management Tips for Seniors

It seems to Alice that each time she goes to the doctor she is given a new prescription for another ailment. At 85, she knows that she needs some of these pills but doubts she needs all of them. There are so many pill bottles on her counter now with differing doses, combinations and times… read more