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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


The Importance of Sleep for Seniors

The Importance of Sleep for Seniors

  If Sharon didn’t get a good night’s sleep soon she would not be able to function at all during the day. Her insomnia had become more frequent as she aged, and her move to the senior living apartment from her old home has seemed to exacerbate the problem. She is sleeping in her same… read more


Take Care of Your Heart this Heart Health Month

Take Care of Your Heart this Heart Health Month

Alice knows that February is Heart Health Month. What better time than now for her to make sure that she is taking the right steps to protect her heart, and her partner’s? They are both turning 65 this year and Ann has a history of heart disease in her family. Alice will make an appointment… read more


Medicare Enrollment Readiness

Medicare Enrollment Readiness

  John has a list of New Year’s resolutions for 2018 including how to celebrate his 65th birthday. John considered adding “sign up for Medicare” to his resolution list, but with the conflicting healthcare plan information flooding the news and what he’s been reading on the internet, John isn’t really clear about his Medicare eligibility,… read more


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


Our Green House Homes at Green Hill are In The News!

Green Hill’s Green House® Homes are featured in Paula Span’s wonderful article about the Green House Project in The New Old Age, in the New York Times. Read it here on line!


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