SENIOR LIVING NEWS AT GREEN HILL
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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
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
Green Hill was founded in 1866 by thirteen women and called the Society for Relief of the Respectable Aged Women in Newark, New Jersey. The non-profit enterprise began as a home for these unmarried and widowed women who wanted to spend their elder years together providing each other with friendship and support. The example that… read more
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
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
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, what… read more
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
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!
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
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