By Toni Lynn Davis MHA, CNHA, FACHCA President/Executive Director Green Hill Inc. It is finally spring and we are all about fresh herbs at Green Hill. Residents have fun planting in the herb garden and watching the beautiful plants grow all summer long. We cook our meals with the fruits of our labor. Fresh herbs… read more
On April 28, 150 guests and dignitaries gathered together last night at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Green Hill Inc. in New Jersey. “Green Hill is a family, my family,” said President and Executive Director Toni Lynn Davis, the third generation of four generations of women who have… read more
Green Hill held an early Passover Seder for residents. Cantor and Activities Assistant Mel Novick shared the story of Passover, the Seder Plate and the Seder rituals with the elders. Jewish residents read from the Hagadah (the ceremonial prayer book.) Residents enjoyed individual Seder plates with egg, matzo, charoset and horseradish. View photos from the… read more
Members of the Glen Ridge Key club joined elders in Easter Egg decorating at Green Hill on Saturday March 19th. Click here for photos from the event.
Elders enjoyed Irish coffee, homemade soda bread and entertainment at the Green Hill St. Patrick’s Day party. Goodie bags were made by the 8th grade confirmation class of Our Lady of the Lake parish in Verona. Click here to see photos from the event.
March 3, 2016 West Orange, New Jersey; Green Hill has had a long history of pet therapy programs with elders. There are resident animals that make up the Green Hill family, including cats, rabbits and birds, as well as dog pet visitors from staffers families. Community Life Assistant Karen Gyetvay’s therapy dog, visits elders on… read more
West Orange, New Jersey, Feb 12, 2016; Elders and staff of Green Hill in West Orange enjoyed a day full of love. Students from the West Orange Pleasantdale School and FN Brown Elementary School made Valentine’s Day cards for everyone. Our Lady of the Lake Confirmation students made heart filled goody bags. In the afternoon… read more
Alzheimer’s and Dementia symptoms, once a private family and healthcare issue have become a main stream subject of eldercare and the effects on residents and family members a subject of movies, books and talk shows. Even with all of the information available to families and caregivers, many questions remain about how to relate to the… read more
Toni Lynn Davis, Executive Director/President Green Hill Inc., MHA, CNHA, FACHCA As the executive director and president of Green Hill, and one who is active in the elder care advocacy community in New Jersey, I receive many calls from people looking for advice in caring for their elder parents. In the best-case scenario, the call… read more
I once had a family member who took one of our residents out and the resident became so exhausted they had to call an ambulance. The elder was fine and back home by that evening, but to put him through a hospital visit was a very upsetting event that was not the intention of the… read more