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Green Hill’s Judy Wittler, LNHA, Speaks on Aging Issues to Local Groups

Green Hill’s Judy Wittler, LNHA, Speaks on Aging Issues to Local Groups

January 14, 2016, West Orange, New Jersey; Green Hill Inc., the premier senior living community in West Orange, has spent 150 years serving the needs of the elder community in northern New Jersey. As part of the commitment to community education and outreach, Judy Wittler LNHA, Assistant Executive Director and Director of Home Care, speaks… read more


Advice on Aging: Pre-Planning for Elder Care is Essential

By 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… read more


Policy Alert: CNA-to-Resident Ratio Requirements

On Thursday December 10th, legislation S-2878, introduced by NJ State Senators Stack and Weinberg on increasing the ratio of Certified Nursing Assistants to patients in nursing homes, was presented to the Senate Health, Human Services & Senior Citizens Committee. Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) work under the direction of a licensed nurse to assist residents with… read more


Green Hill Celebrates the Holidays

Green Hill Celebrates the Holidays

Green Hill staff and Santa Claus sang Christmas carols at the The Villas at Green Hill’s holiday parties. The annual strolling, singing event was enjoyed by residents and family members in the festively decorated The Villas at Green Hills. Each The Villas at Green Hill has a Christmas tree decorated by residents and Shabbazim, and… read more


Thanksgiving at Green Hill

Thanksgiving at Green Hill

Residents of Green Hill in West Orange enjoyed an early cocktail party to celebrate Thanksgiving prior to their huge holiday feast. Favorite songs were performed by one of Green Hill¹s favorite musician Eric Kerssen. Mia Southworth enjoyed visiting with elders of Green Hill, and delivered cookies to help celebrate the season! To see more photos… read more


A Message from the Executive Director of Green Hill

Over the past ten years ‘Culture Change’ has become a mainstream concept in long-term care.  Culture change was recently included in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposed Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities, regulations not amended since 1991, by referring to person directed care and involving the resident in their care goals…. read more


Policy Alert: NOTICE Act

Policy Alert: NOTICE Act

Congress has passed and the President has signed into law H.R. 876, the Notice of Observation Treatment and Implication for Care Eligibility, or NOTICE Act. The bill requires hospitals that hold any Medicare beneficiaries for longer than 24-hours under observation to provide the beneficiaries with oral and written notification of their outpatient status and its… read more


Nutrition Tips for Fall

Nutrition Tips for Fall

Yogurt is cultured milk consumed by multiple cultures around the globe including some of the longest living people on the planet. Yogurt helps add ‘good’ bacteria called probiotics, to the digestive tract that aide in the balance of bacteria necessary for a healthy digestive system. It can boost the immune system, shorten the length and… read more


Great Food Prepared for Elders at Green Hill

Great Food Prepared for Elders at Green Hill

Delicious and healthy food, and communal dining whether in the Legacy Dining room, or at the The Villas at Green Hill family tables is a mainstay at Green Hill that provides physical, emotional and social benefits to our elders. Green Hill often works with professional and in-house chefs to educate staff in preparing new dishes,… read more


Green Hill, 150 Years As the Leader In Elder Care In New Jersey

The time for the big celebration of the 150th anniversary of Green Hill Inc. is fast approaching. The second show of the celebration concert series, T-Ray Best of Motown was held October 11th. Family members, residents, staffers and guests enjoyed the fun filled day complete with concessions, raffles and give a ways. The 150-year history… read more