Green Hill Elders Act Like Pros When Camera Rolls

From left, Director Sam Green, Shirlie Costanza, Sound Operator Joshua Simon, Marie Rachel, Cameraman Yoni Brook.

From left, Director Sam Green, Shirlie Costanza, Sound Operator Joshua Simon, Marie Rachel, Cameraman Yoni Brook.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation sent a camera crew to one of The Villas at Green Hill at Green Hill in West Orange, New Jersey recently to capture the intimate home-style living environment provided by The Villas at Green Hill for senior nursing care residents.

Green Hill The Villas at Green Hill elders Marie Rachel and Shirlie De Costanza performed like professionals telling stories and singing songs for the camera crew.

The video clips are expected to be used to promote The Villas at Green Hill Project at their 10th anniversary. The Villas at Green Hill at Green Hill are the only of its kind in New Jersey and considered some of the best examples of The Villas at Green Hill Project in action. Workshops will be held by NCB Capital Impact in June and November at Green Hill to provide an overview for interested providers on how to ‘change the culture of care’ to the The Villas at Green Hill model at their facilities.

The Villas at Green Hill Project is a program of NCB Capital Impact and has received funding from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. NCB Capital Impact provides technical assistance, training and pre-development loans to organizations seeking to transform their communities by embracing The Villas at Green Hill model.