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Depression Risks for Older Adults

Depression Risks for Older Adults

Seasonal Affective Disorder symptoms peak in February. There continues to be a significant decrease in daylight hours which affects mood. The cold weather means more time spent indoors which can cause feelings of isolation. This is especially true for older adults and those with mobility problems. Seasonal Affective Disorder symptoms caused by environmental circumstances can… read more


LGBT Senior Housing and Care Program 2018 Annual Report Available Now!

LGBT Senior Housing and Care Program 2018 Annual Report Available Now!

Prepared by Amy Simon, LGBT Senior Housing and Care program director LGBT Senior Housing and Care Case Statement: Seniors are one of the most marginalized groups in our culture. LGBT seniors are the most vulnerable of this group especially when it comes to health care services and safe and welcoming housing opportunities. There are currently… read more


Check on your seniors in freezing temperatures.

A deep freeze is making our area the coldest it has been this winter season. The freezing temperatures is especially dangerous for seniors. The caregivers at Green Hill Senior Living suggest that you check on your seniors and those in your neighborhood, and follow these simple cold weather protocols. Heat Make sure that your thermostat is… read more


Green Hill Wins 2018 Best of Essex Silver Medal

Green Hill Wins 2018 Best of Essex Silver Medal

Green Hill Inc. has been awarded the silver medal in the Best of Essex 2018 contest in the category of senior living. The highly competitive competition included over a dozen other senior living facilities in Essex County. The contest, sponsored by Vicinity Publications, requires Essex County businesses to encourage supporters to vote online for their… read more


Happy and Healthy Holidays To You and Your Elders

Happy and Healthy Holidays To You and Your Elders

The holidays are a wonderful time to share with the older adults 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 provide an activity for senior loved ones… read more


Why Inpatient Rehabilitation is the Best Option for Seniors

Why Inpatient Rehabilitation is the Best Option for Seniors

John knew that his dad was only one hip fracture away from needing full time senior care services. At 80, John Sr is frail and shows some signs of cognitive decline. Yet it doesn’t stop him from doing his own shopping, housework and even sweeping the leaves off his front steps. John Jr has wanted… read more


2nd Annual LGBT Senior Housing and Care Expo May 19, 2019

The 2nd annual LGBT Senior Housing and Care Expo will be held on May 19th, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM. Pioneering Pathways, Integrating LGBT Affirming Practices into Senior Living will include vendors and educational seminars. A networking lunch is provided to pre-registered participants. This event is FREE and open to the public. Sessions include:… read more


Importance of Flu Shots and Other Inoculations for Seniors

Importance of Flu Shots and Other Inoculations for Seniors

It is that time of year again when people start getting colds and flu symptoms. Angie knows her coworkers will be spreading these illnesses around the office. Caring for her senior mother at home, Angie must be diligent about not getting sick or exposing her mother to germs. To prevent the flu, Angie will be… read more