Girl Scouts form connections with WO seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Girl Scout Troop 20064 recently spent the afternoon with elders at Green Hill in West Orange. The girls sang, danced and performed skits and gave out homemade treats. A great time was had by all! Pictured is Troop 20064 with elders Ruth Fowler, Harry Katz and Shirlie DeCostanza.

Green Hill salutes 13 founding women

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8 and National Women’s History Month this March, Green Hill recently saluted its founding women. Green Hill was founded in 1866 by 13 women and called the Society for Relief of the Respectable Aged Women in Newark, New Jersey. The nonprofit enterprise began […]

Love at Green Hill

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Love and chocolate was in the air at the Green Hill Valentine’s Day party on Feb. 14. Music and dancing, a highlight of many of the events created by the Community Life team, delicious Valentine treats, and the love of staff members, friends and family, made the event especially meaningful for […]

Pledge and learn to protect LGBT seniors

  WEST ORANGE, NJ — Garden State Equality, a statewide advocacy and education organization for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, will offer a free entry-level training course, “Introduction to the Health Care Needs of the LGBT Population,” to organizations serving older adults on Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Green […]

Your library right at home

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Green Hill elders, Sarah Wight, Clarice Ollinger and Lillian Brown welcome Isabel Castro from the West Orange Public Library. Castro came to Green Hill to talk about the home delivery service that is offered so elders can borrow books, movies and audiobooks from the local library.

Flik recognizes community stars

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Throughout 2017, Green Hill has participated in fundraising for causes such as Tribes for Tribes and Alzheimer’s awareness. In January, Flik Lifestyles recognized Green Hill as a platinum account for their contributions to the community through fundraising. Flik recognized the dining services team, from left, Benny Montalvo, Mirelys Castillo, Michiko Tomioka, […]

Green Hill goes red for women

Green Hill goes red for women

WEST ORANGE, NJ — To draw attention to women’s heart health, Green Hill staff participated in Wear Red Day on Feb. 2. From left are Hope Richardson, Alison Ruchaevsky, Donna Lazartic, Richard Lai, Jackie Colao, Diane Lambert, Maggie Frank, Donna Drake, Tina Davis, Sharon South, Beth Schwartz and Dina Augustin.

Happy holidays from Green Hill

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Green Hill in West Orange celebrated Christmas with its residents with festive decorates, delicious food and an ugly sweater contest. Photos Courtesy of Amy Simon

Green Hill wins silver medal in Best of Essex contest

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Green Hill has been awarded the silver medal in the Best of Essex 2017 contest in the category of senior living. The highly competitive competition included 15 other senior living facilities in Essex County. “We are very proud of our community and the family of team members who provide intimate, person-directed […]

Vaucher recounts early days of World War II

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Retired Lt. Col. Thomas Robert Vaucher, age 99, gave a presentation on his World War II experiences to residents at Green Hill in West Orange for Veterans Day. A former pilot, Vaucher shared his first account of the week the United States entered the war, following the attack at Pearl Harbor. […]