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Ten keys to listing your house now

Sep 9, 2020

Why utilizing professional help makes all the difference

If you’re thinking about selling your house and moving to a maintenance-free community like Lantern Hill , it’s not too late to take action. According to real estate experts, summer is the busiest time in the real estate industry. And it's even busier this year in New Jersey with limited inventory on the market and motivated buyers.

“Summer is the most popular time for people to want to schedule their move. When you consider the time it takes to market your house and settle...

Why move to Lantern Hill now

Aug 28, 2020

Erickson Living community offers safety, amenities during pandemic

Susan Gruen and her husband, Tom McArdle, moved to Lantern Hill , an Erickson Living senior living community in New Providence, NJ, two years ago. Amid a global pandemic, they are more satisfied with their decision than ever.

During the pandemic, Lantern Hill’s dedicated culinary team has delivered daily meals and snacks to each resident. When Lantern Hill’s on-site dining venues reopen, residents will have easy access to a variety of cuisine with enhanced safety protocols in place.


Senior well-being is "more important than ever"

Jul 29, 2020

Q&A with a leader in the senior living industry

Recently, R. Alan Butler, Chief Executive Officer at Erickson Living , manager of Cedar Crest , Lantern Hill , and Seabrook in New Jersey, shared his unique insights about the overall impact of COVID-19 on the senior living industry and the differences between senior living communities and stand-alone nursing homes. Read on to learn more.

Q: How has the coronavirus pandemic impacted seniors in this country?

A: The COVID-19...

Downsizing with ease

Jul 17, 2020

Lantern Hill’s Personal Moving Consultant Provides Tips for Downsizing.

One of the most dreaded but rewarding aspects of moving at any age is sorting through what to keep and what to toss. But knowing that most people who’ve gone through the process claim they “don’t miss a thing” may help you approach the process with a positive outlook.

Alli Krug, Personal Moving Consultant at Lantern Hill , an Erickson Living managed and developed senior living community in New Providence, NJ, suggests these tips to make downsizing less stressful....

Staying Engaged and Connected at Lantern Hill

Jun 19, 2020

Residents are tuning into Lantern Hill’s TV channel for campus news, fitness classes, and more!

Social distancing doesn’t mean we can’t stay connected. Staff and residents at Lantern Hill are using their creativity to stay connected and engaged by utilizing the in-house TV channel. The channel provides residents with information, entertainment, and more at the Erickson Living developed and managed senior living community in New Providence, New Jersey.

At first, the in-house community channel was dedicated to fitness, which the residents appreciated. Residents enjoy working out to Fitness Coordinator...

The Benefits of Joining Lantern Hill's Priority List

Jun 16, 2020

See why so many seniors are joining the Lantern Hill Priority List.

Communities like Lantern Hill , an Erickson Living senior living community in New Providence, New Jersey, have become popular among seniors who wish to stay active and independent, while enjoying greater peace of mind. As a result, many communities have a growing waiting list. If you’re considering a future at a continuing care retirement community, there’s one important step you should take today: join the Priority List.

What’s the Priority List? More than just a waiting...

Erickson Living’s Realty & Moving Services Adapting to Times, Helping Residents Make Move to Lantern Hill

Jun 4, 2020

An interview with Erickson Living’s Sharon Baksa, national program manager

Since 2007, the Erickson Living Realty and Moving Services (ERMS) program has helped thousands of residents make seamless transitions to our senior living communities across the nation. Understanding that the prospect of moving can feel overwhelming, Erickson Living, a national leader in developing and managing continuing care retirement communities, created a network of resources to help future residents simplify their moves. These unique services include everything from selecting a local Realtor® to partnering with a trusted senior move manager.

As we face...

Keeping Lantern Hill Residents Healthy and Engaged during COVID-19 Situation

May 1, 2020

Innovative changes for extraordinary times

In challenging times, we pull together to care for each other. This has become the motto at Erickson Living-managed communities across the country, as staff and residents have found innovative ways to stay safe, healthy, and connected during the COVID-19 crisis.

Lantern Hill , an Erickson Living developed and managed senior living community in New Providence, NJ, has made a number of important changes, asking employees across the enterprise to take on responsibilities outside their assigned role. Lantern Hill has arranged for meals,...

The Social Life is Hopping at Lantern Hill

Feb 20, 2020

Residents Stay Young and Healthy by Staying Engaged

“Activity” is always the word of the day at Lantern Hill , a developed and managed Erickson Living senior living community in New Providence, NJ. Whether it’s a swim in the pool, a robust debate at the Current Events Club, a mind-challenging game of Bridge, or a field trip into Manhattan, residents spend their time enjoying stimulating social and intellectual pursuits that keep them active and sharp. There is something for everyone, even those who prefer just to relax and...

Five Fitness Tips for Seniors to Stay Healthy in the New Year

Jan 10, 2020

Melissa Sullivan brings her expertise in senior fitness to her role at Lantern Hill , the senior living community in New Providence, New Jersey, developed and managed by Erickson Living .

As the community’s fitness coordinator, she has developed Lantern Hill’s on-site fitness center program from little participation to 30 classes with an average of 20 people per class. Sixty percent of the residents at Lantern Hill come to the programs offered at the Fitness Center. R esidents are staying...