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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...

Lantern Hill Makes Entertaining Easy

Dec 13, 2019

Residents enjoy a variety of entertainment opportunities at the vibrant senior living community.

At Lantern Hill , a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living , internal research shows retirees place significant value on having the opportunity to enjoy entertainment, whether they’re the host or a guest, in the audience or on stage.

Yet, many times, when retirees downsize, they lose the ability to continue their beloved traditions. One of the many benefits of moving to Lantern Hill in New Providence, New Jersey, is being able to...

Lantern Hill's Continuing Care Neighborhood Named Best Nursing Home by U.S. News & World Report

Nov 19, 2019

The continuing care neighborhood of Lantern Hill , a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living , has been awarded a Best Nursing Home designation by U.S. News & World Report.

The Lantern Hill continuing care neighborhood earned the Best Nursing Home status by achieving the highest possible rating of "High Performing" for its short-term rehabilitation services. Only 19 percent of U.S. skilled nursing facilities are recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2019-20 by U.S. News. The designation is awarded to those that...

Lantern Hill Celebrates Opening of Bistro 1720 and The Crown Bar

Oct 24, 2019

Lantern Hill , a developed and managed Erickson Living senior living community in New Providence, New Jersey, celebrated the opening of Bistro 1720 and The Crown Bar on October 18. The residential amenities are located in the community's new independent living building, Bell Pavilion .

New Providence Mayor Al Morgan, local dignitaries, President of Overlook Medical Center Alan Lieber, Chief Operating Officer of Overlook Medical Center Lauren Yedvab, special guests, residents, and employees attended the...

Lantern Hill Opens New Independent Living Building

Oct 3, 2019

Bell Pavilion adds 168 new independent living homes to campus

Lantern Hill opened its brand-new residential building, Bell Pavilion, in October 2019. Bell Pavilion adds 168 independent living apartments to the developed and managed Erickson Living senior living community in New Providence, New Jersey. The name pays homage to the inventive spirit of Lantern Hill’s neighbor, Bell Laboratories.

“Lantern Hill is proud to meet the tremendous demand in Union County for our active and maintenance-free retirement lifestyle,” said Executive Director Craig Karczmer. “We...