Fitness Coordinator Chris Hynson leads a group strength class in Lantern Hill’s on-site fitness center.

You’re on the fence about downsizing and moving to an apartment-style community, even though it offers full access to health care on site. You may not need it now, but you acknowledge you or your spouse may need it in the future.

Jean Ball sits on a sofa inside her Wentworth-style apartment home at Lantern Hill, which she chose for its spacious layout, sunny location, and ample storage.

Jean Ball was looking to downsize from her large single family home in Summit, N.J., when Erickson Living announced construction of Lantern Hill in nearby New Providence. 

The aquatics center is just one of many amenities to be enjoyed by Lantern Hill residents.

One year ago, Ken Militzer traded his large house and all the maintenance that went with it for a worry-free lifestyle at Lantern Hill. The Erickson Living community in New Providence, N.J., celebrates its one-year anniversary this month, and Ken was one of the very first people to call it home.

Sister and brother Nancy Boucher and John Bauer share Laddie while living in separate apartment homes at Lantern Hill.

People aren’t the only ones moving to Lantern Hill. The community has welcomed a few four-legged friends in the past year as well. 

At 996 spacious square feet, the extra-large, one-and-a-half-bath Bristol is an excellent value.

With its diagonal shape, the extra-large, one-bedroom Bristol floor plan looks unique on paper. But Lantern Hill Sales Counselor Kathy Banks has confidence that it will sell out quickly. 

Maple Glen (pictured here on the left) and Oakwood Court will add a total of 114 new apartment homes to Lantern Hill when it opens in early 2018.

Nearly one year ago, Lantern Hill welcomed its first residents. This month, the Erickson Living community in New Providence, N.J., announces the construction of two additional residence buildings, Maple Glen and Oakwood Court, slated to open in early 2018.

Personal Moving Consultant Jennifer Kohan (left) and Shirley George arrange to-scale furniture on the magnetic floor plan of Shirley’s home at Lantern Hill.

Whether you’re moving to Lantern Hill in one month or one year, Personal Moving Consultant Jennifer Kohan provides personalized assistance to help make the load—and the experience—a lot lighter. 

Lantern Hill residents take a luxury coach to the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra.

The lights dim, the orchestra begins to hum, and the buzz of the audience hushes to silence. Internationally renowned conductor Xian Zhang takes the stage for the first time as New Jersey Symphony Orchestra’s (NJSO) 14th music director. 

Kathleen and Edward Ryan celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in January with a family celebration. At right, Kathleen and Edward on their wedding day.

Like the warm glow of a streetlamp, love for Lantern Hill has spread quickly to families and friends throughout Union County, N.J., over the past year. One family, in particular, has been touched by the Erickson Living community’s caring and active lifestyle across generations.