Kathy Banks, a long-time resident of New Providence and Berkeley Heights, becomes Lantern Hill’s sales counselor. “Lantern Hill will be the perfect solution for people living in this area who want to stay in this area,” she says.

Kathy Banks is no stranger to New Providence, N.J. In fact, she and her husband, community leader Bill Hoefling, have lived in the niche area of Berkeley Heights and New Providence for 36 years. And she’s not going anywhere. 


When it comes to retirement living, options are endless. The continuing care retirement community (CCRC) offers various levels of living all in one place, making it a popular choice for retirees everywhere. 

Lantern Hill Executive Director Patricia Swan hasn’t always been in the senior housing industry. She began her career as a sales professional after graduating from the College of William and Mary with a degree in learning and memory. After nearly 20 years

When Patricia Swan envisions Lantern Hill as a completed community, she doesn’t just see the buildings, services, and amenities, she sees a partnership with the local New Providence, N.J., community. 

Erickson Living’s Lantern Hill community in New Providence, N.J., will feature 275 apartment homes and a wealth of amenities.

Bright opportunities for a vibrant and secure retirement will soon come to New Providence, N.J., when Hill opens its doors in fall 2015. 

Lantern Hill community, New Providence, N.J.

Erickson Living is getting ready for the arrival of a new addition to its family. In February 2014, the nation-leading developer of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) broke ground on Lantern Hill, a 540,000-square-foot community in New Providence, N.J.