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.

Lantern Hill’s new building Maple Glen is under construction and will open in early 2018.

Lantern Hill, the Erickson Living community in New Providence, N.J., has started construction on two additional five-story buildings that will add 114 new independent living apartment homes to the existing 161, which sold out in ten weeks.

Joan and Ronald Hoke sold their Berkeley Heights, N.J., home in just six days

It’s no wonder that Joan and Ronald Hoke sold their Berkeley Heights, N.J., home in just six days. They had the professional support to make the sale—and the selling process—as smooth as silk. 

Assisted living and skilled nursing open this month at Lantern Hill. The neighborhood features design details such as light-filled inviting living areas offering the comforts of home, plus a movie theater, salon/spa, and creative arts studio.

Joan and Ronald Hoke saw the benefits of trading their old house for a brand-new, maintenance-free apartment home at Lantern Hill. They chose a two-bedroom, two-bath Glenside floor plan to suit their lifestyle and budget.

Bob and Vi Smith chose a Hathaway-style apartment home at Lantern Hill.

Union County, N.J., residents have been waiting a long time for a maintenance-free continuing care community like Lantern Hill. So much so that nearly 50% of the Erickson Living community’s residents moved from within the county. 

Lantern Hill Personal Moving Consultant Jennifer Kohan, who is also a local real estate agent, says it’s best to have your house on the market by the end of March—and she’s here to help you do it.

Although people often think of April through June as the “spring market,” the truth is that buyers come out as early as January and February. As time goes on and the weather gets nicer, the market gets more saturated. 

The aquatics center at Lantern Hill.

Think back over the years. How many New Year’s resolutions have you made? And how many have you kept? 

Make this the year you keep your resolutions. Lantern Hill makes keeping these top five New Year’s resolutions easy. 

1. Fitness