Library Committee members cut the ribbon on Lantern Hill’s new stocked and growing on-site library. (From left) Sandy Feldman, Judy Cornog, Dot Teller, Bob Schultz, Tom Keiser, Bob Teller, Thelma Keiser, and Mary Close (not pictured: George Jonovich).

From mystery to philosophy, from art to biography, there is something for everyone at Lantern Hill’s new library on campus.

Shirley and Mel George moved to Lantern Hill in New Providence, N.J., from a 55-plus community in Lakewood in July. They are two of Lantern Hill’s pioneer residents.

Oboe player Shirley George and her husband Mel realized the benefits of joining an Erickson Living priority list when they decided to change their status from Seabrook to Lantern Hill

Pam Gosner’s paintings hang in the sales center at Lantern Hill, the New Providence, N.J., community where she just moved in July.

If you’ve visited Lantern Hill, you may recognize the name Pam Gosner. Pam’s artwork graces the halls of the sales center. Now, Pam’s presence graces the community as well.

Sales Counselor Kathy Banks meets with people every day who are interested in moving to Lantern Hill.

Nancy Pearce wants to live more of her life. That’s why she’s moving from her quiet townhouse neighborhood in Gillette, Long Hill Township, N.J., to Lantern Hill, a bustling new community for active retirees in nearby New Providence.

The sales team celebrates Lantern Hill’s opening in late June and welcomes the community’s new residents. (In front, from left) Jodie Howell, Stacey Gunderman, Patricia Swan, Jenn Kohan, and Kathy Banks. (In back, from left) Randy Carroll and Jose Gomez.

You may have heard of it in the checkout line. Or maybe at church. You may have heard it mentioned at the hair salon, bridge club, or book group. Whether you live in Summit, New Providence, Berkeley Springs, or beyond, chances are you’ve heard of Lantern Hill

Bob Bell moves to Lantern Hill in September from Watchung, N.J.

Those moving to Lantern Hill aren’t the only ones excited about the new Erickson Living community opening in New Providence, N.J. Townspeople, businesses, and local officials see the continuing care retirement community as an asset to the area. 

Russell and Nancy Smith will move into their Hathaway-style apartment home at Lantern Hill later this month. It features two bedrooms, a den, and a balcony.

Although Nancy and Russell Smith retired from their careers as a teacher and a portfolio manager, respectively, years ago, they won’t truly embrace retirement until later this month.

Lantern Hill Executive Director Patricia Swan gives a presentation about clubs and activities at the New Providence Erickson Living community.

Art classes, yoga, book clubs, bowling, golf, and theater are just a few of the clubs and activities that pioneer residents are interested in bringing to Lantern Hill, the new Erickson Living retirement community in New Providence, N.J.

Before becoming Lantern Hill’s sales director, Randy Carroll and his mother, Anne-Louise, researched retirement communities.

Before Randy Carroll became an expert in continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) as sales director for Lantern Hill, he was in the shoes of many of his customers and their families.