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. 

Lantern Hills tech team.

Union County, N.J., has started a new chapter in the desirable community of New Providence. Long awaited and much needed, Lantern Hill, a continuing care retirement community on Mountain Ave., welcomes its first residents this month.

Lantern Hill’s residence buildings are a beautiful mix of colors and textures.

Bright opportunities for a vibrant and secure retirement came to light at the end of June 2016 as the first community members unlocked the doors to their new homes at Lantern Hill.

Sylvia and George Jonovich

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Electronic door lock

Lantern Hill takes security seriously. When the continuing care retirement community opens late this spring in New Providence, N.J., it will have a multitude of security measures in place.