June 24, 2018 Herb

Photo Credit: AARP New Jersey Residents of Hearthstone Estates Assisted Living and older New Jerseyans are invited to sign up for email alerts from AARP New Jersey.  You may not realize what you’re missing. In recent months, the AARP New Jersey state office has offered free screenings of the hit movie Black Panther; free seminars on caregiving, fraud and healthy lifestyles; discount tickets for Somerset Patriots baseball games; and discount tickets for selected shows at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. The state office also sends action alerts about state and national issues. AARP New Jersey also…

June 3, 2018 Herb

  Millennial caregivers — Photo Credit: National Alliance of Caregiving As Baby Boomers move into their twilight years the Millennial generation takes on the role and responsibility of becoming caregivers to their parents, grandparents, family and friends.   Millennials: The Emerging Generation of Family Caregivers,” using data based primarily from the 2015 Caregiving in the U.S. study, says that one-in-four of the nearly 40 million family caregivers in America is now a Millennial. This 11-page report spotlights the unique experiences and challenges this generation faces as being a family caregiver.  According to the report, released by AARP’s…

May 27, 2018 Herb

On May 4, 2018, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy issued a proclamation designating May as Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month.  By doing this he is increasing public awareness of osteoporosis and its prevention and helping New Jersey residents of all ages understand the importance of good bone health. Osteoporosis, “the silent disease,” is a serious condition in which bones become thin, brittle and easily broken by a sudden strain, bump, a fall or even a sneeze can cause a fracture.  Osteoporosis can impair an individual’s ability to walk unassisted, and often results in prolonged or permanent disability, institutionalization and death….

May 10, 2018 Judah

National Nurses Week is being celebrated all week across the country and is being equally celebrated right here at Hearthstone Estates Assisted Living! Our amazing Nurses are a source of tremendous pride to us and to our families and grateful residents. Their unswerving dedication, devotion and compassion is what makes our healthcare facility a sought after haven of hope and healing for our residents. We couldn’t be prouder of their accomplishments and we join the entire nation this week in celebrating and highlighting their contributions, locally, nationally and globally! God bless all of our Nurses!

May 2, 2018 Barry

Knee exercises can be an important part of our daily exercise routine.The knee joint is one of the strongest and most important joints in the human body. It allows our lower leg to move relative to our thigh while supporting our body’s weight. Movements at the knee joint are essential to many everyday activities, including walking, running, sitting and standing. Indeed, healthy knees keep us mobile, healthy, graceful, and feeling young. Are you worried that working out could cause more damage or pain? As long as your doctor says it’s OK, the best thing you can do is to strengthen the muscles that…