The nation’s first grassroots-organized Green House Project homes will open their doors to welcome elders on January 31st in Sheridan, Wyoming. Nearly five years in the making, Green House Living in Sheridan has completed construction on two of four planned Green House … Continue reading →
While the environment is a vast improvement to traditional nursing homes and fosters more opportunities for elders to be more active and independent than they could in a traditional setting, that is only one side of the coin. I think what sets the Green House model apart is the deep rooted mission and passion that all staff share to let elders rule.
Last week, Green House adopters from across the country joined The Green House team for The Green House Educator Program. This program was held at Eddy Village Green (EVG), a 16 Green House home campus in Cohoes, NY. This “train the trainer” program, enables adopters learn the Core Team Education of The Green House model, […]
THE GREEN HOUSE® model strives to de-institutionalize care settings while supporting elders to live in homes within intentional communities. To live the life they want to live on their own terms. Every aspect of what we do and how we do it either supports or detracts from this vision. What we wear is germane to […]
As written by Karen Love of FIT Interactive: This week I had a chance to personally experience the wonderful impact It’s Never 2 Late’s software has with elders in one Green House home. I was at Lebanon Valley Brethren Home in Palmyra, PA with a film crew to create training materials on the topic of […]
We’ve all had difficult conversations in the past and we all know how much stress and anxiety they can cause. Such conversations often lead to arguing, hurt feelings and sometimes even physical violence. They may strain and ruin the most long-standing relationships. In the Green House home, relationships matter. They are the heart of the […]
St. Martin’s in the Pines is featured as an exemplary employer in a series of case studies by PHI. In this series that that highlights “quality care through quality jobs,” St. Martin’s tells their story of culture change, and the impact on their community: Through its journey toward this new vision, St. Martin’s has succeeded in enhancing […]
This series of calls/webinars will highlight the major goals of our second Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant, through a dialogue about major initiatives and how you can be involved We are looking forward to the stimulating discussions, questions, stories and successful practices that will emerge from these conversations. Your feedback is welcomed, appreciated and necessary […]