Crane's Mill is a continuing care retirement community located in West Caldwell, New Jersey. Below is some key information to help you learn more about the community.

The Essentials:

  • Open to Adults Aged 60 and Better
  • 251 Independent Living Apartments
  • 30 Independent Living Cottages
  • 48 Acres of Property
  • Certified Wildlife Habitat


Services & Amenities

  • Housekeeping and bed linen services
  • Individual transportation to physicians, dentists and hospitals
  • Regularly scheduled trips to shopping and errands plus many special trips, tours and outings
  • Monitored emergency response system
  • Flexible meal plan
  • On-site beauty salon
  • Library
  • Fitness center
  • Indoor pool and hot tub
  • Jogging, biking and walking paths
  • Greenhouse
  • Pastoral care program


Continuing Care:

Assisted Living

  • 66 Apartments including 18 designated memory support units
  • Provides residents help with Activities of Daily Living, or ADLs, such as bathing, grooming, dressing, and medication management

Skilled Nursing

  • 24-hour skilled nursing care
  • 66 Beds
  • Certified by the State of New Jersey

Sub-Acute Rehab

  • Newly renovated
  • State-of-the-art equipment
  • Professional, courteous staff



  • Property originally a lumber mill dating back to the mid-1700s
  • Crane's Mill Retirement Community opened in 1998
  • Beams from the original mill can be seen throughout Towne Square


Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey

LSMNJ is the parent company of Crane's Mill, and has served New Jersey for over 110 years.

The organization's programs include:

  • Adoption Services
  • Affordable Senior Housing
  • Community Outreach
  • Disaster Response
  • Homeless Day Shelter
  • Immigration & Refugee Services
  • Special Needs Housing
  • Senior Healthcare