Crane’s Mill Named a “Best Senior Living Community” by U.S. News & World Report

The One and Only Crane’s Mill

One of northern New Jersey’s premier continuing care retirement communities, Crane’s Mill in West Caldwell, Essex County, NJ offers an active, luxurious, maintenance-free lifestyle. You’ll have the security of knowing that a full range 5-Star healthcare options are available right on our senior living campus should you ever need them. Explore our wide range of residential and healthcare options, open to adults 60 years of age or better.

Here you’ll find a close-knit group of friends and neighbors who thrive on our beautiful, historic 48-acre campus in West Caldwell, NJ, which was home to an important lumber mill for more than two centuries. Situated on a certified wildlife habitat, Crane’s Mill combines a serene natural setting with luxury amenities and all of the excitement of city life. On any given day, you might enjoy bird watching, a swim in our indoor pool, a restaurant-style dinner, and a show at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

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Now Available:
The Morris

This spacious 1,111 square foot two bedroom, two bath with den apartment home is now available as part of our end-of-year savings event! Explore The Morris

COVID-19 Resource Center - January 25, 2023

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Photo Gallery: Towne Square

Experience the newly-renovated Towne Square--the community's main hub for socializing, dining, happy hour, and more. View more

Health Center Virtual Tour

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Available Cottage: The Ridgewood

Currently Available: Freestanding Cottage Home, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath with Den in 1,335 Square Feet Learn more

Spacious Floor Plans

Whether you’re looking for a cottage or apartment home, you have plenty of choices.
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Ideal Location

Nestled in West Caldwell, NJ, Crane’s Mill combines the beauty of a certified wildlife habitat with proximity to shopping, restaurants, museums, and more. Learn more

Five-Star Healthcare

A full continuum of care, including assisted living, memory support, skilled nursing, and rehabilitation services, is available right on campus at renowned Health Center.

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Towne Square Exterior at Night

Engaging and Informative Events

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