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Featured Apartment: The Morris

The Morris is a two bedroom, two bathroom with den apartment home measuring 1,111 square feet One of 21 available floor plans, the Morris is located in our Sycamore building and is just steps from Towne Square. The 1,111 square foot apartment features two large bedrooms complete with two walk-in closets, two full baths, an open living/dining space, well-appointed kitchen and more. Like all Crane’s Mill homes, the Morris boasts a private, screened-in porch and outdoor storage area along with an in-unit washer and dryer. You can view the gallery below, and be sure to also take a look at the Morris …Read More »


First Snowy Day of 2022

The Crane’s Mill team has been hard at work since early this morning, clearing snow and making sure residents are safe and cared for. Crane’s Mill residents can focus on doing the things they truly enjoy, like staying active and healthy, taking a swim in our indoor pool, reading a book by the fire, and enjoying restaurant-style dining—all without traipsing through the snow or going out for a drive. Here is a look at just some of the services and amenities offered at Crane’s Mill that keep our residents active and healthy all winter long: SNOW COVERED CAR? We shovel …Read More »




Milton the Elf

Milton – The Crane’s Mill Elf – Appearing Around Campus All Month Long!

The elf is back to spread joy to residents and social media followers! He’s back!! We found Milton passing out his business card and gearing up for a fun holiday season here at Crane’s Mill!   The friendly little ‘Holiday Consultant’ will be appearing around campus all December long … be sure to follow the fun on the Crane’s Mill Facebook page at Facebook.com/cranesmill. …Read More »


Bobbie poses with flowers as bright as her personality!

Crane’s Mill Neighbor of the Week – Barbara “Bobbie” Silverstein

Say Hello to our Crane’s Mill Neighbor of the Week Bobbie made her way across the country, from Los Angeles, to Clifton, the Hamptons, Florida, Fort Lee, and Crane’s Mill in West Caldwell!   Barbara “Bobbie” Silverstein grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from UCLA with a major in International Relations. Her late husband, an ophthalmologist, brought her east where he was attending medical school.   She has two sons and one daughter, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. One son is an ophthalmologist who took over his father’s practice which was in their home in Clifton, NJ. Bobbie managed …Read More »


Last Available Cottage: The Ridgewood

Act now: don’t miss your chance to live in style in a Crane’s Mill cottage! Imagine spending your retirement years in a luxurious Crane’s Mill cottage, with all the amenities, comfort and privacy of a free-standing home, without any of the responsibilities of owning a home. Everything from housekeeping to landscaping and so much more are taken care of for you. However, only one cottage type remains in inventory, so hurry–now may be your last chance for years to enjoy the Crane’s Mill cottage lifestyle! Currently Available: The Ridgewood, a 1,335 square foot single-level cottage features a large living/dining room, …Read More »


Ed swimming laps in the indoor pool

Crane’s Mill Neighbor of the Week – Edward Luckenbach

Say Hello to our Crane’s Mill Neighbor of the Week A successful engineer, family man, avid swimmer, and Crane’s Mill resident! Ed Luckenbach is an independent living resident who lives in one of our freestanding cottage homes. Ed moved to Crane’s Mill in 2013 with his cherished late wife, Ruth. Mr. Luckenbach enjoyed a long and notable career as an engineer for Exxon. Ed stays very active and involved in our community and can be seen daily swimming laps in the indoor pool–his favorite activity. He enjoys reading, playing poker, lectures, discussion groups, current events, music, and shows at the …Read More »


Eden from Environmental Services

Crane’s Mill Neighbor of the Week – Eden

The Crane’s Mill Environmental Services Team is key in maintaining a safe, clean, and gorgeous home for our residents. Eden is with our Environmental Services Department, responsible for keeping Towne Square a beautiful, spotless for our residents.   Having joined Crane’s Mill more than 6 years ago, Eden is well known as one of the kindest, friendliest, and hardworking employees in the entire community.   Hi Eden, and thank you for all you do! 🙂 …Read More »


Crane’s Mill Neighbor of the Week – Pat Zeh

Say Hello to our Crane’s Mill Neighbor of the Week Say Hello – and Happy 100th Birthday – to Pat Zeh! Please join us in wishing a Happy Birthday to independent living resident Pat Zeh, who turned 100 years young on Saturday, October 30!   Mrs. Zeh, who moved to Crane’s Mill from Montclair in 2012, was so happy to have her family on-hand to celebrate! …Read More »