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Did You Know? Crane’s Mill accepts direct admissions for Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, & Sub-Acute Rehab

The Health Center at Crane’s Mill provides top-notch care for both residents of Crane’s Mill and of the community at large. Crane’s Mill addresses the ever-changing needs of those desiring an active, independent lifestyle both today and tomorrow. Whether care is needed for a short term or as part of a comprehensive plan, residents and their loved ones can rest assured that Crane’s Mill will provide the care you need, when you need it. In the Health Center, residents find an array of different living accommodations to meet their specific needs. From Assisted Living and Memory Support to Skilled Nursing and …Read More »



A Message of Thanksgiving

Colleen Frankenfield, President & CEO of Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey, delivers a Message of Thanksgiving to Crane’s Mill residents and families. Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey is the parent organization for Crane’s Mill. Click on image to play video message. …Read More »


Is it ‘Greenhouse Season’ Already?

The leaves are falling and there’s a nip in the air, but Crane’s Mill is still as colorful as ever! It really is hard to believe that the warm weather months are gone, the leaves are falling and winter is on its way. The changing weather brings to mind one of our favorite resident-run programs: the Crane’s Mill greenhouse. Located in Towne Square just across from the library, the Crane’s Mill greenhouse holds a colorful collection of our residents’ plants and flowers so they can stay in top form all year long. Would you like to learn more about how Crane’s …Read More »


6 Inspirational Quotes About Aging for the Young at Heart

When you walk around Crane’s Mill, you’ll see residents in independent living ranging from their 60’s to over 100 years of age! It’s really quite amazing to speak with people about aging, and how staying young at heart can be just as important as diet and exercise when it comes to “staying young.” With that in mind, here are six quotes we found to be thought-provoking—we hope you enjoy! “Today is the oldest you’ve ever been, and the youngest you’ll ever be again.” Eleanor Roosevelt “Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. And dreams are forever.” Walt Disney “Too many people, when …Read More »


A Poem for Grandparents Day

Crane’s Mill would like to wish all the grandparents and great-grandparents a very happy day! We owe a lot to our grandparents–from taking the time to listen and teaching us to fish or knit, to passing us that extra piece of cake, they provide comfort and support in a one-of-a-kind way. Their stories provide glimpses into days past, before smartphones and twitter made things move so fast. Some times may have been tough and streets may have been rough, but laughter and love were plentiful and provided more than enough. You can count on them for a joke every once in a …Read More »



Rehabilitation Services at Crane’s Mill

The Crane’s Mill sub-acute rehabilitation department provides residents and members of the outside community with the ability to complete their rehabilitation after an illness, joint replacement, hospital stay, or surgery. The department’s focus is on the resident’s recovery, helping residents achieve long-term health and return to being as independent as possible. …Read More »