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Lifelong Learning at Crane's Mill

Lifelong Learning Classes Offered for Crane’s Mill Residents

Each lecture is led by a local college professor who specializes in the given topic and visits Crane’s Mill for our residents’ benefit. Today, Crane’s Mill will residents begin the first of this season’s Lifelong Learning educational series. Consisting of six, two-hour lectures, the spring semester includes a variety of topics from history to the arts. The first lecture, presented by Drew University Literature professor Chris Nugent, will focus on “Arthurian Legends.” Residents will get take a scholarly look at King Arthur, the Round Table, and how these stories developed over the years. Later in March, Douglas Simon, also of …Read More »


Crane’s Mill Residents Treated to Holiday Concert by West Caldwell Police Detective

Detective Mazzeo performed holiday favorites and provided info on keeping seniors safe from scams. Over 100 residents at Crane’s Mill Retirement Community in West Caldwell were treated to a festive holiday concert when Detective Paul Mazzeo of the West Caldwell Police Department shared his musical talents the evening of December 17. Combining traditional Christmas carols with stories and dialogue, residents were not only entertained but also educated about senior scams that target the elderly during the holiday season. Detective Mazzeo (second from left) was joined by his brothers in blue, including (left to right):  Officer Michael High, Officer Brett Keeps, and …Read More »


Free CEU Program – Ethics and Cultural Competence

Visit Crane’s Mill for this Free Continuing Education Program for Social Workers, RNs, CALAs, and LNHAs The Ethics of Cultural Diversity: Considerations in Multicultural Settings Sponsor:             Longtree & Associates, LLC, a Long-Term Care Seminar and   Consulting Firm Presenter:          Heidi Schnapp, CSW,CWP,CCM Location:            Crane’s Mill, West Caldwell Date:                   December 7, 2018 Time:                  9:00am – 12:00pm RSVP:                Barbara Davey (973) 276-3004 or email BDavey@LSMNJ.org 3.0 CE   SW, RN, NAB, LNHA Cultural diversity in American society and, indeed, the world, has been acknowledged with increased frequency over the past several decades. This seminar is a direct response …Read More »


You’re Invited to Abraham’s Table at Crane’s Mill – An Interfaith Gathering

Join us for a delicious lunch and great conversation at this special interfaith gathering! Topic: Peacemakers in the 21st Century Tuesday, October 9, 2018  • 12:00 Noon Crane’s Mill Continuing Care Retirement Community 459 Passaic Avenue, West Caldwell, NJ RSVP to Pastor Nancy Truscott, Chaplain, Crane’s Mill 973-276-3008 Sponsored by: Peace Islands Institute West Essex Ministerial Association Crane’s Mill …Read More »


Financial & Tax Advantages of Moving to a Retirement Community

Join Crane’s Mill for a financial seminar with guest speaker James Ciprich This special presentation will focus on your financial well-being, senior living options, and how you can maintain — and grow — your wealth throughout your retirement. As a guest, you will learn how smart lifestyle decisions can equate to smart money decisions, and how to grow wealth, health, and happiness throughout your retirement years. Join us for a delicious continental breakfast and an in-depth seminar for people who are retired or retiring soon, and are considering a move to a senior living community. Wednesday, September 26th 8:30 – …Read More »


Does Your Car Fit You?

Visit Crane’s Mill for this special program! DOES YOUR CAR FIT YOU? Learn why the proper fit in your vehicle is essential for both your safety and the safety of others on the road. CarFit is presented by AAA, AARP, and the American Occupational Therapy Association. It’s a community-based program that provides a quick, yet comprehensive 12-point check of how well you and your car work together. There are only 28 spots available on a first-come, first-served basis. MUST be pre-registered to participate. To register, call Barbara Davey, 973-276-3004 or click here to send an email. Thursday, September 20, 2018 12:30 to …Read More »


Feet in the Street: Walk to Help Those in Need

Feet in the Street 2018 Lutheran Social Ministries of NJ (LSMNJ) invites your participation in “Feet in the Street” a fun walk for transitional support for homeless individuals in Camden. LSMNJ is taking the steps to raise awareness and raise dollars to help 1 person – 1 hurdle – at a time. We hope you will take a step with us by registering to walk as an individual or create a team. The FEET in the STREET Walk is family-friendly. We encourage corporate groups, youth groups, and families to join us as we walk to raise awareness and end homelessness and …Read More »


Our Summer Events Calendar is Heating Up!

Have you checked out the Crane’s Mill events calendar lately? It’s heating up this summer with all sorts of fun and informative programs, including lunch & learn programs and a very special cottage spotlight tour that you won’t want to miss! Check out the calendar by clicking here, and be sure to check back often as we’re always adding new programs and events! …Read More »


Crane’s Mill Events Calendar – Plan Your Next Visit Today!

Things are really heating up at Crane’s Mill! Each year our events calendar fills up with all sorts of fun and educational programs in spring and summer, and this year it’s bigger and better than ever! In 2017, we have tons to offer including “Live! at Crane’s Mill” and our Spring Speaker Series. Plus, we’re always adding programs, so be sure to check back often to see what’s new! Check out our full events calendar by clicking here, and plan your next visit today! …Read More »


The Crane’s Mill Events Calendar is Heating Up with Summer Fun!

Plan your next trip to Crane’s Mill today! Interested in our summer lecture series? Perhaps you’d prefer a cup of “Koffee” with Karla? Maybe an open house is more to your liking? No matter what you’re interested in, we have you covered all summer long here at Crane’ Mill! Check out our events page today, and sign up for your favorite upcoming event! We’ll see you soon! …Read More »