Crane’s Mill Blog: Friends & Neighbors


An Active Senior Couple Moves to Crane’s Mill – See What Happens Next

Watch What Happens When an Independent Couple Moves to Crane’s Mill When you come to Crane’s Mill, you are doing more than making a physical move–you are making an investment in yourself. Residents reap the rewards of a refreshed, healthy lifestyle, and a long-term well-being that can only come from moving to such a community. Check out the video below for a fun look at a new couple’s journey, and call 973-276-6700 or click here when you are ready to learn more. …Read More »



Honoring our Veterans

Today is Veterans Day, and we pay special attention to a group of real American heroes. Please join us in honoring our country’s veterans today. They are responsible for protecting the freedoms which we all hold dear. At Crane’s Mill, many of our residents have served across the different branches of the military. Each year, we look forward to seeing their photos and hearing stories of their time in the service, in training, and when stationed overseas. For more on the history of Veterans Day, you can click here to visit the US Department of Veterans Affairs website which has a complete …Read More »



Crane’s Mill Trip Opportunity – Christmas in Hershey

Here’s your chance to take a “sweet” trip with the Crane’s Mill residents! You’re invited to join the Crane’s Mill residents for a special trip to “The Sweetest Place On Earth” Sunday, December 1st –Monday, December 2nd, 2019 (2 days, 1 night) The holidays glow even brighter in Hershey, and we are excited to offer this chance to experience it for yourself. $635.00 per person (single occupancy) $555.00 per person (double occupancy)  $525.00 per person (Triple occupancy)  *Price includes Luxury Motor Coach Transportation (full-size luxury coach with lavatory)  Taxes & Gratuities for included meals, Hotel, Driver and guides tips….  *Overnight …Read More »


Retirement Living 101: What Questions Should You Ask When Visiting A Retirement Community?

Are you doing research and visiting retirement communities throughout New Jersey? Make an informed decision about your retirement by asking the right questions: How convenient is the location? What’s around the community? Is the community a true Continuing Care Retirement Community with a licensed Skilled Nursing Unit? What types of contracts and financial options are available? Does the community offer a Lifecare option? What is the financial stability of the organization? Ask for a disclosure statement showing the community’s financial statements for the last 5 years. How much have fees increased? Is the community all-inclusive or are there ancillary charges …Read More »


A Day in the Life of a Crane’s Mill Resident

Join us for a look at independent living activities at Crane’s Mill Retirement Community in West Caldwell, New Jersey Many people wonder what it’s like to live at Crane’s Mill. Sure, there are beautiful apartments and cottages, friendly staff and common areas on-par with fine hotels. But what do people do all day? Luckily for you, you found the answer here! Every day, there are many activities, events and jaunts to nearby locations on the calendar. The beauty of Crane’s Mill is that we keep our calendar filled to the brim—and our residents have the choice to do as much …Read More »


About Our Neighbor: West Essex Park

West Essex Park is literally right in our backyard here at Crane’s Mill You may already know that Crane’s Mill is a 48-acre oasis that combines the natural beauty of a Certified Wildlife Habitat with an upscale residential retirement setting. What you may not know is that our nature walking trails on the west end of our campus lead directly into West Essex Park—home to over 1,300 acres of parkland including an environmental center, boating and canoe landings, golf driving range, and so much more! Plus, birdwatchers know West Essex Park as a destination to see some of their more …Read More »


New Crane’s Mill “Review” Posted Online

We are so excited to share this recent review shared by a family member: “We just moved our father-in-law to Crane’s Mill, and we could not be more pleased. They provided terrific support and assistance throughout the entire process. This included providing extensive social support to help our FIL meet lots of people and new groups. Germaine Loudon at CM was, and continues to be, particularly helpful. She not only follows up thoroughly on everything, but importantly, she sincerely cares about the people. Out father-in-law is now very happy in his independent living unit.” William C., NJ For more testimonials …Read More »