Crane’s Mill Blog: Health & Wellness

Crane's Mill Pi Day 2019

National Pi Day

Crane’s Mill Distributes Deliciously Clever National Pi Day Treats National Pi Day, celebrated through the world on March 14—yes, that’s 3-14—not only commemorates a very special, non-ending number, but also celebrates the birthday of one of the greatest scientists and mathematicians of all times—Albert Einstein. National Pi Day has become the day to celebrate numbers, math, and in the case of LSMNJ—census numbers! This year, social workers, discharge planners and case managers in the Essex County area were acknowledged by Crane’s Mill with mini chocolate cream pies, courtesy of our very own in-house pastry chef. …Read More »


Successful Aging Programs at Crane’s Mill

At Crane’s Mill, specialized staff, programming, clubs, and committees are dedicated to providing the technology and support needed so that all residents can remain active and healthy. Examples include: The Telesensory Machine in our library magnifies text and images up to 50 times to help those with low vision or vision impairment. The Hearing Loop in Hinman Hall amplifies sound directly into a person’s hearing aid, so residents can better hear guest speakers, musicians, and more. The Crane’s Mill campus, including all common areas, is fully accessible for any mobility level. To learn more about how Crane’s Mill is always …Read More »




Residents Dance the Night Away at Crane’s Mill

Looking to stay fit this season? Try dancing! It’s a fantastic approach to keeping active during our snowy, bitter-cold northern New Jersey winters. Sometimes you just feel like dancing! Crane’s Mill residents keep active with professional dance class plus multiple live musical performances each week in Hinman Hall, the community’s main theater. It’s a great way to keep yourself active and limber the whole year round. What’s more, live entertainment, dance class, and so many other programs are always a short, indoor walk from every Crane’s Mill apartment. With so much going on, maybe it’s time you asked to “cut in” 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 »


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 »


Now Hear This … A Lecture on Hearing and Hearing Loss

Visit Crane’s Mill for this special interactive medical lecture. A LECTURE ON HEARING AND HEARING LOSS. Dr. William Aber, an audiologist with over 35 years of experience, will conduct a lecture on hearing and hearing loss. His presentation will include causes of hearing loss, prevention, and the newest advances in rehabilitation, including treatment, surgery and the latest advances in hearing aids. The discussion will also include sudden hearing loss, dizziness or vertigo, and ringing in the ears. Dr. Aber holds a graduate degree from Columbia University, was a fac- ulty member of the NJ College of Medicine and Kean University …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 »