Community Updates Blog: Dining

A New Year’s Resolution You’ve Earned

Give Yourself the Gift of an Exceptional Lifestyle this Year. We love this time of year. The winter months mean spending time with family and loved ones, enjoying the cool, crisp air and embracing the joyful holiday season. As the New Year approaches we find it fun to reminisce about the past and also welcome the chance to look ahead and plan what’s next. In fact, at Crane’s Mill people are busy thinking up their New Year’s resolutions. Some are striving to exercise more, take a trip or spend more time with family. What is your resolution for 2020? Here are some ideas to …Read More »

What’s for Dinner Tonight at Crane’s Mill?

Here is a look at tonight’s Crane’s Mill dinner menu. The Candleberry Dining Room offers Crane’s Mill residents an array of menu options each and every night. Served in a restaurant-style atmosphere, complete with a host and wait staff, the Candleberry’s signature mix of featured entrees and a set menu is designed to satisfy even the selective palettes. Here is a look at the menu for Tuesday, July 30, 2019: Italian Wedding Soup Warm Wheatberry Salad Tomato Zucchini Pie Panko Eggplant Mozzarella Grilled Chop Steak Green Beans & Carrots Escarole & Garlic Rustic Berry Tart …Read More »

Watch: Dining Options at Crane’s Mill

Watch this video for a colorful look at the dining options available at our community. Crane’s Mill residents enjoy an array of dining options including a restaurant-style experience in the Candleberry Dining Room, casual fare three times a day in the Heartwood Cafe, grocery shopping in the Corner Market, happy hour in the Cherry Blossom Lounge, and private dining in the Mill Room. …Read More »

Thanksgiving Photos – 2015

Our residents enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast with all the trimmings! Here are some photos from the big day. We hope you enjoyed a wonderful holiday too! …Read More »

Healthy Living Tips for Seniors: Check Out This Video from Crane’s Mill

At Crane’s Mill in West Caldwell, our residents have access to an array of services and amenities to help them live each day to the fullest. Check out the video below for more. Stay young at heart with these healthy living tips for seniors from Crane’s Mill. It’s important to stay active, eat a well-balanced diet, and stay socially engaged with friends new and old. At Crane’s Mill, a continuing care retirement community in West Caldwell, New Jersey, residents have access to an array of services and amenities that are fully included and designed to help each resident age successfully. …Read More »

With Record Lows, Why Traipse Outside?

As we face record lows here in Northern New Jersey, residents of our retirement community are always warm and well taken care of regardless of the weather. What if you could have a fine dining experience, activities, an indoor pool, hot tub, and more…all an indoor walk from your front door? That’s the reality for Crane’s Mill residents! Living at Crane’s Mill is akin to living in a luxury hotel—only better. Residents enjoy well-appointed apartments complete with full kitchens, laundry, and more. Every apartment is an indoor walk to Towne Square is home to multiple dining venues, our fitness center, …Read More »

Crane’s Mill to Host Live, Interactive Cooking Demo

Executive Chef Arthur Marston will take “Center Stage” to for a healthy cooking demo. Char Arthur is the driving force behind one of Northern New Jersey’s top senior living communities, and he’s eager to share a program of healthful, tasty cooking tips and techniques. Event: Interactive Cooking Demo with Executive Chef Arthur Marston Details: Enjoy a taste of the good life as our Executive Chef Arthur Marston presents a cooking demo live at Center Stage. Chef Arthur will prepare a healthy meal while sharing tips of the trade and answering your questions! Small samples will be served. Space is very …Read More »

Are You Ready for Another Snowy, Icy, Bitter Cold Northern New Jersey Winter?

This year, trade in all your winter worries for a lifestyle of convenience, luxury, and peace of mind at Crane’s Mill Retirement Community. This winter, trade in cabin fever for water aerobics, daily exercise classes, and live entertainment. Trade in slippery roads and sidewalks for the security of retirement living—including door-to-door transportation. Trade in running out of groceries for restaurant-style ding and a grocery store just a few indoor steps from your front door. Trade in being stuck at home for having everything you need right at your fingertips—including world-class healthcare. Trade in the inconvenience and dangers of dealing with …Read More »

Crane’s Mill Welcomes New Executive Chef

Chef Arthur Marston has been named new Executive Chef of Crane’s Mill, a continuing care retirement community in West Caldwell, NJ. A Certified Executive Chef and Certified Culinary Administrator by the American Culinary Federation, Chef Arthur brings with him a wide range of experience and a fresh outlook on menu creation. “I’m thrilled to join the team here at Crane’s Mill. It’s a premier property in the industry,” says Marston, who resides in Pompton Lakes with his wife, Aimee, and their two-year-old son, Noah. “My goal for the Crane’s Mill menu is a balance of homestyle comfort food and modern …Read More »

A Day in the Life: Crane’s Mill Activities for Monday, August 25, 2014

Here’s a look at the day ahead for our independent living residents. Just like every day of the week, today, August 25, is packed with fun activities, programs, food, and more! Crane’s Mill residents really know how to live it up, and have the choices and variety available to truly live an independent lifestyle. 8:00 − 9:30 a.m. Heartwood Cafe open for breakfast 9:00 a.m. Aquatic Fitness 10:00 a.m. Lap Swimming 10:30 a.m. Morning Movie: “Burn” 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Heartwood Cafe open for breakfast 1:00 p.m. Group Dancing 1:30 p.m. Afternoon Movie: “Burn” 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Heartwood …Read More »