Crane’s Mill Blog: fitness

Join the Mill Club and Fill Your Calendar with Fun!

Mill Club offers New Jersey retirees a glimpse of the good life “We wish we’d made our move earlier,” is something we hear often from residents at Crane’s Mill. There are simply so many fantastic services, amenities, activities and people that it’s no surprise once a resident moves in, they quickly realize the fun, carefree way of life at Crane’s Mill is one to envy. Now you have a chance to experience a taste of this exclusive lifestyle before you make your move by joining the Mill Club. Mill Club Membership Benefits include: -12 complimentary dinners in our Candleberry Dining Room …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 »


Join the Mill Club and Fill Your Calendar with Fun!

Mill Club offers New Jersey retirees a glimpse of the good life “We wish we’d made our move earlier,” is something we hear often from residents at Crane’s Mill. There are simply so many fantastic services, amenities, activities and people that it’s no surprise once a resident moves in, they quickly realize the fun, carefree way of life at Crane’s Mill is one to envy. Now you have a chance to experience a taste of this exclusive lifestyle before you make your move by joining the Mill Club. Mill Club Membership Benefits include: -12 complimentary dinners in our Candleberry Dining Room …Read More »


Mark Your Calendar for Crane’s Mill Day 2017!

This year, the healthy fun takes place on Saturday, September 9 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The event will feature health screenings including blood pressure, blood glucose, BMI, and chiropractic evaluations, plus information and tips from physical therapists, audiologists, and ophthalmologists. Plus, guests will enjoy live demonstrations, interactive fitness programs, healthy snacks, prizes, and so much more! More details to follow … stay tuned to cranesmill.org for all the latest! …Read More »


Seniors Looking to Stay Healthy and Fit—Consider Taking a Swim!

At Crane’s Mill, we have an indoor pool and hot tub, perfect for keeping you active and healthy all year long. We are always looking for the latest news on healthy aging. One topic that of course remains at the top of the list for feeling your best for longer is keeping fit and active. One great way to achieve fitness is swimming. Swimming is considered low-impact, and is easy on the joints. So it’s perfect for everyone from the “Mr. Olympia’s” among us to novice seniors who are just beginning an exercise program. Swimming can be great for movement, …Read More »


Did You Know? Crane’s Mill Hosts Exercise Classes for its Residents 6 Days Each Week.

Crane’s Mill residents can walk from their independent apartments to a senior-focused exercise class—without even having to go outside! You may already know that Crane’s Mill has a state-of-the-art fitness center right in Towne Square. But you may not know that in addition there are a number of additional fun options for residents looking to stay in top shape. Crane’s Mill provides an array of exercise classes in right in Towne Square, so residents need not go outside to get to the best exercise classes around. A quick look at this month’s calendar shows senior-centric classes such as Stretch & …Read More »



Celebrating Older Americans Month!

Join us in celebrating Older Americans Month! Each May, we give thanks and celebrate a number of occasions: we’ve had dozens (and dozens and dozens!!) of floral bouquets delivered for Mother’s Day, our plants and trees are blooming, and the birds are chirping up a storm! On top of all that, it turns out that May is also Older Americans Month! Plus, it’s the 50th anniversary of the Older Americans Act, aimed at promoting healthy aging and tackling serious issues that older members of our population may face, like disease and abuse. At Crane’s Mill, residents are at the forefront …Read More »


Photos from the Third Annual Crane’s Mill Community Health Fair

View a number of wonderful photographs from the 2013 Crane’s Mill Community Health Fair! Be sure to join us in 2014…our health fair gets better and better every year! This year, Crane’s Mill Continuing Care Retirement Community in Essex County, NJ, welcomed over 150 guests to Towne Square for its annual Community Health Fair! It was an amazing event, featuring live Zumba and fitness classes, health screenings, evaluations, snacks, prizes, giveaways, and even a spectacular performance from our belly dancer! Don’t miss our next fun event! Stay tuned to the events page on the Crane’s Mill website for all the …Read More »


3rd Annual Crane’s Mill Health Fair Schedule

A look at the schedule of interactive programs at this year’s Crane’s Mill Community Health Fair, taking place on Saturday, September 21st from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. In addition to all of the screenings, massage treatments, and other interactive healthy fun, we have a number of scheduled events that are sure to get you up and moving! 10:30 a.m. Sky Fitness Presents Family Fitness 11:30 a.m. Belly Dancing 12:30 p.m. Zumba …Read More »