Community Updates Blog: fitness

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 »

Don’t Miss Our 3rd Annual Community Health Fair!

Community Health Fair – Saturday, September 21st, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Crane’s Mill, 459 Passaic Avenue, West Caldwell, NJ 07006 − Towne Square Building Planning for our 3rd Annual Community Health Fair is in full swing! We are just a few short weeks away, and are so happy to share with you this flyer showing just some of the great programs and screenings. From kids fitness and physical therapy to chiropractic care and belly dancing, we’re confident to say there really is something for everyone at this year’s health fair! We look forward to sharing this day of …Read More »

100 Amazing Nature Photos From Crane’s Mill—Part 2

Please enjoy Part 2 of this 4-Part series showcasing the nature and beauty of Crane’s Mill in West Caldwell, New Jersey Remember to click each photo to see a larger, detailed view. (Keep an eye out for an “endangered species” in this set…) …Read More »

100 Amazing Nature Photos From Crane’s Mill—Part 1

Trailkeeper Mike Mazur leads our weekly trail walking group, and his photograph collections take you through the ins and outs of our natural surroundings. Our friend Mike Mazur is not only an experienced and knowledgable trailkeeper, but also an outstanding photographer. His keen eye for spotting nature’s nuances is evident in this incredible collection of photographs he’s so graciously donated to the Crane’s Mill Courier. We’re pleased to present them here, in Part 1 of a 4-Part series featuring 100 stunning images. Enjoy, and remember to click each photo below to see a larger, detailed view. …Read More »

Crane’s Mill Residents Enjoy Active, Healthy Days with Friends While Northern New Jersey Faces Coldspell

While the Northeast copes with lows in the teens, Crane’s Mill residents enjoy highs with friends. As late January rears it’s ugly head here in Northern New Jersey, our residents’ social lives are heating up! They are staying active, healthy and engaged with one another and the friendly staff here at Crane’s Mill. This morning, our Activities Director lead a fun morning exercise class in Hinman Hall. Located in Towne Square, Hinman Hall is a short, indoor walk from every Crane’s Mill apartment, so it’s no wonder that the class was very well-attended. At 10:30, one of our friendly drivers …Read More »

Indoor Heated Pool and Hot Tub on a Snowy Northern New Jersey Day

“Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!” That’s an easy song to sing when you’re relaxing in the hot tub or taking a morning water aerobics class in a heated, indoor pool! Yes, it’s a snowy day today here in West Caldwell, New Jersey. Yet, Crane’s Mill residents aren’t worried about shoveling snow or cleaning off their cars. In fact, we just saw a handful of residents enjoying the indoor pool! Talk about a perfect day for a swim. There are scheduled lap swims and water aerobics classes every week. Beyond that, the pool is open every day from …Read More »

Staying Fit as the Weather Becomes Frightful

Yesterday marked the first snowfall of the year here at Crane’s Mill in West Caldwell, New Jersey. Along with the beauty of the snow on the ground come a number concerns, specifically for older adults. We will cover many of these as the weather continues to grow colder, but for today, let’s focus on a fun escape from the snow: the Crane’s Mill “Horseneck Gym.” Pictured here, and situated in Towne Square next to the heated indoor swimming pool, the gym is a popular destination for residents looking to stay fit, healthy and active. All of the equipment is geared …Read More »