Crane’s Mill Blog: Guest Speakers

Financial & Tax Advantages of Moving to a Retirement Community

Join Crane’s Mill for a financial seminar with guest speaker James Ciprich This special presentation will focus on your financial well-being, senior living options, and how you can maintain — and grow — your wealth throughout your retirement. As a guest, you will learn how smart lifestyle decisions can equate to smart money decisions, and how to grow wealth, health, and happiness throughout your retirement years. Join us for a delicious continental breakfast and an in-depth seminar for people who are retired or retiring soon, and are considering a move to a senior living community. Wednesday, September 26th 8:30 – …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 »


Dealing with Loss During the Holiday Season

A special program for those of us coping with grief Loss is an inevitable part of life and grief is a natural part of the healing process. Dealing with loss can be one of the most difficult times in a person’s life especially around the holidays. This workshop is designed to help those living with loss. Thursday, November 9 at 2:00 p.m. Crane’s Mill (Hinman Hall) RSVP: Call 973-276-3070 or click here to send an email. …Read More »


Meet The Author: Author, Crane’s Mill Resident to Sign His Book

Book Signing & Lecture with Crane’s Mill Resident Gene Kesselman Author of Letters from Grandpa: A primer for life  Thursday, October 5th • 2:00 p.m. Hinman Hall at Crane’s Mill 459 Passaic Avenue, West Caldwell RSVP: Call 973-276-3070 or click here to send an email. Leaving a Living Legacy to your grandchildren Learn how to teach your grandchildren their roots and family history. Kesselman will also discuss how to share your own life’s lessons and wisdom with your grandchildren and teach them about self confidence, self respect, and much more. The letters in this book follow one of three distinct themes: America 80 …Read More »


Free 3-Part Seminar Series Designed for Those with Aging Parents

Don’t miss this evening seminar series curated exclusively to help those with aging parents. Finally—a series of free programs designed specifically to help children of seniors navigate through the challenging aging process. Programs take place on three consecutive Tuesday evenings beginning October 10th at 6:30 p.m. Guests are invited to attend all three programs or select the ones that best suit their needs. Click on the event names below for further information on each program: Save Yourself the Aggravation: Plan Now, ‘Cause Your Parents Don’t Want To Tuesday, October 10th 6:30 p.m. (light dinner will be served) RSVP required: Call 973-276-3070 or …Read More »


Crane’s Mill Events Calendar – Plan Your Next Visit Today!

Things are really heating up at Crane’s Mill! Each year our events calendar fills up with all sorts of fun and educational programs in spring and summer, and this year it’s bigger and better than ever! In 2017, we have tons to offer including “Live! at Crane’s Mill” and our Spring Speaker Series. Plus, we’re always adding programs, so be sure to check back often to see what’s new! Check out our full events calendar by clicking here, and plan your next visit today! …Read More »


You’re Invited – Summer Lecture Series at Crane’s Mill

Visit Crane’s Mill for our special Summer Lecture Series! All programs begin at 1:30 p.m. RSVP for one or all by calling 973-276-3070 or click here to send an email. Part 1: Wednesday, June 15. Presented by Dr. Jonathan Rose. Today the mass media is trusted by just 40 percent of Americans—and only 11 percent of those aged 18 to 24. Newspapers, newsmagazines, and network news broadcasts are dying. Younger readers especially get their news by scanning a host of blogs and websites, all of which offer very different versions of reality, none of which carry any real authority. Jonathan Rose, …Read More »


Spring Seminar Series – Meet the Speakers

Don’t miss this series starting on April 26, and continuing for five consecutive Tuesday afternoons. Plan for a successful future with this special free seminar series! RSVP for any and all dates by calling 973-276-3070 or click here to send us an email. Part 1: Choosing a Continuing Care Retirement Community Tuesday, April 26, 2:00 p.m. Presented by Karla Traficante, Director of Sales & Marketing, Crane’s Mill Join Karla Traficante for an impartial look into senior living options. Karla will cover the financial and emotional process of deciding on your retirement living future, along with resources for information, downsizing, support, and …Read More »


Oh, My Aching Back! Join Us for a Medical Lecture Presented by Two Area Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Visit Crane’s Mill for an interactive medical lecture focused on back pain symptoms, prevention, and treatment. Tuesday, June 9th 1:30 p.m. To RSVP, call 973-276-3004 or click here to send us an email. Presented by Barnabas Health and the Crane’s Mill Health Center. About our presenters: Daveed D. Frazier is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with advanced training in spinal surgery and correction of spinal deformities. An assistant clinical professor of orthopaedic surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Frazier is also a respected lecturer, accomplished researcher, and published author on spine disorders and treatment. Dr. Frazier …Read More »


Elder Law Questions Answered at Recent Crane’s Mill Program

Crane’s Mill recently welcomed Thomas Murphy, Esq., for a special presentation on Elder Law, including answers to top questions he receives in the field. The following is a recap of this particular presentation and is for informational purposes only. This post does not constitute legal advice. For your personal situation and planning, it is best to contact an attorney. The main topics from Tom’s presentation included the following: Key Planning Documents Ownership of Assets Estate Planning Key Planning Documents We are all faced with a number of financial and medical decisions throughout our lives. As Tom notes, “we will all have a …Read More »