Crane’s Mill Blog: Healthy Aging



5 Fun Ways for Seniors to Keep Cool as Summer Approaches

1. Visit your local library. The library has come a long way in recent years, transforming into a multi-media haven not only reserved for the newest books and periodicals—there are DVDs, CDs, and so much more available for free. Why not stop by the library, grab a gripping novel you’ve never read, check out a movie you’ve heard good things about, and pick up a CD of hits from your youth. Before you know it, you’ll have spent hours perusing all sorts of fun stuff, and you’ll be prepped and ready to embark on number two on our list… 2. …Read More »


Did You Know? Crane’s Mill has a Dedicated Memory Support Unit.

Part of our Assisted Living Facility, our Memory Support Unit at Crane’s Mill is an important part of the continuum of care offered in our community. Many people are aware of the wonderful independent living area of Crane’s Mill, home to the well-appointed apartments and cottages, dining options, trips, live entertainment, and more. Plus, people are familiar with our skilled nursing and sub-acute rehab areas, which are open to Crane’s Mill residents and members of the greater community to help after a hospital stay or illness. What you may not know is that 18 of our 66 Assisted Living apartments …Read More »


Celebrate the Beauty of Winter at Crane’s Mill

Senior Living at Crane’s Mill provides the finest in apartments, cottages, food, services, amenities, and of course, the freedom to truly enjoy the winter season without concern for snow or ice. What are you favorite winter memories? Ours include celebrating the holidays with family and friends. But sometimes, especially as we age, it becomes harder to enjoy the winter season because of snow, ice, and extreme cold weather. For Crane’s Mill residents, those worries are a thing of the past. They can focus on doing the things they truly enjoy, like staying active and healthy, taking a swim in our …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 »


Crane’s Mill Health Center: Assisted Living, Memory Support, Skilled Nursing, and Sub-Acute Rehab

Staying active as we age is paramount to leading fulfilling lives. Sometimes as we get older, we start to need some help maintaining the lifestyle we desire. That’s where the Crane’s Mill Health Center shines. Our Health Center consists of four levels of care: Assisted Living – a collection of studio apartments providing an elegant lifestyle with supportive care for our activities of daily living, such as bathing, grooming, and going to meals. Memory Support – a secure area of our community with specialized staff and programming specifically designed for those with memory impairment. Skilled Nursing – for both short- …Read More »


Watch: Healthy Living at Crane’s Mill

Our residents enjoy a number of fun ways to stay healthy and fit all year long. Crane’s Mill residents stay fit by enjoying aquatic fitness in the community’s indoor pool, exercise classes, a state-of-the-art fitness center, plus trail walking on our 48-acre campus. …Read More »


Wellness and Healthy Aging

At Crane’s Mill, our independent living residents have supportive services at their fingertips to help them stay active and healthy as they age. Crane’s Mill residents enjoy the privacy, independence, and luxury they’ve earned with the peace of mind that comes from knowing that world-class healthcare is only a short, indoor walk form their front doors. The Wellness Center is located just steps away, and is home to our medical director, wellness director, and a number of specialists including a podiatrist, gastroenterologist, chiropractor, and more. Residents can utilize the Wellness Center to have their vitals checked, have blood drawn, or for …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 »