Crane’s Mill Blog: Learning Sessions

Empower Yourself: Tips to Fight Back Against “Senior Scammers”

Scams targeting seniors are a persistent problem. Here’s more about how and your loved ones can fight back. Whether in the newspaper, on TV, or from a friend, it seems we’ve all heard stories of senior scammers in search of personal identity details and, ultimately, money. Typical tales may include a foreign prince, a large inheritance or lottery winnings. But not all scams fit the usual mold, and even the brightest of us can fall prey. Emily Lutz, Certified Professional Daily Money Manager from Liberty Paperwork Solutions, paid a visit to Crane’s Mill and shared her expertise on the subject of …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 »


Tapas Taste & Talk – You’re Invited

Learn all about Crane’s Mill at this delicious & informative program! Visit us for a delicious tapas-style lunch and a wealth of information about our community, including accommodations, pricing, contracts, healthcare, dining, activities, and more! Wednesday, September 6 1:00 p.m. RSVP is required. Call 973-276-3070 or click here to send an email. …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 »


Join Us for Lunch at Crane’s Mill!

We have one Lunch & Learn program remaining this year, and a few spots are reservations are still available! We have a few reservations available for our upcoming Lunch & Learn program on Thursday, November 19 at 12 noon. If you’re interested in learning more about Crane’s Mill, including all about our available apartments and cottages, contracts and pricing, health, wellness, activities, dining, and more, then this program is for you! Call us at 973-276-3070 or click here to send us email to let us know if you can join us for this special program. Reservations are on a first come, …Read More »


Evening Seminar Series – A Free 4-Part Program for Children of Aging Parents

Visit Crane’s Mill for this special 4-part series designed exclusively for those with aging parents! FINALLY—a series of FREE programs designed specifically to help children of seniors navigate through the challenging aging process. Learn all about elder law, Medicare, finance, and how to have tough conversations with your parents. Guests may attend all four programs or select the ones that best suit their needs. RSVP: 973-276-3070 or send an email to cranesmill@lsmnj.org Advance registration is required; light dinner will be served. Healthy, Wealthy, & Wise: 10 of the Most Common Elder Law Questions Presented by Thomas M. Murphy, ESQ. Tuesday, September 29th …Read More »


Don’t Miss our Brunch & Learn Programs This Summer

Hungry for more info about Crane’s Mill? Check out one of our upcoming Brunch & Learn sessions for all you need to know about our community served alongside a delicious tapas-style brunch! Choose from one of three remaining dates for 2015: Tuesday, August 4 Tuesday, August 18 Thursday, September 10 All programs start at 10:30 a.m. Make your reservation today! Call 973-276-3070 or click here to send us an email. We’ll see you at brunch! …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 »


Crane’s Mill Presents Interactive Lecture with Eldercare Attorney

Join us on Tuesday, May 12 for a special program you won’t want to miss! Visit Crane’s Mill Retirement Community on May 12 for a special program presented by Thomas Murphy, Esq., of the Murphy Law Firm. Mr. Murphy will discuss 10 of the most common elder law questions, plus answer your personal questions and share personal anecdotes. Topics will include advance directives, trusts, estate planning, and more. This event always draws rave reviews from attendees—don’t miss your chance to attend, reserve your spot today! Tuesday, May 12, 2:00 p.m., Crane’s Mill, 459 Passaic Avenue, West Caldwell. To RSVP, call …Read More »


“Koffee” with Karla – Two Dates Available

There’s still time to reserve your spot for this deliciously informative event at Crane’s Mill! Join Karla Traficante, Director of Sales and Marketing, for a cappuccino and a biscotti served alongside a heaping helping of info about Crane’s Mill Retirement Community. Guests will learn all about our community including apartment and cottage floor plans, activities and dining, contracts and pricing, health and wellness, and more! Two dates are still available, and RSVP is required: Call 973-276-3070 or click here to send an email to reserve your spot today! …Read More »