Crane’s Mill Blog: location

Area Attractions: Location is Everything

Seniors living at Crane’s Mill in West Caldwell, New Jersey, are only a short distance to many great area attractions. The staff at Crane’s Mill does an amazing job of bringing live entertainment, cultural activities, and more. But what’s truly special about Crane’s Mill is that residents are only a short jaunt to many different area attractions. Museums, movie theaters, malls, restaurants, parks, and even daily errands are right around the corner … and transportation is fully included for all Crane’s Mill residents. Please click here for more details on specific area attractions, including the Turtle Back Zoo, Montclair Art …Read More »


Area Attractions: Location is Everything

Seniors living at Crane’s Mill in West Caldwell, New Jersey, are only a short distance to many great area attractions. The staff at Crane’s Mill does an amazing job of bringing live entertainment, cultural activities, and more. But what’s truly special about Crane’s Mill is that residents are only a short jaunt to many different area attractions. Museums, movie theaters, malls, restaurants, parks, and even daily errands are right around the corner … and transportation is fully included for all Crane’s Mill residents. Please click here for more details on specific area attractions, including the Turtle Back Zoo, Montclair Art …Read More »


Why Crane’s Mill Residents Love Our Location!

Crane’s Mill is located in West Caldwell, New Jersey. The retirement community’s location combines secluded nature with a convenient Essex County location. ‘459 Passaic Avenue’ sounds like a standard enough address. However, it’s anything but ordinary. Home to Crane’s Mill Continuing Care Retirement Community, 459 Passaic Avenue reads like a dream destination for those who like nature AND the allure of being in the heart of all the action. The Crane’s Mill campus is situated on 48 beautiful acres with a Certified Wildlife Habitat and a picturesque pond. In addition, there are walking trails that lead to West Essex Park—a …Read More »


Discovering the Best Retirement Location in New Jersey

If you’re searching for the best retirement location in New Jersey, you won’t need to look any further than Crane’s Mill in West Caldwell. Our friends at Inside Jersey magazine wrote an exciting cover story on “Jersey’s Best Places to Retire.” Here’s an excerpt of how the magazine selected towns for the list: “Using a specific methodology to narrow our search, Inside Jersey looked at cost of living and crime rates, culture and camaraderie. We tallied available health care services, including licensed internists, hospitals and long-term care agencies that provide preventive, rehabilitative and therapeutic services to patients in their homes. We tracked down …Read More »


Crane’s Mill in Fall: The 48-Acre New Jersey Retirement Community in its Autumnal Glory

Check out this fun collection of images featuring Crane’s Mill in its autumnal glory! At Crane’s Mill, our community is situated in what feels like a world away from everything on a secluded 48-acre campus, yet we’re quite literally only steps away from shopping, dining, entertainment and more. One of the (many) perks of living in such a lovely location? There are countless times throughout the year when the community looks simply amazing. One of our favorites is autumn. We were lucky enough to schedule a photography session right at the peak of this year’s fall season. Please enjoy this …Read More »



The Best of 2014: A Look Back at Top Posts from the Crane’s Mill Courier Blog

Join us for a look back at the top posts from the Crane’s Mill Courier—the official blog for Crane’s Mill Retirement Community in West Caldwell, New Jersey. 2014 saw so many wonderful posts on our blog. Thanks to you, the readers, we’re always coming up with new ideas and new ways to share what’s going on at Crane’s Mill (and beyond). We thought it would be fun to take a trip down memory lane and revisit the year that was—click the links below to view top 10 posts of 2014…enjoy! In January, we celebrated National Thank You Month. We had …Read More »


Crane’s Mill History

Crane’s Mill Continuing Care Retirement Community was built on a plot of land in West Caldwell, New Jersey that holds a rich history. For all you history buffs out there, you can click here to read more about the history of Crane’s Mill. Plus, if you call us at 973-276-6700 or send us an email, we can direct you to the hallway connected the Health Center to Towne Square. There, you’ll find a series of in-depth articles, historical records, photographs, and much more, all chronicling the proud history of this wonderful community that our residents now call home. …Read More »