Crane’s Mill Blog: Skilled Nursing

Daughter Thanks Crane’s Mill for Mother’s Care

We recently received this letter from a daughter of a former resident, and are happy and proud to share with you here: My mother lived at Crane’s Mill for almost 10 years, and had a wonderful experience there! She did the usual progression through the different levels of care– she started out in Independent Living for several years, where she made many friends and had an active social life. She moved to Assisted Living when she had an accident and her health started failing, and then did several stints in Skilled Nursing, following various hospitalizations. Once when she was in …Read More »


Crane’s Mill Health Center Staff Receives Praise

We are proud to share this letter we received this morning. For more letters from family members, visit our reviews and testimonials page. To the Staff at the Crane’s Mill Health Center: Thank you very much for taking care of my mother these past three years. What you did for my mother goes beyond words I have in my vocabulary. My sincerest and most heartfelt thanks to the entire Crane’s Mill assisted living and skilled nursing staff. Wishing everyone at Crane’s Mill happiness and good health for many years ahead. Warmest regards, Ron S., Denville …Read More »


Did You Know? Crane’s Mill accepts direct admissions for Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, & Sub-Acute Rehab

The Health Center at Crane’s Mill provides top-notch care for both residents of Crane’s Mill and of the community at large. For direct admissions from the outside, there is no entrance fee or community fee. Crane’s Mill addresses the ever-changing needs of those desiring an active, independent lifestyle both today and tomorrow. Whether care is needed for a short term or as part of a comprehensive plan, residents and their loved ones can rest assured that Crane’s Mill will provide the care you need, when you need it. In the Health Center, residents find an array of different living accommodations to …Read More »



Crane’s Mill Health Center – Everything You Need to Know

The Crane’s Mill Health Center in West Caldwell, New Jersey offers Assisted Living, Memory Support, Skilled Nursing, and Sub-Acute Rehabilitation services. Open to residents and members of the outside community, the Health Center at Crane’s Mill offers an array of care options for both short- and long-term needs. Assisted Living Assisted Living at Crane’s Mill provides exceptional lifestyle with the benefit of hands-on care for your individual needs. Our dedicated staff is available 24 hours a day for residents who require assistance with bathing, grooming, dressing, going to meals, managing medications, and more. Memory Support A dedicated area within Assisted Living, the …Read More »


Asking the Right Questions When Visiting a Retirement Community

When considering any new place to call home, it’s important to have all the details you need to make an informed decision—and choosing a retirement community is no different. Here is a short list of vital questions to ask as you visit different communities: How convenient is the location? What’s around the community? Is the community a true Continuing Care Retirement Community with a licensed Skilled Nursing Unit? What types of contracts and financial options are available? Does the community offer a Lifecare option? How does the management and staff address questions and concerns from its residents? Ask for a disclosure statement showing the community’s financial statements for the last …Read More »


Making the Right Move for You

Considering a move to a retirement community? Make sure they have a skilled nursing facility on-hand. We talk quite a bit about the luxurious apartments and cottages, the beauty of the natural wildlife surrounding our campus, and of course the wonderful hotel-like services and amenities. Plus the delicious food, indoor pool and gym, friendly staff and more. All of those items are very important when choosing a retirement community. You want to make sure you’re in a place that fits your personality, needs and wants. You’re moving because you want a wonderful lifestyle. But you’re also making this move to …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 »


Crane’s Mill Health Center Receives 5-Star Rating

Searching for a healthcare facility that provides five-star care in skilled nursing and sub-acute rehab just became easier for residents of the West Essex area. Last month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded this highest rating, Five-Star, to the skilled nursing and sub-acute rehab units of the Crane’s Mill Health Center, located in West Caldwell. CMS created the Five-Star Quality Rating System to help individuals, families and caregivers compare nursing homes more easily, and to identify key areas related to the quality of care. Key areas include: recent health inspections, staffing ratios, and quality measures, which encompass 11 …Read More »


Explore the Crane’s Mill Health Center

Have you watched the new Crane’s Mill Health Center video yet? It’s a 4-minute video tour of our renowned on-site healthcare facility, including assisted living, memory support, skilled nursing, and rehabilitation. Check it out below, and be sure to send us an email to let us know what you would like to see us film next! …Read More »