Crane’s Mill Blog: Staff

LSMNJ Employee Appreciation Week at Crane’s Mill

Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey hailed its employees during the week of May 14-18, 2018. The organization, known for compassionate, world-class healthcare, housing, and social welfare programs across the state, held a special week-long celebration to honor its caring staff. Employees from all areas were honored, including nursing, dining, housekeeping, maintenance, community programming, social services, and administration. Staff was elated as each day featured a crowd favorite, such as a barbecue lunch, interactive photo booth, and an ice cream truck! Here are links to some highlights: Employee Appreciation – Day 1 – Lutheran Social Ministries at Crane’s Mill Employee Appreciation …Read More »


Resident, Family Thank Crane’s Mill Staff for Helping Keep Passover Traditions

We received this letter about the Crane’s Mill staff and are excited to share with our readers: My name is Margo Adelsberg and my Aunt Elaine Lieb lives at Crane’s Mill. I would like to relay my extreme thanks for helping my twelve year old son (and I) easily keep to our Passover Traditions while dining at Crane’s Mill last night. I had called earlier in the day and spoke with Meredith at the front desk about Kosher Options available for us in the evening while we visited with my Aunt. She offered that the Chef would go shopping to …Read More »


Meet Angelo – The Crane’s Mill Maintenance Manager

This video provides an inside look at one of the dedicated staff members who make Crane’s Mill an exceptional place to live for its residents. Meet Angelo D’Angelo, the Crane’s Mill Maintenance Manager. Angelo makes sure the community is a safe, worry-free environment. Everything from small repairs to big fixes are handled with ease, and at no cost to our residents. …Read More »


Meet Nicole Smith – Crane’s Mill’s Director of Community Programming

Enjoy this video featuring one of our passionate staff members. Nicole is responsible for planning our community’s activities, live entertainment, educational programming, and so much more. Enjoy a look into a day in her life at Crane’s Mill–we think you’ll agree that her passion for our residents’ enjoyment and well-being is second to none. …Read More »


West Caldwell Resident Thanks Crane’s Mill for Efforts

The following letter appeared in a recent edition of The Progress newspaper. We were so happy and proud to read another letter touting our Health Center’s exceptional care. To see more, click here to visit our testimonials page. While many individuals living in the area may think of Crane’s Mill as a retirement community for independent living, there is also a wonderful Health Center that is part of Crane’s Mill. Thanks to the Health Center, I have the peace of mind knowing that my mother had another very positive experience during her rehabilitation at Crane’s Mill – and this has …Read More »


Crane’s Mill Sponsored the United Way of Northern New Jersey Caregivers Conference

Crane’s Mill recently joined the United Way as a sponsor of the annual Caregivers Conference. The event took place on Saturday, November 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church in Montclair. Approximately 90 people attended. Pictured below is Crane’s Mill Director of Community Outreach Barbara Davey who represented the community at the conference. …Read More »


Crane’s Mill Thanked by Verona Man

A Verona resident recently needed rehab in our Sub-Acute Rehab department. We are proud to share this letter letter he sent to us after his stay. “I found the following employees particularly outstanding: Devisha Patel, physician assistant; Laurel Fastow, social worker; Rose, Rosa, Terry and especially Cathleen, all wonderful nurses; Pierre, Carmelita and Selwin, all nursing assistants; and Pat from dietary and her entire kitchen staff. They were all great. I also want to thank Michael Maykish and his rehab staff on the way they helped me during my stay at Crane’s Mill, especially Nino and Jigigha. I also want to make note of …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 »