Crane’s Mill Blog: Towne Square

Crane's Mill Gift Box

Visit the Crane’s Mill Gift Box—Goodies & Gifts for All Occasions

The Crane’s Mill Gift Box is a resident-run program located right in Towne Square—walking distance to every apartment across Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Skilled Nursing. Looking for the perfect gift for that hard-to-buy-for loved one? Need to pick up a birthday card for a friend? Hungry for a quick snack to get you through the afternoon? Look no further than the Crane’s Mill Gift Box. Located in Towne Square at Crane’s Mill in West Caldwell, NJ, the Gift Box is a resident-run boutique offering an array of merchandise. A recent trip inside the store saw a variety of Valentine’s …Read More »


WMTR AM – Classic Oldies Broadcasting Live from Crane’s Mill

Tune to WMTR AM (1250 AM or streaming online) on Tuesday, May 8 from 5:30 – 10:00 a.m. to hear a LIVE broadcast straight from Crane’s Mill! The WMTR morning show will set up in the heart of Towne Square for a special “Nurses Week” broadcast including interviews with Crane’s Mill residents and staff. Of course, the station will be playing all the classic oldies you know and love, and providing the day’s traffic and weather. Plus, the team will be playing games and handing out prizes all morning long! Be sure to stream the show online, and follow the …Read More »


Staying Fit All Winter Long

January is a lovely site here at Crane’s Mill in West Caldwell, New Jersey. However, along with the beauty of the snow on the ground come a number concerns, specifically for older adults. We will cover many of these as the weather continues to grow colder, but for today, let’s focus on a fun escape from the snow: the Crane’s Mill “Horseneck Gym.” Pictured here, and situated in Towne Square next to the heated indoor swimming pool, the gym is a popular destination for residents looking to stay fit, healthy and active. All of the equipment is geared specifically for seniors, using …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 »



The Cherry Blossom Lounge—A Place for Crane’s Mill Residents to Relax and Unwind

Imagine being on an all-inclusive vacation…every single day. That’s the life for residents of Crane’s Mill in Northern New Jersey. Luxury apartments, fine dining and friends and neighbors to share in all the fun. Could a person ask for anything more? Well, how about a private lounge complete with fine furnishings, flat-panel television and a key club? Crane’s Mill residents “see” your luxury lounge and “raise” you the fact that it’s located in Towne Square, so it’s connected to every apartment home in the community. We’ll go “all-in” and tell you that residents have impromptu card games, and can easily …Read More »


Towne Square: Our Community’s Central Spot

Any visit to Crane’s Mill starts with Towne Square—the community’s central spot for activities, dining, entertainment, and more! A short, indoor walk from every apartment, Towne Square boasts a number of important destinations for our residents’ daily life. Each of our dining venues are located right in Towne Square. So, if you’re interested in a five-course, restaurant-style dinner in the Candleberry, a quick a-la-carte bite from the Heartwood Cafe, or groceries from the Corner Market, you simply follow the signs toward Towne Square. Fitness and exercise are paramount as we age, and our gym and indoor pool are located just …Read More »




Celebrating Older Americans Month!

Join us in celebrating Older Americans Month! Each May, we give thanks and celebrate a number of occasions: we’ve had dozens (and dozens and dozens!!) of floral bouquets delivered for Mother’s Day, our plants and trees are blooming, and the birds are chirping up a storm! On top of all that, it turns out that May is also Older Americans Month! Plus, it’s the 50th anniversary of the Older Americans Act, aimed at promoting healthy aging and tackling serious issues that older members of our population may face, like disease and abuse. At Crane’s Mill, residents are at the forefront …Read More »