Crane’s Mill Blog: Wellness



Pets Are Welcome at Crane’s Mill

Crane’s Mill is a Pet Friendly Community Did You Know? Crane’s Mill Retirement Community in West Caldwell, NJ, gladly welcomes cats, dogs, and more in our independent living apartments and cottages. Crane’s Mill welcomes pets in our independent living apartments and cottages. When considering a move to a retirement community, people can be faced with a lot of decisions, like what kind of apartment or cottage should I choose, what contract type fits my budget, what personal belongings can I bring, and can I bring my pet? Crane’s Mill has easy answers for two of those tough questions: 1. Consider …Read More »


Did You Know? Crane’s Mill has a Dedicated Memory Support Unit.

Part of our Assisted Living Facility, our Memory Support Unit at Crane’s Mill is an important part of the continuum of care offered in our community. Many people are aware of the wonderful independent living area of Crane’s Mill, home to the well-appointed apartments and cottages, dining options, trips, live entertainment, and more. Plus, people are familiar with our skilled nursing and sub-acute rehab areas, which are open to Crane’s Mill residents and members of the greater community to help after a hospital stay or illness. What you may not know is that 18 of our 66 Assisted Living apartments …Read More »


Celebrate the Beauty of Winter at Crane’s Mill

Senior Living at Crane’s Mill provides the finest in apartments, cottages, food, services, amenities, and of course, the freedom to truly enjoy the winter season without concern for snow or ice. What are you favorite winter memories? Ours include celebrating the holidays with family and friends. But sometimes, especially as we age, it becomes harder to enjoy the winter season because of snow, ice, and extreme cold weather. For Crane’s Mill residents, those worries are a thing of the past. They can focus on doing the things they truly enjoy, like staying active and healthy, taking a swim in our …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 »


Wellness and Healthy Aging

At Crane’s Mill, our independent living residents have supportive services at their fingertips to help them stay active and healthy as they age. Crane’s Mill residents enjoy the privacy, independence, and luxury they’ve earned with the peace of mind that comes from knowing that world-class healthcare is only a short, indoor walk form their front doors. The Wellness Center is located just steps away, and is home to our medical director, wellness director, and a number of specialists including a podiatrist, gastroenterologist, chiropractor, and more. Residents can utilize the Wellness Center to have their vitals checked, have blood drawn, or for …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 »


Health & Wellness at Crane’s Mill

Health & Wellness are of the utmost importance at Crane’s Mill. Don’t forget to visit the Health & Wellness are of our website. There, you’ll find information on our indoor pool, fitness center, wellness center, and details on successful aging programs across our campus. Some interesting facts about Health & Wellness at Crane’s Mill: Our indoor pool and hot tub are open every day from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. In addition to the open swimming times, there are multiple aquatic exercise classes each week. Plus, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren are welcome to use the pool with you. Our fitness center …Read More »


The Wellness Center

Crane’s Mill residents enjoy the convenience and peace of mind of having the wellness center just a short, indoor walk from their apartment. You may already know that our medical director, Dr. Pradip Shah, and wellness director, Cindy Lin, both have offices in our Wellness Center. But did you know that an array of other visiting doctors and services utilize the wellness office on a weekly basis? We frequently have podiatrists, chiropractors, gastroenterologists, and making use of the office for our independent living and health center residents. Plus, if a resident has a prescription for lab work, they can have …Read More »