Lifestyle : Social

Things to do, people to see…

Enriching lives, discovering talents, and lifting spirits.

There is so much to do at Crane’s Mill, it is easy to fill your day with a full and enriching lifestyle that includes experiences in the arts and opportunities to expand one’s talents and knowledge. At Crane’s Mill, you’ll find ample opportunities to engage with the arts—whether as an artist or performer, or as one who enjoys and appreciates the talents of others. You’ll also find abundant opportunities for lifelong learning through educational lectures and seminars.

At Crane’s Mill, there are many opportunities to try new things with regularly scheduled trips for shopping and errands plus special events. Or, you can stay on-site and explore our fabulous amenities:

  • Visit our library or gift shop
  • Enjoy walking, jogging, or biking on our walking paths
  • Try your green thumb in our greenhouse
  • Participate in one of many religious services on our campus
  • Try some creativity in our art studio
  • Stay healthy in our fitness center
  • Join a water aerobics class or relax at The Mill Pool, our heated, all-season pool and hot tub

Visual Arts—The arts studio at Crane’s Mill hosts a variety of classes in the visual arts, from various forms of painting and drawing to jewelry-making; new classes fill the calendar all the time. Our campus is home to accomplished artists as well as those who simply enjoy learning and developing their skills. Resident artwork is regularly displayed in our community.

Performances—Crane’s Mill offers an ongoing variety of musical performances for residents to enjoy. Whether it’s a performance by well-known local talent or some of the many talented residents who live right here, there’s something for everyone and every musical taste.

Trips and Events—Crane’s Mill’s central location puts us close to a wealth of community resources such as a variety of museums, theaters, and performance centers. Our frequent outings to a variety of cultural events are a popular feature of life at Crane’s Mill. Click here to learn about the many cultural attractions and area points of interest near our West Caldwell senior living community.

Gardening—Sometimes it is just fun to get your hands dirty and see things grow. In our greenhouse, residents get to do just that and with the many hands and talents of our resident gardeners, our greenhouse is one of the most popular places to develop your green thumb.

Staying Healthy—Health and wellness is one of our primary focuses at Crane’s Mill. Our state-of-the-art Fitness Center, Horseneck Gym, and The Mill Pool are just some of the ways our residents stretch their legs. We also have a bocce court, walking paths, daily exercise classes, and more so you can find your stride and do as much or as little as you would like.