Crane’s Mill Health Center Reviews

Have you read these reviews of Crane’s Mill?

We often receive letters, notes, and e-mails about our facility, our personnel, and the care provided to our residents. They are always heartwarming and unique, as every resident and their family has a special story to tell.

From tales of life at our community to family members’ experiences with our staff, each letter is a one-of-a-kind testament to the excellent level of care we strive to provide, the elegant environment to which we meticulously tend, and the caring hearts that we bring to work each and every day.

Click here to read reviews of Crane’s Mill.

Do you have a Crane’s Mill story of your own? Click here to send us an email—we’d love to hear from you!

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 are part of a specifically designated Memory Support Unit. This spacious, secure, and beautifully-designed environment has specialized staffing, dining, and recreational programs specially geared to those living with memory challenges.

You can learn more about the Health Center at Crane’s Mill by clicking here, or by calling us at 973-276-3016.

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 5 years. How much have fees increased?
  • Is the community all-inclusive or are there ancillary charges for certain services & amenities? Check the fine print.
  • Is the community prepared to serve its residents in case of an emergency?

Truly independent living comes from the confidence of knowing you made the best choice for your retirement.

Call CRANE’S MILL at 973-276-3001 to schedule a tour or click here to send us an email. We encourage you to ask us your questions.

Making the Right Move for You

Considering a move to a retirement community? Make sure they have a skilled nursing facility on-hand.

A closer look the Skilled Nursing Unit in the Crane’s Mill Health Center

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 secure your future, and should you have a fall or other medical occurrence, chances are you will need to spend some time in rehabilitation before returning to your apartment or cottage. This is the case for people of all ages, and of course becomes increasingly important as we age.

So make sure to ask the question “Does this community have a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center on-site?” If not, you may need to move again should you need skilled nursing or rehabilitative care.

An independent living resident receives rehabilitative care.

Should you find yourself in the hospital, you need to make a decision as to where you will get your care. Typically you choose from a list of area facilities without the benefit of exploring the facility in-person or doing the proper research to ensure they provide the great care you need.

At Crane’s Mill, we have a 24-hour skilled nursing and rehab department in our health center. If a Crane’s Mill resident is in a position to need this high level of care, the choice has been made in advance as to where they will spend their time in rehabilitation. They likely even know the staff, residents and neighbors. And they certainly know they will receive the top-notch care that Crane’s Mill provides. You can click here to find out more details on this specialized area of our community.