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.

Did You Know? Crane’s Mill Hosts Exercise Classes for its Residents 6 Days Each Week.

Crane’s Mill residents can walk from their independent apartments to a senior-focused exercise class—without even having to go outside!

Aquatic exercises are on the calendar all year long at Crane's Mill

Aquatic exercises are on the calendar all year long at Crane’s Mill

You may already know that Crane’s Mill has a state-of-the-art fitness center right in Towne Square. But you may not know that in addition there are a number of additional fun options for residents looking to stay in top shape.

Crane’s Mill provides an array of exercise classes in right in Towne Square, so residents need not go outside to get to the best exercise classes around.

A quick look at this month’s calendar shows senior-centric classes such as Stretch & Flex, Strength Class, Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates and more! Plus, our indoor pool plays host to a number of popular classes including Aquatic Fitness, Lap Swim and Water Walking.

You can view our entire calendar of resident activities each month by clicking here.

Did You Know?

Crane’s Mill accepts direct admissions in our Skilled Nursing and Sub-Acute Rehabilitation departments.

TM on the BikeOur residents enjoy the comfort that comes from knowing if they have a surgery, illness, or other trip to the hospital, and are in need of rehab after, they come right home to Crane’s Mill and its exceptional rehabilitation department.

However, many local residents may not know that you can enjoy that same excellent healthcare even if you are not a Crane’s Mill resident.

We accept many direct admissions every month from local hospitals such as HackensackUMC Mountainside, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and Morristown Medical Center, as well as rehab centers like Kessler Rehabilitation.

Are you interested in learning more? We welcome tours in advance of a hospital stay to make sure Crane’s Mill is the right fit for you or a loved one—call us at 973-276-3016 to find out more. We look forward to hearing from you.

Introducing Tech Support with Savvy Students

A Free Service for Crane’s Mill Residents

Crane's Mill now offers its residents tech support provided by students from James Caldwell High School

Did you know? Tech-savvy students from James Caldwell High School are now available on a weekly basis to provide our residents with assistance with their technology needs.

The service is free, and open to all Crane’s Mill residents. To make use of the service, residents are asked to fill out a tech support request form, which are available on the table outside of the Activities office.

Public computers in the library and lounges (located in Sycamore I & II and Creekside) can be reserved for tech support appointments. Students will make “service calls” to residents’ apartments if assistance is needed with immobile/connected devices (desktop computers, televisions, home phones, cable connections, etc.).

Examples of “technology” include:
Computers (desktop and laptop)
Internet
Email
Microsoft Word (word processing)
Television
Cable/Internet/Phone Connections (Verizon, Comcast)
DVD Players
Computer Programs
Cell Phones
Smart Phones (iPhone, Android, Windows Phone)
iPads
Kindle
Nook

Residents or family members with questions about the program may contact Meredith Wu, Director of Community Programming, by calling 973-276-3012, or click here to send her an email.

Crane’s Mill FAQ

Everything you need to know about Northern New Jersey’s Premier Retirement Community on one easy-to-read page.

Curious about Crane’s Mill? The best way to learn about us is to visit us in person—call us at 973-276-6700 or click here to send us an email to schedule an appointment.

The second best way to learn about us is to view our Frequently Asked Questions page. There, you’ll find a list of all the services & amenities offered in the community, information about our apartments and cottages, an overview of our Health Center, our history, and our parent organization Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey.

You can visit the Frequently Asked Questions page by clicking here.