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Cedar Crest in the News

See the latest happenings at our Northern New Jersey retirement community.

Cedar Crest Provides Outstanding Health Care on Campus

Oct 7, 2020

Fully integrated health and wellness system provides range of services.

When it comes to vibrant, maintenance-free senior living, Cedar Crest , an Erickson Living -managed community in Pompton Plains, New Jersey, has it all. The scenic 130-acre campus features lovely apartment homes and state-of-the-art amenities: a fitness center, year-round pool, gardens, walking paths, and hobby and creative arts studios.

Put exceptional on-campus health care on that list.

The Erickson Health Management Group (EHMG) is a fully integrated health and wellness system that provides...

Why move to Cedar Crest now?

Sep 8, 2020

Cedar Crest offers safety, amenities during pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic wears on, we’re all adjusting to our new reality. Our way of life has been disrupted, and everyone is coping with unprecedented challenges. During this unique time, residents at Cedar Crest , an Erickson Living -managed community in Pequannock Township, N.J., are reassured by the measures the community has taken to ensure their safety.

As part of the Erickson Living enterprise, Cedar Crest draws on the company’s nearly 40-year history of managing communities through crises, including recessions and...

Senior well-being is "more important than ever"

Jul 29, 2020

Q&A with a leader in the senior living industry

Recently, R. Alan Butler, Chief Executive Officer at Erickson Living , manager of Cedar Crest , Lantern Hill , and Seabrook in New Jersey, shared his unique insights about the overall impact of COVID-19 on the senior living industry and the differences between senior living communities and stand-alone nursing homes. Read on to learn more.

Q: How has the coronavirus pandemic impacted seniors in this country?

A: The COVID-19...

Trusted Realty and Moving Partners at Cedar Crest

Jul 16, 2020

Real estate market remains strong despite coronavirus

Despite the changes resulting from COVID-19, people throughout the country continue to search for, and purchase, their next home. According to Angela Sicoli, president of New Jersey Realtors, “tight inventory” coupled with low interest rates prime 2020 to be “another great year,” perhaps even better than 2019.

This is great news for people moving to Cedar Crest , an Erickson Living -managed community in Morris County, N.J, where, in May, inventory for single family homes dropped 39.5% while median sales price...

Cedar Crest's TV Studio Keeps Residents Connected and Engaged

Jun 26, 2020

Residents are tuning into Cedar Crest’s TV channel for campus news, fitness classes, and more!

Cedar Crest TV has always been popular with residents at the Erickson Living senior living community in Pequannock, New Jersey, for its variety of informative and entertaining programs. During this time of physical distancing, the in-house TV studio has become an even more vital resource for residents and staff to stay connected, engaged, and informed.

“We are fortunate that Cedar Crest has three in-house channels to provide an assortment of programs for...

Singing "Hero" to thank the staff at Cedar Crest

Jun 9, 2020

Residents find unique and touching ways to express their gratitude

While staying safe at home during the coronavirus pandemic, Cedar Crest residents have been using video and Facebook to express their gratitude for staff at the Erickson Living senior living community in Pequannock Township, N.J. The community’s Facebook page showcases several videos and photos of residents expressing their praise in various ways.

‘Thank you’ video

In a video posted on April 23, residents Jacqulin Harris, Christa Tromblay, Sally Novak, Nancy Squier, and Jim Gallagher recorded...

Erickson Living’s Realty & Moving Services Adapting to Times, Helping Residents Make Move to Cedar Crest

Jun 4, 2020

An interview with Erickson Living’s Sharon Baksa, national program manager

Since 2007, the Erickson Living Realty and Moving Services (ERMS) program has helped thousands of residents make seamless transitions to our senior living communities across the nation. Understanding that the prospect of moving can feel overwhelming, Erickson Living, a national leader in developing and managing continuing care retirement communities, created a network of resources to help future residents simplify their moves. These unique services include everything from selecting a local Realtor® to partnering with a trusted senior move manager....

Residents Praise Cedar Crest for Swift and Caring Action During COVID-19 Situation

Apr 30, 2020

While residents at Cedar Crest , an Erickson Living developed and managed community in Pequannock, NJ, have been following New Jersey’s stay-at-home order, the staff has found creative ways to help everyone feel safe, yet connected.

Cedar Crest has arranged for all meals, mail, and packages to be delivered to every apartment home. A concierge service is delivering items such as toiletries and other odds and ends from the on-site market, like soup, milk, and eggs. And the community’s in-house TV station has produced exercise programs, religious services, virtual sing-a-longs,...

Living it Up at Cedar Crest

Feb 10, 2020

Residents enjoy vibrant social life on campus.

Every morning, residents of Cedar Crest , a distinctive Erickson Living developed and managed senior living community in Pompton Plains, NJ, have an important decision to make: Which activities will they participate in today? There is something for everyone, even those who prefer just to relax and enjoy the engaging atmosphere on campus.

The daily schedule is packed with stimulating options, including exercise classes, more than 180 clubs, movies, live performances, lectures, the creative arts...

Cedar Crest is an Entertaining Place to Live

Dec 20, 2019

Residents enjoy a vibrant lifestyle with access to a multitude of entertaining opportunities on campus.

“You can’t be sad when you are singing,” says Donna Inez, who conducts a singing group at Cedar Crest, an Erickson Living developed and managed senior living community in Pequannock Township, New Jersey. “The positive endorphins that you have when you are singing are immeasurable. By the end of the session, you really do feel renewed and ready to tackle the day. I think most people feel that way.”

Neighbors entertaining neighbors...