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Cedar Crest in the News

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

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...

Cedar Crest’s Continuing Care Neighborhood Named Best Nursing Home by U.S. News & World Report

Nov 15, 2019

The continuing care neighborhood of Cedar Crest , a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living , has been awarded a Best Nursing Home designation by U.S. News & World Report.

The Cedar Crest continuing care neighborhood earned the Best Nursing Home status by achieving the highest possible rating of "High Performing" for its short-term rehabilitation services. Only 19 percent of U.S. skilled nursing facilities are recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2019-20 by U.S. News. The designation...

Cedar Crest Resident is Digitally Savvy

Sep 12, 2019

Kathy Moffitt proves computers and social media aren’t only for youngsters

Kathy Moffitt, who does nearly all communication via email or text, would fit in well on a college campus even though she’s well past her 20s. Yet she’s not an anomaly. Research shows that today’s seniors are often just as comfortable using technology as their younger counterparts.

With three laptops, an Android smartphone, and a tablet, Kathy is well equipped to serve as social media ambassador at her community, Cedar Crest , a developed and managed ...

Cedar Crest Claims Top Spot on NJ.Com 2019 Top Workplaces List

Jun 17, 2019

Cedar Crest , a developed and managed Erickson Living retirement community in Pompton Plains, New Jersey, claimed the top spot on the 2019 Top Workplaces list in the large company category. In addition, Cedar Crest won the “Meaningful Impact” award.

“Cedar Crest is honored to be ranked the Top Workplace in New Jersey and to win the ‘Meaningful Impact’ award,” said Executive Director Todd DeLaney. “At Cedar Crest, employees experience a purposeful career where their contributions have a meaningful impact on the lives of seniors and their...

Cedar Crest Offers More for Your Money

Jun 13, 2019

Exceptional living at an affordable cost

Did you know that not all retirement communities operate on the same business model? A number of financial structures, in addition to lifestyle and amenity options, exist among area communities.

That’s why Bruce Campbell, who had a career in sales and as sales manager of New York and the Mid-Atlantic States, and his wife, Marge, a stay-at-home-mother turned administrative assistant, did their due diligence when researching retirement communities, and you should too.

“We weighed the decision quite heavily,” Bruce says. “We spent considerable amount of time investigating...