people rehearsing for a play

They’ll make you laugh. They’ll make you cry. They’re the Cedar Crest Players, and you’re in for a show. 

Jan. 14, George Swope makes his debut as the new director of the Cedar Crest Players in their performance of two skits written by Nick Dalfino, a writer and playwright who lived at the Pompton Plains, N.J., community.

Christmas ornaments

Last month, the transportation department at Cedar Crest started thinking Christmas. Not presents and lights and ornaments, but Radio City Music Hall s Christmas show. When residents purchased tickets for the show in July, they saved $5 and received a complimentary ornament.

nite club

When you step into the Nite Spot, you step back in time. Listen and sing along to live American standards and Scandinavian tunes. Laugh at jokes or tell your own; it s open mic. Or head to the dance floor if the rhythm moves you. No, you re not in Las Vegas or even New York City.

Anne Connor

Anne Connor has been assisting families with the daunting task of moving for nearly a decade as a corporate relocation specialist. When people ask me what I do, I like to say, I m in the people business, Connor says. I have a great amount of compassion and find it really rewarding to help people and make their lives better.

Cedar Crest ties together the whole spectrum of health care on campus

In the upcoming New Year, the Affordable Care Act swings into effect and will attempt to revolutionize health insurance in the U.S. Closer to home, at Cedar Crest, in Pompton Plains, N.J., residents have been experiencing a revolution in health care for several years.

Al Kachadurian

When Al Kachadurian first moved to Cedar Crest, an Erickson Living community in Pompton Plains, N.J., from Hawthorne in 2008, he chose a two-bedroom, two-bath, Jackson-style apartment home. But after his wife died, he realized he didn t need all of the space.

Small plane

For 92-year-old Bob Krause, flying is like riding a bike. It comes back, he says. The former WWII Navy pilot flies with his son William every few months in Charlottesville, Va., where William lives, but he recently got a bird s eye view of his hometown of Pompton Plains, N.J.

Cedar Crest part of successful realty, moving program

In 2005, the housing market was booming. Retirees in the Detroit area were itching to sell their houses and move to Fox Run, an Erickson Living community in Novi, Mich. But while Fox Run had several apartment homes reserved, many sat vacant. We couldn t figure out why people were waiting months to sell their house and move.

A cheeseburger

Grilled chicken breast on a charred Portuguese roll with pesto mayo, baby arugula, fresh mozzarella, and roasted red peppers got you salivating? How about a Guinness-cheddar burger with caramelized onions on brioche? Or maybe a salad of fresh mixed greens topped with dried cranberries, sugared walnuts, avocado, and aged blue cheese is more your style.