Cedar Crest resident Pat Thaler is a member of Senior Women Achieving Together.

What do you get when retired or semi-retired professional women get together? Support, friendship, knowledge, and a deeply rooted mission to inspire a younger generation of learners.

At Cedar Crest, community members support each other, as evidenced by resident-taught fitness classes. Resident Esther Price teaches Stretch ‘n’ Tone weekly as well as water aerobics.

Have you ever wondered what community life at Cedar Crest is really like? It’s hard to tell until you live there, but resident Kathy Moffitt has some thoughts on the topic.

Ruth Ellerthorpe (left) and Lucille Joseph are two of the brains behind Cedar Crest’s most popular club, Trips and Travel.

To Louise Aldsworth, travel is as essential to life as breathing. That’s why moving to Cedar Crest, the Erickson Living community in Pompton Plains, N.J., was a breath of fresh air.

May Fisher, who lives at Cedar Crest with her two cats, Sascha and Maggie (inset), cohosts a TV show on the in-house television station with friend and neighbor Edie Dombal, called The Edie and May Show.

What are your pets’ names, and how old are they?

Sascha is 12 and Maggie is probably 16. I’m not sure because I got her third-hand.

What kind of pets are they?

They are called domestic shorthaired cats.

Describe the day you got your pets.

A senior couple shake the hand of a realtor next to a Sold sign in front of a house.

The weather may not feel like spring, but in the real estate world, the spring market is well under way. If you’ve been considering listing your house, now is the time. And here are three reasons why.

1. It’s a seller’s market according to New Jersey Realtors®. Their July 2017 report concluded:

Executive Director Todd DeLaney says you can expect to see his family regularly around Cedar Crest.

I first met Todd DeLaney outside of Woodland Commons in 2007, before the clubhouse and its residence buildings were open.

Personal Moving Consultant Anne Connor (center) helped make Harry and Cecile Veal’s move from Toms River to Cedar Crest simple and secure—yet another great retirement decision for these two retired educators.

When asked to name the best decision he’s made for his retirement years, Harry Veal has a hard time answering. Not because he can’t think of something, but because he can’t narrow it down to just one. 

illustration of a shirt on a coat hanger, stack of linens, cleaning solutions in bottles

Making progress toward a simplified, clutter-free life doesn’t have to wipe an entire day off your schedule—or wipe you out in the process.