The idea of downsizing is, without a doubt, overwhelming. If you’ve already been through this process, you might be saying “been there, done that,” or maybe you’re getting ready to say, “heading there, doing that” sometime soon. The challenge of fitting the contents of a suburban home into an apartment is a huge project both physically and emotionally. The mere thought of downsizing can make anyone feel stressed. Taking the first step is often the hardest. But there’s light at the end of the downsizing tunnel, and it starts with two words: organization and support. Get Organized Downsizing brings to mind an old expression: how do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. Here are a few tips on how to digest the enormous elephant that is downsizing. This article in The New York Times outlines six tips to...
For 135 years and counting, Eastcastle Place has been a beautifully welcoming senior living community in the heart of Milwaukee’s East Side. What makes life rich is all within reach — from the lake and your favorite spots on Downer Avenue to the friend next door who shares your love of life. With first-class services and amenities alongside a robust and interesting calendar of programs, this is where you can branch out to find new ways of relishing each day. And because we’re a Life Plan Community, you can have confidence in your future because if you ever need quality health services, — a full continuum of care is right on-site in the familiar surroundings you love.
If you or a loved one needs help with activities of daily living, we’re here for you. Providing the right help at the right time makes it easier to remain independent and enjoy everything life has to offer.
Health and Rehabilitation Center
At our 5-Star-rated Health & Rehabilitation Center, we work with Milwaukee’s finest hospitals and physicians to offer a full spectrum of senior rehabilitation services and specialized medical treatment for chronic conditions. Under the direction of our medical director, our interdisciplinary team of devoted skilled nurses and therapists are here to help individuals meet any care goals through memory care, rehabilitation or skilled nursing. Our Health Center has achieved a Deficiency Free Health Survey for three consecutive years.
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She’s struck, or more accurately, sparkled again. In time for Valentine’s Day, Lisa White, a housekeeper at Eastcastle Place senior living, had adorned her cart and herself with symbols of adoration for the residents. Through decorations, costumes, special deliveries, happy hours, and more, the staff at Eastcastle Place on Milwaukee’s Eastside has worked hard at bringing smiles and good cheer to their beloved residents in the senior living community. White is consistently a particular ray of sunshine. A member of the housekeeping team at the retirement community, White loves holidays. Since the beginning of the pandemic, she has bedazzled her cart with celebratory decorations for each special date. Valentine’s Day, the celebration of love, is no exception with her mobile display of hearts and cupids. “The staff and residents love Lisa and look forward to seeing what she’s going...
As thousands of Wisconsin residents wait anxiously for their COVID vaccinations, Jake Jacobson and his immediate neighbors simply went downstairs for theirs. Jacobson is a resident of Eastcastle Place senior living community on Milwaukee’s Eastside. On February 3rd, 300 vaccines were administered to independent living residents and staff during the community’s on-site vaccine clinic. Last month, healthcare residents and staff received their vaccinations as the community has worked diligently at combatting COVID-19. Jacobson is grateful that Eastcastle Place's leadership successfully navigated the challenging logistics to secure the vaccinations and the ease with which he has benefitted. “I didn’t have to walk or drive on the icy streets or sidewalks; today, I sauntered down our warm, lovely, carpeted hallway,” he said. Staff and the pharmacy partner representative helped him complete the necessary paperwork before administering the vaccine. “It maybe took...