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Happy Earth Celebration!

Saving the environment is too important for just one day, so newsflash: April has unofficially become Earth Month. Milwaukee is celebrating in a big way and at Eastcastle Place, we’re doing our part by focusing on reducing, reusing and recycling. We have official Earth Day events going on at Eastcastle Place all week and we’ve …

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With Spring in the Air, Eastcastle Place Reopens

With all residents and staff having had access to vaccinations and enhanced sanitation and safety protocols firmly in place, Eastcastle Place is cautiously opening to visitors and expanding its in-person programming and group dining. Please click here to read more.

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Eastcastle Residents Reflect Over this Past Year

As residents received their vaccines, they began a project of reflection on the past year. Check out the wonderful story FOX6 News Milwaukee did on our Lessons Learned from COVID-19. Check out the beautiful artwork that expresses happiness, hardship and even humor. Feelings of friendship, salvation, and selflessness making up the fabric of our community …

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Stiches in Time for Lessons Learned During COVID

Eastcastle Place has unveiled its community art project, Lessons Learned from COVID. Led by resident Jo Schmidt and UWM student artist intern Jessica Mendez, the project features stitched muslin panels adorned with brightly colored messages relating to the pandemic and its impact on not only the senior living community but on the world. Please click …

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Real Estate Reality Check: Sell

If you’re thinking about putting your home on the market, or if you have friends and family that are considering downsizing, it is time to stop thinking. It’s a seller’s market, meaning buyers are motivated and interest rates are low. To quote that famous Nike slogan, “Just Do It!” The nationwide hot real estate trend …

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Don’t Let Downsizing Get You Down

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 …

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The Bedazzler Sparkles Again at Eastcastle Place Senior Living

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 …

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