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Live Like Betty

In typical 2021 fashion, the last day of the year brought sad news: actress/activist/all-around great gal, Betty White died of natural causes in her Los Angeles home. Betty would have turned 100 just 18 days later on January 17, 2022, and in honor of her incredible career and inspiring life, let’s make a resolution: to …

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Heartfelt Connections at Eastcastle Place

The staff in all departments, including caregiving, nursing, dining, activities, and housekeeping, is trained in and committed to Heartfelt Connections-A Memory Care Program. It is an exclusive initiative of Life Care Services (LCS) which manages Eastcastle Place.

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Distinctive Renovated Apartment Home

The stunning 1,600 square foot Copenhagen apartment home has been beautifully renovated and features two spacious bedrooms, a large dining area, a walk-in closet, a beautifully updated floor, a laundry room, and extra storage space. Its prime location on the building’s fourth floor provides a view of Lake Michigan. 

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Give Back, It’s Good for You

The holiday season is upon us. Are you overwhelmed? Do the words “I’m busy” feel like an understatement? Or are the holidays a tough time because you’re away from family? Feeling grateful and giving back are great strategies to manage all the feelings this time of year can bring.

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Interior Design Sneak Peek

Current residents of Eastcastle Place in Milwaukee had a sneak peek of beautiful interior design concepts last week. Eastcastle Place has a 135+ year legacy on Milwaukee’s East Side. As a Life Plan Community, Eastcastle Place offers independent living as well as a complete continuum of care with priority access to assisted living, memory care, …

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Over 50 Books Published By Eastcastle Place Resident

Jo Schmidt, a resident of Eastcastle Place, said she likes to be involved with activities that are meaningful to her. She’s an avid reader and artistically inclined, but at the top of her list is writing. “I’m a writer and am constantly working on a book,” she said, adding that she’s published more than 50 …

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Be Grateful, It’s Good for You

When we think of Thanksgiving, family, football, fun, food and more food come to mind. A day of heavy eating may not be good for your waistline but the act of being thankful and showing gratitude is very beneficial for your both physical and emotional health.

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