Explore interesting topics and articles featuring resident stories, community events and interesting facts in the vibrant East Side of Milwaukee. Go ahead, explore.


Bucks, Brewers, Beer Gardens and More

What a difference a year makes! Last summer’s isolation and stress have been replaced this year with happiness, hoop-la and having a ball…literally as the Milwaukee Bucks are playing in the NBA finals for the first time in 47 years and the Milwaukee Brewers are currently in first place. Summer 2021 is bringing welcome sights: …

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A Life Plan Community…Part 2

In our last post, we shared the benefits of Life Plan Communities, formerly known as Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC). Eastcastle Place is a Life Plan Community, ensuring that our residents make a seamless transition to enhanced care and services right on our beautiful campus if their health needs change. Senior living expert Brad Breeding …

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A Life Plan Community…Thinking Ahead

Selling a home that’s been loved and lived in for decades requires organization and planning. Part of that planning should include avoiding another move down the road. The best way to ensure that you or your family member only has to move once is by finding the right community. It’s important to find a community …

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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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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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Eastcastle Place Hits COVID Vaccine Milestone

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 …

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