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Aging Gracefully and Powerfully

We all have those mornings when we think, “I’m tired; I just wish I could stay in bed.” Days like that demand a strong cup of coffee and a big boost of inspiration. Well, you pour the coffee, let us provide the inspiration along with a few tips on staying strong, healthy, and active. The …

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Campaign of Kindness at Eastcastle Place

Milwaukee-area not-for-profit Kids Impacting Communities (KIC) visited Eastcastle Place, where they decorated the lawn and shared chalked messages of love and hope for the staff and residents. Click here to read more.

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Counting on Kindness

“When you extend yourself in kindness, it comes back to you.” Oprah Winfrey 2004 Oprah has been urging Americans to embrace kindness for over a decade, but The World Kindness Movement actually started in Tokyo, Japan, in 1997 at a conference that brought international kindness experts together to create a worldwide movement. And it worked. …

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Days at the Museum

The Encyclopedia Britannica defines museums as “institutions dedicated to preserving and interpreting the primary tangible evidence of humankind and the environment.” While that descriptor might be as dry as, well, dinosaur bones, museums have also been aptly described as repositories of the “real thing,” drawing visitors away from a world of plastics, reproductions and a …

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Honoring Dad in All His Many Roles

One of the most iconic pops of pop culture was Howard Cunningham of the Milwaukee-based T.V. sitcom “Happy Days.” Beloved by his doting wife, Marion, and teenaged children Richie and Joanie, the amiable Howard was also a favorite of Richie’s friends, who fondly called him “Mr. C.” Even the tough-talking, tender-hearted greaser Arthur Fonzarelli called …

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A Beautiful Father’s Day Tribute to Resident

When son Jeff Morris was asked for a few quotes about his father, Andrew Morris, what we received was a heartfelt tribute to our wonderful resident. Enjoy! Happy, healthy Father’s Day to all the dads and granddads out there! Here is a picture of Dad with his four sisters. This was taken in 1952 before …

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Opening up Our Community – 6/17/2020

Many state and county governments are releasing plans to reopen the economy to essential businesses.  While this is an encouraging sign, please know this process will be thoughtfully considered at Eastcastle Place. We will implement a multi-phased approach when reopening our community.  As we serve vulnerable adults throughout our community, Eastcastle Place reopening phases may …

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A Private Glimpse

Milwaukee boasts several remarkable landmarks about which many residents and most visitors wonder. Structures including the Tripoli Shrine Center, Pabst Mansion, and North Point Water Tower have long histories of appearing both majestic and mysterious. Also on the list of charming curiosities, is the beautiful castle-like building on Bradford Avenue on Milwaukee’s East Side. For …

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Made in Milwaukee

Milwaukee is widely known for many things – Brewers baseball, brats, beer, and (to break from the “b” alliteration) industry. Hard working people live and work in Milwaukee, and many things have come from this city on Lake Michigan in southern Wisconsin. Cheese comes to mind, as well as Richie Cunningham, Arthur Fonzarelli and Laverne …

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Opening up Our Community

Federal and state governments are releasing plans to reopen the economy to essential business. While this is an encouraging sign to our country’s response to COVID-19, please know this process will be taken thoughtfully at Eastcastle Place. We will implement a three-phased approach when reopening our community. Decisions for each phase will be based on …

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