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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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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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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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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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