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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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Taking the Stage

“I am confused by life and I feel safe within the confines of the theatre.” -Helen Hayes Remember Helen Hayes? Decades before Meryl Streep, there was Helen Hayes, a classically trained actress known as the First Lady of American Theater. Her career spanned over 80 years. Truer words were never spoken than these by Ms. …

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Savoring Summer

Do you ever feel like after July 4th, summer has come and gone? Now that August is upon us, we all want to savor every bit of sunshine, heat and outdoor fun. Here are some ideas for making the most of the remainder of the season, including a few returning summer favorites. Fun is Fair …

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Priority Program for Lake Drive Estates

As Eastcastle Place embarks on our major expansion and renovation project, we have introduced our Priority Program. The exclusive initiative offers sneak peeks into the project and its progression, starting well before the construction even begins.

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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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