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Wager for a Bucks Championship

Always up for a challenge, the Eastcastle Place residents and staff have agreed to a wager with an Arizona-based retirement community, Friendship Village of Tempe. Ardent fans of the Milwaukee Bucks, the Eastcastle Place residents accepted a bet from their Tempe counterparts who are equally devoted fans of the Phoenix Suns.

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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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Eastcastle Place Independent Residents Celebrate Shedding their Masks

The excitement was palpable…and clinkable. Eastcastle Place hosted a garden cocktail party for independent living residents at Eastcastle Place. For the first time in the past year, the residents were able to shed their masks in the common areas of the senior living community on Milwaukee’s Eastside, and they decided it was worth a celebration. …

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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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Eastcastle Residents Reflect Over this Past Year

As residents received their vaccines, they began a project of reflection on the past year. Check out the wonderful story FOX6 News Milwaukee did on our Lessons Learned from COVID-19. Check out the beautiful artwork that expresses happiness, hardship and even humor. Feelings of friendship, salvation, and selflessness making up the fabric of our community …

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The New Shop in Town

There’s a new shopping destination in town. The Treasure Chest is a resale shop that’s just opened at Eastcastle Place retirement community on Milwaukee’s East Side. Stocked with items donated by residents and staff, the Treasure Chest offers gently-used furniture, household items, knickknacks, and art, all at reasonable prices. The shop is open to residents, …

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