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Live Like Betty

In typical 2021 fashion, the last day of the year brought sad news: actress/activist/all-around great gal, Betty White died of natural causes in her Los Angeles home. Betty would have turned 100 just 18 days later on January 17, 2022, and in honor of her incredible career and inspiring life, let’s make a resolution: to …

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Give Back, It’s Good for You

The holiday season is upon us. Are you overwhelmed? Do the words “I’m busy” feel like an understatement? Or are the holidays a tough time because you’re away from family? Feeling grateful and giving back are great strategies to manage all the feelings this time of year can bring.

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Interior Design Sneak Peek

Current residents of Eastcastle Place in Milwaukee had a sneak peek of beautiful interior design concepts last week. Eastcastle Place has a 138 year legacy on Milwaukee’s East Side. As a Life Plan Community, Eastcastle Place offers independent living as well as a complete continuum of care with priority access to assisted living, memory care, …

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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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Celebrating 420 Years of Employment

Eastcastle Place celebrated employment anniversaries for our staff. A total of 27 employees were specially honored for work anniversaries ranging from five to 44 years. Eleven staff members have been here 20 years or more, and the cumulative total of years dedicated to Eastcastle Place was over 420.

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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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