At Newcastle Place, residents like to keep busy attending educational talks, going on community outings, pursuing personal goals, or just catching up with family and friends. To keep up to date on the latest events, check back here often. We’ll have interesting stories about Newcastle Place and other information of interest to seniors.


How Older Adults Can Improve Their Balance

Balance is crucial to one’s overall mobility and quality of life, yet how often do you intentionally engage in balance-strengthening activities? This also becomes increasingly important as we age, as maintaining one’s balance and stability is crucial for preventing falls. In fact, one in four older adults will experience a fall each year, which can …

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5 Common Alzheimer’s Behaviors and Strategies for Managing Them

It’s estimated that as many as 6.5 million Americans age 65 or older are currently living with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. If you’re acting as a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s, you may start to notice behavior changes that leave you wondering how to best handle them. While there are many behaviors associated …

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Things To Do for Seniors in Milwaukee This Summer

Milwaukee, Wisconsin is a charming city on the shores of Lake Michigan that has a lot to offer older adults looking for a sophisticated and serene retirement lifestyle. Gorgeous nature, delicious restaurants and friendly residents are just some of the features that are attracting seniors to relocate to this area.   Summer is our favorite season …

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Tips For Seniors to Stay Healthy This Summer

After a long winter and a wet spring, the allure of the incoming summer months is strong. Summer marks the time of year when many of us spend more time outdoors, explore our communities and bask in the abundant sunshine.  While the sunny weather and warm temperatures offer plenty of excitement and vitamin D, it’s …

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Know the Warning Signs: 5 Common Indicators of Stroke

Americans suffer strokes at a rate of one every 40 seconds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nearly 75 percent of strokes occur in people aged 65 or older. However, age-related risk begins around age 55, and a stroke can happen at any age. Strokes are categorized by their causes.     …

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How to Know When It’s Time for Memory Care

You pride yourself in caring for your aging parent or loved one. You know their favorite foods, activities and their medication schedule. If your loved one needs dementia care, you’ve created a  specialized routine to properly provide them with optimal in-home care.  While you may be handling care successfully, it’s important to consider that as …

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Tips for Managing the Process of Moving to a Retirement Community

Moving to a new home is always a complicated process. Even the easiest move requires organization, time management and an understanding of the complete process from start to finish. If you are an older adult moving into an independent living community like Newcastle Place, this process carries with it additional considerations.  Here are our suggestions …

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12 Essential Questions to Ask When Touring a Retirement Community

Our population is getting older, and with more people entering retirement, more living and care options for seniors are being made available to meet demand. According to a Gallup survey, the current mean retirement age for retirees is 62 years of age. It’s estimated that more than a fifth of the U.S. population will be …

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How to Make Friends Later in Life — And Why It’s Good For You

One of the challenges of getting older is not only maintaining friendships, but building new ones. In the absence of friendship, life can seem more difficult than it already is. In fact, nearly a quarter of adults age 65 and older are considered “socially isolated,” according to a report from the National Academies of Sciences, …

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