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.


Healthy Holiday Eating Tips for Seniors

What comes to mind when you think of the holidays? If your answer is food, you’re not alone. Many holiday gatherings are spent enjoying a family meal around the dinner table or at a friend’s party indulging in a spread of tasty treats. It’s all too easy to set aside healthy eating habits until the …

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5 Signs of Caregiver Burnout & How Newcastle Place Can Help

Here at Newcastle Place, no one is a stranger. The health and wellbeing of older adults is at the core of everything we do, which is why we are proud to offer top-tier health services to residents and non-residents alike. Nestled along the North Shore of Wisconsin near Milwaukee, our community offers assisted living, short-term …

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COVID-19 Vaccine Impact on Senior Living Communities

For the first time since last summer, the percentage of adults ages 65+ hospitalized with COVID-19 is lower than the percentage of those ages 26 to 45. An AARP update cited the CDC in saying this is a sign the coronavirus vaccines are working. As our nation breathes a collective sigh of relief, the vaccine …

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Priority Access to Newly F.D.A. Approved COVID-19 Vaccine

Newcastle Place is pleased to be able to offer the COVID-19 vaccination to residents and employees through our partner pharmacy. Residents and employees will be in the initial distribution group in the CDC phased allocations and among the first in the country to have access to the vaccine once it is available.  Specific vaccination distribution …

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COVID-19 Vaccine Update – 12/9/20

Newcastle Place is working with Walgreens pharmacy to provide vaccination for residents in priority levels of care as determined by the CDC and local state vaccination plans. This includes residents in skilled care, Assisted Living and Memory Care, as well as, community staff. The vaccine is completely voluntary and will be administered by a professional …

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Opening Up Our Community — June 24, 2020

Many state and county governments are releasing plans to reopen the economy to essential businesses. While this is an encouraging sign, please know this process will be thoughtfully considered at Newcastle Place. We will implement a multiphased approach when reopening our community. As we serve vulnerable adults throughout our community, Newcastle Place’s reopening phases may …

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Seniors Stay Fit and Have Fun Through Fitness Programs at Newcastle Place

Daily exercise is just one benefit to being a resident at Newcastle Place senior living community in Mequon, Wisconsin. Newcastle Place is a Life Plan Community that is all about living life to its fullest. This includes a robust fitness program with gyms on both the independent living campus and at The Highlands Health Center, …

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5 Ways to Keep Your Brain Healthy

As an older adult, when you focus on your health, it’s often to ensure you’ve got a good plan in place to stay physically healthy. Everyone knows that eating healthy foods, exercising, and seeing the doctor regularly can reduce our risk of serious health issues like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. But what’s less known …

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Winter Nutrition Tips for Seniors

The colder months can pose challenges for older adults when it comes to healthy eating when cold weather and dangerous snowy roads can mean less trips to the grocery store for fresh fruits and vegetables. It’s easy to get our required daily dose of fresh produce in the summer when delicious tomatoes and peaches are …

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The Benefits of Yoga for Seniors

You don’t have to be young and flexible to do yoga. In fact, the ancient practice is perfect for seniors who want to keep their mind sharp, muscles strong and stress at bay. Recent studies have found that yoga is a great addition to other forms of physical exercise for older adults thanks to its …

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