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.


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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How to Avoid Home Maintenance Next Winter

Home ownership comes with numerous benefits and also—responsibilities. As we get older, the time and labor necessary to maintain our homes can become a burden, especially when winter arrives with its snow, ice and freezing temperatures. This burden only grows when one lives in the home by themselves.  However, for many older adults, there is …

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Benefits of Living in a Life Care Community

If you’re unfamiliar with the term “Life Care” or what it means to live in a Life Care community, fear not. We can help you understand exactly what Life Care is and why a Life Care community should be at the top of your list when considering retirement options. What is a Life Care Community? …

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When Is the Right Time to Consider Independent Living?

Today’s seniors have more options than ever for how to spend their retirement years. Choosing where you want to live in the coming years can be  an exciting thing, but still requires actually making the choice. While many seniors still choose to age in place at home, the myriad benefits of moving to a senior …

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Six Reasons Seniors Prefer Senior Living at Newcastle Place

As we age, the question of senior care and living accommodations eventually becomes a topic of conversation. Many seniors choose to move to senior living communities as they age, not because they need daily assistance – although that is available – but because they are looking for a place where they can be active, meet …

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