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.


What is National Family Caregivers Month?

There are an estimated 43.5 million caregivers in the United States, according to the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP. Chances are, you probably have at least one family caregiver in your life. What you may not know is that November is National Family Caregivers Month, giving us all the chance to show our respect …

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How to Show Support on Veterans Day

Everyone knows what Veterans Day is, but how many are willing to admit they’re not sure how to best observe the national holiday? It’s a day intended to honor those who have served our country and made sacrifices to protect our freedoms, but not everyone is aware of the ways in which you can honor …

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What Does Assisted Living Look Like at Newcastle Place?

Making the move to an assisted living community is not a small decision. First, you have to be able to recognize that assisted living is right for you or your loved one, and it can be easy to overlook the warning signs. At Newcastle Place, we can educate you on what assisted living truly means, …

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10 Fall Activities for Milwaukee Seniors

At Newcastle Place, we appreciate the four distinct seasons that we get to experience throughout the year. As the days start to get shorter and the temperatures begin to dip, we know that fall is upon us, and with it comes a host of new reasons to celebrate. We’ve rounded up 10 ways to make …

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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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Lifespace Communities Welcomes Newcastle Place to its Family of Communities

Lifespace Communities is pleased to welcome Newcastle Place to our family of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). The acquisition of Newcastle Place, located in Mequon, a suburb of Milwaukee on Lake Michigan’s western shore, brings the family of continuing care communities to 16. Newcastle Place, with 257 residences on 52 acres, joins six other Lifespace …

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Community Update – 5/13/21

The CDC announced on May 13, 2021 that fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance. According to the CDC, people are considered fully vaccinated: 2 weeks after their second …

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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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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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