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Eastcastle Place and Newcastle Place Senior Living Communities Announce Staff Additions

Oct. 25, 2011

Milwaukee, Wis., October 21, 2011— Senior living communities Eastcastle Place and Newcastle Place, respectively located in Milwaukee and Mequon, today announced additions to each staff. Each community will now have a dedicated Community Liaison on staff after the position was shared between both Eastcastle Place and Newcastle Place. Additionally, a new Social Worker will join both staffs, splitting her time between the two communities.


Personnel changes at the communities included:


•Dawn Jacques has joined both community staffs as a Social Worker for Eastcastle Place and Newcastle Place. She has 18 years of social work experience, including five years working with seniors. Prior to this position, she has worked for the Milwaukee County Department of Family Care and a continuing care facility in Columbus, Ohio. Dawn graduated from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.


•After one year sharing her time as Community Liaison for both communities, Diane Nelson will continue in her position exclusively at Newcastle Place. Nelson holds a degree in Business Administration and Marketing from Concordia University.


•With Nelson moving full time to Newcastle Place, Eastcastle Place added Sue Kubiak to its staff as Community Liaison. She has 15 years of marketing experience and most recently worked for Extendicare Senior Living in Milwaukee for six years. Kubiak is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin.


“Diane has done an exceptional job representing both properties in the Milwaukee and Mequon communities, and we’re excited for her continued success to come as she dedicates herself full time to Newcastle Place,” said Matt Furno, President and CEO of Eastcastle Place and Newcastle Place. “We are also happy to welcome Dawn and Sue to our community staffs that will benefit from their years of experience.”


About Eastcastle Place

Founded as Milwaukee Protestant Home in 1884 by a group of public-spirited women, Eastcastle Place has earned an exemplary reputation by providing compassionate care to seniors throughout the metropolitan Milwaukee area. Along with Newcastle Place, its sister community in Mequon, Wis., Eastcastle Place is a continuing care retirement community that offers elegant and upscale independent living apartments and vast amenities. This vibrant senior community also offers assisted living, memory support, rehabilitation, and skilled nursing. For more information, visit or call 414.963.6151.


About Newcastle Place

Newcastle Place is a vibrant senior community located in Mequon, Wis. that offers elegant independent living residences and vast amenities. This continuing care community also offers assisted living, memory support, rehabilitation, and skilled nursing. It has earned an exemplary reputation by providing compassionate care to seniors throughout the metropolitan Milwaukee area. For more information on Newcastle Place, please visit or call 262.387.8800.



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