Highland Springs Names Heather Ancheta as Leader of the Year

DALLAS, TX---Highland Springs, the Erickson Living retirement community in North Dallas, named Heather Ancheta, the Health Services Manager, as its Leader of the Year.  The announcement came during a ceremony held on April 4th. As Health Services Manager, Ms. Ancheta oversees the medical center at Highland Springs and programs related to wellness, rehabilitation and home support services for over five hundred residents. "Heather has expanded both the breadth and quality of the health and wellness programs with outstanding resident and employee satisfaction," stated Dr. Mary Norman, Vice President and Regional Medical Director at Highland Springs.  "Just as important, Heather has tremendous passion for serving our residents and brings amazing creativity to the programs she manages." Upon completing her Master's in gerontology from the University of North Texas in Denton, Ms. Ancheta joined Highland Springs in August, 2007.  She was promoted to Medical Practice Manager for the Medical Center in April, 2008. Ms. Ancheta is excited about working with the new extended-care neighborhood, currently under construction, that will be comprised of ninety-six (96) units providing assisted living, memory care, short-term rehabilitation and long-term nursing care services to residents. She is a resident of the Craig's Ranch area in McKinney. About Highland Springs: Highland Springs, managed and developed by Erickson Living, is a retirement community that provides worry-free living for America's seniors-the country's fastest growing population segment.  Erickson Living's financial value and predictable monthly service fees provide residents across the country financial peace of mind.  Comprehensive health and wellness services, integrated into our continuum of care, lead to demonstrated resident benefits.  A robust complement of resident programs and facilities promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average.  For more information, please visit www.ericksonliving.com.