Highland Springs Hires Stacie Shelman as Director of Healthcare Sales for Continuing Care Neighborhood

DALLAS, TX---Highland Springs, the Erickson Living retirement community, announced the hiring of Stacie Shelman as its Director of Healthcare Sales for the continuing care neighborhood scheduled to open in late 2012. With Erickson Living since 2006, Ms. Shelman has most recently served as Sales & Service Manager for the Erickson Advantage Medicare plan at communities in Overland Park, Kansas and Houston, Texas.  Previously, she served in marketing and business development roles with Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas. The continuing care neighborhood at Highland Springs will be comprised of ninety-six (96) residences providing assisted living, memory care, respite care, post-acute rehabilitation & nursing care and outpatient rehabilitation services to guests and residents.  In her role as Director of Healthcare Sales, Ms. Shelman will be responsible for admissions into the continuing care neighborhood.  In conjunction with the continuing care leadership team, she will also be committed to the delivery of a person-centered approach with the goals of providing exceptional health care and individualized hospitality services.  Ms. Shelman has a twenty-year history of volunteer and board service with a variety of organizations in the Mid-West promoting health living and wellness, including grant work for HIV/AIDS prevention in Kansas. A resident of Plano, she holds a Bachelor of Exercise Science & Business Management from the University of Nebraska and a Masters of Public Health (MPH) from Wichita State University.  She is licensed in accident & life insurance in the states of Texas, Kansas and Missouri. The North Dallas retirement community has 436 independent living apartment homes in a variety of floor plans and pricing options. 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.

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