Eagle's Trace to Cut Ribbon for New Continuing Care Neighborhood on June 11th

HOUSTON, TX--- Come see how Eagle's Trace is meeting the demand for affordable senior living in the Houston region. News media representatives are invited to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new continuing care neighborhood of Eagle's Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community located in Houston, on Tuesday, June 11th at 5:00pm. Learn more as Ben Cornthwaite, Executive Director of Eagle's Trace, discusses health care services involved with the neighborhood: http://bit.ly/11ze2FQ. The continuing care neighborhood features 112 spacious suites/apartments, including assisted living, memory care, post-acute rehabilitation and nursing care services.  Spacious common areas, in-room dining options, screened-in porches and gardens are among the amenities that contribute to a person-centered approach to health and wellness. The new neighborhood incorporates the integrated health care model developed by Erickson Living, the manager and developer of Eagle's Trace.  Full-time physicians, electronic medical records and training for all employees serving residents in the continuing care neighborhood have resulted in geriatric health care metrics that exceed national averages across the Erickson enterprise. The project is also a major job creator in Houston as 120 employees will be hired to serve residents and guests.  The positions range from health care professionals (registered nurses and certified nurse's aides) to concierge, programming, maintenance and food service employees.  This adds to the 305 employees currently working at Eagle's Trace. Business leaders and health care providers will be in attendance. WHAT: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the New Continuing Care Neighborhood at Eagle's Trace retirement community WHEN: Tuesday, June 11, 2013  Tours begin at 4:30pm; Ceremony begins at 5:00pm WHERE:  The 70-acre campus of Eagle's Trace is located at 14703 Eagle Vista Drive, Houston, TX 77077, just off Highway 6 between Memorial and Briar Forest Drive. For more information, please contact Jeff Getek, public affairs manager, at 410-456-9809 or jeffrey.getek@erickson.com. Tours of the neighborhood and interviews with the leadership of Eagle's Trace can be scheduled in advance of the ribbon cutting ceremony. In its independent living neighborhood, Eagle's Trace has 461 residences in a variety of floor plans and pricing options; the occupancy rate is 97 percent, well above industry average. About Eagle's Trace:  Eagle's Trace is one of sixteen continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living.  Located in Houston, Texas, the scenic 70-acre campus is home to more than 575 residents.  Eagle's Trace is the ideal greater Houston retirement destination offering a true sense of community, convenience beyond compare and a sensible financial structure.

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