Highland Springs Announces the Appointment of Jerry McDonald as Director of Continuing Care

DALLAS, TX---Highland Springs, the Erickson Living retirement community, announced the appointment of Jerry McDonald as its Director of Continuing Care.  Previously with the Legacy at Preston Hollow, Mr. McDonald holds over eighteen years of senior living administration experience.  Opened in March, the continuing care neighborhood at Highland Springs features 108 residences, offering assisted living, memory care, post-acute rehabilitation and nursing care services.  It incorporates the integrated health care model developed by Erickson Health that includes full-time physicians, electronic medical records and comprehensive employee training. In his leadership role, Mr. McDonald will be responsible for providing clinical services and achieving a high quality resident experience through a holistic, patient-centered care model that reflects the core values of Highland Springs. A resident of Plano, Mr. McDonald has a Master's Degree in Science for Long Term Care Administration from the University of North Texas. Currently Chairman of the Advisory Board for Dallas-based AIDS Arms, Inc., he also served as the organization's Board Chairman from 2006-2008. The 89-acre campus of Highland Springs is located on 8000 Frankford Road, Dallas, TX 75252.  In its independent living neighborhood, the community features 436 residences in a variety of floor plans and pricing options. About Highland Springs:  Highland Springs is one of sixteen continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living.  Located in North Dallas, Texas, the scenic 89-acre campus is home to more than 600 residents.  Highland Springs is the ideal greater Dallas retirement destination offering a true sense of community, convenience beyond compare and a sensible financial structure.

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