Highland Springs Appoints Dr. Patti Dickson as Social Worker

DALLAS, TX---Highland Springs, the Erickson Living retirement community, announced the appointment of Patti Dickson, Ph.D. as a new Social Worker. Most recently, Dr. Dickson worked with the Maurice Barnett Geriatric Wellness Center in Collin County.  Dr. Dickson is a Californian who moved to Texas nine years ago.  She was a Social Work Manager for an Adult Day Care program in Long Beach, California and a Preceptor at California State University Long Beach School of Social Work.  Upon arriving in Texas, Dr. Dickson became the Manager of Education for the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Dallas where she was active both locally and nationally in providing training in areas related to dementia.  She is highly regarded as a professional speaker on these topics. A resident of Plano, Dr. Dickson earned a Ph.D. in Gerontology from the University of North Texas and holds a Masters in Social Work from California State University and a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and Psychology from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. Highland Springs provides a full continuum of care, featuring 437 residences in independent living that offer a variety of one and two bedroom floor plans and pricing options.  The Continuing Care neighborhood offers skilled nursing, assisted living, post-acute rehabilitation and memory-care services to residents and guests. [caption id="attachment_110001" align="aligncenter" width="223"] Patti Dickson, Ph.D.[/caption] About Highland Springs:  Highland Springs is one of seventeen continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living.  Located in North Dallas, Texas, the scenic 89-acre campus is home to more than 650 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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