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The Joy That Comes from Living at Eagle’s Trace With New Friends

Nov 18, 2020

Houston, Texas-- Relationships matter. In a year when social distancing is imposing a sense of isolation on people of all ages, the value of community has never been more evident. Those who live at Eagle’s Trace , the Erickson Living -managed community in West Houston, are embracing friendships, connectedness, diversity, and new beginnings this holiday season.

“Times like this remind us how important it is to be part of a strong community,” says Tom Neubauer, Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Communications for Erickson Living. “Residents who have been members of our communities for some...

At Eagle’s Trace, Relationships Make All the Difference

Oct 28, 2020

Houston, Texas-- When Judy Schmid moved to Eagle’s Trace in July 2020, things at the West Houston community looked a little different, thanks to preventive measures in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

“I moved at a time when we couldn’t visit in-person [due to social distancing], but I felt confident I was making a good decision,” says Judy. Her confidence stems in part from the positive experience of her good friend Carole Payne, who moved in 2019 to Eagle’s Trace , a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living ....

Exploring Eagle’s Trace

Oct 22, 2020

Houston, Texas-- As host of the three Eagle’s Trace Wine Clubs, Tom Wills has often partnered with the sales team to welcome guests eager to learn more about the Erickson Living -managed West Houston community and activities offered on campus.

“Before the pandemic, if we had an open spot during our monthly wine club meetings, I’d let the sales team know, and they would invite a priority list member or interested guest to join us,” says Tom, who moved to Eagle’s Trace with his wife Sandy in 2016. “Due to social distancing requirements, the wine...

The Best in Senior Health & Wellness at Eagle’s Trace

Oct 2, 2020

Houston, Texas – When Dennis McKeever and his wife Cathy moved to Sugar Land, Texas, from Savannah, Georgia, in 2014, they knew their new home was just down the road from the largest medical center in the world, Texas Medical Center.

“There are so many options for outstanding medical care in Houston,” says Dennis, who received his PhD in physical chemistry from the University of California, then joined the Dow Chemical Company where he served as senior vice president for global research and development. After retiring from Dow, Dennis spent twenty years working in the biomedical sciences, primarily...

Why Move Now? Enjoying Retirement at Eagle’s Trace

Aug 31, 2020

Houston, Texas-- Moving in the midst of a pandemic wasn’t on Barbara Wells’ to-do list.

“It just hit me one day,” says Barbara, who had lived in her home in Houston’s Nottingham neighborhood for more than five decades. “I loved my home, but it was becoming harder to maintain.”

Barbara knew friends and neighbors who had moved to Eagle’s Trace , the continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living in West Houston.

“I liked the beautiful campus and felt it would be a good place to live,” says Barbara. “I...

Hiring the Best at Eagle's Trace

Aug 25, 2020

Houston, Texas-- Eagle’s Trace , the West Houston community developed and managed by Erickson Living , took top honors in the Best Companies to Work for in Texas in 2020, ranking first in the category for medium-sized companies.

The recognition comes from an annual survey and awards program designed to identify and acknowledge the area’s best employers. The survey is administered by the Best Companies Group in partnership with Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business and the Texas Society for Human Resource Management.

This year marks the eighth time the West Houston community has...

Houston’s Housing Market Forges Ahead

Jul 28, 2020

Houston, Texas-- Business as usual has been anything but usual since the threat of COVID-19 shut down swaths of the economy. Real estate, typically bustling in the Houston region, slowed down almost overnight as people observed safer-at-home mandates and physical distancing.

Before April 2020, home sales in Houston outpaced 2019’s record volume as buyers took advantage of low interest rates. The number of Houston-area homes for sale dropped significantly, as the influx of sellers to the marketplace fell 24.1% from the same time frame a year earlier.

Take a closer look at the numbers, though, and you’ll...

Eagle’s Trace Named #1 “Best Company to Work for in Texas 2020”

Jun 24, 2020

Houston, Texas— Eagle’s Trace , a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living , was named #1 in the Best Companies to Work for in Texas 2020 awards in the medium-size company category (100-499 Texas employees).

Managed by the Best Companies Group, the survey is designed to recognize the best employers in the state, the ones that make it a priority to create better workplaces for their employees. The project is presented by Texas Monthly , the Texas Association of Business and the Texas Society for Human Resource Management.

“As Texans join together...

Community Television Soars to New Heights at Eagle’s Trace

Jun 17, 2020

Houston, Texas-- The COVID-19 response at Eagle’s Trace, the West Houston community developed and managed by Erickson Living , accelerated a process that was already underway for the in-house television station.

Channel 896, available in all apartment homes at Eagle’s Trace , offers closed-circuit programming to support communication and engagement across the community.

Ahead of COVID-19, channel 896 featured scrolling slides with information about upcoming community events.

In late 2019, the Vision Committee at Eagle’s Trace formed a subcommittee, the Resident Showtime Video Project [RSVP], to explore ways to enhance television content, including the...

Eagle’s Trace Realty & Moving Services Program Helping New Residents Make Move

Jun 4, 2020

Since 2007, the Erickson Living Realty and Moving Services (ERMS) program has helped thousands of residents make seamless transitions to our senior living communities across the nation. Understanding that the prospect of moving can feel overwhelming, Erickson Living , a national leader in developing and managing continuing care retirement communities, created a network of resources to help future residents simplify their moves. These unique services include everything from selecting a local Realtor® to partnering with a trusted senior move manager.

As we face the pandemic together, sales team professionals at Eagle’s Trace in West...