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Family ties: Unique connection between staff, residents at Eagle’s Trace

Nov 7, 2018

Houston, Texas-- It’s been a busy year for Pam Burgeson, sales director at Eagle’s Trace, as more than 120 people have moved to the Erickson Living community in West Houston in 2018.

Among the new residents, there’s one couple with a special connection to Pam. Her parents, Jim and Peggy Fredericksen, moved to the community in June.

“I love having my parents at Eagle’s Trace,” says Pam. “It’s wonderful to see them several times a week.”

Pam and her parents are part of a nationwide trend – employees with family members who live at an Erickson...

For new Eagle’s Trace resident, no need to wait!

Sep 6, 2018

Houston, Texas-- Duane McCarthy spent 12 weeks remediating his flooded home in Houston’s Fleetwood neighborhood after Hurricane Harvey swept through the area in August 2017.

“After I finished with the house, I spent a few days working in the yard,” says McCarthy. “I planted flowers and got everything all fixed up. Then I went in the house, poured a glass of wine, and thought ‘What’s next?’”

McCarthy couldn’t shake the feeling there had to be something more than keeping up a house and garden.

“I knew I was ready for something different, but I didn’t know...

New Pub at Eagle’s Trace Offers Great Food, Fun Atmosphere

Aug 22, 2018

Houston, Texas— A Barataria Bay shrimp poboy while watching the Astros game? No problem! Atchafalay chicken and andouille gumbo on a college football Saturday? Coming right up!

As the new Lafitte’s Pub opened at Eagle’s Trace last month, residents are now enjoying a casual atmosphere for meals and drinks with friends and family.

“Each dining venue at Eagle’s Trace is designed to be different,” noted Patricia Coatsworth, a member of the Resident Advisory Council who serves as the liaison to dining services. “Different food offerings, different environment. As residents, we have a variety of restaurants from which...

Eagle's Trace Opens Galveston Crossing

Jul 23, 2018

Houston, Texas— The first residents are moving into Galveston Crossing, the new independent living building opened in July at Eagle’s Trace.

Galveston Crossing features 118 residences with nine new floor plans in addition to the most popular styles already enjoyed by residents throughout Eagle’s Trace. Lakeside views are prominent on several sides.

“We are excited to meet the demand for the engaged lifestyle and amenities unique to Eagle’s Trace,” stated Pam Burgeson, Director of Sales at the Erickson Living retirement community. “The response to Galveston Crossing has been incredible. Apartment homes have reserved quickly, and customers are...

Eagle’s Trace Awards Scholarships to Class of 2018

Jun 28, 2018

Houston, Texas— Graduation season commemorates the achievements of thousands of high school and college students in the Houston area.

On June 10, residents of Eagle’s Trace celebrated not only the success of eight students employed at the Erickson Living retirement community but also the special bonds created between generations.

These local students, members of the Dining Services Department of Eagle’s Trace, earned four-year collegiate scholarships. The value of these awards is $1,000 per semester during their freshman and sophomore years and $1,500 per semester during their junior and senior years for a total of $10,000 per student....

Retire? There’s still a job to do for Eagle’s Trace resident

May 30, 2018

Houston, Texas-- Carol Loggins may be past the traditional retirement age, but she’s not ready to give up the benefits that come from working.

“There’s the financial incentive, of course,” said Ms. Loggins, an occupational health nurse who lives at Eagle’s Trace retirement community. “But there’s so much more. Working keeps me mentally sharp, engaged, and gives structure to my week.”

She is not alone when it comes to extending her career past 65. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, men and women working past the traditional retirement age are the fastest growing segment in the...

Eagle’s Trace Named One of the Healthiest Employers by Houston Business Journal

May 17, 2018

Houston, Texas-- Eagle’s Trace was named #6 in the small business category for the 2018 Healthiest Employer & Health Care Heroes Awards sponsored by the Houston Business Journal . The rankings were revealed at an awards breakfast on May 17 at the Hilton Houston Post Oak.

Companies were assessed in six key categories that included culture & leadership commitment, foundational components, strategic planning, communication & marketing, programming and interventions & reporting. A third-party, Healthiest Employers, LLC of Indiana, administered the survey to create a ranking of companies in the Houston area that best create and implement employee wellness...

Resident Wishes Turn to Dream Homes at Eagle’s Trace

Apr 18, 2018

Houston, Texas-- For residents of Eagle’s Trace, the sky is the limit when it comes to creating their dream homes.

Just ask Bill and Ann Steiner, residents of the Erickson Living retirement community since November, 2016. The couple moved to Eagle’s Trace from nearby Memorial Glen, attracted to a spacious two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment home, with a den, that fit their active lifestyle.

“The renderings of the floor plan really spoke to our sense of style, and the ability to customize our new home to our specifications was a real advantage,” described Mrs. Steiner.

The couple worked...

Eagle's Trace Among Best Companies to Work for in Texas 2018

Mar 14, 2018

Houston, Texas— Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community, was named #7 in the Best Companies to Work for in Texas 2018 awards in the medium-size company category (100-499 Texas employees).

According to the Best Companies Group, the survey project is designed to recognize the best employers in the state, the ones that make it a priority to create better workplaces for their employees. Best Companies Group and its partners, the Texas Association of Business and Texas SHRM, are breaking ground with this program.

The list of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in Texas 2018...

Eagle’s Trace Employee Takes Advantage of Career Choices in Senior Living

Mar 7, 2018

Houston, Texas— For Andrew Ferraiuolo, a career in senior living has meant working hard and taking advantage of new possibilities. But it also comes with a sense of family.

“Every day is a new day, and when I am able to assist a resident, the gratification means much more because of the bond we share. I consider residents like family,” said Ferraiuolo, the Financial Analysist at Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community in West Houston.

On July 2, 2007, he started as a flex-time employee on the special projects team at Fox Run, a sister community...