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Community Newsroom

Four Hours Equals 8,640 Jars of Peanut Butter Made by Eagle’s Trace Volunteers

Mar 28, 2017

Houston, Texas-- When they dip their snacks during an Astros game or make their grandkids a lunchtime sandwich, twenty-two residents and employees of Eagle’s Trace will have a new appreciation for peanut butter.

On March 23, the group from the Erickson Living retirement community traveled to the Houston Peanut Butter Cannery of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints in Houston. There, they donated a four-hour shift under the watchful eye of the Church’s experienced staff.

After receiving a peanut butter production primer, the team went to work. From unloading the peanuts to placing jars...

Creating Dream Homes at Eagle’s Trace

Mar 20, 2017

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

Just ask Tisa Stivers, the Interior Designer at the Erickson Living retirement community located in West Houston. Ms. Stivers leads the Custom Interiors Department, presenting current and future residents with an array of stylish options and amenities to enhance their respective floor plans.

“We literally re-create the preferences of a customer to turn their new apartment into a dream home at Eagle’s Trace,” said Ms. Stivers. “Then, the professionals in our General Services Department use their...

Eagle’s Trace Promotes Kristin Malejan to Director of Resident Life

Mar 9, 2017

Houston, Texas— Eagle’s Trace retirement community promoted Kristin Malejan to Director of Resident of Life.

Mrs. Malejan brings more than eleven years of experience in the senior living industry. At Eagle’s Trace, she has served as Resident Life Manager and a licensed social worker. Previously, she was the Director of Resident & Family Services at Silverado Senior Living.

As Director of Resident Life for Eagle’s Trace, Mrs. Malejan will provide oversight and support to several areas that directly impact the daily lives of more than 775 residents of the Erickson Living retirement community. These include community resources,...

Eagle’s Trace Appoints Ruben Perez as Director of Dining Services

Jan 12, 2017

Houston, Texas— Eagle’s Trace retirement community appointed Ruben Perez as Director of Dining Services.

Mr. Perez brings more than twenty years of experience in the hospitality industry with the Four Seasons Hotel, Aramark Healthcare and the Cheesecake Factory Restaurant.

As Director of Dining Services for Eagle’s Trace, he will oversee 140 employees and the operation of restaurants featuring diverse dining offerings from formal to casual in both the independent living and extended care neighborhoods.

“We extend a warm welcome to Ruben as he shares his culinary creativity with residents and employees,” stated Stephen Aigner, Executive Director...

Eagle’s Trace Opens New Independent Living Residence

Nov 28, 2016

Houston, Texas— Meeting the demand for its senior living lifestyle and amenities, Eagle’s Trace expanded its 70-acre campus with the addition of a new independent living resident building.

Named Amarillo Terrace, the project features 108 residences with fresh floor plans highlighting open-concept designs. Amenities include stainless steel appliances and granite countertops; screened-in porches and patios are options for a number of the residences.

Residents of the Erickson Living retirement community began moving into Amarillo Terrace in early November. They have access to a new media room, fitness center and additional meeting space.

Pamela Burgeson is the...

Eagle’s Trace Residents Support Wreaths Across America In Houston

Nov 15, 2016

Houston, Texas— The generous residents of Eagle’s Trace retirement community came through again in a big way.

They contributed $1,670 to donate to the Houston Chapter of Wreaths Across America to help fulfill its goal of placing a wreath on all 60,000+ grave sites at the Houston National Cemetery in December.

Wreaths Across America is a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring and thanking veterans for their service and sacrifice. Its mission is to “Remember, Honor, and Teach.”

The contribution by Eagle’s Trace translates into 167 wreaths for the project. The effort, sponsored by the resident-led Community...

Erickson Advantage® H5652 Receives Top National Ranking

Nov 8, 2016

Houston, Texas– Erickson Living, developer and manager of Eagle’s Trace retirement community, announced today that its health plan, Erickson Advantage, has received a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 2017 Medicare Advantage (MA) health plan rating of 5-stars for Part C and 5-stars for Part D. This is the second consecutive year that Erickson Advantage has received the 5-star quality rating out of 5 stars.

“Erickson Advantage is one of only 14 Medicare Advantage health plans out of 364 health plans across the country to receive a combined 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...

Eagle’s Trace Hosts Pink Out Day

Oct 17, 2016

Houston, Texas— October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Eagle’s Trace did its part to increase awareness by hosting a Pink Out Day on October 14.

Residents and employees of the Erickson Living retirement community in West Houston wore pink clothing, stickers, hats and beads. An afternoon snack featured pink cookies and lemonade with beautiful pink balloons.

Why is this so important to do? Lisa Hadley, the Community Resources Coordinator at Eagle’s Trace, answers that question.

"Many people have been touched by cancer or know a friend or family who has been. Some are even battling...

Wellness, Fundraising Highlight Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Eagle’s Trace

Sep 26, 2016

Houston, Texas— Giving back is a consistent theme for residents and staff of Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community.

They did it again on Friday, September 16, raising more than $8,000 for the Alzheimer's Association during the community's annual Walk to End Alzheimer's.

The event was more than just a stroll around the 70-acre campus in West Houston. Led by Shirley Woods, Fitness Manager, residents partook in a pre-walk stretching exercise to prepare, incorporating wellness tips they learned at the fitness center. And they donned their purple Alzheimer’s Association t-shirts in a show of solidarity for...

Learning Never Stops at Eagle’s Trace

Aug 25, 2016

Houston, Texas— With the calendar flipping to September, school days are back for thousands of students in the Houston area.

For residents of Eagle’s Trace who are eager to learn, there are no buses to catch, homework assignments to do or exams to take. Courses are conveniently offered just down the hall.

Residents of the Erickson Living retirement community in West Houston have created more than 100 organizations and clubs. But a passion to gain knowledge is the inspiration for groups such as the Knowledge Seekers, Great Decisions, Star Gazers, Government Affairs and What on Earth?...