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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...

The Art of Resiliency at Eagle’s Trace

Jun 2, 2020

Houston, Texas-- For Philip and Carol Peter, the past three years have been marked with change.

In August 2017, Hurricane Harvey flooded the couple’s Meyerland home, forcing them to temporarily relocate to an apartment near Houston’s medical center.

“We were already planning to move to Eagle’s Trace [the Erickson Living developed and managed senior living community in West Houston] when our home flooded,” says Philip, a retired neurosurgeon. “Ultimately, we ended up moving to Eagle’s Trace earlier than anticipated.”

Despite the tough circumstances surrounding their move, it didn’t take long for Philip...

#OneTeam at Eagle’s Trace

May 5, 2020

Houston, Texas-- As resident ambassadors at Eagle’s Trace , the Erickson Living -managed community in West Houston, Tom and Sandy Wills regularly host prospective residents on campus.

“Our first inkling that the COVID-19 outbreak might affect us was in mid-February,” says Sandy. “We visited with priority list members at Eagle’s Trace whose son and his family live in China and were unable to return after they spent the Christmas holiday in the United States. That’s when we began thinking this problem could span the globe.”

Tom and Sandy, having already weathered Hurricane Harvey at Eagle’s...

At Eagle’s Trace, Relationships Thrive Through Connection and Community

Feb 25, 2020

Houston, Texas-- Diet, exercise, and genetics all play a role in healthy aging, but what about social engagement? Recent research from the National Institute on Aging found that socialization plays an essential role in overall health and activity levels as people age.

“Good habits are incubated and maintained through strong relationships – whether we are exercising together, or learning together, or laughing together; collectively, we are adding quality to our lives and probably living longer as a side effect,” says Jeff Watson, Director of Operations of Resident Life at ...

A Stress-Free Move to Eagle's Trace

Feb 6, 2020

Houston, Texas— A survey taken in 2019 by Article and OnePoll asked 2,000 Americans what their biggest stress factors were when moving to a new residence.

Not surprisingly, time management, ill-fitting furniture and trying to do everything yourself were among the top answers.

The team from Eagle’s Trace , developed and managed by Erickson Living , has taken the lead in helping its new residents find solutions to these issues.

“Many of our customers have lived in their houses for decades, so naturally...

The Five Question Interview with Eagle’s Trace Sales Director Pam Burgeson

Jan 7, 2020

Houston, Texas— Pamela Burgeson serves as the Director of Sales for Eagle’s Trace , the senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living . She joined the team in June 2005, just months before the campus opened. Ms. Burgeson recently shared some of her favorite memories from Eagle’s Trace and discussed what has made her career so rewarding.

Q: What is your professional background?

Ms. Burgeson: I am a proud Houstonian and a graduate of Baylor University. Prior to Eagle’s Trace, I was in the...

Savoring the Season at Eagle’s Trace

Dec 3, 2019

Houston, Texas-- When Ruth Herman moved to Eagle’s Trace , the West Houston retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , fourteen years ago, she wanted to continue hosting family and friends for special occasions.

“I always hosted at least one holiday, if not more, each year,” says Ruth, who’s active in her Jewish community. “It was important to me to keep that tradition.”

At Eagle’s Trace, it’s easier than ever to entertain family and friends. With an on-site catering team and a variety of...

Getting to Know Jodie Schroeder, Sales Counselor at Eagle's Trace

Nov 20, 2019

Houston, Texas— Eagle’s Trace , a distinct senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living , offers residents a small-town charm with a full complement of amenities. It’s the best of both worlds, as Jodie Schroeder can attest.

Born and raised in Houston, Jodie has served as the Sales Counselor at Eagle’s Trace for the past seven years. She is often the initial point of contact for many customers as they see and learn about the community while exploring senior living options.

Jodie recently answered a few questions about...