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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...

Eagle’s Trace Continuing Care Neighborhood Named a Best Nursing Home by U.S. News & World Report

Nov 11, 2019

Houston, Texas— The continuing care neighborhood of Eagle’s Trace , a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living , has been awarded a Best Nursing Home designation by U.S. News & World Report.

The Eagle’s Trace continuing care neighborhood earned the Best Nursing Home status by achieving the highest possible rating of “High Performing” for its short-term rehabilitation services. Only 19 percent of U.S. skilled nursing facilities are recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2019-20 by U.S....

Eagle’s Trace Realty & Moving Services Program Offers Key Resources

Oct 30, 2019

Houston, Texas— While fall signals football season, it’s also an underrated time of the year to sell a house. In fact, the Eagle’s Trace Sales Department sports a lineup of professionals ready to take the field for their new customers.

They are a preferred network of Realtors®, downsizers, stagers and senior move managers with decades of experience in the Houston area…all part of the reality and moving services program of Eagle’s Trace.

“Many of our customers have lived in their houses for more than twenty years so moving can seem overwhelming at first,”...

Digitally Connected at Eagle’s Trace

Aug 26, 2019

Houston, Texas-- In an increasingly technology-driven society, seniors are more digitally connected than ever.

Research from the Pew Research Center indicates two-thirds of those 65 and older go online and a record number now own smartphones.

“More than ever, seniors are online and incorporating the internet into their daily lives,” says Hans Keller, Chief Information Officer for Erickson Living. “They use social media sites like Facebook and Instagram to interact with friends and keep up with grandkids, they use online banking tools and they use Open Table to make reservations. The tools are there, and they don’t...

Eagle’s Trace Couple Share Their Travel Tips

Aug 1, 2019

Houston, Texas— According to a recent AAA Travel survey, nearly 100 million Americans are planning a vacation in 2019. Residents of Eagle’s Trace are following these national trends. They are taking road trips to visit family and friends, enjoying cruises and traveling internationally to fulfill lifelong “bucket lists.”

Tom and Sandy Wills are residents of the Erickson Living community in West Houston. Since moving to the campus in November 2016, they have taken six major trips, including cruises to Bermuda and the surrounding islands, the California wine country, Cuba and the Caribbean Sea, and...

Eagle’s Trace Awards Collegiate Scholarships to Class of 2019

Jun 12, 2019

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

On June 9, residents of Eagle’s Trace celebrated not only the success of ten 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 collegiate scholarships. These four-year (eight semester) awards are worth $10,000 payable in increments each semester contingent upon the requirements of the program.

During the ceremony, it was announced that $95,400 was raised...