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Food Show at Eagle's Trace Highlights Great Taste and Variety

Jun 25, 2012
Residents meet with vendors, sample delicious products HOUSTON, TX---Residents of Eagle's Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community in West Houston, feasted on Angus beef and whole fresh trout, sampled crisp vegetables and taste-tested Blue Bell ice cream. The occasion was the 1st Annual Food Show in June sponsored by the Eagle's Trace Dining Services Department.  The expo featured the food distributors and vendors utilized by the retirement community. "We successfully showcased the quality of product we purchase as well as the variety," described Jim Rondinelli, Director of Dining Services at Eagle's Trace.  "The vendor representatives were completely engaged with our...

Eagle's Trace Honors Student Scholars

Jun 20, 2012
Four-year collegiate scholarships awarded to seven students employed by Erickson Living retirement community HOUSTON, TX---Honoring academic excellence and achievement in the work place, Eagle's Trace retirement community announced the recipients of its 2012 Student Scholars' Awards during a ceremony held in June. Seven students currently attending college and high school and employed by the Dining Services Department of the Erickson Living retirement community earned scholarships for their collegiate careers.  The value of these awards is $1,000 per year for a four-year total of $4,000 paid directly to the accredited higher education program. "This is a special celebration of teamwork," described...

Eagle's Trace Announces Hiring of Michael Masters as Medical Practice Manager

Jun 7, 2012
HOUSTON, TX---Eagle's Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community in West Houston, announced the hiring of Michael Masters as its Medical Center Practice Manager. In this role, Masters will oversee the daily operations of the medical center that features board-certified physicians, nurses and other health professionals who practice solely at Eagle's Trace.  He will also support the new continuum of care neighborhood scheduled to open in early 2013. A graduate of Texas Chiropractic College in 1999, Masters previously worked as manager of the Executive Wellness Program at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, serving executives and employees from many of Houston's Fortune 500 companies...

Eagle's Trace Residents Flash Mob to "The Wobble"

May 25, 2012
Performance at Memorial City Mall goes viral on YouTube HOUSTON, TX---They danced for five minutes...and then watched their performance on-line with tens of thousands of others. Thirty residents and ten employees of Eagle's Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community in West Houston, surprised shoppers at Memorial City Mall with an organized flash mob to the music of "The Wobble" in May. Donning their white Eagle's Trace t-shirts and black pants, the dancers put on their best moves before an appreciative audience. Eagle's Trace resident Marilyn Black choreographed the routine with the support of Bonnie Neal, catering manager for the retirement...

And They're Off! Eagle's Trace Residents & Guests Celebrate the 138th Running of the Kentucky Derby

May 4, 2012
Pre-race party features mint juleps, best hat contest & handicapping challenge HOUSTON, TX---Just two days before the running of the 138th Kentucky Derby, residents and guests of Eagle's Trace were ready for the Run for the Roses. Over fifty residents, priority list members and guests attended a pre-race party hosted by the Sales Department of the Erickson Living retirement community located in West Houston on May 3rd. "On the first Saturday of May, the Twin Spires of Churchill Downs is one of most iconic scenes in American sports, and we did our share to capture the experience," described Pam Burgeson,...

Eagle's Trace Residents, Barbara Bush Elementary Students Celebrate Partnership at Open House

May 3, 2012
HOUSTON, TX---As the 2011-12 school year nears its final bell, the time was right to celebrate a special partnership between generations. Eleven residents of Eagle's Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community in West Houston, serve as mentors to the first-grade classes at Barbara Bush Elementary School of the Houston Independent School District.  Twice per month, they work with the students in small groups, reviewing lesson plans and even advancing language skills. "Our residents absolutely value their time volunteering at Barbara Bush Elementary.  It is a meaningful collaboration," described Pat Osborne, a resident of Eagle's Trace and leader of its Community...

Erickson Living Unveils New Customer-Focused Website

Apr 30, 2012
User-Friendly Interactive Online Resource Sets Industry Standard BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - April 30, 2012 - Erickson Living, developer and manager of Eagle's Trace in Houston, today announced the launch of its new and improved Erickson Living website.  This redesigned web-platform was created to provide a more custom and interactive experience that engages, educates and inspires customers and other online visitors.  iProspect, a leading global digital performance agency, worked with Erickson Living to establish maximum online visibility across all search engines. "The customer-focused design of this website is unlike any other in the senior housing industry and uniquely brings to life Erickson...

Elvis Is Back In the Building at Eagle's Trace!

Apr 24, 2012
Vince King, Elvis Tribute Artist, gets residents "All Shook Up" during return appearance HOUSTON, TX---Residents at Eagle's Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community, can't help fallin' in love with Elvis Presley tribute artist Vince King. The resident of Pearland, TX held his second concert of the year in April before one hundred dancing residents of Eagle's Trace.  Coordinated by the Dining Services Department, the performance was held in the Garden Room Restaurant. "Vince's performance in February was so popular with our residents that we invited him back for an encore," described Bonnie Neal, Service Manager who leads the Catering Team...

Volunteering a Community Experience for Eagle's Trace Resident

Mar 22, 2012
Active at St. Basil, Bessie Rigas shares Greek traditions, fellowship HOUSTON, TX---April is National Volunteer Appreciation Month, and for Bessie Rigas, a resident of Eagle's Trace, giving back is all about community. "I enjoy people and helping others," described Ms. Rigas, a native of Greece who has lived at the Erickson Living retirement community in West Houston for nearly six years. Ms. Rigas and her family moved to Houston from New Jersey in 1979.  In both states, they owned and operated successful restaurants. But it's her involvement with St. Basil the Great Greek Orthodox Church on Eldridge Parkway in West...

Inspiration on Display at Eagle's Trace Art Show

Feb 23, 2012
HOUSTON, TX---For one week, Eagle's Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community in Houston, became the art capital of the Lone Star State. With an opening reception on Valentine's Day, the first Eagle's Trace Art Show showcased a talented group of eighteen resident artists. Their work, specially displayed at the Eagle's Roost Café, featured water color, acrylic and oil paintings, sculptures, pottery, jewelry, hand-painted china and photography. Judy Meyer, an Eagle's Trace resident who is Board President of the Treasure Chest and confirmed art lover, headed a committee to plan the show.  "Visitors raved about the magnificent quality of the artwork,"...