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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...

Eagle's Trace Hires Joshua Chang as Director of Finance

Feb 28, 2018

Houston, Texas— Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community, announced the hiring of Joshua Chang as the Director of Finance.

In his leadership position, Chang will be responsible for daily supervision of strategic financial management, accounting and budgeting at the 71-acre campus. He will also provide business analysis and risk management support to the Executive Team of Eagle’s Trace.

Chang holds more than 20 years of experience in the information technology and financial sectors. Prior to joining Eagle’s Trace, Chang served as the Finance Leader for Hewlett Packard in its U.S. Federal Civilian segment with clients that...

Eagle’s Trace Appoints Jessica Ceballos to Lead Custom Interiors Program

Jan 23, 2018

Houston, Texas— Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community, announced the appointment of Mrs. Jessica Ceballos as Facilities Manager with an emphasis on custom interiors.

Mrs. Ceballos brings more than 12 years of interior design experience to her new position. Previously, she worked for Frontier Custom Builders as a new home designer and Elizabeth Cole LLC as a project manager in the merchandising department.

In her position at Eagle’s Trace, Mrs. Ceballos will meet with future and current residents to provide them with an array of stylish options and amenities to enhance their respective floor plans and...

Fitness Is a Year-Round Resolution at Eagle’s Trace

Jan 19, 2018

Houston, Texas-- According to a Nielsen survey, nearly 70 percent of all New Year’s resolutions are either to “stay fit and healthy” or “lose weight.”

Many residents of Eagle’s Trace have made achieving their fitness goals a year-long activity, empowered by on-campus resources and the ability to create an individual plan.

Jim Hughes has lived at the Erickson Living retirement community in West Houston with his wife, Mauree, for more than two years. A member of the Health & Wellness Committee, he looked to begin a water aerobics program designed specifically for men. He crafted a proposal,...

Eagle’s Trace Appoints Michael McKissack as General Services Director

Dec 22, 2017

Houston, Texas— Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community, named Michael McKissack as its Director of General Services.

Mr. McKissack brings more than 20 years of successful program and operations management, both domestically and abroad, to Eagle’s Trace. Employed by firms such as the Fluor Corporation, Halliburton and the Compass Group, he has utilized his engineering training to enhance projects ranging from the St. Jude’s Medical Research Center in Tennessee to the U.S. federal complex in Arkansas.

Beginning in 2002, Mr. McKissack accepted international assignments involving the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. State Department to provide...

Eagle's Trace Hosts Pink Out Day

Oct 12, 2017

Houston, Texas— October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Eagle’s Trace did its part by hosting a Pink Out Day on October 6.

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 such a worthwhile endeavor? Lisa Hadley, the Community Resources Coordinator at Eagle’s Trace, answers the question.

"We feel that this is important because cancer has impacted all of us in some way, whether it is personally, a family member...