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Technology With a Purpose at Highland Springs

Aug 19, 2019

Dallas, Texas-- For Bill Connell, using the internet is part of his daily routine.

“Technology with a purpose is a great tool,” says Connell, who lives at Highland Springs , the Erickson Living community in North Dallas. “It’s useful for accomplishing day-to-day tasks, as well as communicating effectively and efficiently.”

Connell is part of a rapidly growing cohort of seniors using technology to send and receive emails, engage with others via social media, browse the web, shop through e-commerce, take advantage of online banking, and correspond with health care providers using a patient portal. A report...

Highland Springs Announces New Independent Living Project

Aug 14, 2019

Dallas, Texas— Due to the demand for its lifestyle, amenities and services, Highland Springs is growing again.

The Erickson Living retirement community in North Dallas announced plans for Lakeview Pointe, a new independent living building currently under construction at its 89-acre campus.

Scheduled to open in spring 2020, Lakeview Pointe will feature 102 new residences with the most popular one- and two-bedroom floor plans and the introduction of a never-before-seen style. True to its name, lakeside views will be prominent from many of the apartment homes.

The community introduced the...

Planning for a Secure, Engaging Retirement at Highland Springs

Jun 4, 2019

Dallas, Texas-- When Bill Beatty and his wife Joy began looking at the financial implications of moving to a retirement community, the couple had two considerations in mind.

“We wanted to live a lifestyle comparable to the one we had when we were working, and we wanted to be self-sufficient,” says Mr. Beatty, a retired geologist and petroleum engineer. “We didn’t want to be a burden to our children.”

The couple selected Highland Springs , a continuing care retirement community in North Dallas developed and managed by Erickson Living . The couple did their due...

Highland Springs Celebrates Women’s History Month

Apr 16, 2019

Dallas, Texas-- More than 100 residents, employees and family members attended a special “Lunch and Learn” at Highland Springs to celebrate Women’s History Month on March 26. During the intergenerational event, a video montage of eight female residents was shown in which they described their career paths and personal journeys of raising families.

The residents who participated in the collaboration included Geraldine Bell, Barbara Buehler, Phyllis Dunkin, Janet Hale, Norma Hill, Betty King, Mary Lou Smith and Mary Vickers

“We were so honored to learn from these amazing residents as we commemorated Women’s History Month,” stated Irene...

Highland Springs Executive Chef Brings Worldwide Experience

Feb 12, 2019

Dallas, Texas— As a six-year old boy in France, Patrick Becquet did not have to look far for culinary inspiration.

“My father was a pastry chef, and my godfather was a chef so the family meals were magnificent,” stated Chef Patrick. “Observing them in the kitchen influenced my choice of career without question.”

He enrolled at Lycee Collard Noel in 1978, a prominent culinary school in St. Quentin, France. After serving as Chef de Cuisine at LePetit Pasteur in his home country, Chef Patrick made the move to California, where he spent eight years honing his skills....

Santa’s Helpers Make Holiday Magic at Highland Springs

Dec 20, 2018
Dallas, Texas-- Santa really does have a workshop in Texas! Three resident teams of Highland Springs, an Erickson Living retirement community in North Dallas, collaborated once again to provide beautiful hand-made toy cradle sets, fire trucks and toys to local charities for distribution to children and families in need in the Dallas area. Resident woodworkers of the Woodchuck Group design and construct the cradles, fire trucks and toys. A group of talented painters then decorate them. The Sewing Ladies are responsible for assembling the dolls and sewing the mattresses and blankets. This effort began in 2010 when representatives from the...

For mother-daughter duo, Highland Springs is a great place to live and work

Oct 30, 2018

Dallas, Texas-- Terese Mugno loves her job as sales counselor at Highland Springs, the Erickson Living community in North Dallas, and every day at work is an opportunity to see one very special person who lives there.

“My mom, Joyce Glivinski, moved to Highland Springs in August,” says Terese. “She was the first person to move into our newest residence building, Twin Oaks Square.”

Joyce and Terese are part of a growing nationwide trend: employees having family members who live at an Erickson Living community.

“There is a great sense of pride when you see employees...

Highland Springs Physicians Dr. Norman & Dr. Studley Among “Best Doctors” Named by D Magazine

Oct 12, 2018

Dallas, Texas— Dr. Mary Norman, M.D., Medical Director, and Dr. Jill Studley, M.D., Staff Physician, both of Highland Springs, were among the “Best Doctors” as announced by D Magazine in its October, 2018 edition.

This year’s recognition marks the tenth consecutive year that Dr. Norman has earned this honor as a “Best Doctor” and the eighth consecutive year that Dr. Studley has achieved recognition for her practice in Collin County.

“Dr. Mary and Dr. Jill not only bring professional excellence to Highland Springs, but also a warm, personal connection to residents and fellow employees,” stated Matt Neville,...

Highland Springs Residents, Employees Give Back to Local Community

Oct 4, 2018

Dallas, Texas-- Highland Springs, an Erickson Living retirement community in North Dallas, was the top fundraising team in Collin County at this year’s Grandscape Walk to End Alzheimer’s with more than $25,000 contributed. The event was held on Saturday, September 29.

“We participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s to support the valuable services and important life-changing research performed by the Alzheimer’s Association,” stated Heather Ancheta, Manager of the memory care neighborhood at Highland Springs. “Most of us know a loved one or caregiver affected by the disease. In their honor, our residents and employees walk for them.”...

Highland Springs Opens Lone Star Pub

Sep 26, 2018

Dallas, Texas— The recent opening of Twin Oaks Square, the new independent living building at Highland Springs, added a new dining venue for all residents to enjoy: the Lone Star Pub.

“Whether it’s a nice glass of wine before dinner or a cold glass of beer while watching a football game, there’s something for everyone at the Lone Star Pub,” described Deborah Malone, the Director of Dining Services at the Erickson Living community.

The bar is open Monday through Friday, covering the evening hours of 4:30pm-8:00pm, and on Sunday from 12:00pm-7:00pm for football season. Currently the Lone...