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Personal Service Key to Highland Springs Realty & Moving Program

Nov 7, 2017

Dallas, Texas— On moving day, Barbara Clary walked into her new apartment home at Highland Springs and found that the furniture was in place, boxes and wrapping paper were out of sight and even her bed was made.

“This is typically a nerve-wracking experience,” stated Ms. Clary, a retired medical professional employee. “But for me, everything went as planned. It was literally perfect.”

In transitioning from her house of 56 years in nearby Richardson to Highland Springs, Ms. Clary turned to Cindy Gay.

The Personal Moving Consultant, Ms. Gay leads the realty and moving services program...

Highland Springs Physicians Dr. Norman and Dr. Studley Named Best Doctors in Dallas by D Magazine

Oct 18, 2017

Dallas, Texas— Dr. Mary Norman, M.D., Medical Director at Highland Springs, and Dr. Jill Studley, M.D., Staff Physician, were selected as Best Doctors in Dallas 2017 as announced by D Magazine in its October publication.

This year’s recognition marks the ninth consecutive year that Dr. Norman has earned this honor as a geriatrics specialist and the seventh 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...

Highland Springs Teamwork Supports Kids Against Hunger

Sep 15, 2017

Dallas, Texas— By the numbers, a charitable project performed by residents of Highland Springs retirement community was a tremendous success.

Residents and employees volunteered to fill 236 shifts of 30-minutes each on August 23. They measured ingredients, sealed packages and boxed highly nutritious, life-saving meals to support the worldwide humanitarian relief organization, Kids Against Hunger.

The team created 18,372 meals immediately ready for shipment to children nearly 1,400 miles away in Honduras, according to Pastor Jamie Bruning. She serves as the Pastoral Ministries Coordinator at the Erickson Living retirement community.

Highland Springs and its Interfaith Advisory...

Highland Springs Thanks Dallas Fire Station #13

Jul 27, 2017

Dallas, Texas— It was a simple idea that got bigger.

The residents and staff of Highland Springs invited Dallas Fire Department Station #13 to be part of the community’s EMT/Firefighter Appreciation Day. Residents would surprise them with cookies and other homemade treats as a kind gesture of appreciation.

However, upon viewing the official website of Station #13, the community noticed the Adopt A Station program that provides individuals, businesses and organizations the opportunity to support the City of Dallas in its efforts to maintain, refurbish and renovate fire stations.

“Matt Neville, our Executive Director, Barbara Blachly,...

Highland Springs Names Terese Mugno as Sales Counselor

Jun 28, 2017

Dallas, Texas— Highland Springs announced the hiring of Terese Mugno to its Sales and Marketing Department. Ms. Mugno will serve as a Sales Counselor, joining Lauren Rozdilsky in that senior sales position.

Ms. Mugno brings 20 years of sales experience, most recently in the pharmaceutical industry, to the Erickson Living retirement community. As Sales Counselor, she will assist Priority List members and prospective residents to select a residence of their choice, review financial considerations and make a seamless move to Highland Springs. Ms. Mugno will also serve as a trusted expert for information about the senior living industry...

Dr. Mary Norman of Highland Springs Co-Chairs National Panel for Women Health Professionals in Geriatrics

Jun 6, 2017

Dallas, Texas— Dr. Mary Norman, M.D., Medical Director at Highland Springs retirement community, co-chaired a panel discussion on the issues facing female health professionals in the geriatrics field.

The meeting of the new Women in Geriatrics Special Interest Group was part of the American Geriatrics Society 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting held May 17-20 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.

The forum, co-sponsored by the Erickson Health Medical Group and the Visiting Nurses Association, provided participants the opportunity to discuss challenges and share ideas related to professional and personal work-life balance. The group...

Highland Springs Residents Receive Statewide Honors for Artwork

May 31, 2017

Dallas, Texas-- Two residents of Highland Springs received statewide honors for their artistic talent via the LeadingAge Texas 2017 ArtsInspire™ Contest.

Lynn Tagtmeier, a resident of the Erickson Living retirement community, earned first place in the drawing category for her colored pencil entry, “Little Blue Boy.”

Tom Naylor earned second place in the mixed media category for his entry, “Dance of the Stars.” Both of their pieces were among the finalists featured at an awards reception held on May 21 at the LeadingAge Texas Annual Meeting & Trade Show in Austin.

The ArtsInspire™ contest showcases the...

Highland Springs Featured on WFAA’s Good Morning Texas

May 25, 2017

Dallas, Texas— May 23 was not the typical work morning for Christina Christie, the Director of Sales for Highland Springs. Instead of greeting residents and beginning the day with a stand-up meeting with her team, she was in the studio of WFAA Channel 8 News, the ABC affiliate in Dallas.

At 8:15am, Christina was preparing to be interviewed for a feature on Good Morning Texas, a daily news program of WFAA.

“It was a great experience to see what goes on behind the scenes and how well choreographed the whole production is,” Christina stated. “Although we worked...

Dr. Jill Studley Joins Medical Team at Highland Springs

Apr 24, 2017

Dallas, Texas— Highland Springs, the Erickson Living retirement community, announced the appointment of Dr. Jill Studley, M.D., to its Medical Center team as a Staff Physician.

Dr. Studley has spent the past fifteen years in practice with the Baylor Scott and White Medical Center-Plano where she devoted herself to geriatric and internal medicine. She also serves as the Medical Director for Baylor Elder Housecalls, a primary care geriatrics practice affiliated with the Dallas Diagnostic Association in Plano.

“Welcoming Dr. Studley to our on-site medical practice is just another way our community strives to provide quality health and...

Highland Springs Resident-Produced TV Program Celebrates Milestone

Apr 19, 2017

Dallas, Texas— Every Wednesday at 3pm, a group of resident volunteers from Highland Springs put their heart and soul into a newscast that would make the professionals at Dallas stations Fox 4, CBS 11, NBC 5 and ABC 8 proud.

The show is “Howdy, Highland Springs,” and it captures the news and personalities that make the Erickson Living retirement community such a vibrant place to live. The program is found on a dedicated channel dubbed Highland Springs TV-Channel 80, easily accessible on the cable station guide.

A “resident production” in the truest sense of the phrase, volunteers...