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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...

Dr. Mary Norman Named Leader of the Year at Highland Springs

Mar 17, 2017

Dallas, Texas— Highland Springs, the Erickson Living retirement community, named Dr. Mary Norman, MD, as its Leader of the Year for 2016.

The recognition is given to a manager or director who continually demonstrates exceptional leadership qualities and inspires, motivates and empowers his or her team members to commit to excellence in serving residents.

Dr. Norman, the Medical Director at Highland Springs, was one of 22 employees selected by their respective communities or corporate departments and recognized nationally among her peers during the Erickson Living Annual Meeting held in Baltimore on March 6.

A resident of...

Highland Springs Launches Facebook Page

Feb 22, 2017

Dallas, Texas— For William Connell, checking Facebook has become part of his daily routine.

The U.S. Navy veteran and retired senior program manager in communications initially joined Facebook to keep up with former co-workers.

“Everyone was using it, but admittedly, my interest level waned a bit,” said Mr. Connell, a resident of Highland Springs retirement community with his wife Carol since 2012. “But then I became the administrator of a faith-based blog, and Facebook became part of our marketing plan. We’ve received more than one million visitors in five years so my eyes were opened to the...

Highland Springs Promotes Christina Christie to Director of Sales

Feb 14, 2017

Dallas, Texas— Highland Springs retirement community promoted Christina Christie to Director of Sales.

Mrs. Christie holds more than fifteen years of experience in the senior living industry with Erickson Living, the manager and developer of Highland Springs. In 2002, she began her career as a Sales Counselor with a sister community, Brooksby Village, in Boston. Upon transferring to Dallas in 2005, Mrs. Christie played a key role in launching the sales program at Highland Springs and has served as Sales Counselor since that time.

As Director of Sales, Mrs. Christie will focus on achieving an exceptional customer...

Highland Springs Voted Best Retirement Community, Assisted Living & Memory Care Service by Star Local Media Readers

Feb 3, 2017

Dallas, Texas— Highland Springs, the Erickson Living retirement community in North Dallas, was named Best Retirement Community (55+), Best Assisted Living Facility and Best Memory Care Services in the Star Local Media 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards.

It marked the fourth consecutive year that Highland Springs took top honors in the Retirement Community category, the second consecutive year winning the Best Memory Care Services award and second time in three years earning the Best Assisted Living Facility rating.

Voting occurred in December via on-line balloting at www.starlocalmedia.com . Earlier in the fall, readers nominated their favorite local...

Resident Club at Highland Springs is “New England Strong”

Jan 9, 2017

Dallas, Texas— While the Lone Star State holds a robust place in American history, a group of its citizens celebrates another region of the country, too.

They are part of the “New England Club and the Red Sox Nation,” a resident group active at Highland Springs retirement community in North Dallas. Formed by resident Bob Brenner, the fifty residents are proudly “New England Strong.”

Eligibility into the club is pretty simple, says Mr. Brenner: “Either you have lived in New England at some point in your life or admit to being a Red Sox fan.”

Mr....

Highland Springs Opens New Independent Living Residences

Dec 14, 2016

Dallas, Texas— Meeting the demand for its senior living lifestyle and amenities, Highland Springs expanded the offerings found at its 89-acre campus with the opening of a new independent living resident building.

Named Pecan Grove, the project features 108 residences with nine fresh floor plans highlighting open-concept designs in luxury two-bedroom and extra-large, one-bedroom homes.

Matt Neville is the Executive Director of Highland Springs. “Last year, we welcomed new residents to Willow Ridge, an expansion of 99 apartment homes to our community,” stated Mr. Neville. “It is exciting to see the continued demand for the active lifestyle...

Erickson Advantage® H5652 Receives Top National Ranking

Nov 8, 2016

Dallas, Texas– Erickson Living, developer and manager of Highland Springs retirement community, announced today that its health plan, Erickson Advantage, has received a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 2017 Medicare Advantage (MA) health plan rating of 5-stars for Part C and 5-stars for Part D. This is the second consecutive year that Erickson Advantage has received the 5-star quality rating out of 5 stars.

“Erickson Advantage is one of only 14 Medicare Advantage health plans out of 364 health plans across the country to receive a combined 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...

Team Highland Springs Walks to End Alzheimer’s

Oct 18, 2016

Dallas, Texas— Taking it one step a time, residents and employees of Highland Springs made a big difference for the Alzheimer’s Association.

The Erickson Living retirement community held its annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s on September 28 around its beautiful Blue Bonnet Lake.

More than 100 people participated, including employees, residents from the independent living, memory care and assisted living neighborhoods and family members. They walked a half-mile around the lake and enjoyed music and games throughout the event.

Leslie Doran, Fitness Manager at Highland Springs, announced that $9,000 was contributed for the research, awareness and...