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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...

Highland Springs Names Nicole Eison as Fitness Manager

Sep 12, 2018

Dallas, Texas— Highland Springs, an Erickson Living community, announced the hiring of Nicole Eison as Fitness Manager.

Mrs. Eison brings ten years of experience in the fitness and wellness field. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Exercise Science from Springfield College in Massachusetts. A member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), she is a certified personal trainer; she is also a certified spinning instructor through Spinning®. Mrs. Eison is certified by the Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) in primary group exercise.

In her leadership position at Highland Springs, Mrs. Eison will oversee...

Highland Springs Opens Twin Oaks Square Residence Building

Sep 6, 2018

Dallas, Texas— The first residents are moving into Twin Oaks Square, the new independent living building opened in August at Highland Springs.

Twin Oaks Square features 109 residences with nine new floor plans in a variety of one-and two-bedroom floor plans. It also houses a new dining venue, the Lone Star Pub.

To celebrate its opening, the community hosted a ribbon-cutting and reception on August 29 for new residents and staff.

“We are excited to meet the demand for the engaged lifestyle and amenities unique to Highland Springs,” stated Christina Christie, Director of Sales at the...

For New Residents, Early Move to Highland Springs Influenced by Options, Realty Services

Aug 15, 2018

Dallas, Texas-- Turning the page to a new chapter in life can be an adventure. Just ask John and Susan Macaulay. The couple sold their Richardson home of 33 years and moved to Highland Springs , the Erickson Living community in North Dallas, in September 2017. “We knew the time was coming, but we didn’t anticipate the move would happen as quickly as it did,” says Susan, who worked for the federal government as a program coordinator for the Dallas office of the Administration for Children and Families. Both Susan and John had reasons to consider a move....

Highland Springs Named Best Retirement Community by Readers of Living Magazine

Jul 23, 2018

Dallas, Texas-- Highland Springs is proud to announce its selection as Best Adult/Retirement Community in the Best of Readers’ Choice Awards for 2018 published by Living Magazine .

“I would like to thank the readers of Living Magazine for taking the time to vote and congratulate all of the companies that are honored this year,” said Christina Christie, Director of Sales at Highland Springs “We’re delighted to be located in North Dallas at the intersections of Plano and Richardson, which are family-friendly, vibrant communities in which to live and do business. The award is a credit to the...

2018 Student Scholars’ Awards a “Win-Win” at Highland Springs

Jul 13, 2018

Dallas, Texas— Highland Springs, the Erickson Living retirement community, awarded eight students employed in its Dining Services Department with collegiate scholarships during a luncheon ceremony held on June 9.

The value of these awards is $1,250 per semester for a four-year total of up to $10,000 paid directly to their accredited higher education institution.

A fundraising drive in May generated more than $33,000 for the program, mainly from contributions by residents. To be eligible, students must work at least 1,000 hours at Highland Springs during a two-year period and be in good employment and academic standing. They...

Floor Plan Design Helps Couple Enjoy Life at Highland Springs

Jun 13, 2018

Dallas, Texas— For Bill and Margaret Bogle, the 300-mile journey to Highland Springs was inspired by family.

“We were living in Little Rock, Arkansas, but wanted to be closer to our daughter in Dallas,” described Mrs. Bogle. “During our visits to see her, we toured some other senior living communities but nothing clicked until we found Highland Springs.”

By July, 2011, they had joined the community’s priority list, but a health issue faced by their daughter forced the Bogles to expedite the process.

“The sales team treated us with respect and understood the situation,” recalled Mrs....

Retire? There’s still work to do for Highland Springs resident

May 7, 2018

Dallas, Texas— School is almost out for the summer, meaning vacations, sleeping late and being outdoors. In August, though, Linda Matzen will be back to work at Brentfield Elementary School in Richardson, Texas.

As the administrative assistant for student services, Ms. Matzen is the first person visitors typically see when they walk into the school.

“I handle the attendance, enrolling and withdrawing students, and whatever else needs to be done for teachers and students,” said Ms. Matzen, who just completed her 18th year at Brentfield.

In July 2017, she sold her 3,000 square foot home in...

Highland Springs Opens Second Clubhouse, Welcomes New Residents

Apr 18, 2018

Dallas, Texas— Due to the demand for its unique residences and services, Highland Springs is growing once again with the opening of a second community clubhouse.

Named after the beautiful line of trees that adorn its entrance, Magnolia Place is another hub of socialization for residents, their family members and guests of the Erickson Living retirement community. The clubhouse features a grand living room, library and classroom for activities.

The centerpiece is the Arts and Enrichment Center, a 3,000 square-feet venue to provide a special place for guest speakers, entertainment & theatrical productions and worship services....