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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.

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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...

Celebration Cruise Showcases 10th Anniversary of Highland Springs

Sep 26, 2016

Dallas, Texas-- Honoring its history and looking forward to a bright future, Highland Springs hosted a three-day party for its 10th anniversary. They did it in style on the “high seas” of the campus as residents boarded the specially decorated Lido Deck to set sail on the Celebration Cruise, the theme for the festivities. The commemoration began on September 15 at a dinner ceremony in which the Erickson Living retirement community honored its “founding members,” the 102 pioneer residents who moved or reserved in 2006 and the 14 employees who began working at the campus the same year....

Gold Medals for Residents of Highland Springs, Too

Aug 23, 2016

Dallas, Texas— For two weeks, Americans were mesmerized by the brilliance of gymnast Simone Biles, the record-setting performance of swimmer Michael Phelps and the continued dominance of both the men’s and women’s basketball squads.

The Summer Olympics in Rio brought many golden memories for Team USA, but residents of Highland Springs earned their own medals, too.

The Erickson Living retirement community in North Dallas conducted its own two-week “Summer Olympics” with 23 unique events enjoyed by 230 participants.

“We offered all of these challenges as a health and wellness series to coincide with the Olympics,” Barbara...