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Dallas-Area Senior Olympian Shares Fitness Wisdom

Mar 16, 2016
Dallas, TX— As Clay Krames prepares for the 2016 Texas State Senior Games to be held in San Antonio next month, he found time to share wisdom regarding the power of fitness. Mr. Krames, a resident of Highland Springs retirement community in north Dallas, participated in a panel discussion following the film screening of Age of Champions on March 10. The event was sponsored and hosted by the University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work. Age of Champions is an award-winning documentary in which five National Senior Olympics participants are profiled. Although not profiled in the movie, Mr...

Government Affairs Group of Highland Springs Hosts Councilwoman Greyson

Feb 23, 2016
Dallas, Texas— While the 2016 presidential campaign dominates the headlines, local issues interest residents of Highland Springs retirement community, too. To stay informed, the resident-led Government Affairs Group of the Erickson Living retirement community hosted Sandy Greyson, the Dallas City Councilwoman representing District 12. Councilwoman Greyson provided an overview of the CenturionAmerican development project on Coit Road, the status of a traffic signal on Frankford Road and an update of regional transportation issues. Following her presentation, Councilwoman Greyson took questions from the audience of 80 residents. Glee Pitney serves as the Secretary of the Government Affairs Group at Highland Springs...

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

Feb 11, 2016
Dallas, Texas— Highland Springs, the Erickson Living retirement community in North Dallas, was named Best Retirement Community (55+) and Best Memory Care Services in the Star Local Media 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards. It was the third consecutive year that Highland Springs took top honors in the Retirement Community category. Votes were cast in December during on-line balloting in www.starlocalmedia.com . Earlier in the fall, readers nominated their favorite local businesses to be considered. Final results can be found here: http://bit.ly/1RYwDuI . Star Local Media is a media company comprising of fourteen community newspapers and websites serving suburban North...

Highland Springs Embarks on Independent Living Resident Building Project

Jan 27, 2016
Dallas, Texas-- Highland Springs announced the future addition of Pecan Grove, a new independent living building currently under construction. The Erickson Living retirement community project features 108 residences with nine fresh floor plan designs that vary in style from luxury two-bedroom to extra-large one-bedroom homes. Pecan Grove is currently scheduled to open in the fall of 2016. Dallas-based JHP Architecture is the project architect, and The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company is the general contractor. Jennifer O’Reilly serves as the Director of Sales. “Last spring, we welcomed residents to Willow Ridge which added 99 apartment homes to our community,” stated Ms. O’Reilly...

Honor Flight Creates New Memories for Highland Springs Resident

Jan 20, 2016
Dallas, Texas— A North Dallas man who helped people capture memories for nearly four decades recently made a few himself. Albert Binko, a U.S. Army veteran from World War II and retired photography lab owner, participated in an Honor Flight DFW trip to the national war memorials in Washington, DC last month. Mr. Binko served as a scout in the 63rd Infantry Division from 1944-46. His unit fought through France and Germany along the infamous Siegfried Line (also known as the Westwall) through Heidelberg and Munich to the Danube River. The Allied advance brought a cease to hostilities in the...

12/11: Led By Jack Melick & His Big Band, Highland Springs Residents to Celebrate Sinatra’s 100th

Dec 7, 2015
Dallas, Texas-- In just a few days, American will celebrate the 100th birthday of one of the most influential entertainers in our history…the Chairman of the Board…Frank Sinatra. On Friday, December 11, the generation that lived and loved Sinatra will celebrate the occasion with live music, dancing and surprises at Highland Springs retirement community. Over 150 residents and guests will attend a Tribute to Sinatra from 7:00pm – 8:30 pm in honor of Ol’ Blue Eyes, whose influence in music, Hollywood and even politics still connects generations today. The event will feature live entertainment by Jack Melick & His Big...

Highland Springs Named as One of the Best Companies to Work For in Texas

Dec 1, 2015
Dallas, TX— Highland Springs, the Erickson Living retirement community, was named as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas for 2016. The awards program is a project of Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business (TAB), the Texas Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and the Best Companies Group. Created in 2006, this statewide survey is designed to identify and honor the best places of employment in Texas that benefit the state's economy, workforce and business environment. One hundred workplaces made the final list of Best Companies to Work for in Texas, and their official rankings will...

Highland Springs to Pay a "100th" Tribute to Sinatra

Dec 1, 2015
The following is a resident event at Highland Springs to be held on December 11... To some, he was Ol’ Blue Eyes. To others, he was simply the Chairman of the Board. However you came to know him, Frank Sinatra made an enduring mark on American pop culture as a singer, actor and entertainer. Today, his music continues to connect generations and delight fans across the world. This year on December 12, Sinatra would have turned 100. To celebrate this milestone, Highland Springs will join many other Erickson Living communities with a Tribute to Sinatra. Our event will be held...

An American Hero to Celebrate Milestone Birthday at Highland Springs

Oct 6, 2015
Dallas, TX--A true-blue American hero is about to celebrate a milestone! On October 11, Mr. Joe Kreideweis will turn 100, and his family is planning a spectacular celebration of his life at Highland Springs retirement community where he lives. The celebration of Joe’s 100th birthday will take place on Sunday, October 11 from 4pm-7pm at Highland Springs, located at 8000 Frankford Road, Dallas, TX 75252. Here’s a brief summary of a full life: Growing up in New Jersey, Joe was the third son of eleven children. He loved sports, and baseball was his passion. As a semi-pro, he played against...

Highland Springs Residents & Staff Express Gratitude to Local Law Enforcement

Sep 25, 2015
Dallas, TX— Residents and employees of Highland Springs joined citizens across the nation in showing their appreciation to law enforcement officials. On September 21, the Erickson Living retirement community hosted five officers from the Dallas Police Department for a ceremony as part of the National “Tell a Police Officer Thank You” days being held this month. As the event began, the officers received a standing ovation from those in attendance, most of whom were dressed in blue as a symbolic display of support. During the ceremony that featured a history of the Dallas Police and prayer, the police officers were...