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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.”


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...

August 17 Event: Age Well, Live Well Program at Highland Springs

Aug 10, 2016

Dallas, Texas-- Highland Springs, the Erickson Living retirement community in North Dallas, is proud to partner with the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services in presenting: Age Well, Live Well: How to Avoid Falls.

Presenters will be staff members from the Highland Springs Rehabilitation Team. The program will be held on Wednesday, August 17 at 2:00pm in the Community Room of Highland Springs (8000 Frankford Road Dallas, Texas 75252). For more information, please contact Patti Dickson at 972-232-8035.

Artists of Highland Springs Take Their Work to the Net

Jul 28, 2016

Dallas, Texas— Tom Naylor is fond of saying that “art is all around us.”

With the tools of the digital age at his disposal, those words are truer than ever.

Mr. Naylor, a retired computer programmer who worked for companies in New York, Washington, DC and nearby Richardson, serves as the webmaster for . In partnership with his fellow residents, the site is a virtual gallery for artists living at the Erickson Living retirement community who wish to display their work.

“This site is about recognizing the talented artists and craftspeople who live at...

Spoiler Alert on 7/20: Dallas Resident to Tell a Good Story In Time-Honored Style

Jul 18, 2016

Dallas, Texas— Before there were Kindles and iPads, before people issued “spoiler alerts” about the plots of their favorite books on Facebook and Twitter, there was Dallas resident Joy Davis.

Since 1965, Mrs. Davis has reviewed books with a flair for the dramatic. She’s been a regular on the active Dallas Book Club circuit, scheduling 90-100 engagements annually.

But her reviews come with a twist: Mrs. Davis dresses in the costume of a character in the book that she is reviewing. From her first review of the book, “The Beloved Invader,” to “Celia Garth,” Mrs. Davis has...

2016 Student Scholars’ Awards a “Win-Win” at Highland Springs

Jun 21, 2016

Dallas, Texas— Highland Springs, the Erickson Living retirement community, awarded ten students employed in its Dining Services Department with collegiate scholarships during a luncheon ceremony held on June 11.

The value of these awards is $1,000 per semester for a four-year total of $8,000 paid directly to their accredited higher education institution.

A fundraising drive in May generated more than $38,000 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.

Helen Adele...