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Use Annual Wellness Visit as an Early Screening Tool for Cognitive Health

Jul 2, 2013
DALLAS, TX---Researchers have estimated that more than a third of people over the age of 70 have some form of memory loss. As health providers place added emphasis on cognitive care and fitness, there are more tools than ever to screen for symptoms, noted Dr. Mary Norman, Vice President & Regional Medical Director for Highland Springs retirement community in Dallas. One of those opportunities is the Medicare-covered Annual Wellness Visit.  On May 30th, Dr. Norman spoke to colleagues in Boston during a conference on dementia care.  The session was coordinated by the Harvard Medical School's Department of Continuing Education. "The...

Mutual Generosity Marks 2013 Student Scholars' Awards at Highland Springs

Jun 20, 2013
DALLAS, TX---As residents and staff of Highland Springs retirement community awarded six students employed in its Dining Services Department with collegiate scholarships, a theme emerged at the celebratory luncheon: generosity. "The students are generous with their time and positive attitudes, and our residents are committed to honoring academic excellence in a tangible way," stated Matt Neville, Executive Director of Highland Springs. Currently attending high school in the Dallas area, these employees of the Erickson Living retirement community earned scholarships for their collegiate careers.  The value of these awards is $500 per semester for a four-year total of $4,000 paid directly...

Friday, May 24: Highland Springs Residents to Create Wave of "Red, White & Blue" for Memorial Weekend Tribute

May 22, 2013
DALLAS, TX--Residents of Highland Springs, the Erickson Living retirement community in North Dallas, will kick-off the Memorial Day weekend with a patriotic tribute to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our nation's freedom. Beginning at 8am on Friday, May 24th, approximately thirty residents will create a wave of "Red, White and Blue" by placing 400 United States and war memorial flags on the grounds of its 89-acre campus. "We are so honored to have hundreds of veterans living at Highland Springs, and it's so important to always remember the courage and bravery of those men and women who gave...

Hitting the Golf Links for a Cause at Highland Springs

May 8, 2013
DALLAS, TX---With unseasonably cool temperatures, Old Man Winter has made unwelcome rounds in Dallas.  However, he couldn't prevent residents and employees of Highland Springs retirement community from playing their golf rounds for a worthy cause. Dodging the cold, the players enjoyed a beautiful May 1st day at Sherill Park Golf Course for its annual Golf Tournament & Creative Putting Contest to benefit the Student Scholarship Fund. The fund provides collegiate scholarships to eligible Dallas-area high school students employed in the Dining Services Department of the Erickson Living retirement community.  The 2013 tournament featured a new twist.  While thirty golfers hit...

Open House for Highland Springs Continuing Care Neighborhood Set for April 27th

Apr 23, 2013
DALLAS, TX---Highland Springs, the Erickson Living retirement community, will host an Open House for its new continuing care neighborhood on Saturday, April 27th from 10am-2pm. Bring loved ones and friends for the opportunity to tour the area's premier choice for senior living care and to speak with residents and employees. The continuing care neighborhood features 108 residences, offering assisted living, memory care, post-acute rehabilitation and nursing care services.  Spacious common areas, in-room dining options, screened-in porches and gardens are among the amenities that contribute to a patient-centered, holistic approach to health and wellness. The new neighborhood incorporates the integrated health...

Highland Springs Announces Appointment of Matt Neville as Executive Director

Apr 22, 2013
DALLAS, TX---Highland Springs, the Erickson Living retirement community, announced the appointment of Matt Neville as its Executive Director.   With oversight of Resident Life and General Services, Mr. Neville has served as the Associate Executive Director at Highland Springs since 2010. In his new leadership position, Mr. Neville will oversee daily operations at the 89-acre community that is home to over 600 residents and 300 total employees.   Highland Springs features an independent living neighborhood of 436 residences in a variety of floor plans and pricing options.  Its newly-opened continuing care neighborhood offers assisted living, memory care, post-acute rehabilitation and...

Local Teamwork with Worldwide Results

Apr 16, 2013
DALLAS, TX---Two hundred fifteen residents, staff and family members of Highland Springs retirement community took on a different kind of project to assist less fortunate children in Honduras via its 3rd Kids Against Hunger project. With three assembly lines of volunteers in its Hillcrest Clubhouse, the volunteers measured, sorted and packaged highly nutritious, life-saving meals with ingredients provided by the worldwide hunger relief organization. In just four hours, the team created 12,150 meals ready for shipment to children nearly 1,400 miles away in Honduras. The project was held in conjunction with the Allen Kiwanis Club Foundation.  The nonprofit organization purchased...

Meeting Senior Living Demand in Dallas, Highland Springs Unveils Continuing Care Neighborhood

Apr 1, 2013
DALLAS, TX---Highland Springs, the Erickson Living retirement community in North Dallas, opened its state-of-the-art continuing care neighborhood, fulfilling its commitment to residents and their families. Held on March 27th in the courtyard of the new neighborhood, the ribbon-cutting ceremony included residents, company leaders, elected officials, business leaders and health care professionals from the Dallas area. Meeting the demand for senior living in the Dallas region, the continuing care neighborhood features 108 residences, offering assisted living, memory care, post-acute rehabilitation and nursing care services.  Spacious common areas, in-room dining options, screened-in porches and gardens are among the amenities that contribute to...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Continuing Care Neighborhood at Highland Springs Set for March 27th

Mar 20, 2013
DALLAS, TX---News media representatives are invited to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new continuing care neighborhood of Highland Springs, the Erickson Living retirement community located in North Dallas, on March 27 at 5:00pm.  Come see how Highland Springs is meeting the demand for senior living in the Dallas region. The continuing care neighborhood features 108 spacious suites/apartments, including assisted living, memory care, short-term rehabilitation and long-term nursing care services.  Spacious common areas, in-room dining options, screened-in porches and gardens are among the amenities that contribute to a patient-centered, holistic approach to health and wellness. The new neighborhood incorporates...

Retired Naval Leader Discusses Global Challenges

Feb 20, 2013
DALLAS, TX---With international tension heightening in the Pacific due to the nuclear ambitions of North Korea, residents of Highland Springs retirement community received a unique world view. Admiral Patrick Walsh, U.S. Navy (retired) was a guest of the community's Government Affairs Group on February 18th.  His presentation, "Trends and Challenges in the Pacific," delved into the complex relationship between China, North Korea and Japan and delivered the case for a strong U.S. naval presence in the region. Admiral Walsh retired from the armed forces in 2012 following consecutive assignments as the Vice Chief of Naval Operations and Commander of the...