Fran Gleeson (left) chats with Nancy Fountain during a progressive dinner at Eagle’s Trace.

Among the myriad perks of joining the priority list at Eagle’s Trace, one of the best might just be the opportunity for unrivaled access to the West Houston community.

Ruth Justice moved to Eagle’s Trace with her cat Annie in August 2018.

It’s been seven months since Ruth Justice moved to Eagle’s Trace, just long enough for a little perspective to sink in.

“When I think about the move, five factors jump out at me,” says Ruth, an educator who most recently taught at the University of Houston. “All five factors ensured a smooth, successful transition.”

Pam Burgeson (left) is the sales director at Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living community in West Houston, now home to her parents, Peggy and Jim Fredericksen.

For Jim and Peggy Fredericksen, Eagle’s Trace was a constant fixture on the horizon.

“It was always on our mind,” says Jim. “We felt we’d move to the community at some point, but we didn’t have a specific timeframe in mind.”

Keith Ritter and Ann Chapman married on New Year’s Eve and moved into their new apartment home at Eagle’s Trace the following week.

For Ann Chapman and Keith Ritter, 2019 is a year of new beginnings.

The couple married on New Year’s Eve and moved into their new apartment at Eagle’s Trace the first week in January.

“It’s been a bit of a whirlwind,” says Ann. “But it’s all very exciting.”

Meet-cute courtesy of Hurricane Harvey

Dora Martinez displays family artifacts and photographs from her native Mexico at the Eagle’s Trace Diversity Fair.

Where can you sample pancit and lumpia from the Philippines, witness the amazing properties of a Chinese Cadogan teapot, and enjoy a parade of colorful Nigerian dresses?

Ray Doba plays shuffleboard at Eagle’s Trace, where year-round fun and fitness are a priority.

The ever-popular New Year’s resolution to get in shape often conjures up visions of early-morning gym workouts, endless repetitions, and all-around suffering in a quest to tighten and tone. It’s no wonder most efforts fizzle out by mid-February.

Jack Gleeson (left) and Pat Osborne helped facilitate the launch of The Legacy Circle at Eagle’s Trace, an initiative that aims to raise funds for the community’s Resident Care Fund.

A new initiative at Eagle’s Trace just wrapped up its inaugural year, and the results surpassed expectations.

The Legacy Circle is a program implemented by the philanthropy committee of the Resident Advisory Council (RAC) to supplement the funding of the West Houston community’s Resident Care Fund.

Jean (left) and Mike Grogan found a network of old and new friends waiting for them at Eagle’s Trace.

When it came time for Mike and Jean Grogan to sell their house of 47 years in Houston’s Wilchester West neighborhood, the couple had only one option in mind.

“We knew we wanted to move to Eagle’s Trace,” says Jean. “We’ve had friends move to the community over the years, and we’ve seen how nice it is. We didn’t look anyplace else.”

Eagle’s Trace residents Duane McCarthy (seated) and Sharon Francis (right) invited friends to join them for the speakeasy-themed party. Duane’s guest was Mary Townsend (left), and Sharon’s guest was Kathy Christensen (center).

Most events at Eagle’s Trace aren’t password protected.

But for one select group of guests, the only way to gain entry to an afternoon of Prohibition-era glitz, glamor, and cocktails was with a secret word.