Michael Friedel is the new associate executive director at Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living community in West Houston, Tex

Michael Friedel’s career has taken him places he couldn’t have imagined as a young man growing up in Baltimore, Md.

Friedel was recently promoted to associate executive director at Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living community in West Houston.

Registered professional nurses who live at Eagle’s Trace have  dinner together twice a year.

Florence Nightingale would find a host of kindred spirits at Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living community in West Houston.

Twice a year, the nearly 40 registered professional nurses who live at Eagle’s Trace meet for dinner to swap stories and honor their chosen profession.

John Bowser is the  resident director at Eagle’s Trace.

John Bowser moved to Eagle’s Trace in November 2005 from Stafford, Tex., where he served as superintendent of the Stafford Municipal School District.

A floor plan of the one-bedroom Brighton with optional patio.

From high-rise apartment buildings in China to the poverty-stricken coast of Jamaica, Pete Grogan has experienced a variety of living arrangements.

“It’s not just about the space,” says Pete, a retired electrical engineer. “It’s how you use it. It comes down to creating the life you want.”

Photo of a fountain in the middle of a brick plaza in front of a double gabled building.

You’ve planned carefully for retirement and want to maximize your finances in this season of life.

Retirement communities like Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living community in West Houston, offer maintenance-free living, abundant amenities, continuing care services, and peace of mind. But how much do they cost?

Henry Gabb takes a quick break during a photo shoot, standing next to furniture in an apartment home. Henry and his wife Louise were among 26 Eagle’s Trace residents photographed for new marketing materials for the West Houston, Erickson Living community

When Henry and Louise Gabb received sales brochures and invitations to events at Eagle’s Trace, they recognized familiar faces on the marketing materials.

Jack Cinque polishes his shuffleboard game on the newly installed shuffleboard courts at Eagle’s Trace.

Jack Cinque has made the most of every moment since he moved to Eagle’s Trace from Missouri City in September 2010.

There aren’t many activities or groups at the West Houston Erickson Living community that haven’t benefited from Jack’s enthusiasm and talents.

Carol Nisely relaxes in her Eagle’s Trace apartment home with her two rescue dogs, Murphy and Buffy.

You would be hard-pressed to come across a more remarkable person than Carol Nisely, whose journey as a foster parent started nearly 50 years ago.

An artist’s rendering shows the new residence building, Galveston Crossing, a four-story building of brick and siding, scheduled to open in summer 2018 at Eagle’s Trace.

Eagle’s Trace is growing again.

The Erickson Living community in West Houston recently announced plans to build a new residence building. 

“There’s been such a strong demand for our lifestyle that we’re continuing to develop our community,” says Sales Director Pam Burgeson.