Artist Donna Johnston teaches a paper wreath-making class at Highland Springs, where she lives.

With the creativity of an artist and the patience of a teacher, Donna Johnston stirs imaginations at Highland Springs.

White Rock Bistro is a new dining venue in the Lakeview Pointe residence building at Highland Springs, seen her set with tables and a beautiful chandelier.

Highland Springs, the Erickson Living community in North Dallas, recently announced the construction of a new residence building, Lakeview Pointe.

Dr. Norman is board-certified in internal medicine and geriatrics. She joined Highland Springs in June 2007.

Q: My father is taking eight medications, some of them at different times of the day. How can I help him remember the proper schedule?

Frank Partlow relaxes in his home office at Highland Springs, where photos and service awards tell the story of his 30-year career in the United States Army.

Glance around Frank Partlow’s office in his apartment at Highland Springs and you’ll recognize a few faces—like President George H. W. Bush and Colin Powell—in the photographs lining the walls.

Dawn Winder (center) human resources coordinator at Highland Springs, celebrates a strike during the Wii Bowling challenge in the Highland Springs/My Possibilities sports competition.

Highland Springs, the Erickson Living community in North Dallas, has a new neighbor. 

My Possibilities, a college-style education center for adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, opened its first building on a 22-acre campus located just across the George Bush Turnpike from Highland Springs in May 2018.

Fern Sigafoos (left) and Eldora Chambers prepare to skydive in celebration of Eldora’s birthday with their experienced, tandem skydivers strapped to their backs.

Eldora Chambers has long been a trailblazer.

She was growing organic vegetables in her 80-square-foot backyard garden well before Whole Foods or Central Market came on the scene. 

Kevin Adamic (left), assistant director of finance at Highland Springs, helps Maurice and Ellen Lee install the My Erickson app on their mobile phones.

People who live at Highland Springs now have one more way to stay connected.

The Erickson Living community in North Dallas recently launched a new app, My Erickson, to give community members an at-their-fingertips option to explore what’s happening around campus.

Pat Mullins’ grandson Jack receives a personalized name plate crafted by Highland Springs resident Max Haenel (right) in the community’s on-site woodshop.

School’s out for the summer, and students in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex have two and a half months of carefree days stretched out before them.

For many kids, that means summer camps, vacations, days spent at the swimming pool, even a trip to grandma’s house.

Marilyn and Larry Comstock are at home in their Thornbury-style apartment at Highland Springs.

Larry and Marilyn Comstock began visiting retirement communities nearly four years ago. They’d lived in their Plano, Tex., home for 20 years and were starting to make plans for the future.

“We knew we wanted a place that offered continuing care options, but beyond that, we were looking at the atmosphere and amenities offered at each place we visited,” says Larry.