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.

Myra and Ken Garner are at home in their two-bedroom Westin-style apartment home at Highland Springs in North Dallas.

Like going off to college or moving to a new city, most of life’s changes yield fresh possibilities.

Lyn and Bob Chambers’ Walton-style apartment home at Highland Springs is decorated in shades of marine blue, a nod to the years they lived on their sailboat, Promise.

"Some people dream of sailing off into the sunset,” says Lyn Chambers, who spent four years cruising with her husband Bob aboard their 49-foot sailboat, Promise. “We actually did it.”

Originally from Iowa, Bob and Lyn first felt the pull of the ocean when Bob’s career took them to California in the early 1960s.

In this image from the photo shoot at Highland Springs, Joel and Peachy Gamboa walk around the community’s Bluebonnet Lake.

Peachy Gamboa hasn’t often ventured into the world of professional modeling.

Dr. Jill Studley (left) is one of Highland Springs’ full-time physicians and gets to know community members like Pat Young on a personal level.

When Pat Young and her husband Wayne moved to Highland Springs in May 2016, they were focused on the maintenance-free lifestyle, abundant amenities, and built-in social opportunities.

An outside shot of the community on a crisp fall day, featuring a pond, gazebo, and apartment homes.

Real estate’s spring selling season is upon us, and if 2019 is your year to consider vibrant retirement living, no doubt financial considerations are at the top of your list.

Rainie Martin, shown here in a red top and a black blazer, works at the front desk in Highland Springs’ Magnolia Place neighborhood, greeting residents and visitors.

If you’ve visited Highland Springs in the past five years, there’s a good chance you’ve met Rainie Martin.