Highland Springs community members Gayle and Dick Manassa appear in the January photo of the 2018 calendar featuring Highland Springs residents and staff.

After months of anticipation, the Highland Springs’ mystery calendar isn’t a secret any longer.

Resident life staff unveiled the 2018 calendar, featuring residents of the North Dallas community, to an audience eager to see the finished project.

The Bee Healthy Expo at Highland Springs was jointly organized by the medical and continuing care committee, chaired by Ann Gordon (left) and social workers at the North Dallas community, including Patti Dickson (right).

The Hillcrest Clubhouse at Highland Springs was abuzz with activity as the North Dallas Erickson Living community hosted its largest health expo to date.

Terese Mugno is the new sales counselor at Highland Springs.

After two decades in sales, most recently in pharmaceutical sales, Terese Mugno was considering a career change.

Kathleen and Bob Lamb moved to Highland Springs for its predictable monthly expenses, social opportunities, and on-site medical care.

As a financial planner, Kathleen Lamb advised her clients to carefully consider their living arrangements once they retired.

“Once you get to a certain age, you don’t want to sit there with a huge house and all the maintenance it entails,” says Kathleen. “What happens if your health starts failing and you’re forced to sell your home?”

Instructor Dave Brown (left) works with fellow resident Carol Richter during the Draw 4 Joy class at Highland Springs.

When Carol Richter moved to Highland Springs ten years ago, the aspiring artist found herself in a small but companionable group of residents with a similar interest.

Alanna Sarabia (left) cohost of WFAA’s Good Morning Texas, interviews Christina Christie, sales director at Highland Springs, during a live segment about living longer.

Christina Christie, sales director at Highland Springs, recently made her live television debut during a “Living Longer” segment on WFAA’s Good Morning Texas.

Julia Bogden is one of four student employees in dining services at Highland Springs to receive a four-year scholarship for higher education.

School is back in session, and thanks to the generosity of Highland Springs community members, four students are getting a hand with the costs of higher education.

Sold sign in front of suburban home

Real estate in North Texas is booming.

Area house sales are up more than 8% from a year ago, according to a recent report from CoreLogic.

Home values are rising rapidly too. 

Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller’s home price index puts Dallas prices at an all-time high, almost 40% ahead of where they were a decade ago.

antique silver pocket watch

Do you have jewelry that’s been in your family for years? How about a coin collection or a lamp that your grandmother swore was Tiffany? If you have family heirlooms or other unique items that might be of value, you may want to consider meeting with a collectibles consultant. 

When to meet with a collectibles assets buyer, broker, and consultant