Betty and Murray Forsvall’s apartment at Highland Springs is filled with medals and photographs from their 30-year running careers.

From their first-floor apartment in the Pecan Grove residence building at Highland Springs, Murray and Betty Forsvall can look out across the courtyard and see the community’s newest residence building, Twin Oaks Square, which opened last month.

Jack Gibson enjoys a vibrant lifestyle at Highland Springs, where he’s lived since 2014.

Jack Gibson’s friends recognized a need before he saw it himself.

“I’ve been acquainted with Highland Springs for a long time because some of my closest friends, Pete and Jane Robertson, live at the community,” says Jack. “They thought I would enjoy the lifestyle and encouraged me to consider moving to Highland Springs.”

Wayne and Rae Hoover, pictured here in front of a floral painting, researched several continuing care retirement communities in North Dallas before choosing Highland Springs.

For more than a decade, Wayne and Rae Hoover toyed with the idea of moving to a retirement community.

“We even visited a few in the area,” says Rae. “We stopped by the sales trailer at Highland Springs while it was still under construction and visited with Christina [Christie, sales director]. That was back in 2006.”

Pat Mullins moved to Highland Springs as soon as she was age-eligible and encourages others not to wait too long to enjoy all the benefits of the North Dallas Erickson Living community.

Pat Mullins was 60 when she first learned of Highland Springs, the Erickson Living community in North Dallas.

Andréa McCarther is the new associate executive director at Highland Springs.

Erickson Living recently named Andréa McCarther the associate executive director at Highland Springs in Dallas, Texas.

McCarther joined the North Dallas community in December 2017, bringing over 15 years of health care experience to her new role.

Mica and Bill Sleeper were the first residents of Magnolia Place, the newly opened clubhouse at Highland Springs.

As Bill and Mica Sleeper cut the ribbon at the grand opening of Magnolia Place, their four months of “camping” came to a close.

The couple sold their Lake Highlands house of 37 years in January, sooner than anticipated.

Highland Springs Chorus members Patty Jantho (left) Carolyn Jennings, and Bob O’Steen act the part in the chorus’s performance of “Come Away With Me In My Merry Oldsmobile.”

Two days after the grand opening of Highland Springs’ second clubhouse, Magnolia Place, the Highland Springs Chorus treated the North Dallas community to a musical spectacular to remember.

The chorus’s spring concert was the inaugural event in the newly unveiled arts and enrichment center inside Magnolia Place.

The Legacy Club at Highland Springs was established by residents to support the Resident Care Fund.

Like most great endeavors, the Legacy Club at Highland Springs sprouted from a single thought.

“How could we, as residents, fortify the Resident Care Fund?” says Sam Davidson, who’s lived at the North Dallas community with his wife, Sally, since 2008. “That was the question that set everything in motion.”

Highland Springs resident Linda Matzen works in the front office at Brentfield Elementary School in the Richardson Independent School District.

School’s out for the summer, but in a few months Linda Matzen will be back to work at Brentfield Elementary School in Richardson, Tex.

As the administrative assistant for student services, Linda is the first person guests see when they walk into the school.