Mary Norman, medical director at Highland Springs

Mary Norman, medical director at Highland Springs, was named one of Dallas’s top geriatricians by D Magazine for the 11th year in a row.

Marion Mitchell, Highland Springs resident

When Stewart and Marion Mitchell moved to Dallas’s Northwood Hills neighborhood in 1959, the home they purchased on Paldao Drive was one of the first 100 homes to be completed in the new subdivision.

At the time, Coit and Hillcrest were two-lane country roads, Spring Valley was still a blueprint, and cotton fields stretched all the way north to Belt Line Road.

Highland Springs residents

Dennis and Edith Hogan enjoyed their careers and their home on a golf course in McKinney, Tex., but thoughts of retirement lingered in the backs of their minds.

Jim Kirby works on toy cradles in the woodshop at Highland Springs

Jake Jacobsen has always enjoyed woodworking, but his home woodshop was limited to a few power tools and a workbench.

When Jake moved to Highland Springs, the Erickson Living community in North Dallas, in 2006, he quickly found his way to the community’s woodshop.

Highland Springs residents Jim and Mimi O’Neill, pictured with Community Resources Coordinator Barbara Blachly (center), pose as Santa and Mrs. Claus during the holiday season.

Highland Springs resident Jim O’Neill donned a Santa suit for the first time in 2014.

Eric and Carolyn Sperling enjoy their first gala

Highland Springs struck a high note at this year’s ninth annual gala.

The event featured an evening of fine dining, live music, dancing, and a silent auction to raise money for the community’s Resident Care Fund.

Readers Theater on Womens Suffrage

National Relaxation Day, National Chocolate Milkshake Day, National Cook for Your Pets Day—look hard enough and you’ll find a designation for every day of the year.

For Highland Springs resident Patty Jantho, August 26 is a day to be acknowledged and celebrated.

Dinner party for six

When Bob and Patty O’Steen’s daughter Allison mentioned that she was meeting up with two college friends in Dallas over the Labor Day weekend for their annual girls’ trip, Patty’s mind flew into motion.

“I hadn’t seen the other two girls since Allison’s wedding,” says Patty. “I wanted to host a special meal for them.”

Ground breaking for new residence building

North Texas is booming.

In 2014, Toyota announced it was moving its corporate headquarters from Southern California to Plano, Tex. State Farm began moving workers to its new regional hub in Richardson earlier this year. Liberty Mutual and FedEx Office are following suit, with plans to build corporate offices in West Plano.