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Highland Springs
Glynda Wilson keeps an album of letters from Judith, a 17-year-old Rwandan girl she sponsors through Compassion International, in her apartment at Highland Springs.

Glynda Wilson had two considerations when she was thinking about a potential move: home maintenance and a sense of community.

“I was ready to trade one for the other,” says Glynda, who became increasing concerned about the effort and expense it took to maintain her three-bedroom duplex in Dallas.

Highland Springs
Kris Allison (left) and Ruby Boman enjoy the Bee Healthy Expo at Highland Springs.

It’s the start of a new year and for many, the time to set fresh goals and replace old habits.

According to The Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, nearly 55% of New Year’s resolutions are health related: exercising more and eating healthier.

Greenspring
Wellness Coordinator Juanita Kuntz leads the popular intermediate balance class at Greenspring.

In 2019, Greenspring, an Erickson Living-managed community in Springfield, Va., commenced a multiyear renovation of its on-campus fitness and aquatics center, doubling in size and bringing in new, state-of-the art equipment.

Greenspring
Greenspring hosts numerous events throughout the year, including expos and downsizing seminars, like the Health and Wellness Event pictured here.

Planning for the future, whether for retirement, college, or a dream vacation, is one of the top resolutions for the New Year.

Fox Run
Fox Run Personal Moving Consultant Kristen Yaquinto says there are several advantages to listing and selling your house during the winter.

Spring is typically regarded as the prime time to sell a house. Winter, on the other hand, has a reputation for being a tough time to sell. But Fox Run Personal Moving Consultant Kristen Yaquinto says that reputation is undeserved. 

Fox Run
Dorothy Warren (top row, left) hosts luncheons at Fox Run for her Albion College alumni group.

When they retire, many people choose to sell the large homes where they raised their families. Retirees often want smaller homes that are right-sized for their current lifestyles

Fox Run
Fox Run resident Bev Ellis encourages people to move to the community as soon as they retire.

After talking to Bev Ellis, you’ll probably find yourself craving some dark chocolate—because that is what this vibrant Fox Run community member says is her secret to staying sharp as she gets older. She also credits her father’s good genes and a positive attitude, but she adds in the chocolate for good measure.

Eagle's Trace
Larry Wadle moved to Eagle’s Trace in April 2019 and is embracing his new lifestyle at the Erickson Living-managed community in West Houston.

This time last year, Larry Wadle was living in his house in Katy, Tex., contemplating a potential move.

Eagle's Trace
Residents of Eagle’s Trace say goodbye to students and teachers from Barbara Bush Elementary School following a field trip to the West Houston community for the school’s first grade students.

For eight years, volunteers from Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living-managed community in West Houston, have worked with first grade students at Barbara Bush Elementary School.