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Eagle's Trace
Kendall Baker, Tony Buzbee, Derrick Broze, Marilyn Black, John Bowser, Jacquie Baly, Naoufal Houjami, Sue Lovell, and Bill King were invited to participate in a Mayoral Candidates forum at Eagle’s Trace.

Ahead of the City of Houston’s general election on November 5, Eagle’s Trace hosted six candidates vying for the position of mayor.

Sponsored by the Government Affairs Committee, the forum gave community members the opportunity to hear candidates’ platforms and learn their positions on key issues.

Eagle's Trace
World War II veteran Jim Gillespie was appointed a knight in the French Legion of Honor.

On June 6, 2019, the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Jim Gillespie and seven other World War II veterans were honored by the French government in a special ceremony aboard Battleship Texas in La Porte, Tex., just east of Houston.

Eagle's Trace
Eagle’s Trace residents Tom and Sandy Wills invited friends to join them at the murder mystery party. (Clockwise, bottom left) Liz Cain, Barbara Reiff, Nancy Merry, Janet Tucker, murder mystery actor Sharon Gerchow, Kathy Dorantes, Sandy Wills, Tom Wills.

When it comes to learning about Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living community in West Houston, there’s nothing like seeing it in person.

Cedar Crest
John Evans thought he was going to stay in his house during retirement, but after researching retirement communites in the area and the value they provided for his investment, Cedar Crest was the clear choice.

Before John Evans discovered Cedar Crest, an Erickson Living-managed community in Pequannock Township, N.J., he researched seven other retirement communities. He created a spreadsheet of pros and cons, comparing them to each other and to his current living situation. His conclusion? 

Cedar Crest
The Cedar Crest Chorale performs its holiday concert in Cedar Crest’s all-faiths chapel.

Singing advocacy group Chorus America claims more than 32 million American adults sing regularly in groups nationwide. Millions of others sing in the shower, the car, or while tucking in children or grandchildren. What do they all have in common? 

Charlestown
Matt Dougherty took on the role of sales manager at Charlestown this spring. Dougherty shown here with his wife Shelly and three children: Taylor, Ryan, and Drew.

Known for his malapropisms, New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra once said, “It’s like déjà vu all over again.” That’s one way to describe Matthew Dougherty’s experience as the new sales manager at Charlestown

Charlestown
Whether an intimate family gathering in your apartment or a large party in one of the on-site private dining venues, Oak Crest's Catering Department has many options when it comes to entertaining friends and family. 

This December, Joann Malpass is hosting a Christmas dinner for two dozen family members. The menu has been carefully planned; her home is beautifully decorated, and Joann hasn’t lifted a finger.

Brooksby Village
Stan Stephenson completes a 5K walk around Brooksby Village, in Peabody, Mass., to raise funds for the Fisher House Foundation, an organization that supports veterans and their families.

During his working years, Stan Stephenson became aware of charity rating systems. 

Brooksby Village
Linda Blake enjoys an active lifestyle at Brooksby Village, where she participates in several group fitness classes and swims every week.

As fall gives way to winter and the hours of sunlight shorten, it can feel like a long season to those who enjoy being active outdoors.