What Makes a Sunrise Community Feel Like Home?

By Becky Devor, Sunrise Senior Resource Counselor  |  May 27, 2015

“Welcome Home” is what moving day at Sunrise feels like. There may come a time in your life when living in your own home is no longer safe and preferred. It’s at that critical time that Sunrise communities can offer you a home that’s just what you and your family are looking for.

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Design Insider: How to Decorate Your Space with Memories

By Sunrise Design Team  |  May 26, 2015

With over 100 years of combined experience designing for seniors, our in-house Design team knows a thing or two about planning a beautiful, functional living space – and this applies just as easily to a senior living community as it does to a treasured home. Today they’re sharing tips on how to make a senior living apartment your own with some strategically placed decorations.

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Spring Cleaning Brings Discussions About Senior Living

By Amy DiStefano, Sunrise Senior Living Resource Counselor  |  May 20, 2015

Our country has seen some record breaking cold temperatures and snow accumulation this year. This leads to isolation for many of us, including our beloved seniors. Thankfully, the sun and warmth of spring brings a rejuvenation of the body and mind. And some studies show that May is the happiest month of the year, so it seems like a perfect opportunity to broach the subject of assisted living options with your loved one. Naturally, this conversation usually opens up the discussion around assisted living versus homecare. Many feel very connected to their home and the thought of leaving it presents as frightening, overwhelming and daunting. Below are some talking points to highlight some of the advantages of assisted living over homecare to help guide this discussion with your loved ones:

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Design Insider: How to Downsize to a Senior Living Community

By Sunrise Design Team  |  May 19, 2015

With over 100 years of combined experience designing for seniors, our in-house Design team knows a thing or two about planning a beautiful, functional living space – and this applies just as easily to a senior living community as it does to a treasured home. Today they’re sharing tips on how to downsize your home’s belongings for an easier senior living transition.

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Design Insider: What Colors Should You Use For Aging Eyes?

By Sunrise Design Team  |  May 15, 2015

With over 100 years of combined experience designing for seniors, our in-house Design team knows a thing or two about planning a beautiful, functional living space. Today they’re sharing tips on how to pick the best color scheme suited for the space you’re working with.

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Resident Crowned Honorary Miss USA by Donald Trump!

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  May 14, 2015

Sunrise at East Cobb, GA, is home to many residents with unique pasts, including a former beauty queen. 88-year-old Helen Warren was once crowned Miss Kinston in North Carolina. In order to relive the magical moment, the community recreated the memorable experience for Helen. The dream originated when Grace, a local Pope High School student, visited with Helen at Sunrise. During their encounter, Helen shared her pageant history and that it was one the most special times of her life. Afterward, Grace submitted Helen’s story to Second Wind Dreams and they selected her dream to be made into a reality.

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Nurses Week Spotlight: April O’Brien

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  May 12, 2015

In the spirit of Nurses Week and International Nurses Day, today, we are celebrating some of our extraordinary nurses who were nominated for a blog spotlight by their colleagues. Learn more about one of our health care coordinators, April, below!

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Nurses Week Spotlight: Carla Smith

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  May 12, 2015

In the spirit of Nurses Week and International Nurses Day, today, we are celebrating some of our extraordinary nurses who were nominated for a blog spotlight by their colleagues. Learn more about one of our health care coordinators, Carla, below!

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