Share

Senior Sweethearts: Sunrise Residents’ Thoughts on Love

As Valentine’s Day approaches, it’s easy to spot the lovebirds in our Sunrise communities. Finding love in an assisted living or retirement community is not uncommon, and, as it turns out, it’s good for seniors’ health. A study conducted by Brigham Young University concluded that spending time with those you love has a tremendously positive effect on health and can cut the risk of an early death in half. According to the study, the longer life can be attributed to high self-esteem due to encouraging feedback from a partner, which also lowers the chances of depression.

Read More
Share

A Sunrise Love Story: Herb & Fran’s

We are lucky to have a lovely pair of centenarians living with us at The Colonnades in Charlottesville, Virginia. This pair, Herbert “Herb” and Frances “Fran” Christoferson, have shared nearly 76 years of marriage.

Read More
Share

Secrets to Love in Your Golden Years

“Love is lovelier the second time around.” – Frank Sinatra

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we are profiling four couples from Sunrise of Roseville, MN, who have found love later in life or have a marriage that’s going strong after several decades. We asked each couple for some advice about what makes their love thrive during their senior years.

Read More
Share

Joy in Service Award Winner Spotlight: Thomas Cana

Thomas Cana, the Reminiscence Coordinator at Sunrise of Morris Plains, can often be found sitting with residents, listening to their stories, sharing a meal or laughing with them. Not only is he an excellent manager and leader, he is an empathetic employee who is full of heart.

Read More
Share

Joy in Service Award Winner Spotlight: Prabha Khadka

Prabha Khadka, a Wellness Nurse in our Sunrise of Springfield community, is a positive role model and a compassionate team player. She gives her time selflessly and consistently demonstrates the true meaning of the patient/family partner and advocate role. Additionally, she regularly mentors fellow team members who are working to achieve professional development goals.

Read More
Share

Joy in Service Award Winner Spotlight: Maria Munos

Upon meeting Maria Munoz, her infectious spirit and her Joy in Service is apparent. As a team member here at Sunrise of La Costa, CA, for more than 10 years, her presence is a major part of what makes our community so special.

Read More
Share

Joy in Service Award Winner Spotlight: Julia Florentino Tinari

Julia Florentino Tinari has spent the past 16 years brightening the lives of the residents and team here at Brighton Gardens of Florham Park, NJ. As the Activities Assistant, Julia (better known as” Jules”) does it all. She has something for everyone, from her personalized exercise routine and crossword puzzles to her joke of the day on our daily schedule. Everyone knows her enthusiastic voice and her energy can be felt throughout our community.

Read More
Share

Joy in Service Award Winner Spotlight: Gloria Fernandes

Upon entering Sunrise at Sterling Canyon, you will likely hear a glowing, passionate voice and feel the positive energy in our air, thanks to our Life Enrichment manager Gloria Fernandes. Gloria is not only a person of integrity, she has a heart of gold and a passion for seniors. As a dependable team member, Gloria enables our Reminiscence residents to become actively engaged through the activities she coordinates, such as Spanish club, Sit and Be Fit and (best of all) “Gloria’s Dance Class with Reminiscence Sterling Stars.”

Read More
1 2 3 ... 59

Join Our Newsletter

Senior Eats Read our Food Blog