The Raimondos Win A Suite Style Makeover by Emily Henderson!

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  May 12, 2014

This year’s Suite Style Contest winners, Helen and Dominic Raimondo of Sunrise of Gahanna, OH, are already enjoying their newly redesigned suite. Click here to take a look back as to why the Raimondos’ story helped them get nominated and win the company-wide contest! What started out as a simple, neutral room is now full of color, light and personality.

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Assisted Living

By Tim Watt  |  May 1, 2014

Spring cleaning is a chance every year to declutter, destress and decompress from the winter months. A time to clean out the physical and metaphorical cobwebs, it represents a new beginning and a way to enthusiastically welcome the spring. For some seniors in assisted living situations, the task can seem downright daunting. Here are some helpful tips to make the overwhelming challenge of spring cleaning a bit more manageable.

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Emily Henderson Shares Her 2014 Senior-Friendly Design Tips

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  April 28, 2014

We are gearing up for yet another amazing Suite Style Contest redesign and this time HGTV’s Emily Henderson is taking her design expertise to Sunrise of Gahanna, OH!  In early May, she will be treating residents Helen and Dominic Raimando to a revamped resident suite that speaks to both their needs and personal style! Check out our latest infographic detailing her 2014 senior-friendly design tips that she’ll be keeping in mind when redesigning The Raimandos’ living space.

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Welcome Spring With a Clean and Safe Living Space

By Julia Little  |  March 28, 2014

Spring has almost sprung, and as the snow and ice melt, individuals living in senior communities could be eagerly awaiting warmer weather. As the thermometer starts to creep upwards and the days grow longer, some people may be inspired to begin their spring cleaning. Taking the time to sort through belongings and declutter spaces can not only make a room look neater, but it may also offer all kinds of health benefits. To assist seniors in starting the season off on the right foot, caregivers should work alongside them to tidy up their living areas in a safe manner and feel refreshed following a long winter.

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With The Right Design, Seniors' Style Can Shine

By Julia Little  |  February 24, 2014

Professional designer Emily Henderson knows a thing or two about personalizing spaces. The winner of HGTV's "Design Star" stepped in to amp up one lucky Sunrise Senior Living resident's style, and further the community's dedication to helping all members feel at home.

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Seniors Gain Confidence in Internet Usage

By Megan Ray  |  December 13, 2013

When was the last time you went online? According to a recent Gallup poll, more seniors than ever before are taking to the Internet. The survey of more than 1,000 adults revealed that approximately 65 percent of people in senior living consider themselves regular Internet users, a significant increase from the 33 percent who defined themselves as such in 2002.

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Life Enrichment Managers Shine At Sunrise

By Tim Watt  |  December 5, 2013

Sunrise Life Enrichment Managers are the core of our personalized memory care for seniors in all Sunrise communities and Reminiscence Neighborhoods. LEMs are expertly trained to serve seniors in a wide variety of capacities, from assisting with day-to-day needs to providing specialized care for residents with memory loss. Meet a few of our Sunrise LEMs and learn how they dedicate each day to improving and enriching senior living.

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Safety Smarts for Seniors

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  May 29, 2013

Seniors are more prone to safety hazards at home due to low vision, falls and improper furniture choices. Make sure you or your senior loved ones are equipped with the following tips on designing a safer living environment. To view more design tips and product recommendations from both the Sunrise Design Team and HGTV’s Emily Henderson, view our Designing for Seniors page to explore our updated interactive floor planEmily’s Top 10 Senior Design Tips infographic and her design inspiration mood boards.

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