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Senior living topics can be timely, have a local or human-interest angle or reflect trends and recent developments. Please refer to the story concepts and example articles below or contact Sunrise Senior Living Corporate Communications at 703-273-7500 for story ideas that may be of interest to your readers.

Story Concepts

  • Activities of daily living
  • Activity programming for seniors
  • Approaches to Alzheimer's disease/dementia
  • Assisted living
  • Care training
  • Community development
  • Dining options for seniors
  • Eldercare
  • Independent living
  • Information technology and senior living services
  • Intergenerational programming
  • Interior design and architecture
  • Local community partnerships
  • Managing/operating a senior living services company
  • Memory therapy
  • Pet therapy
  • Senior care alternatives
  • Senior care public policy issues
  • Senior living outside of the United States
  • Volunteerism


Top U.S. Senior Housing Operators of 2013
Senior Housing News
February 24, 2014
A Spectacular Job – SHF On Tour Week #7
Senior Housing Forum
February 23, 2014

Martin Luther King Classmate Celebrates Black History
Baltimore Times
February 14, 2014

Sunrise Takes Home-Like Approach to Senior Living Design
Senior Housing News
February 12, 2014

Staff at assisted living facilities in Morris stay overnight to help throughout ice storm
The Star-Ledger (
February 2, 2014

Global Dementia Research: New Treatments on the Horizon
Huffington Post
January 27, 2014

Are You Thinking About End-of-Life Care? You Should Be.
Huffington Post
January 14, 2014

New Sunrise CEO Shares Firsthand Experience with Senior Care
Senior Housing News
January 5, 2014
On The Record With … Grace Hamilton
Northwest Herald
January 5, 2014

Helping Older Adults Cope With Lifestyle Changes
Huffington Post
December 6, 2013

Candle lighting honors Alzheimer's patients
Ventura County Star
November 25, 2013

Three questions with new Sunrise CEO Penny McIntyre
Washington Business Journal
November 21, 2013

Tips to Ease Holiday Stress for Caregivers
The Huffington Post
November 13, 2013

Web Traffic Varies Widely for Top-10 Senior Living Providers
Senior Housing News
November 13, 2013

Navy veteran spent six hours stuck on Omaha Beach
West Life
November 13, 2013

Sunrise Senior Living names new CEO
Washington Business Journal
November 12, 2013

Thanksgiving and teaching gratitude to kids
November 11, 2013

Pumpkins vie for greatness in Leominster carving contest
October 31, 2013

Experiencing Dementia
October 30, 2013

Find Your Anchor: Alzheimer's Support Groups Are Empowering
Huffington Post
October 29, 2013

Life after Navy brings a sense of community, a bit of flavor
Belvoir Eagle
October 17, 2013

Glen Ellyn Church offers services for those with memory loss
Daily Herald
October 17, 2013

Lombard Police Department hosting more than a dozen senior citizen police academy classes
October 14, 2013

Sunrise thanks our firefighters
Leominster Champion
October 11, 2013

Scarecrows now on display at Marietta Square
The Marietta Daily Journal
October 4, 2013

Choosing a Home for the Golden Years
The Arlington Connection
October 2, 2013

The Good Life, in a Memory Care Facility?
A Place For Mom
October 2, 2013

Sunrise of Norwood Chef Cooks Up Award Winner
Norwood Patch
September 26, 2013 

Long Island's best places to live for seniors
September 18, 2013 

A challenge worth meeting—and eating
Long-Term Living
September 17, 2013 

84 year old sees dream come true with Harley ride
September 9, 2013 

Money matters: A road map for Alzheimer's patients
September 6, 2013 

Sunrise Senior Living COO to Step Down
Senior Housing News
September 5, 2013 

Wayne resident celebrates 100th with Parisian style party
August 8, 2013

Health Care REIT's 2nd-Quarter Profit Down 92% Amid Property Sales Losses
The Wall Street Journal
August 6, 2013 

Fairfax seniors embrace canine companion
Fairfax Times
July 26, 2013

The Powerful Effects of Music in Memory Care
Huffington Post 
July 24, 2013

Chef Henning Lorenzen from Fox Hill Retirement makes tenderloin
July 18, 2013

Bridge brings young and old players together
The Washington Post
July 1, 2013

Retirement cooking with a touch of class
The Sentinel
June 27, 2013

Sailors spend Flag Day with Senior veterans
June 14, 2013

Sunrise hosts CD release party
Leominster Champion
June 14, 2013

Sunrise of Carmichael’s Reminiscence Resident featured on NBC Nightly News
NBC News
June 13, 2013

Sunrise Seniors Welcome Visitors For Open House
Connection Newspapers
June 12, 2013

Woman celebrates her 105th birthday in Oakland
Mercury News
June 12, 2013

Health Care REIT CEO: Sunrise is Best Portfolio Ever Made Available
Senior Housing News
June 9, 2013

The Benefits of Volunteering
Huffington Post
June 5, 2013 

Sunrise Senior Living SIgnature Dining Offers a Fresh Perspective
A Place for Mom
May 30, 2013

Bake Sale Raised Over $1,100 for One Fund
Lynnfield Patch
May 30, 2013

Senior's Residence Gets 'Design Star' Makeover
The Northwest Current
May 29, 2013 

Fran's Sunrise Senior Living Makeover
Style by Emily Henderson
May 28, 2013 

Harry Hink, World War II Pilot in Northern Va., Recalls Lost Colleagues on Memorial Day
The Washington Post
May 26, 2013

Before & After: Emily Henderson Transforms a Senior's Studio Space
Apartment Therapy
May 23, 2013 

Sunrise Launches Marketing Campaign, Opens Communities to Public Visits
Senior Housing News
May 21, 2013

Makeover Tour: A Stylish, Light-Filled Senior Home Makeover with Designer Emily Henderson
May 20, 2013 

Photos: Ageless Veterans Soar Once Again
Western Farm Press
May 15, 2013

An Educational Seminar for Staten Island Baby Boomers
May 13, 2013

Designing with a senior in mind
The Baltimore Sun
May 12, 2013

Home and garden checklist
The Sacramento Bee
May 11, 2013

Senior Living Makeover by HGTV
NBC Washington
May 6, 2013

No Place Like Home
May 4, 2013 

'Passive House,' aggressive about energy savings, is under contract
The Washington Post
May 3, 2013

Welcome mat: That latest and greatest for your home
The Detroit News
May 3, 2013

Over 100 Years Old and Still Hitting the Weights
Middletown Patch
May 1, 2013 

Cobb woman dances her way to 100th birthday
Marietta Daily Journal
April 29, 2013

Best Pet Friendly Assisted Living in Columbus
A Place for Mom
April 18, 2013

Alzheimer's Caregivers: Try a Walk to Help Reduce Stress and Benefit Your Mind, Body and Spirit
Huffington Post
April 12, 2013

Front Range Community College Students Honor Seniors with Narrative Jewelry
April 11, 2013 

Car accident fails to keep trainer from helping seniors
April 10, 2013

Dementia makes communication difficult, but some steps can make it easier
The Washington Post
April 8, 2013

Global Approaches to Dementia Care
A Place for Mom
April 3, 2013

High school students cook for seniors to celebrate National Nutrition Month
Dayton Daily News
March 27, 2013

Sunrise of Cascade celebrates New Orleans with hurricane-displaced family
Michigan Live
March 13, 2013

Valentine's Day: The Perfect Day to Show Your Love to Someone with Alzheimer's Disease
Huffington Post
Feb. 13, 2013

PETS: More than man's best friend - Buddy is 'communal pet' at Sunrise Senior Living
Jan. 15, 2013

Make Brain Fitness One of Your New Year's Resolutions
Huffington Post
Dec. 31, 2012

Helping Seniors Prepare for and Cope With Natural Disasters
Huffington Post
Dec. 7, 2012

Rita Altman Discusses Memory Care
WHAM ABC, Rochester, NY
Nov. 16, 2012

Being a Successful Caregiver: Getting the Support You Need
The Huffington Post
Nov. 12, 2012

Sunrise Senior Living plans CEO Mark Ordan's departure after sale
Washington Business Journal
Nov. 8, 2012

Taking quick steps to fight Alzheimer’s disease
Baltimore Sun
Oct. 28, 2012

The Cost of Living Longer
Wall Street Journal
Oct. 26, 2012

Senior Moments, or Something More
Huffington Post
Oct. 18, 2012

From Spouse to Caregiver: Understanding Intimacy and Memory Loss
Huffington Post
Sept. 17, 2012

Mark Ordan shares credit for Sunrise Senior Living turnaround
Washington Business Journal
Aug. 22, 2012

Tips for Helping Loved Ones With Memory Loss Engage in Activities
Huffington Post
July 31, 2012

Summer Fun for Those With Memory Loss
Huffington Post
July 2, 2012

Celebrating the 4th of July safely with seniors
Ventura County Star
June 20, 2012

TV host teams up with senior community to give design tips
Chicago Tribune
June 14, 2012

Helping Those with Memory Loss Have a Successful Dining Experience
Huffington Post
May 14, 2012

Pitting Employees Against Each Other...For Health
Wall Street Journal
Apr. 30, 2012

New Blog For Elderly Cooks
Charlotte Observer
Apr. 26, 2012

New Design Tips for Sunrise Senior Living
Mar. 12, 2012

Life Enrichment: Bringing Meaning, Purpose and Joy to Those With Memory Loss
Huffington Post
Mar. 12, 2012

Help for Seniors Downsizing their Homes 
Mar. 3, 2012

A Family Learns the True Meaning of the Vow, "In Sickness and In Health" 
Washington Post
Jan. 6, 2012 

New Head of Sunrise Senior Living 
Heathcare Business (UK)
December 2011

The Veterans Benefit That Far Too Many Vets Overlook 
AOL Daily Finance
Nov. 11, 2011 

Virtual Dementia Tour at Sunrise of Cascade, MI 
ABC's Take Five & Company, WZZM 13
Oct. 17, 2011

Seniors Work it Out in Free Class 
Arizona Daily Star
Oct. 10, 2011 

Meet Madison, An Important Part of the Sunrise Team
Oct. 11, 2011 

Memory Loss Doesn't Equal Loss of Humanity 
Huffington Post
Oct. 3, 2011 

Ceremony Recognizes Community Spirit
Sept. 27, 2011 

Five Ways to Honor World Alzheimer's Disease 
Huffington Post
Aug. 27, 2011

Responding to a Diagnosis of Younger-Onset Alzheimer's Disease 
Huffington Post
Aug. 21, 2011

Validating Feelings of Seniors with Memory Loss 
Huffington Post
Aug. 21, 2011 

A Beautiful Sunrise? 
CNBC's Mad Money
Aug. 16, 2011

Classmates reunite in West Boca assisted living facility after 70 years 
July 25, 2011 

Sunrise Senior Living purposely appoints amenities 
Inside Tucson Business
June 24, 2011

Father's Day 2011: 5 Great Gift Ideas for Dads with Memory Loss 
Huffington Post 
June 18, 2011

How to Make Mealtime Matter for Loved Ones with Memory Loss 
Huffington Post
April 25, 2011

Utah nursing home recognized for energy savings 
Salt Lake Tribune 
April 19, 2011

More veterans and spouses could gain from Aid and Attendance pension benefit 
Washington Post
April 18,  2011 

How to Design Rooms for Those With Memory Loss 
Huffington Post
Feb. 28,  2011

What Children Can Teach Us About Alzheimer's 
Huffington Post 
Jan. 25, 2011 

Tips for Visiting Loved Ones with Memory Loss This Holiday Season 
Huffington Post 
Nov. 24, 2010

Many elderly veterans not getting the healthcare due to them 
Nov. 11, 2010 

Veterans to mark holiday in Galloway by helping other vets 
Press of Atlantic City
Nov. 10, 2010 

Sunrise launches campaign to inform veterans of benefits 
Chicago Tribune
Nov. 5, 2010 

Gray skies begin to clear for Sunrise 
Washington Business Journal
Oct. 8, 2010  

Hidden Benefit for Veterans: VA Benefits Make Senior Living Affordable
Wall Street Journal
Aug. 21, 2010

Would you make a good caregiver?
Huffington Post
July 28, 2010 

Three Howard County chefs ready for round two in Mason Dixon Master Chef tourney
July 27, 2010 

Caregivers get training that simulates sensory and memory losses of dementia
Washington Post
July 6, 2010

Aging Tips: 8 Steps to Keeping Aging Brains Active
Huffington Post
June 24, 2010

Westminster chef advances in The Mason-Dixon Master Chef Tournament
Carroll County Times
June 8, 2010

Not your grandma’s retirement home!
Builder News
June 2010

Sunrise supports the troops
Burlington Union
February 22, 2010

Happily ever after
Burlington Union
February 10, 2010

Little visitors leave big impression
Orange County Register
January 15, 2010

Seniors and their walkers go on parade
Orange County Register
December 21, 2009

Sunrise opens Simi Valley facility
Ventura County Star
August 23, 2009

17 years on, lessons endure from recovery
Wheaton Leader (Chicago)
August 10, 2009

On Balance, Your Ability to Move With Confidence Is Central to a Healthy Life
Washington Post
August 4, 2009

Caregivers, too, need time away
USA Today
July 23, 2009

Sunrise to Open Community for Memory Care Programs
Rocklin and Roseville Today
July 10, 2009

Temporary stays help retirement living decisions
Associated Press
June 5, 2009

Sunrise Senior Living prepares Jacksonville home for Alzheimer’s patients
Jacksonville Business Journal
May 23, 2009

Seniors on the go stay sharp
Chicago Tribune
April 22, 2009

Fulfilling A Special Need
KTTC (Minnesota)
April 14, 2009

New Networking Web Site Caters To Seniors
KCAL 9 (Los Angeles)
April 1, 2009

Staten Island women make blankets, booties for those in need
Staten Island Advance
arch 26, 2009

Resident watches his 17th presidential inauguration
KSL - NBC News (Salt Lake City)
January 20, 2009

New Sunrise Senior Living Terrace Club in Bloomfield Hills to serve those with memory loss
Oakland Business Review
January 12, 2009

Seniors Savor Senior Prom Students take a spin on the dance floor
Seattle Times
Dec. 16, 2008

Active adult living: Bethesda's Fox Hill
Washington Times
October 2, 2008

Boomer retirees seek life of luxury
Denver Post
August 30, 2008

Sunrise Plans $22 Million Webster Facility
St. Louis Business Journal
June 13, 2008

Couple Recall A Wedding That Was Meant To Be
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
February 4, 2008

Senior Housing Operator Plans Seventh Local Site
Pittsburgh Business Times
January 26, 2008

Conrad Partnering With Sunrise on Senior Living Project
St. Louis Business Journal
December 21, 2007

Seniors Community Going Up in Metaire
The New Orleans Times-Picayune
December 6, 2007

Fulfilling an 83-year dream Sunrise Assisted Living resident writes first book
The Daily Record
December 2, 2007

Fruit of the gourds - Pumpkins go on exhibit, not in the oven
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Nov. 11, 2007

Sunrise residents always brightened on Game Day
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
September 10, 2007

Morgan Stanley invests $1.1B in Sunrise UK properties
Washington Business Journal
August 7, 2007

Orange Slices: Independence Day
Orange Country Register
July 1, 2007

Assisted Living, Victorian Style, On Its Way
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 10, 2007

Silver Bells
The Washington Post
December 19, 2006

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