Transforming Senior Living
Sunrise Senior Living was founded in 1981 by Paul and Terry Klaassen, inspired by a Dutch model based on warm and nurturing care environments. Their holistic, resident-centered approach focuses on individuality while encouraging purposeful living and meaningful connections among residents and the broader community.
The Sunrise Difference
Living Our Mission, Vision & ValuesFrom passion and respect to celebrating individuality and nurturing the spirit, every Sunrise team member lives by our core values and principles of service.Learn about our mission & vision
Leading with DedicationThe Sunrise leadership team is committed to championing quality of life for all seniors while creating the preferred lifestyle for enjoying longer, healthier, happier lives.Meet our leadership team
Delivering an Award-Winning ExperienceOur communities across the U.S. have been repeatedly recognized for excellence by thought leaders such as U.S. News & World Report, J.D. Power, American Health Care Association, and Argentum.See our awards
I have to say that your organization is extremely well run. I congratulate you. This doesn’t happen by accident. When something looks easy, it is because those doing it are pros, and not because what they do is simple.
Shining Bright for 40 Years
On December 5, 2021, Sunrise celebrated a milestone: 40 years of championing quality of life for all seniors. Thanks to a dedicated team of serving hearts, we continue to grow and evolve the Sunrise lifestyle to help meet the needs and expectations of current and future residents while staying grounded in our foundational values.
Careers with a Purpose
Our more than 22,000 team members strive to create a supportive, nurturing, and fulfilling environment for our more than 20,000 residents across more than 270 communities. Our gratitude for each team member’s tireless work runs deep. At Sunrise, we champion their growth and personal well-being with training, professional development, and comprehensive benefits.