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Teaching grandkids about Memorial Day

To many Americans, Memorial Day is just a fun three-day weekend that marks the unofficial kick off to summer. It's not rare to come across an American who doesn't completely understand Memorial Day, and the purpose behind all of the celebration.

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Warm weather prep: How to keep the summer fun for those living with Alzheimer's

With summer just a few weeks away, you may already be planning some of your favorite seasonal activities. 

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The health benefits of gardening for older adults

For older adults, staying active and finding fulfilling hobbies to pass the time are important and beneficial to their physical and mental health. 

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The Sunrise "Silver Spirit"

It was in St. Louis, MO, where Kay Poole fell in love with sports as she dribbled, juked and shot three-pointers into the basketball hoop hanging above the garage. As time went on, throughout her childhood and beyond, you could find Kay on more than just a basketball court. In high school, she also played field hockey and softball, going on to play all three sports at Principia College in Elash, Illinois. 

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Reunited: From Mexico City to Sunrise at Fox Hill, MD

One evening in Bethesda, MD,  Fox Hill resident Sherry Migdail and her friends asked their waiter where he was born. The conversation led to additional questions regarding his family and he added that his mother was born in Haiti and his father in Liverpool, England. Sherry turned around to look at waiter Daniel James’ nametag and delightedly said, “Your mother’s name is Jessie and your father is also Daniel James. You were born in 1963, and I was there.” 

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Podcasts: the new book club at Sunrise on Connecticut Avenue

Move over books, there’s a new club in town! Podcasts are growing in popularity, which means podcast clubs are too. Who wouldn’t want to get together every week, listen in on your favorite topics and current issues, and then discuss them with a group of friends? Similar to a book club, minus the reading, a podcast club is a great way to stimulate the mind and bring people together.

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Nurses Week Spotlight: Kerina George

In honor of National Nurses Week (May 6-12), we are taking a moment to celebrate our incredible Sunrise nurses for the exemplary care that they provide to their residents and community. Kerina George, is one of these amazing nurses, and she was nominated by fellow team members for her dedication and commitment that she brings each and every day.  

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5 Mother's Day crafts to try with your grandkids

Mother's Day is right around the corner. 

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