We’re welcoming brighter days while continuing to promote health and safety.
As summer draws to a close, most families are preparing their children and teens to head back to school. The flurry of activity this time of year can be tough on a parent’s already busy schedule. In many families, both parents work outside the home. For others, the head of the household is a single parent who works long hours. Both situations can result in families requiring a helping hand to manage daily activities.
Pets are loyal friends who tend to love us unconditionally. Their unwavering commitment to our happiness helps make even the worst days a little better. For older adults especially, pets offer a sense of purpose that many struggle to find after retiring. And the health benefits associated with having a pet are numerous.
The lazy days of late summer are the perfect time to kick back and relax with a good book. Whether you prefer to use an e-book platform, like the public library reading app Libby, or purchase a new release from your favorite bookstore, the options this summer are endless.
Making meaningful connections with your grandchildren can help build memories that will last them a lifetime. Research also shows that children and teens who have close relationships with elders will grow up to develop healthy attitudes about aging.
“I cook food that makes you feel like you’re getting a hug from mom,” Chef Daisy says with a smile that automatically puts you at ease. Her face is adorned with thick, plastic glasses and framed with red bandana tied tightly around her hair to keep it in place while she cooks. Her presence is maternal, but you also know she is not to be messed with, especially in the kitchen. As the Director of Dining Services at the newly-opened Sunrise of New Dorp on Staten Island, she has to mean business. The assisted living and memory care community recently welcomed its first residents this month which means Chef Daisy Martinez is about to be a very busy woman.
Today announced the name of its second luxury senior lifestyle community in New York City: The Apsley.
Leslie Henry joined Sunrise of Granite Run in Media, Pennsylvania nearly eight years ago after her mother’s passing inspired her to go back to school to earn another Bachelor’s degree.
Celebrating Sunrise’s 40th Anniversary has instilled confidence in an even brighter future. As we continue celebrate this incredible milestone, we want to look ahead to what the next 40 years hold for Sunrise.