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Helping an Introvert Prepare for a Move to Senior Living

Most people think of retirement communities as a place to enjoy social activities, take group trips to local and national destinations, and spend time socializing with neighbors. We picture an environment full of outgoing seniors joyfully engaged with life.

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Homemade Gift Ideas for a Senior Loved One on Mother's Day

Showing appreciation for the loving sacrifices our mothers, grandmothers, aunts, and other influential women in our lives made for us is important. It’s something we should do all year, but on one day in particular. That is the second Sunday every May, when we celebrate Mother’s Day.

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Nurses Week 2019: Thank You, Sunrise Nurses!

May 6–12 is National Nurses Week, and International Nurses Day is recognized on May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday! Each year, we take this opportunity to show appreciation for our nurses, an extraordinary group within the Sunrise Senior Living family.

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From Hospital to Hospice, Learn More about the Nursing Profession

May 6 through May 12 is National Nurses Week! At Sunrise Senior Living communities, we count on these dedicated professionals to help our residents live their best quality of life every day.

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What to Do When a Loved One Doesn't Understand They Have Alzheimer's

What if you had Alzheimer’s disease, but didn’t know it?

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How Often Should You Have a Wellness Checkup If You Are a Healthy Senior?

How often should you see a doctor if you are a healthy older adult? It’s a question often asked, especially by those who suffer from “white coat syndrome.” The medical community uses this term to describe people who get anxious about physician appointments.

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Skin Safety: What Seniors Can Do to Prevent Melanoma

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer in this country. It can impact people of all ages. Older adults who came of age when sunscreen use wasn’t widely promoted are at higher risk, as are younger adults who frequently use tanning beds.

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5 Resources for Art Projects to Help Caregivers Reduce Stress

Family caregivers typically live with a considerable amount of stress. While the role can be rewarding and empowering, it can also leave the caregiver worn out and anxious. Unfortunately, caregivers sometimes use negative behaviors to cope, such as smoking, overeating, and even abusing alcohol.

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