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Sunrise Achieves Milestone with New Memory Care Certification

Families who entrust the care of a loved one to a Sunrise Senior Living memory care community know firsthand how committed we are to each resident’s success. Our Reminiscence® neighborhoods utilize a person-centered approach that supports residents’ abilities and allows them to feel empowered and independent. It’s a standard of care that allows Sunrise to exceed industry standards in memory care and programming.

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Celebrating Black History Month

February is Black History Month in both the United States and Canada. The annual observance happens in February to coincide with the birthdays of President Abraham Lincoln, who issued the Emancipation Proclamation freeing enslaved people in 1863, and Black abolitionist and social reformer, Frederick Douglas. However, the celebration has a rich history that dates to the year 1926 and begins with a remarkable man named Dr. Carter G. Woodson.

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Does Your Diet Need a Heart-Smart Makeover?

Heart disease ranks as the leading cause of death for both men and women worldwide. Research shows that 1 in 4 deaths are linked to heart disease. But, experts say it doesn’t have to be this way. Many of the risk factors that lead to cardiac related illnesses can be controlled through lifestyle choices, especially a healthy diet.

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How is Assisted Living Different Than Home Care?

When an aging parent’s health begins to decline, it can be difficult to figure out where to turn for help. The senior care industry has so many options for support it might be overwhelming. It's common for seniors and their adult children to waffle between enlisting the services of a home care agency or deciding to relocate to an assisted living community.

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Celebrating the Sunrise Team: 40 Years of Serving Hearts

For more than 40 years, Sunrise has proudly created more than a warm and inviting home for seniors; we’ve built a lifestyle centered around holistic, dependable, industry-leading, and deeply personalized services where every resident can live with dignity and purpose. Through the last four decades, and even more so two years into a global pandemic, creating this unique customer experience is only possible thanks to our team of more than 22,000 serving hearts.  These dedicated, passionate and skilled team members show up every day, providing support and care, building meaningful connections, and showcasing an endless amount of empathy, kindness, and love. 

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Why Living with Purpose Is Essential during Retirement

Retirement is a time of life most of us look forward to for many years. We envision relaxing days mixed with daily activities of our own choosing. But what happens a few months after you retire? Once you have had time to enjoy carefree days and are now seeking days with more purposeful activity?

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Coping with a Sense of Loss When a Loved One Has Dementia

When a senior loved one has Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, the impact on the entire family is significant. The disease is often referred to as “the long goodbye” because it slowly robs a person of their memory and independence, while families watch helplessly.

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40 Years of Commitment to Our Mission and Principles

Over the past 40 years, Sunrise has grown, evolved, and innovated to become the iconic brand and industry leader you know today. We’ve achieved this thanks to the hard work of our incredible, passionate team who live our mission, and by collecting, listening to, and adapting based on customer feedback - meeting their personal needs is what we are all about. We encourage you to check out this 40 Years of Sunrise Milestone Video to see the Sunrise journey and celebrate just some of the ways we’ve innovated through the years. 

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