Sunrise continues to take the COVID-19 pandemic seriously, and the health and well-being of our residents and team members remains our absolute top priority. Sunrise leaders are closely monitoring the constant flow of updates from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and other government and health authorities to continue supporting our communities. We have enacted several changes to our operating procedures in order to help keep our residents and team members safe.
On March 8, Sunrise Senior Living and other organizations around the world joined forces to shine the spotlight on International Women’s Day (IWD). This awareness day encourages all people to celebrate women’s achievement, raise awareness against bias, and take action for equality, according to the IWD website.
The holidays are a time of year many people think of giving back. From toy drives to food donations, the opportunities to support one’s community are numerous. At Sunrise Senior Living, our residents make giving to others a priority all year long.
The Senior Caregiver podcast is back with two new episodes. Episode 7: “Senior Friendly Design Part 1—Retrofitting Your Home for Old Age” and Episode 8: “Senior Friendly Design Part II—Customizing Your Senior Living Residence.” A Sunrise Senior Living design expert discusses ideas for designing living spaces that support the challenges of aging with host, Bill Worthington.
The kindness and acceptance of peers can be invaluable to all of us, especially as we make major life changes. At many Sunrise Senior Living communities, resident ambassadors fill the important role of greeting visitors and helping new residents feel welcome in their new home.
November 11 marks Veterans Day in the United States and Remembrance Day in Canada. This day is an opportunity to recognize the sacrifices and military service of the millions of Americans and Canadians who protected their countries.
At Sunrise, we design programs and activities that help enrich the mind, body and spirit. Since we first opened our doors, programming has played a huge role in daily life in our communities. Hear more from our senior vice president of Memory Care & Program Services, Rita Altman, on how we’ve evolved and what the future may hold.
Pets love unconditionally. They are devoted to us at our best and our worst. Whether it is a canine companion, a colorful feathered friend, or a frisky feline, animals bring joy and improve quality of life.