"I have been with Sunrise since 2008. I started when I was in high school as a concierge and fell in love with this place. I have worked in many different positions within our community, and I feel very fortunate to have experienced many different roles so I can share with families what makes Sunrise great!
I spend most of my day talking to families who are trying to make a really tough decision. The highlight of my day is when someone tells me about their loved one's needs and then seeing their relief they get when I show them how Sunrise can meet their needs.
Sunrise is truly a family. I feel lucky to have the opportunity to build such close relationships with both residents and team members.
I enjoy spending my spare time with my husband and our young son. We love looking for fun and new things to share with him."
"I have been working in healthcare since 2013 and enjoyed the environment. During that time my grandmother was living in a senior living community out of state and I saw the difference the staff there made in her life. After she passed I away I felt it was important for me to give back to the industry, and that is when I found Sunrise in 2017.
Getting to know each resident is a favorite part of my day. I love when residents stop into my office and I get to have long conversations and learn about their lives. I know it creates pleasant days for them, but it really ends up being the highlight of my day as well. I’m so glad I joined the team here at Sunrise of Des Peres because everyone is so positive and works well together.
I have a dog named Walter who I like to spend time with. I even bring him out to some of the restaurants in my neighborhood to hang out with me and my friends! I also enjoy going to the many festivals that St. Louis hosts throughout the year."
"I did not choose Sunrise Senior Living, it chose me. After fighting myself for six months, Sunrise Senior Living gave me the opportunity to be a Care Manager and I am so dedicated to Sunrise Senior Living and their core values that now I am the Reminiscence Coordinator!"
"In the past I had only worked in hospitals and I applied at Sunrise because of the Sunrise Story that I read online. I love spending my day with the residents and I like going home knowing that I have helped someone. I started as a Care Manager and now my Sunrise journey has lead me to being a Certified Medication Technician."
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