Welcome to Sunrise of Gurnee, Illinois! We are delighted to introduce you to our team members who are committed to championing the quality of life for all seniors. More than 24% of our team has served at Sunrise of Gurnee for more five plus years, and 18% has been with Gurnee for more than a decade. We happily serve as a resource to residents within our Sunrise community and their families, in addition to those who reside in the greater Lake County area. We look forward to personally meeting with you and sharing the Sunrise Signature Experience.
“I enjoy the opportunity to visit with residents, understand their needs and expectations for care, and to be an advocate to ensure that the highest quality of care is provided. Sunrise is a progressive company continually striving to “do it best.” I appreciate the strategic initiatives that help each of our communities to succeed in offering exceptional care that focuses on each person’s individual needs and preferences.
"I am humbled by the opportunity I have every day to partner with families and residents during this important transition in their life. I appreciate all that Sunrise offers, from the wide reaching roots of our Mission to the powerful Principles of Service. I also treasure the special elements that Sunrise of Gurnee brings to residents and families and team members, from all the measurable and tangible benefits to the unparalleled and indescribable experiences. From a background in education, human services and mental health I serve with my heart and strive to grow the organization by enriching lives every day, empowering the underserved and connecting them with valuable resources."
“The best part of working at Sunrise is what the seniors give back to me. From the very first senior to the present, they have taught me that no matter what their life concerns are, they are still worthy and can contribute a lot. They share life memories and many talents. I equally enjoy talking with their families and value the trust they have in me. Most of all, I love to tease and make everyone laugh.
Many team members would say that my favorite part of my job is that I get great joy “hounding” them to get their paychecks. I consider myself a team player, so I enjoy providing that service, and others, for them during their busy shifts.
The activities I like to do outside of Sunrise would be spending time with my twin grandsons, reading, biking, working out, church activities, wine-tasting, subbing, sharing time with good friends, and taking ballroom dancing lessons. Working at Sunrise has definitely enriched my life…leaving me feel very blessed not only within our home but also out in the community.”
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