Sunrise of Hermosa Beach

Meet the Sunrise of Hermosa Beach Team

We’re pleased to introduce you to some of the fantastic team members who work tirelessly to make our community a wonderful place to call home. 

Sunrise of Hermosa Beach CA Kate Kriner

Kate Kriner

Assisted Living Coordinator

Kate Kriner, our Assisted Living Coordinator at Sunrise of Hermosa Beach, says that her favorite part of the job is listening to the residents and learning their life stories. Kate says that, at Sunrise, she takes pride in the knowledge that she and her team are improving the quality of life for her residents. 

When she’s not at work, Kate likes to bake chocolate chip cookies and take bike rides on the Strand with her family. 

Sunrise of Hermosa Beach CA Ralph Balbin

Ralph Balbin

Reminiscence Coordinator

Ralph Balbin says his favorite part of his position as the Reminiscence Coordinator at Sunrise of Hermosa Beach is interacting and building relationships with the residents and his fellow team members. He feels rewarded when he is able to help the residents with their daily needs. 

In his spare time, Ralph likes to watch movies and play golf and basketball. He also enjoys traveling to different places and tasting the local food. 

Sunrise of Hermosa Beach CA Janet Strickland

Janet Strickland

Resident Care Director

Our Resident Care Director of Sunrise of Hermosa Beach, Janet Strickland, says that the best part of her job is working with the geriatric population. She enjoys working with seniors and says that she appreciates the amount of support that Sunrise offers at every level. 

Outside of work, Janet loves to spend time with her grandchildren. She also enjoys music, movies, dining out and concerts.  

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