Sunrise of Studio City

Meet the Sunrise of Studio City Team

We’re pleased to introduce you to some of our extraordinary team members who work hard to make our community a great place to live.

Regina Long | Health Care Manager

Regina Long

Health Care Manager

Regina’s nursing career started in Michigan at Baker College.  During nursing school, she visited a Skilled Nursing Facility and cared for her first Alzheimer’s patient.  She immediately felt protective and connected to this resident. "I knew I had found my calling in the nursing field,” Regina said. 

“To me, Sunrise is family.  My mother worked for Sunrise and I would hear about the love she had for her residents.  Now, I get to experience and share that same joy with my own residents.  I’m so grateful for each day that I get to spend with them.”

Studio City - AidaAida Kasbarian

Business Office Coordinator

Aida began her career as a human resources manager at Levitz Furniture. She took care of the personnel and finances, serving the company for 18 years.  She switched careers and worked for several assisted living companies as the business office coordinator.  Aida came to work for Sunrise Senior Living of Studio City in 2014 and works with all of our residents, families, professional vendors and team members. 

Aida enjoys her job and loves spending time with the residents.  She plays cards each week and spreads a lot of love and laughter through the community.

Studio City - LourdesLourdes Gonzalez

Reminiscence Coordinator

Lourdes graduated from California State University Northridge with a bachelor’s degree in health care administration and a minor in gerontology. Since she was very young, Lourdes has had a passion for the elderly and an interest in the aging process.  At age 14, she volunteered at local hospitals and nursing homes and became a certified nursing assistant at 16.  She came to Sunrise of Studio City as a volunteer intern was hired as the Reminiscence Coordinator in March 2015.

Lourdes says, “I love knowing that every day with our residents is a new journey, whether it’s engaging in family conversations, supporting families as they transition their loved ones, or spending one-on-one time with each resident.  I enjoy every moment spent at Sunrise.”

Lee Shapiro | Maintenance Coordinator

Lee Shapiro

Maintenance Coordinator

Lee has had a full career that spans many different jobs. He has worked as a volunteer firefighter, a business owner, a building contractor, a Boy Scout leader and Santa Claus!  Lee joined the staff at Sunrise of Studio City in 2015 and makes a big difference each day as he implements new systems to care for our community.  He is passionate about caring for people, and creating a lovely, clean and safe environment for our residents.  

Lee is married and has two adult children. He has received many awards for his community service to the Boys Scouts of America and for his role as Santa for the past 16 years.

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