“I have learned to work hard, and I taught that to my children and grandchildren.” – Lucretia Lucero, 84


“The man whose job it was to hire the flight attendants came out to meet me and he was carrying all my letters!” – Joannie Gaillard, 84


“I took a class on Maui that taught you how to hug, and that’s when I met Burt.” – Burt (95) and Gini (91) Townsend


“When we were kids, my mother made sure we went to the beach at least once a week.” – Helen Person, 94


“Now they all call us “The Love Bugs” because we hold hands everywhere we go.” – Mira (91) and Bob (95) Graves


“I got my pilot’s license so I could fly all kinds of planes: commercial planes, single engine, twin engine, helicopters, gliders, gyroplanes, even hot air balloons.” – Doris Lockness, 105


Luis Serrano | President & CEO

As President of Sunshine Retirement Living, Mr. Serrano is focused on corporate strategy and development, acquisitions, strategic partnerships and special projects. Mr. Serrano is also… Read More


Richard “Dick” Glaunert | Chief Community and Resident Advocate

Dick Glaunert is known as “Mr. Sunshine” to all of our Sunshine residents. As Chief Community and Resident Advocate, Mr. Glaunert makes resident satisfaction his… Read More


James Matthews | Chairman

Mr. Matthews has over 25 years experience in accounting, finance and taxation, including 10 years in the senior housing and property management fields. He has… Read More

May Sunshine Hasso

May Sunshine Hasso | Founder

Ms. Hasso had over 20 years experience in the senior housing industry through her years serving on the Board of Directors of Holiday Retirement Corp… Read More




10 Tips to Help Seniors Learn How to Use Tablets

Tablets can be the perfect tech gift for a senior.  They are usually easy to use out of the box, are lightweight, offer font enlargements,… Read More


Ways to Be Productive After 65

For many people, retirement is about relaxation. After working for a large part of your life, you finally have the opportunity to settle down and… Read More


Internet Do’s & Dont’s: Online Safety for Seniors

Technology changes at a rapid pace, and it can be hard for people of any age to keep up. More and more seniors are embracing… Read More


Easy Ways for Seniors to Improve Their Sleep Habits

As we age, it can sometimes be more difficult to get an adequate amount of quality sleep. Seniors can often be plagued by restless nights… Read More


How to Make 2016 Your Best Year Yet

Every new year is a new chance to make positive changes in your life. As a retiree, you have more chances than most to make… Read More


Thanksgiving is not just for turkeys

By Nancy Miller When Thanksgiving rolls around, we typically go to the old standbys: turkey and stuffing. And speaking of “rolls,” when you start adding… Read More


A meeting of patriots: Veterans Day at Waterford Terrace

By Nancy Miller “It makes me feel good that young people are taking over protecting our country. Us old guys can’t do it anymore,” said… Read More


Good Vibrations: Using sound for self-healing

By Nancy Miller We know that gentle music is calming, while loud fast music can be energizing. But can sound also be healing? Yes, says… Read More

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Making Dreams Soar with Joanie Galliard

World Traveler | Ambitious Dreamer | Giving Spirit Joanie Galliard (1933-2015), was a resident of Creekside Oaks, Folsom, CA Q: Where you born and raised? A:… Read More

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Exploring Your Roots with Sam Muir, 85

  Veteran | Pilot | Outdoorsman Sam lives at Quail Lodge in Antioch, CA.   Q: Where were you born and raised? A: I was… Read More

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Taking Risks with Louise Dennis, 91

Lives at Villa Serena  in Santa Clara, CA Entrepreneur | Teacher & Mentor |  Optimist Q: What’s the most interesting thing that’s happened to you? A: I… Read More


Holiday Tea Traditions at The Verandah at Graywood

As the weather grows colder and the holiday season approaches, china cups and ceramic mugs that sat unused during the long, hot summer months are… Read More

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Living Courageously with Lorrie Henderson, 91

Lives at The Clairmont in Austin, TX Veteran | Trailblazer | Accomplished Scholar | Humanitarian Q: Tell us about serving in the WAVES. A: I joined… Read More

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Wise and Wonderful: Five Unique Ways for Seniors to Find Holistic Health and Happiness

When people talk about being healthy, they are usually just talking about being free of symptoms.  But, if you step back and look at a… Read More


How to Live Life How You Want it with Virginia Lawrence, 94

Lives at The Continental, Austin, TX Loving Matriarch | Southern Belle | Fashion Icon | World Traveler Q: Where were you born? A: I was… Read More

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