Mission Statement
Mission Statement

Sunshine Retirement Living manages retirement communities throughout the Unites States, offering senior apartments, independent living, assisted living and memory care. Our mission is to be the preferred senior living provider offering value


Dining That Boosts Your Heart, Brain and Social Health

Once upon a time, when bacon and eggs was a regular Sunday morning ritual, planning food seemed like a simple affair. Now, there are so Read More

Worried about your loved one’s aging brain? Brain boosting diet may delay decline

If you’ve ever stood at an open fridge for three minutes trying to figure out if you were heading for an apple or last night’s Read More

Wellness Challenge 2019 – A healthy solution for countless resolutions.

This year, Audrey Pierce, a resident at The Landing at Behrman Place in New Orleans, plans to work out more often to help her right Read More

Socially Connected

How To Help Your Elderly Loved One Keep Socially Connected. Growing Old Doesn’t Have To Mean Growing Lonely

Ah, loneliness, an emotion so painful the very thought of it may make you squirm. Nevertheless, when you are a caregiver of an elderly loved Read More

Five Golden Ways To Keep Your Holidays From Being Grinched

Faster than Santa’s Sleigh, the holidays are upon us in all their glory. Along with tidings of good will and merry-making, this time of year Read More

The Haven Executives Share Their Perspective On Retirement Living In Pittsburgh

Jennifer Gross, Executive Director, and Lisa Jackson, Health Services Director at The Haven at North Hills in Pittsburgh, were recently interviewed about their integral roles Read More

Jerry Galles, An Exercise Regimen

For Sunshine Resident Jerry Galles, An Exercise Regimen Is Anything But Routine

Sunshine communities have quite a number of interesting characters. But you’d be hard pressed to find one more colorful than Jerry Galles, who moved into Read More

On Veteran’s Day, Every Sunshine Community Could Be Considered “The Home Of The Brave”

Ever notice how fans at sporting events always let out a rousing cheer at the end of the “The Star-Spangled Banner”? One obvious reason for Read More

Sunshine Residents Enjoy Being “In The Pink.”

Outside many Sunshine Retirement communities across the country, residents are enjoying the vivid yellows, reds and oranges of fall. Inside, they’re excited about a different Read More

Most Sunshine Residents Agree: Oktoberfest Ist Wunderbar!

With the calendar quickly creeping into the middle of October, many Sunshine Retirement Communities have been indulging in the uniquely Bavarian joys of Oktoberfest. Unlike Read More

For Many Sunshine Residents, A Museum Is Where You See ‘Em

One thing that has been proven time and time again at Sunshine Retirement communities is that most seniors never lose their hunger for knowledge, culture Read More

wellness and goodness

August At Sunshine Is All Wellness And Goodness

Well•ness – noun, the state of being in good health, especially as an actively pursued goal. If you’ve been following us at Sunshine Retirement Communities Read More

National Senior Citizens Day – When America’s Most Experienced Individuals Get The Recognition They Deserve

Like wine, cheese and a pair of jeans, everyone knows that men and women really do get better with age. But did you know America Read More

Helpful Thoughts For When It’s Time For A Memory Care Facility

If you visited these pages last week, you may have read our exploration of the signs and symptoms to look for when a parent or Read More

When It’s Time For Memory Care – How To Prepare For The Unthinkable

As our parents and loved ones get older, life throws them many a curve ball – downsizing to a smaller home, financial scams, and increasingly Read More


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 | Founder

Ms. Hasso passed in 2015 and will be forever missed by all those whose lives she helped change for the better. Sunshine Retirement Living continues Read More


“I was far too young, but it was love at first sight. We were married for 62 years, and we were always together.” – June Tyrell, 87

“I’m a very social person, and I feel lucky to have had friends and two beautiful men in my life.” – Johnye (“Johnny”) Culler, 88

“You know, you make a few mistakes, but you look back on them and you know that with the information you had, it was the thing to do.” – Harold Vrono, 92

“I’m most proud of my children and I always insisted they do their best.” – William Pendarvis, 89

“You have to be able to laugh. I’m still the Hat Lady here.” – Elizabeth Adams, 93