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


Conquering Caregiver Burnout (cont.): Part 2 Of Our Q&A With Ethelia Hines, Sunshine’s New National Director Of Health Services

Welcome to Part Two of our Q&A on Caregiver Burnout Q&A with Ethelia Hines, RN, MSN, Sunshine’s new Senior Living, Patient Care Systems and Change Read More

Conquering Caregiver Burnout: A Q&A With Ethelia Hines, Sunshine’s New National Director Of Health Services

While we at Sunshine Retirement Living love sharing stories about the lighter side of senior life, now and then we need to take a look Read More

Experienced Or Beginner, Every Poet Is A Winner

About two weeks ago, we told you all about Sunshine’s Annual Poetry Contest spearheaded by Jerry Schmalenberger, a resident at Quail Lodge in Antioch, California. Read More

Cinco de Mayo: Mexico’s Most Celebrated – And Misunderstood – Holiday

For most Americans, Cinco de Mayo is a great excuse to crunch a few tacos, dip some chips in fresh guacamole, and quench their thirst Read More

Poetry Readings Give Sunshine Writers A Rhyme And A Reason

There once was a woman from Dunwoody, Whose disposition was always quite moody. But wouldn’t you know it? She became a poet. And now she’s Read More

Sunshine’s “Go Green” Month Is The Envy Of Other Retirement Communities

Ah, Spring! The time of year when we welcome back the birds, the flowers and the warm sunshine. And as the grass and trees outside Read More

Pet Therapy – Quite Possibly The Best Dog Gone Cure For What Ails You

To most men and women, this Wednesday is just another day of the week. But to man’s (and woman’s) best friend, it’s a pretty big Read More

What Will The Clever Little Bunny Leave You On Easter Fool’s Day?

Has this been a strange year so far, or what? You know how the expression, “once in a blue moon” refers to events that don’t Read More

Aging Doesn’t Have To Mean The End Of Road For Drivers

Those of us who are 60 and over have been living in the golden age of the automobile – when virtually every American adult enjoys Read More

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When It Comes To Casinos The Luck Of The Irish Is Always Welcome

When the top of the morning arrives tomorrow, Sunshine residents with Irish eyes – and those who wish they were Irish – will be smiling Read More

Sunshine Sheds Light On: Independent Living – Let Freedom Ring! (#2 in a Series)

Six weeks ago, we shared perspectives on how to know if it’s time to consider moving into a retirement living community and if so, which Read More

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This Valentine’s Day Was Sweeter Than Ever For Three Sunshine Couples

Two weeks ago, we mentioned in our post how many Sunshine Retirement communities celebrated Valentine’s Day this week with special meals and dances. But at Read More

Challenge Yourself To A Happier New You

Challenge Yourself To A Happier New You

Remember last week’s post on New Year’s Resolutions? How are those working out for you? Hopefully, many of you are still going strong with fulfilling Read More

Viva la Resolution

Viva la Resolution! – Setting Achievable Goals For The New Year And Sticking To Them

With the unmitigated optimism of a brand-new year upon us, it seems that everyone wants to talk about their list of resolutions – a collection Read More

Ringing in the Fun

Not the same Auld Lang Syne – Sunshine residents discover new ways to ring in the New Year. For all the diverse ways we Americans celebrate 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

Ethelia Hines | National Director of Nursing Services

As our National Director of Health Services, Ethelia Hines, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N. brings to our communities healthcare leadership at the highest level. With a Master 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’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 have to be able to laugh. I’m still the Hat Lady here.” – Elizabeth Adams, 93

“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

“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