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


Wine-Tasting At Sunshine – Paired With Good Good, Good Friends And Good Times

For as long as people have been plucking succulent grapes from a vine, squishing out the juice with their feet, and sipping the fermented extract Read More

Think you know all about the 4th of July? Maybe your Liberty Bell knowledge isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

From sea to shining sea, the good old U.S. of A. will be celebrating its 242nd birthday tomorrow. And from the Great Northwest to the Read More

Drinking Buddies. Drinks Are On Us. Drinks All Around! New Mugs Have Sunshine Residents Hydrating Happily

By now you probably know that many Sunshine Retirement residents share an appetite for healthy and haute’ cuisine. Some have a passion for poetry and Read More

Breaking The Ice, Breaking Out The Ice Cream And Other Ways Sunshine Folks Warm Up To Each Other

The arrival of the solstice this week not only welcomes in the warm months of summer, it symbolizes the even warmer welcome received by every Read More

Sunshine Fathers Are Definitely Not Fit To Be Tied

It should come as no surprise that both Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are celebrated in a big way at Sunshine Retirement communities. Just like Read More

Sunshine Residents Are All Aflutter Over Butterflies

One of the most incredible things to witness in nature is the metamorphosis of a humble caterpillar into a glorious butterfly. What’s been even more Read More

How To Teach The Grandkids That Memorial Day Isn’t Just For Unforgettable Picnics

For most Americans, Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial kickoff of summer – an early chance to get out for an old-fashioned family barbecue in Read More

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


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

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