“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

“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

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

“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


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 a co-founder and managing principal of Westbrook Management, which provides full-service real estate investment management and consulting.

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 top priority, and fields questions, concerns and comments from residents every day.

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 served as COO of Pacific Coast Management Group since 2004 where he developed in-house property management expertise.

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 forward with the vision she shaped over her 20 years of experience in the senior housing industry through her years serving on the Board of Directors of Holiday Retirement Corp.

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Sunshine Residents Have a Way With Words. Sometimes Several Ways

Groucho Marx used to say, “Outside of dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.”

A Healthy Dose of Information About Flu Season

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For Kids, School Is Just Starting. For Sunshine Residents, It Never Ends.

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Senior Olympics

Three Northern California Communities Ready For 4th Annual Sunshine Senior Olympics. Let The Games Begin!

In the spirit of getting fit for Wellness Month, three Sunshine Retirement Living communities – Villa Serena, Quail Lodge and Deer Park – are ready to rumble for a good-natured, action-packed athletic competition they call “the Senior Olympics.”

Solar Eclipse 2017 – What Some Sunshine Residents Will See When The Sun Doesn’t Shine

Well, unless you’ve been hiding under a very big log all summer, you undoubtedly know that our huckleberry friend the moon is going to take the sunshine away for an extended period next Monday, August 21.

August is Wellness Month at Sunshine Retirement Living Communities

Check out our great August activities in honor of Sunshine Retirement Living’s Health Month celebration! We have events planned for several of our communities.

Summer Sun Safety

If You Can’t Stand The Heat, Sit Down And Check Out Our Summer Sun Safety Tips

Some like it hot. Some like to play it cool. But one thing is for sure this summer: every Sunshine resident has it made in the shade with the snazzy sun visor or baseball cap they received for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day a few months ago.

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Canine Classes Perfect For The Dog Days Of Summer. And Beyond.

They say every dog has his day. At Country Club Village in Hot Springs, Arkansas, the day for several lucky dogs is Tuesday.

Travel Program

If You’re Traveling Where We Are This Summer, Make Yourself At Home

Every summer and throughout the year, Sunshine residents will have the opportunity to travel around this great country of ours.

Small Gardens Yielding Bumper Crop of Benefits

A few months ago, we talked about the therapeutic value of gardening and the opportunities available at many Sunshine Retirement Living communities.

Food, fun and fireworks spark a fantastic 4th of July

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Extra credit. Sunshine seniors flock to study up on science

Involvement in social media is gaining popularity among older age groups. Seniors are increasingly using it to find news and information, share experiences, and connect with friends

Memorial Day

Hop, Tweet, Snap to it: 5 Tips for Seniors on Social Media

Involvement in social media is gaining popularity among older age groups. Seniors are increasingly using it to find news and information, share experiences, and connect with friends

Fathers Day

Sunshine Reveals What Fathers Know Best: Family Always Comes First

“So help me, I’m gonna stop this car and come back there…” “Eat that! It’ll put hair on your chest…” “You’ll thank me for this someday…”