“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 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

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


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.

Latest News and Events


Valentines Day

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

Give yourself a nice Christmas present. Don’t just celebrate Christmas past.

With Christmas and Kwanzaa just a few days away, it’s natural for seniors to start reminiscing about family get-togethers of years gone by, and maybe Read More

“UnHumbugging Christmas” – How Giving Back to Our Fellow Man Blesses Us, Everyone

At this time of year, everybody is aware of how the Grinch stole Christmas. But do you know how Christmas, as we know it today, Read More

Mr. & Mrs. Michael Williams – Another Match Made in Sunshine

Forget eHarmony,, and Year after year, it becomes more evident that there’s no better site for a senior to find a lasting personal Read More


It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like an Extremely Happy (and Busy) Holiday Season

You’d better watch out. No sooner did you finish that last bite of Thanksgiving pumpkin pie and whipped cream, the entire world suddenly became a Read More

Thanks Giving

At This Time of Year, We Not Only Think of Turkey, We Think of Thanks

Thanksgiving is a treasured time at Sunshine Retirement Communities. We revel in the opportunity to bring families, friends and loved ones together whether it be Read More

Sunshine Salutes

Sunshine Salutes Its Veterans From Sea to Shining Sea

Sunshine Retirement Communities are home to numerous military veterans who will be receiving special recognition for Veteran’s Day next week. Some of them may even Read More

Something Wicked This Way Comes to Sunshine Retirement Communities

Sunshine Retirement Communities are well known for being some of the safest and serenest places on the planet. But at this thrilling and chilling time Read More

Sunshine residents cut a rug

Sunshine Residents Cut a Rug to Better Health and Greater Happiness

There are many things seniors are asked to do to live long and healthy lives that aren’t too pleasant. Avoiding calories and cholesterol, as well Read More

Sunshine Residents

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

Once we start to see fall foliage, evening sweaters, and our favorite pumpkin-spiced products back on the shelves (lattes, cupcakes, cookies, Cheerios, etc.), it can Read More

school is just starting

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

As surely as apples ripen in September and end up in lunch boxes, children across the country are back in school learning the three Rs. Read More