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 some other popular cultural celebrations like St. Patrick’s Day and Cinco de Mayo that cram [...]
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 newcomer at Sunshine Retirement communities. Thanks to Sunshine Ambassador Programs in place at every community [...]
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 amazing to watch lately is the magical transformation of numerous Sunshine residents as they interact [...]
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 the park, along with some Frisbee flinging, some corn hole tossing, and maybe a pick-up [...]
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 feeling quite goody. There are those who consider limericks (like the one above) to be [...]
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 each Sunshine Retirement community become greener, the thoughts of the residents inside also become greener [...]
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 wonderland of silver bells, stockings and snowmen, candy canes and colored lights, papered-packages and poinsettias. [...]
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 remember when the holiday was known as Armistice Day. In case you haven’t been keeping [...]
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 as getting regular physicals, flu shots and cancer screenings come to mind. But what happens [...]
No matter how hectic life gets to be, everyone knows it’s always a good idea to stop and smell the roses. Well, if you follow that advice this week at any community of Sunshine Retirement Living, you’ll be doing a [...]
Fruits and veggies are the way to go in any season, and the best way to obtain them is to garden. Did you know gardening is an essential part of our evolution? Over 23,000 years ago, our early ancestors began planting and growing food. They gave up their nomadic lifestyle, and these humans laid down roots that signified the beginning of civilization.
This is the kind of hobby that fulfills every need. There are so many things you can plant, watch grow, and enjoy in a recipe!
Have you ever planted a garden? What was your favorite thing to grow?
Summer means warmer temperatures! Even though spending time in the sun is great, there are also a bunch of indoor activities you can do to keep cool. Here are some of our favorite things to do: - Watch a movie or TV series - Read a book - Learn a new recipe - Make arts and crafts
The possibilities are endless, whether you're inside or outdoors!