Are you tired of wrestling with the back and forth of saying “I want to get healthier!” only to never change your eating habits? Or maybe you’ve been saying “I want to learn how to play the piano!” but you [...]
We visit with modern retirees all the time who have been exploring retirement communities in Oregon – primarily for the amenities and community environment – but dread the thought of coordinating a move. They worry about coordinating real estate agents [...]
The year 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of some pretty earth-shaking events – the landing of Apollo 11 and the first man on the moon; Woodstock, four days of peace and music that changed a generation; and something that received [...]
When searching for the right senior living community, you’ll struggle to find a location that is more suited to active senior living than Eugene, OR. Located right on the Willamette River with a myriad of indoor and outdoor attractions, independent [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
So long, January, 2018. It was nice knowing ya. But excuse us if we can’t wait to welcome February. Ever notice how January is kind of a sleeper month? Maybe it’s meant to be that way to help us recover [...]
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 [...]
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 of year, it seems we have a number of residents at various communities who love [...]
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!