In this day and age, the world just keeps getting faster and faster. More tasks to complete, more appointments to attend, and more goals to achieve. When caring for a loved one with memory care needs, we’re sure that keeping [...]
As the winter months unfold, we at Sunshine Retirement Living understand that the cold and dark days can sometimes cast a shadow on the spirits of our residents. The winter blues, also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), can impact [...]
When the days get shorter and the nights are cold, it can be tempting to stay warm and cozy in bed all day. Here at our California retirement communities, we know that staying actively engaged in hobbies can be a [...]
As the weather gets colder, the need for comfort food arises. With so many options out there, it can be tough to meal plan, and easy to get into a weeknight food rut. Luckily, residents of our amazing retirement communities [...]
The term “burnout” can be defined as physical or mental collapse caused by overwork or stress. As a caregiver to someone dealing with Alzheimer’s, your job can definitely be stressful and challenging. We don’t want the symptoms of burnout, including [...]
As winter brings cold, maybe even icy weather that makes it hard to go outside, our vibrant retirement communities are turning up the heat with a variety of indoor activities to keep spirits high! Did you know that at each [...]
The winter season is a time of reflection, beauty, and sometimes, a touch of melancholy, especially for those living in memory care communities. As the landscape turns into a picturesque tableau of white, ensuring the well-being of our memory care [...]
Activities that improve the body through exercise are important, but taking care of the mind is equally as important! Practicing ongoing mindfulness strategies allows your loved one to experience the best quality of life. One of these practices, meditation, can [...]
As winter’s chill sets in and the days grow shorter, there’s nothing quite like wrapping your hands around a steaming mug of something toasty to warm your soul. At our retirement living communities across the country, we love providing fun [...]
The holiday season is the perfect time to infuse your home with warmth and cheer. What better way to do so than by crafting your own festive wreaths? This is one of the most fun holiday activities for our Sunshine [...]
Feeling stuck indoors right now, but want to still stay healthy and active? We understand--our team plans amazing indoor activities for our residents to stay moving all year round.
But if you're at home and unable to join us, get creative and try out some at-home exercises! Resistance bands, light weights, and yoga mats are all you need for a safe, effective indoor workout. If you don't have a set of weights, you can even use everyday items such as canned food, water bottles, or detergent bottles as makeshift dumbbells!