Sunshine Retirement Living Receives National Awards for Three Communities

Sunshine Retirement Living Receives National Awards for Three Communities

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Sunshine Retirement Living Receives National Awards for Three Communities
SeniorAdvisor.com Recognizes Excellence at Garden Way Retirement Community in Eugene, OR The Landing at Behrman Place in New Orleans, and Tarrytowne Estates in Houston

BEND, OR (January 6, 2015)  — Bend, OR based Sunshine Retirement Living, owners and operators of 18 retirement communities including senior apartments, all-inclusive independent living, assisted living and memory care in seven states, today announced that three of its communities have won the 2015 Best Senior Care Award from SeniorAdvisor.com. Garden Way Retirement Community in Eugene, OR The Landing at Behrman in New Orleans, and Tarrytowne Estates in Houston were honored for receiving consistently high ratings from residents and their families during the past year.

SeniorAdvisor.com is the premier consumer ratings and reviews site for senior care and services nationwide. Now in its second year, the SeniorAdvisor.com Best of 2015 Awards celebrate the “best of the best” in senior living and home care across the United States. The award is given only to communities and agencies that have received outstanding online feedback from their families through the SeniorAdvisor.com site. Of the nearly 100,000 providers currently listed on the site, only 879 were recognized with this award.

“It is indeed so gratifying that our residents, who call our communities home, and their families, were the reason we won these prestigious awards,” said Dick Glaunert, Chief Community and Resident Advocate, Sunshine Retirement Living. “We strive, day in and day out, to provide each and every one of our residents with standard-setting communities built around care, compassion and wellness. We are so thankful for their appreciation and their trust in us.”

Fondly known as “Mr. Sunshine,” Glaunert’s primary focus is to ensure that all residents at each Sunshine Living Retirement community has an unbiased advocate for any concerns, and solution provider for any requests or questions they may have. Residents have access to Glaunert through a special, toll-free number or via email, and receive responses within one business day.

Winners of the Best of 2015 Awards are located all over the country and represent the top tier of independent living, assisted living, and other senior living providers in the country. This exclusive designation places the winners in the top one percent of senior care providers nationwide according to those that matter most – their families. Selection criteria for the award winners included having received an average overall rating of at least 4.5 stars and having a minimum number of reviews.

“At Sunshine Retirement Living, we are constantly looking for new ways to ensure that we exceed our residents’ expectations on all levels,” said Danielle DiMatteo, director of sales and marketing, Sunshine Retirement Living. “Whether it is a review on SeniorAdvisor.com, a letter in the mail, an email, or a phone call into our Resident Hotline, we listen to our residents and respond quickly. To encourage this feedback, we place posters in each community with a toll-free number to access Dick Glaunert, our Resident Advocate. We hope they won’t hesitate to contact Mr. Sunshine as no request is too small or too big.”

“SeniorAdvisor.com aims to help families research and located reliable, first-hand feedback on senior care options from other families, who have gone through the same experience,” said Eric Seifert, president of SeniorAdvisor.com. “We are proud to celebrate the exceptional businesses that care for our greatest generation and older loved ones, and provide these organizations with the recognition they deserve. These businesses are committed to providing the best care possible to their residents, and they’ve set a high bar of quality for other senior care providers to follow.”

Additional details and a complete list of award winners can be found on SeniorAdvisor.com.

About Garden Way Retirement Community

Located in the heart of Eugene, OR Garden Way is an all-inclusive, luxurious retirement community for today’s retirees. The award-winning retirement community offers studio alcoves, one- and two-bedroom, two-bath apartment suites. It is managed by a dedicated team of managers including Jim and Terrie Powell, who opened Garden Way four years ago. The carefree lifestyle found at Garden Way includes three, chef-prepared meals served restaurant-style in a beautiful and bright dining room, a robust wellness program including yoga and Zumba classes, free transportation seven days a week, on-site beauty salon, Wi-Fi, movie theater, grandchildren’s playroom, massage and wellness center, and more. For more information, visit Sunshine Retirement Living.

About The Landing at Behrman Place

Located on the West Bank in New Orleans, The Landing at Behrman Place offers 105 affordable and spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments. The vibrant, independent living retirement community provides three, chef-prepared meals daily, free local transportation, weekly housekeeping, pet-friendly environment, complimentary laundry facilities, on-site beauty salon, exercise room, library, and daily wellness, fitness and social activities and events geared toward a healthy senior lifestyle. For more information, visit www.TheLandingRet.com.

About Tarrytowne Estates

Conveniently located minutes from shops, restaurants and hospitals in Houston, Tarrytowne Estates residents enjoy the comforts of all-inclusive retirement living while still maintaining their independence. Recently remodeled, the spacious community offers studios, one- and two-bedroom apartment suites, all with amazing views of the beautiful grounds, outdoor swimming pool, glistening ponds and covered walking paths. Tarrytowne Estates provides three meals a day prepared by an award-winning Chef Juan Diaz, who has been proudly providing a world-class dining experience for residents for 20 years. Additionally, residents enjoy various amenities and perks, such as the fitness center, beauty salon, on-site library, free transportation, and safe living with caring managers available 24 hours per day, seven days a week. For more information, visit http://www.TarrytowneEstates.com.

About Sunshine Living Retirement

Based in Bend, OR Sunshine Retirement Living manages 18 retirement communities in seven states, offering senior apartments, independent living, assisted living and memory care. A family-owned business with 20 years in the senior housing industry, Sunshine Retirement Living’s mission is to be the preferred senior living provider offering value, choice and independence while promoting health and social interaction that exceeds residents’ expectations and enriches the lives of both residents and staff. By providing meals, housekeeping, activities, transportation, utilities and in-house management staff, Sunshine Retirement Living continues to build an unparalleled

community feeling in each property. For more information, visit www.SunshineRet.com or connect socially.

About SeniorAdvisor.com

SeniorAdvisor.com is the premier consumer ratings and reviews site for senior living communities nationwide. The innovative website provides easy access to the information families need when making a senior living decision, and features trusted reviews and advice from local residents and their loved ones. SeniorAdvisor is an independent operating unit of A Place for Mom, Inc.  For more information, please visit www.SeniorAdvisor.com.

*This blog was first published here: Sunshine Retirement Living

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