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Jun 22, 2018

Breaking The Ice, Breaking Out The Ice Cream And Other ...

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 [...]

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Jun 15, 2018

Sunshine Fathers Are Definitely Not Fit To Be Tied ...

It should come as no surprise that both Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are celebrated in a big way at Sunshine Retirement communities. Just like Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas, we go all out to make sure that family members of [...]

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Jun 08, 2018

Sunshine Residents Are All Aflutter Over Butterflies ...

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 [...]

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May 29, 2018

How To Teach The Grandkids That Memorial Day Isn’t Just ...

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 [...]

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May 25, 2018

Conquering Caregiver Burnout (cont.): Part 2 Of Our Q&A With ...

Welcome to Part Two of our Q&A on Caregiver Burnout Q&A with Ethelia Hines, RN, MSN, Sunshine’s new Senior Living, Patient Care Systems and Change Management. In Part 1, Ethelia told us about the symptoms of Caregiver Burnout and how [...]

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May 21, 2018

Conquering Caregiver Burnout: A Q&A With Ethelia Hines, Sunshine’s New ...

While we at Sunshine Retirement Living love sharing stories about the lighter side of senior life, now and then we need to take a look at some very serious issues and share how we are responding to them to make [...]

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May 11, 2018

Experienced Or Beginner, Every Poet Is A Winner ...

About two weeks ago, we told you all about Sunshine’s Annual Poetry Contest spearheaded by Jerry Schmalenberger, a resident at Quail Lodge in Antioch, California. Well, to leave you hanging without sharing the results would be like reading one of [...]

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May 04, 2018

Cinco de Mayo: Mexico’s Most Celebrated – And Misunderstood – ...

For most Americans, Cinco de Mayo is a great excuse to crunch a few tacos, dip some chips in fresh guacamole, and quench their thirst with an ice-cold margarita. While it’s a great day to celebrate Mexican-American culture, don’t be [...]

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Apr 26, 2018

Poetry Readings Give Sunshine Writers A Rhyme And A Reason ...

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 [...]

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Apr 16, 2018

Sunshine’s “Go Green” Month Is The Envy Of Other Retirement ...

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 [...]