Sunset Stories

Sunset Stories

Sunset Staff

Recent Posts

Creating a Life Worth Living

Most senior care facilities set and follow strict itineraries, with prescribed regimens for everything from bedtime to mealtimes. But Sunset Communities subscribes to The Eden Alternative, an approach that actually encourages residents to make their own choices about their daily lives.[…]

Presentation: Aging Parents, Aging Brains

Sunset Village is excited to present Aging Parents, Aging Brains, featuring author and national speaker Barbara Brock. Barbara uses heartfelt stores and humorous—but true—facts to explain how our brains age. The interactive program includes group participation in a stimulating brain exercise. Tuesday, April 10, 2018 4:30-6:00 p.m. Sunset Village 9640 ...[…]

Rehab Success: Getting The Most Out of Therapy

The most common question rehabilitation patients ask Isaiah Rupp is whether their physical or occupational therapy is actually going to work. “I tell them therapy will indeed work, as long as they participate in the process.” Isaiah is part of an eight-person team that provides in-patient and outpatient rehab services at Sunset Village. Programs range ...[…]

Sunset Village’s New Rehab Center: The Choice for Rehab Care

On Sunday, April 2, Sunset Communities opened the brand new rehabilitation center inside Sunset Village. These new rehabilitation services expanded the continuum of care available at Sunset Communities to include both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation. Experienced therapists will provide physical, occupational, speech, and aquatic therapies for ...[…]

Sunset House’s One Bedroom Apartment – Superior Assisted Living in Toledo

April 21, 2017 Posted in Articles Written by Sunset Staff

The greatest joys in life come from pursuing your passions. Whether your passions lie in family, friends, art, fitness, sewing, or volunteerism, Sunset House’s one bedroom apartment  creates the perfect base for you to pursue your passion – with the added benefits of Sunset House’s respected assisted living services. When you enter the one bedroom ...[…]

Calling All Animal Lovers: Pet Friendly Retirement at Sunset Communities

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened." -Anatole France For many, pets are an integral part of life. They provide companionship, snuggles, reasons to exercise, and can even spark new human friendships. Most pet owners would never considering leaving their beloved pet, which is why the team here at Sunset Communities is ...[…]

Meet the Team: Vicky Bartlett, BSN, LNHA – President, CEO of Sunset Communities

Vicky’s passion for working with seniors is clear in every conversation about her work and passions. Her first experience in the senior living field began in 1976, as she worked to finish her bachelor’s degree in nursing. Vicky found a part time job in a nonprofit nursing home, and the rest, as they say, is history. “I just fell in love with working ...[…]

6 Reasons You’re Not Planning For Long-Term Care

Here’s an interesting quandary: while experts estimate that today’s retirees face a 69 percent future risk of needing long-term care, six in 10 middle-aged adults consider themselves unlikely to ever require assistance living their lives. Those numbers indicate that aging adults are overly optimistic about their future living needs—and their confidence ...[…]

Tips for Holiday Visits With Elderly Loved Ones

This is a magical time at Sunset Communities, as we watch families reunite to celebrate the holidays. Of course, we also see the stress that the season’s hustle and bustle can cause among our residents. So if you’re planning to visit someone living at Sunset this season—or inviting an elderly loved one to your home holiday gathering—here are some ...[…]

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness month, a time for acknowledging all those affected by Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.[…]