Sunset Stories

Connecting Across Generations and Distance: Seniors and Students Connect Via Video Chat and Letter

Posted by Gayle Young on Dec 21, 2017 5:36:42 PM

Kallie Inman, the Life Enrichment Assistant at Sunset Village, was trying to find new ways to engage the seniors who lived at Sunset Village, when she started a Veterans Group. Turns out, about 17.75% of residents at Sunset Village are military veterans, and Kallie wanted to create a space for them to meet, engage with each other, host discussions, remember, and celebrate.

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Topics: People, Why Sunset?

Inside the Clubhouse: Life at Fieldstone Villas

Posted by Gayle Young on Dec 14, 2017 9:56:43 AM

Sylvania Town Crier, Fieldstone Residents, Vicky Bartlett, CEO, Heather McGannon, Senior Sales Professional, Steve Busch, Architect, JMM, Mark Sandretto, SRC Board President and Representatives from Midwest Construction, turn a shovel for the Groundbreaking of Fieldstone Villas Club House.

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Topics: Facility News, Fieldstone Villas

Can I have Visitors if I Live at Sunset Communities?

Posted by Gayle Young on Nov 27, 2017 4:22:41 PM

Absolutely! Sunset Communities knows how important a support system is to all residents – in independent living, assisted living, memory care or rehabilitation. After all, socialization is an important aspect of the Seven Dimensions of Wellness, and a huge benefit to living in a community like Sunset Communities.

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Topics: Uncategorized

Meet the Team: Nicole Pruss, R, BSN, RAC-CT, and Emily Grohnke, RN, DON

Posted by Gayle Young on Nov 10, 2017 4:02:49 PM

For Nicole Pruss, R, BSN, RAC-CT, and Emily Grohnke, RN, DON, serving seniors is a calling. Nicole, the Director of Nursing at Sunset House, and Emily, the Director of Nursing at Sunset Village, have a combined 40 years of experience in nursing, the majority of which has been spent serving seniors.

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Topics: People

Summer Nights at Sunset Communities – Filled with Music

Posted by Gayle Young on Sep 27, 2017 10:32:38 AM

Each summer, Sunset Communities hosts a special Summer Concert Series for residents. These outdoor concerts are always a highlight for residents, many of whom plan their weekends to make sure they’re on campus for the event, inviting family and friends to attend with them.

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Topics: Events

Is Independent Living at Sunset Communities a Good Value?

Posted by Gayle Young on Sep 6, 2017 10:33:59 AM

When thinking about moving to The Woodlands or Fieldstone Villas, one factor to consider is the financial aspect. It’s important to do a cost-benefit analysis, comparing the costs and benefits of independent living at either one of these Sunset Communities’ to the costs and benefits of living in your current house.

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Topics: Articles, Why Sunset?

A Look at The Woodlands’ One Bedroom Apartment Home

Posted by Gayle Young on Aug 9, 2017 12:04:46 PM

When you decide to move to The Woodlands, one of the first decisions you’ll make is to choose what apartment is the best space to create your new home. This home will be where you host family and friends, pursue your passions and find new hobbies. At The Woodlands, you’ll find there are many apartment styles to choose from, meaning you’ll find the perfect home to fit your needs and desires.

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Topics: Why Sunset?

What is the Move-In Process Like?

Posted by Gayle Young on Jul 20, 2017 10:30:57 AM

You’ve made the decision to move to Sunset Village. But what comes next? In this blog, we’ll detail the move-in process, so you know what to expect as you start to create your new home at Sunset Village.

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Topics: Planning

“Working at Sunset House is like Coming Home.” Meet Felice Wolff, Admissions Counselor

Posted by Gayle Young on Jun 23, 2017 4:05:54 PM

“[Sunset House] has always been a part of me,” Felice says.

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Topics: Articles, Why Sunset?

4 Things to Consider When Comparing Assisted Living Communities

Posted by Gayle Young on Jun 7, 2017 12:05:58 PM

Choosing the right assisted living community can be a daunting task. Once you’ve narrowed down your choices to communities that provide the high quality care you expect for you or your loved one, the next way to compare is price and contract options. When every community has a different contract, how do you choose the contract option that’s best for you or your family?

Here are five areas of contracts to assess and compare as you make your decision.

1. What’s Included?

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Topics: Articles, Planning