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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 […]

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. By attempting to create greater understanding of Alzheimer’s, the goal of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness month is to eliminate the associated stigma that prevents many individuals who experience early symptoms from seeking immediate medical […]

A Beautiful Place to Call Home

The first Fieldstone Villas are nearing completion, and soon our founding residents will be moving into the Life Plan Community (formerly known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community). Located in a beautiful park-like setting—with walking paths, ponds, and well-appointed landscaping—Fieldstone Villas redefine the traditional setting of a retirement facility. Fieldstone Villas residents will enjoy opulent […]

Understanding Senior Living Costs

Understanding Senior Living Costs

For many older adults, transitioning from home to assisted or supported living involves making tough decisions. More often than not, affordability is the most important consideration. When it comes to comparing costs between options—moving to a skilled nursing facility versus an independent living community, for example—understanding the various charges involved is critical to making informed […]

Lessons in Senior Housing: 10 Must-Know Senior Care Terms

Lessons in Senior Housing: 10 Must-Know Senior Care Terms

Do you understand the difference between Active Living and Assisted Living? Do you how a Continuing Care Community differs from a Nursing Home? Unless you’ve been around the senior housing industry for a while, you’re likely to be confused about all the various care alternatives available. Just learning the different names from one living option to […]

Seniors, Who’s Deciding Your Future?

Seniors, Who’s Deciding Your Future?

How to stay in charge of your life. Vicky Bartlett knows that if there’s one thing people want as they age, it’s the right to make their own decisions. More specifically, they’d like healthcare professionals, their children, and other family members to stop telling them how—or where—to live their lives. Bartlett is the president and […]

Excellence in Caring

Excellence in Caring

Janet Martin, Business Office Manager of Sunset Village, and Diana Hoffman, Executive Director of The Woodlands at Sunset House were each honored with an “Excellence in Caring” Award from LeadingAge Ohio. This award recognizes personal committment to providing excellent care and going above and beyond to meet the needs of our residents. The awards were […]

Frogs!

Frogs!

Pax and Vern are spending a wonderful afternoon scouting for frogs at the Sunset Village pond. Pax’s mom works for Sunset and he came with her to work this day. After a day of turtle scouting, making cupcakes and visiting with all the special people at Sunset Village, Pax is going to want to go […]