Sunrise Senior Living Launches Senior Eats™ Food Blog Sunrise chefs and nutrition experts will share informative and entertaining dining news, ideas and tips

MCLEAN, Va., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunrise Senior Living (NYSE: SRZ) today announced the launch of its new Senior Eatsfood blog, which is accessible at www.SunriseSeniorEats.com and will serve as an innovative resource for senior-friendly recipes and food news.

"Delicious and healthy dining is an important part of living at Sunrise, and we have learned a lot from serving seniors quality home-cooked meals for the last 30 years," said Tim Whelan, Sunrise's vice president of Dining Services. "We know everyone looks forward to really good food and companionship, and this blog will be a place to find the latest information on all facets of senior dining."

Updated multiple times a week, the Senior Eats food blog will feature content from Tim Whelan and Sunrise's community chefs that reflects Sunrise's healthful eating philosophies, seasonal celebrations and recipes designed with seniors' health, taste and dietary needs in mind. Recipes on the blog will focus on using fine ingredients that favor natural herbs and spices, as well as many local and fresh ingredients to promote delicious and well-balanced meals. 

Sharing food and beverages is a centerpiece of life at Sunrise. Senior Eats will provide a window into the many activities and community events where Sunrise residents and their families come together. The importance of mealtimes, special entertaining opportunities as well as the latest in food news and tips will be featured regularly.

"Providing our residents with all of the comforts of home is an important part of the Sunrise Signature Experience, and what says home more than delicious and healthy meals," said Laura McDuffie, head of Operations for Sunrise. "We are excited to share our experience and knowledge with all seniors and their families through the new Senior Eats blog."

Senior Eats will appear in addition to Sunrise Senior Living's daily blog, which launched in August 2011. The Sunrise blog is an online resource for Sunrise residents, seniors, families and care professionals.  Sunrise also introduced a new Dining page (http://www.SunriseSeniorLiving.com/Dining) on its website that provides sample menus and information on Sunrise's Signature Dining Program.

About Sunrise Senior Living

Sunrise Senior Living, a McLean, Va.-based company, employs approximately 31,600 people. As of December 31, 2011, Sunrise operated 311 communities located in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, with a unit capacity of approximately 30,700 units. Sunrise offers a full range of personalized senior living services, including independent living, assisted living, care for individuals with Alzheimer's and other forms of memory loss, as well as nursing and rehabilitative services. Sunrise's senior living services are delivered by staff trained to encourage the independence, preserve the dignity, enable freedom of choice and protect the privacy of residents. To learn more about Sunrise, please visit http://www.sunriseseniorliving.com.


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Meghan Lublin


Corporate Communications


(703) 854-0299



SOURCE Sunrise Senior Living



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