Sunrise Senior Living Applauds Utility Companies Following Hurricane Sandy

Nov 06, 2012, 12:47 ET from Sunrise Senior Living

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunrise Senior Living (NYSE: SRZ) would like to thank the Exelon Corporation including Constellation, PECO and BGE, as well as Con Edison, Public Service Electric and Gas Company, Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), Jersey Central Power & Light, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., Pepco and Dominion Virginia Power for their recent commitment to restore power in the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy.

Sunrise's CEO, Mark Ordan, commented: "On behalf of Sunrise's thousands of residents, families and team members, I'd like to sincerely thank all of the utility companies for putting seniors' needs first, working day and night to restore electrical service as quickly as possible in Sunrise communities following Hurricane Sandy.  We are proud to work alongside organizations that share in our dedication to providing seniors with a safe, secure and comfortable home, always."

More than 90 Sunrise communities were impacted by the recent storm. With the support of regional and corporate teams, communities implemented emergency preparedness procedures including ensuring generators, food, and medications were available, as well as additional trained caregivers, nurses and facilities managers to support residents and team members before, during and after Hurricane Sandy.  

About Sunrise Senior Living

Sunrise Senior Living, a McLean, Va.-based company, employs approximately 31,600 people. As of June 30, 2012, Sunrise operated 307 communities located in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, with a unit capacity of approximately 29,800 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



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