A Culture that Feels Like Family

Sunny View, Front Porch's retirement community in Cupertino, has a culture that feels like family. As sales and marketing assistant, I have the privilege of assisting prospective residents move to Sunny View. In addition to our wonderful residents, we have great staff that listen, support and respect our residents and each other. I can go to my supervisor anytime about anything and I hear from my colleagues that is the predominate feeling here. Working at Sunny View does not feel like a 9-5…

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Artist Rose Fucile Pulls Inspiration From Home and Abroad

Resident Rose Fucile never had a formal art lesson or studied art, yet she paints like a master. The retired English teacher began painting on porcelain about 20 years ago at age 60, after seeing work at a local art show. "I liked what I saw," Rose said in her one-bedroom apartment at Sunny View. "I thought painting on porcelain tiles was an unusual thing to do and I wanted to try it." Rose estimates she has painted more than 100 pieces. They range in size and form including plates, s…

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Innovative Equipment Helps Residents Stay Fit and Independent

Staying fit, independent and preventing falls are the goals of many residents. That is why the community offers a customized fitness program designed to increase energy and vitality, improve muscular strength, balance, cardiovascular health, and confidence. One of the ways they do this is by using HUR, a specialized strength training solution specifically designed for older adults in senior living communities and skilled nursing rehabilitation centers. The equipment, developed from resea…

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