Sunrise Senior Living Applauds Utility Companies Following Hurricane Sandy
MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 6, 2012
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 http://www.sunriseseniorliving.com.
SOURCE Sunrise Senior Living
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