In the Spotlight March 2017
Resident of the Month
Mrs. Nora Cather was born in Rostrevor, a village in County Down, Northern Ireland, on August 12, 1924 to Francis Joseph and Nora Jane McCartan. She has two sisters and five brothers.
Nora joined the Royal Air force (RAF) in 1942 when she was 18 years old and worked in Administration and Bookkeeping for about 4 years. While in the Air force, Nora met her husband George, who was also in the RAF.
After leaving the Air Force, Nora attended a culinary school and got her diploma in culinary arts. She and her husband married in 1946 and have 3 handsome boys: Michael, Ross, and Mark.
The family migrated to the United States when the eldest son, Michael, was only 2 years old. The family first settled in Spokane, Washington for about six months before moving to Mission Beach, San Die-go. They’ve been living in San Diego ever since.
Nora became part of the Sunshine Care family in July 2016. She resides in the Willows/Elms house and is loved by everyone there due to her loving and friendly personality, as well as her great sense of humor. Nora enjoys going out on Scenic Drives and listening to Karaoke hour with Regina. Her favorite color is green; favorite holiday is Christmas, and her favorite food is English Fish & Chips.
Nora, we are so glad to have you as part of our Sunshine Care family!
Employee of the Month
Regina was born in Manila, Philippines and is the second eldest of 4 children. Regina migrated to California in 2003 when
she was 13 years old. She attended middle school and high school in Temecula and moved to San Diego in 2008.
Regina studied pre-nursing courses at San Diego Miramar College receiving her Associates Degree in Science, Biology, Allied
Health with Honors in 2014. She is currently enrolled in the nursing program at National University and will be graduating October 2017 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.
Regina just celebrated her 5th anniversary at Sunshine Care. She started as a caregiver and then became part of the Activities Team. She is very enthusiastic about her job and always knows how to entertain the residents, especially during Karaoke Hour. She is always willing to lend a hand to the residents and her fellow staff.
Despite her busy schedule with school and work, Regina still finds time to spend with her family and loved ones. She enjoys going out to eat with her husband and her son, Aizen and also loves to go shopping for some “retail therapy.”
Congratulations Regina, keep up the great work!