Skip to main content

Founded in 1966, Sun Health – comprised of Sun Health Foundation, Sun Health Wellness, and Sun Health Communities – is a nonprofit organization empowering people to live longer, healthier, and more purposeful lives. 

“On behalf of the Caring Communities organization and our nearly 80 Members, we are honored to welcome Sun Health as a new Member,” shared Ashur Odishoo, Chief Growth Officer of Caring Communities. “As one of the nation’s leading not-for-profit senior living organizations, collaborating with Sun Health will greatly strengthen our company and expand Caring Communities’ footprint in the Southwest. We look forward to creating long-term, strategic, enterprise value, working with Joseph E. La Rue, President & CEO, and his outstanding and innovative leadership team.”

“Sun Health delivers exceptional care and service to all who call our communities home, and we know that joining Caring Communities is a natural step toward ensuring this promise continues to ring true,” explains Joseph E. La Rue, President & CEO of Sun Health. “We are excited to join a cohort of like-minded nonprofit senior living providers and we are looking forward to the exchange of knowledge around best practices and innovation in service delivery as our industry continues to evolve and grow.”

Sun Health is comprised of Sun Health Foundation, Sun Health Wellness, and Sun Health Communities. Sun Health Foundation has invested in the infrastructure, programs, skilled professionals, and innovations to champion superior healthcare and wellbeing programs for Phoenix and the surrounding communities. Sun Health Wellness provides evidence-based programs and services that tackle some of the most prevalent health challenges affecting our communities. Sun Health Life Care Communities includes Grandview Terrace in Sun City West, La Loma Village in Litchfield Park, and The Colonnade in Surprise, as well as Sun Health At Home. Learn More

Caring Communities
Ashur Odishoo
Chief Growth Officer

Sun Health
Megan Word
Vice President of Marketing & Communications

A.M. Best Rated A Excellent, Caring Communities, a Reciprocal Risk Retention Group is the leading member-owned provider of professional, general, and excess liability insurance protection, education, and risk management services for the country’s preeminent not-for-profit providers of senior care and housing.

Membership in Caring Communities represents a long-term strategic opportunity for mission-based providers to work with the industry’s innovators and leaders– to further their mission in creating the safest environments and best risk management practices for their residents and employees. Caring Communities is owned and governed exclusively by its Members. To learn more about Caring Communities, visit our homepage.

<view all news>