Virginia, having been dumped in the Sunnyview Convalescent Home by her daughter-in-law, befriends another inmate, Mrs. Harris. Over the past year they have studied and charted the comings and goings of the staff, patients, guests and deliveries to Sunnyview. A plan is formed with a daring escape for Virginia. On the last Thursday of every month the Fish Man makes a delivery, making it the only day where the outside and inside set of doors are propped open giving Virginia an opportunity to wheel out to freedom unhindered. Once she embarks on her escape plan, she must make it past a series of staff members and obstacles to break out of Sunnyview and on her way to living her Golden Years on her terms.
Along the way, Virgina learns that even though life doesnt always deal you the hand you want, you can make each day hopeful by keeping a Sunnyview