While many concerns have been raised recently in California about the quality of senior care, the Best Senior Living Awards will bring attention to the excellent communities that exist in the state.-Chris Rodde, CEO of SeniorHomes.com
Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 19, 2013
SeniorHomes.com, an online resource for families searching for senior care and housing, today published its annual list of the top rated senior living communities across California. As part of its Best Senior Living Awards program the following communities were rated #1 in their respective metropolitan areas: Sunrise of Claremont in Los Angeles County; Atria Woodbridge of Orange County; Sunrise at Canyon Crest of The Inland Empire (Riverside); Sunrise of Fair Oaks of the Greater Sacramento Area; Belmont Village of Sabre Springs in Greater San Diego; and The Atrium at San Jose in the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara area.
Until now unbiased data has been difficult to obtain for senior living facilities, which is why SeniorHomes.com developed the industry’s only quantitative-based evaluation system for senior living communities. The company’s proprietary methodology incorporates public state inspection data, ratings from local experts, and reviews from residents and their families, which is then turned into an internal rating. Based on this assessment, the top rated communities in each metropolitan area receive the Best Senior Living Award badge. Consumers will be able to view whether any state violations have been received for the facility they’re interested in, and if so how many.
“We created the Best Senior Living Awards because the industry was lacking unbiased information for consumers. Families are looking for help in evaluating the quality of assisted living, independent living and memory care communities in the marketplace, and this program gives them the impartial resource they’ve been looking for,” said Chris Rodde, CEO of SeniorHomes.com. “While many concerns have been raised recently in California about the quality of senior care, the Best Senior Living Awards will bring attention to the excellent communities that exist in the state, perhaps shining a light on models for success. However, our website also provides information on communities with areas of concern that consumers need to know about.”
Sunrise Senior Living won top honors in three of the six California markets where winners were announced. “We are thrilled to be named Best Senior Living Community in Sacramento. It is our mission to champion quality of life for all seniors. For our residents and families, quality of life means providing a supportive home filled with family, friends, trusted and compassionate caregivers, nutritious meals, and days filled with enriching activities that nurture the mind, body and spirit,” said Lyndee Whaley, Executive Director of Sunrise of Fair Oaks. “We are excited to embrace this awards program, and we anticipate it will go a long way towards helping to narrow down senior living communities for families faced with a tough decision and a multitude of options.”
SeniorHomes.com, http://www.seniorhomes.com, is a trusted internet resource for families or individuals looking for senior housing or care. SeniorHomes.com features expert-written articles, a free care advisor service and a comprehensive directory of care options with ratings on communities and consumer reviews. Launched in 2008, the company educates over three million visitors a year on options available for senior living and senior care.