Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013
SeniorHomes.com, an online resource for families searching for senior care and housing, today introduced to St. Louis the only quantitative-based rating system for evaluating senior living communities. The company’s proprietary methodology incorporates Missouri state inspection data, ratings from local experts, and reviews from residents and their families, which is then turned into an internal rating. Based on these ratings, the top rated communities receive the Best Senior Living Awards badge of recognition.
The top honor in the Greater St. Louis area was awarded to Aberdeen Heights. A list of the area’s other top rated communities can be found here. Providing this recognition to St. Louis’ top communities is important to do now because it will serve as a tool to families who will soon be assessing the numerous senior care options available. Research shows that the holiday season is when many families begin exploring senior living options.
“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 St. Louis area, and this program gives them the impartial resource they’ve been looking for,” said Chris Rodde, CEO of SeniorHomes.com. “Through the use of Best Senior Living Awards we hope to bring attention to the excellent communities that exist in the senior living industry, 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.”
SeniorHomes.com spent over nine months gathering the necessary data to feed into its rating system. The company recruited over 200 local experts and gathered state inspection reports from 40 states across the country. State infraction counts can now be found for many communities across the country on the SeniorHomes.com website. In addition, the company gathered consumer reviews from the SeniorHomes.com website as well as other review websites on the Internet to feed its ratings.
SeniorHomes.com, http://www.seniorhomes.com, is a trusted internet resource for families or individuals looking for senior housing or care. SeniorHomes.com features thousands of expert-written articles, a free care advisor service and a comprehensive directory of care options including reviews and rating data on communities. Launched in 2008, the company educates over 3 million people a year on options available for senior living and senior care. To see a list of senior living options in the St. Louis Metro, visit our St. Louis Assisted Living page.