Holiday Retirement Communities Earn 2016 Top Honors from

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Positive feedback in online reviews puts six Holiday communities among best in nation.

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“We’re pleased our communities have such a positive impact on residents and their families,” said Kai Hsiao, president and CEO at Holiday Retirement.

Six Holiday Retirement communities were selected as “Caring Stars” of 2016 as part of an annual nationwide program honoring service excellence based on consumer ratings and reviews posted on, the leading senior care website. In reviews from families, seniors, and others concerned about assisted living and Alzheimer’s care, each winning Holiday community captured a five-star consumer rating (the highest possible score) while also meeting other qualifying criteria for the honor.

“We’re pleased our communities have such a positive impact on residents and their families,” said Kai Hsiao, president and CEO at Holiday Retirement. “And we’re thrilled that five of this year’s recipients were repeat performers from 2015. It’s a tremendous honor to receive this recognition two years in a row.”

Holiday Retirement’s 2016 Caring Star communities include:

  •     Hawaii Kai – Honolulu, Hawaii    
  •     Isles of Vero Beach – Vero Beach, Fla.
  •     Mission Commons – Redlands, Calif.
  •     Ormond in the Pines – Ormond Beach, Fla.
  •     Spring Haven Retirement – Winter Haven, Fla.
  •     Sunset Lake Village – Venice, Fla.

Families across the country are increasingly seeking insights provided by online reviews to help guide important senior care decisions for aging or ailing loved ones. In multiple research studies conducted by, the majority of family caregivers have indicated that they used online consumer reviews when researching senior living communities and two-thirds took to the internet after noticing signs of memory loss in a loved one. The Caring Stars award helps families narrow senior living options for their loved ones to the communities most-acclaimed by families like theirs.

"Prospective residents and their family members want high-quality senior living services, and the Caring Stars award helps steer them in the right direction by showing which communities American consumers love most," said CEO and co-founder, Andy Cohen. "Congratulations to the assisted living and memory care communities achieving this recognition of service excellence, and thank you to every family caregiver and older adult who took the time to share their feedback in reviews!"

With more than three million visitors per month, is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones. A Bankrate company headquartered in San Mateo, CA, provides helpful caregiving content, online support groups, and a comprehensive Senior Care Directory for the United States, with nearly 100,000 consumer ratings and reviews and a toll-free senior living referral line at (800) 325-8591. Connect with on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and/or YouTube.

About Holiday Retirement
Since 1971, Holiday Retirement has endeavored to provide its signature “Holiday Touch” to residents and their families. Today, Holiday is a trusted name in senior living and provides security, comfort, and value to independent seniors seeking a fulfilling lifestyle. Holiday operates more than 300 retirement communities, making it one of the largest senior living providers in the United States. For more information about Holiday Retirement, call 888-370-7071 or visit

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Brian K. Fawkes                        
Holiday Retirement                    

Molly Koch
Communications Strategy Group

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