Holiday Retirement extends Great Place to Work designation to 211 of its senior living communities

Continues to be first independent senior living company leading in employee satisfaction

Winter Park, Florida, UNITED STATES


ORLANDO, Fla., June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Holiday Retirement is thrilled to announce that Great Place to Work Institute® has extended its corporate great workplace certification to more than 81 percent of its senior living communities across 42 states.

The designation was based on extensive ratings provided by Holiday Retirement associates through The Culture Audit and Trust Index Survey. These tools provide insight into an organization’s value system, programs and practices, and measure levels of credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie.  

“We’ve emphasized associate engagement for more than a year, striving to be as passionate about our associates as they are about serving seniors,” said Lilly Donohue, Holiday Retirement’s CEO. “I am incredibly proud of the results from our first-time participation in this survey with Great Place to Work® and am thrilled to celebrate alongside 211 of our independent living communities.

“We look forward to utilizing the survey results to formulate actionable plans that optimize our associates’ ability to make a difference in the lives of older adults and their families, raise customer satisfaction, and improve our financial performance.”

Holiday Retirement employees submitted 7,073 surveys, which were evaluated for certification by Great Place to Work® analysts. The following 211 Holiday Retirement communities received Great Place to Work distinction:

Alabama

  • Eastdale Estates – Montgomery
  • Monarch Estates – Auburn
  • Rocky Ridge – Hoover
  • University Oaks – Mobile

Arkansas

  • Andover Place – Little Rock
  • Apple Blossom – Rogers
  • South Wind Heights – Jonesboro

Arizona

  • Desert Rose – Yuma
  • Madison Meadows – Phoenix
  • Vista de la Montaña – Surprise
  • Vista del Rio – Peoria

California

  • Arcadia Place – Vista
  • Bay Park – Pinole
  • The Bonaventure – Ventura
  • Bridgecreek – West Covina
  • The Camelot – Hemet
  • The Chateau at Harveston – Temecula
  • Columbus Estates – Bakersfield
  • Fig Garden – Fresno
  • Golden Oaks – Yucaipa
  • The Hampshire – Merced
  • Hilltop Estates – Redding
  • Mission Commons – Redlands
  • Mistywood – Roseville
  • The Oakmont – Chico
  • The Palms – La Mirada
  • Rancho Village – Palmdale
  • Redwood Retirement Residence – Napa
  • The Remington – Hanford
  • Sierra Hills – Porterville
  • Simi Hills – Simi Valley
  • The Springs of Escondido – Escondido
  • Standiford Place – Modesto
  • Valencia Commons – Rancho Cucamonga
  • Walnut Park – Visalia

Colorado

  • The Courtyard at Lakewood – Lakewood
  • Greeley Place – Greeley
  • Highland Trail – Broomfield
  • Lakewood Estates – Lakewood
  • Longmont Regent – Longmont
  • Parkwood Estates – Fort Collins
  • Pueblo Regent – Pueblo
  • Quincy Place – Denver
  • Sugar Valley Estates – Loveland
  • Sunridge – Colorado Springs

Connecticut

  • Cedar Woods – Branford
  • Lodge at Cold Spring – Rocky Hill
  • Village Gate – Farmington

Florida

  • Atrium at Gainesville – Gainesville
  • Augustine Landing – Jacksonville
  • Azalea Park – Lakeland
  • Belleair Towers – Clearwater
  • Cherry Laurel – Tallahassee
  • Desoto Beach Club – Sarasota
  • Isles of Vero Beach – Vero Beach
  • Marion Woods – Ocala
  • Royal Palm – Port Charlotte
  • Sterling Court – Deltona
  • Sunset Lake Village – Venice
  • The Tremont – Oviedo
  • University Pines – Pensacola
  • The Venetian Gardens– Venice
  • Windward Palms – Boynton Beach
  • Woodlands Village – Bradenton

Georgia

  • Iris Place – Athens
  • Pinegate ­– Macon
  • River's Edge – Savannah
  • Riverplace – Columbus
  • Smoky Springs – Gainesville
  • Washington Commons – Evans

Hawaii

  • Hawaii Kai – Honolulu
  • Kalama Heights – Kihei

Iowa

  • Beaverdale Estates – Des Moines
  • Illahee Hills – Urbandale
  • Mallard Point – Cedar Falls
  • Palmer Hills – Bettendorf
  • Walden Place – Iowa City

Idaho

  • Chateau De Boise – Boise

Illinois

  • Blair House – Normal
  • Curtis Creek – Quincy
  • Montvale Estates – Springfield

Indiana

  • Arbor Glen – Fort Wayne
  • Parkside Court – Columbus
  • Redbud Hills – Bloomington
  • Willow Park – Evansville

Kansas

  • Grasslands Estates – Wichita
  • Thornton Place – Topeka

Kentucky

  • Hartland Hills – Lexington
  • Jackson Oaks – Paducah
  • Oxmoor Lodge – Louisville
  • Ponder Creek Estates – Louisville

Louisiana

  • Summerfield Estates – Shreveport
  • Whealdon Estates – Baton Rouge

Massachusetts

  • Bluebird Estates – East Longmeadow
  • Devonshire Estates – Lenox
  • Quail Run Estates – Agawam
  • Summer Place – Chelmsford

Maine

  • Kittery Estates – Kittery
  • The Woods at Canco – Portland

Michigan

  • Ashford Court – Westland
  • Aurora Pond – Wyoming
  • Blue Water Lodge – Fort Gratiot
  • Genesee Gardens – Flint Township
  • The Inn at Cass Lake – Waterford
  • Lincoln Square – Grand Rapids
  • The Marquette – East Lansing
  • Sterling Place – Southfield
  • Wescourt – Saginaw

Minnesota

  • The Lodge at White Bear– White Bear Lake

Missouri

  • Briarcrest Estates – Ballwin
  • The Cambridge – Springfield
  • Country Squire – St. Joseph
  • Garden Village – Kansas City
  • Orchid Terrace – St Louis

Mississippi

  • Chateau Ridgeland – Ridgeland

Montana

  • Aspen View – Billings
  • Grizzly Peak – Missoula
  • Hunter's Pointe – Helena

North Carolina

  • Carmel Place – Charlotte
  • Creekside Terrace – Winston-Salem
  • Gardens at Wakefield Plantation – Raleigh
  • Jordan Oaks – Cary
  • Lake Shore Commons – Wilmington
  • The Lodge at Wake Forest – Wake Forest
  • Pinecrest – Hickory
  • Shads Landing – Charlotte
  • Willow Grove – Matthews
  • The Woods at Holly Tree – Wilmington

Nebraska

  • Brentwood Estates – Lincoln
  • Rolling Hills Ranch – Omaha

New Hampshire

  • Birch Heights – Derry
  • Maple Suites – Dover

New Jersey

  • Yardley Commons – Voorhees

Nevada

  • Carson Plaza – Carson City

New York

  • Fleming Point – Greece
  • Holiday at The Atrium – Glenville
  • Manor at Woodside – Poughkeepsie
  • Maple Downs – Fayetteville

Ohio

  • Alexis Gardens – Toledo
  • Copley Place – Copley
  • New England Club – Cincinnati
  • Pearl Crossing – Strongsville
  • The Worthington – Gahanna

Oklahoma

  • Prairie Rose – Tulsa
  • Silver Arrow Estates – Broken Arrow
  • Tallgrass Estates – Bartlesville

Oregon

  • Astor House – Newberg
  • Garden Valley – Roseburg
  • Gresham Manor – Gresham
  • Hidden Lakes – Salem
  • Madrona Hills – Salem
  • Rogue Valley – Grants Pass
  • Sheldon Oaks – Eugene
  • Stone Lodge – Bend
  • Stoneybrook Lodge – Corvallis

Pennsylvania

  • Bethel Park – Bethel Park
  • Essex House – Lemoyne
  • Niagara Village – Erie
  • Whispering Oaks – Hermitage

South Carolina

  • Ashley Park – Charleston
  • Eagle Crest – Myrtle Beach
  • Forest Pines – Columbia
  • Haywood Estates – Greenville
  • Indigo Pines – Hilton Head
  • Westminster – Greenville

South Dakota

  • Holiday Hills Estates – Rapid City

Tennessee

  • Creekside at Shallowford – Chattanooga
  • Jackson Meadow – Jackson
  • The Manor at Steeplechase – Franklin
  • Uffelman Estates – Clarksville
  • Windlands East – Madison
  • Windlands South – Nashville

Texas

  • Arlington Plaza – Arlington
  • The Bentley –Dallas
  • The Chateau – McKinney
  • The Clairmont Retirement – Amarillo
  • Cowhorn Creek Estates – Texarkana
  • Cypress Woods – Kingwood
  • Dogwood Estates – Denton
  • The El Dorado – Richardson
  • Fox Run Estates – Arlington
  • Heritage Village – McAllen
  • Lakeshore Estates – Waco
  • Lincoln Tower – Odessa
  • Madison Estates – San Antonio
  • Parkview In Allen – Allen
  • Parkwood Meadows – Round Rock
  • Pinewood Hills – Flower Mound
  • Renaissance-Sherman – Sherman
  • Rosewood Estates – Tyler
  • Ventura Place – Lubbock
  • Whiterock Court – Dallas
  • Colonial Village – Longview

Utah

  • Olympus Ranch – Murray
  • Pioneer Valley Lodge – North Logan
  • The Seville– Orem

Virginia

  • Colonial Harbor – Yorktown
  • Elm Park Estates – Roanoke
  • The Fairmont – Manassas
  • Lighthouse Pointe – Chesapeake

Washington

  • Bedford – Vancouver
  • Bridge Park – Seattle
  • Capital Place – Olympia
  • Harvard Park – Spokane
  • Park Plaza – Walla Walla
  • Peninsula – Gig Harbor
  • Willow Gardens – Puyallup

Wisconsin

  • The Jefferson– Middleton
  • Oakwood Hills – Eau Claire
  • Village at The Falls – Menomonee Falls

Wyoming

  • Whispering Chase – Cheyenne

“Congratulations to Holiday Retirement and its 211 communities for seeking and obtaining certification,” said Dr. Jacquelyn Kung, CEO of Great Place to Work’s® seniors care affiliate Activated Insights. “The survey results demonstrate Holiday Retirement’s dedication to and achievement in earning their own employees’ trust and creating a great workplace – initiatives that are also critical in driving customer satisfaction.”

About Holiday Retirement
Holiday Retirement is in the business of helping older people live better. Holiday invented the concept of independent senior living in 1971, and is the largest provider in North America today with more than 260 retirement communities and over 30,000 residents throughout the U.S. For more information about Holiday Retirement, call 800-322-0999, visit www.holidaytouch.com or follow the brand on Facebook @HolidayRetirement.     

About Great Place to Work Institute®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists. Follow Great Place to Work online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.

Media Contacts:
Brian K. Fawkes
Holiday Retirement
971-245-8337
brian.fawkes@holidaytouch.com

Gianna Sutley
Communications Strategy Group
303-596-7021
gsutley@wearecsg.com