Holiday Retirement remains No. 1 nationally for Caring Stars in 2019. Third year in top position.

Winter Park, Florida, UNITED STATES awards 12 Holiday independent senior living communities for service excellence

WINTER PARK, Fla., Nov. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  A total of 12 Holiday Retirement communities were included on this year’s list, which identifies the top-rated senior living communities nationwide based on consumer ratings and reviews posted on the leading senior care website. For the third consecutive year, Holiday Retirement, the largest senior living provider in the United States, led this year’s distinguished awards.

Additionally, three Holiday Retirement communities were awarded the Caring Super Star Award for earning the Caring Star award for consecutive years.

To be considered for the 2019 Caring Stars award, a community must have earned a 4.5-star rating or higher within the qualification timeframe, while also having a high volume of positive reviews and meeting other criteria for this national honor. The Holiday Retirement independent senior living communities included on the list met these qualifications seamlessly.

“I am thrilled to celebrate alongside our Holiday Retirement community award winners and our recognition as a leader nationally,” said Lilly Donohue, CEO at Holiday Retirement. “Our team members are passionate about helping older people live better. Our residents want to feel safe, secure and comfortable, and above all enjoy life. The Caring Star award is evidence of this passion.”

Holiday Retirement 2019 Caring Star communities include:

  • Blue Water Lodge – Fort Gratiot, Michigan
  • Carson Plaza – Carson City, Nevada
  • Creekside Terrace* – Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Desoto Beach Club† – Sarasota, Florida
  • Holiday Hills Estates – Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Maple Downs – Fayetteville, New York
  • Maple Suites – Dover, New Hampshire
  • Parkview in Allen* – Allen, Texas
  • Rancho Village* – Palmdale, California
  • The Seville† – Orem, Utah
  • The Venetian Gardens – Venice, Florida
  • The Camelot† – Hemet, California

*Two-time Caring Star award winner
Caring Super Star award winner

"Congratulations to the 12 Holiday Retirement communities for earning such high praise from their residents and residents’ family members,” said Jim Rosenthal, CEO. "Achieving the Caring Stars award is a distinction worthy of significant celebration and promotion – as it speaks volumes about the difference these senior living communities are making in serving older adults. We applaud their accomplishment!"

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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 or follow the brand on Facebook @HolidayRetirement.     

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