Best Senior Living: Caring Stars of 2013

America's Best Assisted Living Communities This Year
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These assisted living communities and Alzheimer's care communities earned the highest praise from families, seniors and eldercare experts on -- and they met other qualifying criteria, such as having no unresolved negative reviews. In total, there are 383 Caring Stars of 2013 in 40 states. We congratulate them all.

We hope you find this list helpful to your search for the best care provider in your or your loved one's area.

Winners from Alabama to Missouri | Winners from Nebraska to Wisconsin

Alabama -- 7 Caring Stars of 2013

Birmingham Area

Cook-Springs/Harrisburg Area

- The Village at Cook Springs

Huntsville-Decatur (Florence) Area

Mobile AL-Pensacola Area

Arizona - 12 Caring Stars of 2013

Phoenix/Tempe/Mesa Area

Tucson/Sierra Vista Area

California -- 60 Caring Stars of 2013

Eureka Area

- Timber Ridge at Eureka

Fresno-Visalia Areas

Los Angeles/Orange County/Ventura Areas

Monterey/Salinas Areas

- Emeritus at Harden Ranch

Sacramento/Stockton/Modesto Areas

San Diego Area

San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose/Santa Rosa Areas

Colorado -- 5 Caring Stars of 2013

Denver/Aurora Areas

Colorado Springs/Pueblo Areas

Connecticut -- 2 Caring Stars of 2013

Florida -- 47 Caring Stars of 2013

Cape Coral/Fort-Myers Areas

Gainesville Area

- The Village

Jacksonville Area

Miami/Ft. Lauderdale Areas

Orlando/Daytona Beach/Melbourne Areas

Panama City Area

- Mathison Retirement Center

Pensacola/Ft. Walton Beach Areas

Sun City Center Area

- Homewood at Freedom Plaza

Tampa/St. Petersburg/Sarasota

West Palm Beach/Ft. Pierce Areas

Georgia -- 20 Caring Stars of 2013

Atlanta Area

Augusta Area

Dalton Area

- Morningside of Dalton

Savannah Area

Illinois -- 15 Caring Stars of 2013

Crest Hill Area

- The Inn at Willow Falls

Chicago Area

Peoria-Bloomington Area

Rockford Area

Indiana -- 4 Caring Stars of 2013

Indianapolis Area

South Bend-Elkhart Area

- Brentwood at Elkhart

Valparaiso Area

Iowa -- 1 Caring Star of 2013

Kansas -- 1 Caring Star of 2013

Kentucky -- 5 Caring Stars of 2013

Bowling Green Area

- Chandler Park Assisted Living

Florence Area

- Elmcroft of Florence - Kentucky

Lexington Area

Louisiana -- 3 Caring Stars of 2013

Baton Rouge Area

- St. James Place

Lake Charles Area

- Emeritus at Lake Charles

New Orleans Area

Maine -- 1 Caring Star of 2013

Maryland -- 6 Caring Stars of 2013

Baltimore Area

Hagerstown/Bethesda/Kensington Area

Massachusetts -- 11 Caring Stars of 2013

Auburn Area

- Emeritus at Eddy Pond - the Woods

Billerica Area

- Billerica Crossings

Boston Area


- Haverhill Crossings


- Sugar Hill

Quincy Area

Michigan -- 18 Caring Stars of 2013

Detroit Area

Farmington Hills Area

- American House Farmington Hills Senior Living

Flint-Saginaw-Bay City Areas

- American House North Senior Living - Flint

Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo/Battle Creek Areas

Lansing Area

Marquette Area

- The Bluffs

St. Johns Area

Minnesota -- 7 Caring Stars of 2013

Apple Valley Area

- Ecumen Seasons at Apple Valley

Bloomington/Edina Areas

- Edina Park Plaza

Minneapolis/St. Paul Area

Plymouth Area

- Clare Bridge of Plymouth

Shoreview/North Oaks Area

Mississippi -- 2 Caring Stars of 2013

Olive Branch Area

- Olive Grove Terrace, assisted living by Americare

Tupelo/West Point Areas

Missouri -- 3 Caring Stars of 2013

Ellisville Area

- Westview at Ellisville Assisted Living

Springfield Area

- Bradford Court, assisted living by Americare

St. Louis Area

Many More! See Caring Stars From Nebraska Through Wisconsin

2013 Caring Stars: Nebraska to Wisconsin

Nebraska -- 3 Caring Stars of 2013

Nevada -- 1 Caring Star of 2013

New Jersey -- 15 Caring Stars of 2013

Bridgewater Area

- Brandywine Assisted Living At Middlebrook Crossing


- Masonic Home of New Jersey

East Brunswick Area

- The Chelsea at East Brunswick

East Windsor Area

- Meadow Lakes


- Emeritus at Emerson

Flemington Area

- Independence Manor at Hunterdon

Hackensack/Teaneck/Cresskill Areas


- Emeritus at Hillsborough

Lanoka Harbor Area

- Spring Oak Assisted Living at Forked River

Monroe Township Area

- Wynwood at Forsgate

Old Tappan Area

- Sunrise of Old Tappan

Pompton Plains Area

- Cedar Crest

Randolph Area

- Sunrise of Randolph

Tinton Falls Area

New Mexico -- 1 Caring Star of 2013

New York -- 9 Caring Stars of 2013

Buffalo Area

- Brothers Of Mercy Sacred Heart Home

Cheektowaga Area

- Elderwood Village At Maplewood

New York, NY Area

North Hills Area

- The Bristal Assisted Living at North Hills

Yonkers Area

North Carolina -- 12 Caring Stars of 2013

Charlotte Area

Greensboro/High Point/Winston-Salem Area

- Home Place of Burlington

Greenville/New Bern/Washington Area

Raleigh/Durham/Fayetteville Area

Wilmington Area

Ohio -- 13 Caring Stars of 2013

Cincinnati Area

Cleveland/Akron/Canton Area

Columbus Area

Dayton Area

- Sterling House of Troy

Marietta Area

- The Pines At Glenwood

Toledo Area

Oklahoma -- 2 Caring Stars of 2013

Oklahoma City Area

- The Renaissance of Stillwater

Tulsa Area

Oregon -- 3 Caring Stars of 2013

Eugene Area

- Stoneybrook Assisted Living

Medford/Klamath Falls Area

- Rogue Valley Manor

Portland Area

Pennsylvania -- 18 Caring Stars of 2013

Harrisburg/Lancaster/Lebanon/York Areas

Johnstown/Altoona Areas

- The Village At Penn State Retirement Community

Philadelphia Area

Pittsburgh Area

Reading Area

- Country Meadows of Wyomissing

Wilkes Barre/Scranton Areas

Rhode Island -- 1 Caring Star of 2013

South Carolina -- 1 Caring Stars of 2013

South Dakota -- 2 Caring Stars of 2013

Tennessee -- 11 Caring Stars of 2013

Chattanooga Area

- Wellington Place of Hixson

Jackson Area

- Harmony Hill, assisted living by Americare

Knoxville Area

Memphis Area

Nashville Area

Texas -- 32 Caring Stars of 2013

Austin Area

Dallas/Ft. Worth Areas

El Paso Area

- SunRidge at Cielo Vista

Houston Area

Lakeway Area

- The Summit at Lakeway

San Antonio Area

Waco/Temple/Bryan Areas

Utah -- 3 Caring Stars of 2013

Cedar Hills Area

- The Charleston at Cedar Hills

Salt Lake City Area

Vermont -- 1 Caring Star of 2013

Virginia -- 10 Caring Stars of 2013

Alexandria Area

Norfolk/Portsmouth/Newport News Areas

Reston Area

- Sunrise at Reston Town

Richmond/Petersburg Areas

- St. Mary's Woods

Roanoke/Lynchburg Areas

Woodbridge Area

Washington -- 9 Caring Stars of 2013

Seattle/Tacoma Areas

Spokane Area

- Clare Bridge of Spokane

Yakima/Pasco/Richland/Kennewick Areas

Wisconsin -- 5 Caring Stars of 2013

Madison Area

- Wynwood of Madison West

Milwaukee Area

Wauwatosa Area