It’s not always easy knowing where to start in the search for a quality senior living community for yourself or a loved one – the sheer number of options can be overwhelming, and finding the right home is crucial to future happiness and well-being.

That’s why Caring.com is committed to providing families and seniors the resources they need to make this important decision – including our annual Caring Stars list of the top-rated senior living communities in the nation. For 2021, there are 156 senior living communities across 37 states recognized for service excellence, based on consumer ratings and reviews from family caregivers and older adults. The map below will help you find the Caring Stars in your area.

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Best Senior Living By State

Click the states below to see which senior living communities earned the Caring Stars distinction in your state this year.


Please click a state for information.

Alabama: 3 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Chilton County Gardens of Clanton
Shelby County Danberry at Inverness
Shelby County Gardens of Pelham

Arizona: 3 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Maricopa County Pacifica Senior Living Paradise Valley
Maricopa County Villa Ocotillo
Pima County The Country Club of La Cholla

Arkansas: 3 Caring Star of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Craighead County Liberty Park Senior Living of Jonesboro
Garland County The Atrium at Serenity Pointe
Garland County West Shores

California: 36 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Alameda County Baywood Court
Alameda County Oakmont of Cardinal Point
Alameda County Stoneridge Creek
Butte County Pacifica Senior Living Country Crest
Butte County Sycamore Glen – Active Senior Community
Contra Costa County Lafayette Gardens
Fresno County Oakmont of Fresno
Kern County Pacifica Senior Living Bakersfield
Kern County Solstice Senior Living at Bakersfield
Los Angeles County Oakmont of Whittier
Los Angeles County Pacifica Senior Living Northridge
Los Angeles County Rancho Village
Los Angeles County Sakura Gardens of Los Angeles
Monterey County The Park Lane
Placer County Mistywood
Riverside County The Camelot
Riverside County The Chateau At Harveston
Riverside County Integrated Care Communities
Riverside County Pacifica Senior Living: Riverside Legacies Memory Care
Riverside County Valencia Terrace
San Bernardino County Golden Oaks
San Bernardino County Oakmont of San Antonio Heights
San Bernardino County Valencia Commons
San Bernardino County Villas at San Bernardino
San Diego County Meridian at Lake San Marcos
San Diego County Pacifica Senior Living Escondido
San Diego County Pacifica Senior Living Vista
San Diego County Sunrise at La Costa
San Luis Obispo County Avila Senior Living at downtown SLO
San Mateo County Pacifica Senior Living Mission Villa
Santa Barbara County Pacifica Senior Living Santa Barbara
Santa Clara County BridgePoint at Los Altos
Solano County Pacifica Senior Living of Vacaville
Sonoma County Healdsburg, A Pacifica Senior Living Community
Stanislaus County Samaritan Village

Colorado: 2 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Arapahoe County Highline Place Memory Care
Jefferson County MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Littleton

Connecticut: 2 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
New Haven County Evergreen Woods
New London County StoneRidge

Delaware: 1 Caring Star of 2021

County Caring Star Community
New Castle County Sunrise Senior Living of Wilmington

Florida: 9 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Broward County Pacifica Senior Living Forest Trace
Lake County Waterman Village
Marion County Pacifica Senior Living Ocala
Okaloosa County Meridian at Westwood
Pasco County Atria Windsor Woods
Polk County Family Extended Care of Winter Haven
Sarasota County Aravilla Assisted Living & Memory Care
Sarasota County Desoto Beach Club
Sarasota County The Venetian Gardens

Georgia: 5 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Columbia County The Claiborne at West Lake
Columbia County Washington Commons
Dekalb County The Regency House
Gwinnett County Parc at Duluth
Muscogee County Riverplace

Idaho: 1 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Bonneville County Lincoln Court

Illinois: 2 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
DuPage County Oak Trace
Madison County Cedarhurst of Bethalto

Indiana: 3 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Allen County StoryPoint Ft. Wayne
Madison County Keystone Woods
Tippecanoe County Aster Place

Kentucky: 2 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Fayette County Magnolia Springs Lexington
Jefferson County BeeHive Homes of Louisville/Goshen/Prospect

Maine: 1 Caring Star of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Androscoggin County Schooner Estates

Maryland: 1 Caring Star of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Howard County Ivy Manor Normandy II

Massachusetts: 1 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Worcester County Oasis At Dodge Park

Michigan: 5 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Macomb County Pine Ridge of Garfield
Monroe County Aspen Grove
Oakland County Sunrise of Bloomfield Hills
Saginaw County New Hope Valley West
Wayne County Westhaven Manor

Mississippi: 1 Caring Star of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Madison County The Waterford on Highland Colony

Missouri: 4 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Platte County The Gardens at Barry Road
Saint Charles County The Boulevard Senior Living
Saint Louis County Autumn View Gardens Assisted Living, Schuetz Rd.
Saint Louis County Orchid Terrace

Nebraska: 1 Caring Star of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Sarpy County Richmont Village

Nevada: 1 Caring Star of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Clark County Hillside Manor at Mountains Edge

New Jersey: 4 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Ocean County Brandywine Living at Reflections
Passaic County Regency Gardens Post-Acute Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
Somerset County Brandywine Living at Middlebrook Crossing
Somerset County Fellowship Senior Living

New Mexico: 1 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Sandoval County Harmony Residential Care, Inc

New York: 6 Caring Star of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Broome County The Hearth at Castle Gardens
Dutchess County The Manor at Woodside
Erie County Solstice Senior Living at East Amherst
Monroe County Fleming Point
Suffolk County The Bristal at Lake Grove
Suffolk County The Bristal at Sayville

North Carolina: 3 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Catawba County Pinecrest
Forsyth County Creekside Terrace
Wake County The Gardens at Wakefield

Ohio: 7 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Cuyahoga County Pearl Crossing
Greene County Brookdale Oakwood
Hamilton County The Kenwood by Senior Star
Lorain County Independence Village of Avon Lake
Lucas County StoryPoint Waterville
Miami County StoryPoint Troy
Montgomery County Spring Hills Singing Woods

Oklahoma: 2 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Canadian County Heritage Assisted Living
Jackson County Tamarack Assisted Living Center

Oregon: 2 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Jackson County Pioneer Village
Multnomah County Pacifica Senior Living Portland

Pennsylvania: 8 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Berks County Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care
Berks County Keystone Villa at Fleetwood
Carbon County Heritage Hill Senior Community
Lebanon County Traditions of Hershey
Lehigh County Heather Glen Senior Living
Lehigh County Lehigh Commons
Northampton County Traditions of Hanover
Pike County Twin Cedar Senior Living

South Carolina: 5 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Georgetown County The Lakes at Litchfield
Greenville County Quillen Manor
Horry County Brightwater
Lexington County Deepwood Estates
Richland County The Waterford at Columbia

South Dakota: 1 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Pennington County Holiday Hills Estates

Tennessee: 3 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Cheatham County Vantage Pointe Village at Ashland City
Hamilton County Creekside at Shallowford
Shelby County Brookdale Dogwood Creek

Texas: 15 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Bexar County Blue Skies of Texas East
Bexar County The Etta at Shavano Parks
Bexar County Newforest Estates
Bexar County Seasons Alzheimer’s & Assisted Care (Nacogdoches Road)
Bexar County Seasons Alzheimer’s & Assisted Care (Old Tezel Road)
Bexar County Villa De San Antonio
Bexar County The Waterford at Thousand Oaks
Caldwell County Bois D’Arc Assisted Living
Collin County Parkview in Allen
Dallas County The Waterford at Mesquite
Lubbock County Isle at Raider Ranch
Nacogdoches County Magnolia Court
Smith County Azalea Trails
Tarrant County Fox Run Estates
Williamson County Tiffin House

Utah: 3 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Salt Lake County Pacifica Senior Living Millcreek
Utah County Highland Glen
Washington County Southgate Senior Living

Virginia: 5 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Chesapeake City Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgian Manor
Fairfax County Aarondale Assisted Living and Retirement Community
Hanover County Heritage Green of Hanover
Henrico County Dogwood Terrace
Virginia Beach City Harmony at Independence

Washington: 1 Caring Stars of 2021

County Caring Star Community
King County Farrington Court

Wisconsin: 3 Caring Star of 2021

County Caring Star Community
Kenosha County Library Terrace Assisted Living
Outagamie County Aspire Senior Living
Winnebago County The Waterford at Oshkosh