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WINTER PARK, Fla. (Jan. 7, 2019) — Holiday Retirement is delighted to announce that recognized 13 of its senior living communities across nine states, placing them in the top two to three percent of senior care providers in the country.


The annual ‘Best of Awards’ are presented by, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America, which provides easily accessible resources and information to help families educate themselves about senior living options and make informed decisions about senior care.


“Service is the lifeblood of our organization at Holiday,” said Lilly Donohue, CEO of Holiday Retirement. “We are excited to be recognized by customers and their families for the strong partnership between our team and our residents to create a great place to live and work.”


Since its inception in 2013-2014, the ‘Best of Award’ qualifications have becoming increasingly strict. To qualify for the ‘Best of 2019 Award’, senior living communities had to meet two important criteria: 1) maintain an average overall rating of at least 4.5 stars; and 2) have received four or more reviews in 2018.


“Congratulations to Holiday Retirement and its 13 communities recognized in the ‘Best of 2019 Awards’,” said Eric Seifert, president and COO of “As the award program enters its sixth year of honoring the top family rated communities and care providers, we are proud to say that the bar has been raised. Each year we are more and more impressed with the quality of winners and honored to highlight all the great work they do.”


The following 13 Holiday Retirement communities received ‘Best of 2019 Awards’:


• Fig Garden - Fresno, California*


• Belleair Towers - Clearwater, Florida


• Riverplace - Columbus, Georgia*

• The Regency House - Decatur, Georgia*

New York

• Fleming Point - Rochester, New York*

North Carolina

• Durham Regent - Durham, North Carolina

• Lake Shore Commons - Wilmington, North Carolina*

• The Woods at Holly Tree - Wilmington, North Carolina*


• Gresham Manor - Gresham, Oregon


• Niagara Village - Erie, Pennsylvania


• Dogwood Estates - Denton, Texas*

• Fox Run Estates - Arlington, Texas*


• The Harrison Regent - Ogden, Utah*

*Indicates previous ‘Best of Award’ winner


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.


About is the largest consumer ratings and reviews site for senior living communities and home care providers across the United States and Canada with over 150,000 trusted, published reviews. The innovative website provides easy access to the information families need when making senior care decisions, and features reviews and advice from community residents and their loved ones. For more information, please visit or call (866) 592-8119.




Media Contact:

Alyssa Cerrito, Communications Manager

Holiday Retirement