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WINTER PARK, Fla. (Nov. 26, 2019) — A total of 13 Holiday Retirement communities were recognized 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. The list represents the top 1 percent of senior living providers across the country.


Additionally, Holiday Retirement proudly celebrates eight communities that have been recognized with the Caring Super Star award for earning the Caring Star award for three or more years since the program’s inception in 2012.


To earn the recognition as a 2020 Caring Stars award winner, a community must have an overall rating of at least 4.5 on a scale of 1 to 5 within the qualification timeframe, while also having at least one five-star rating.


“I am thrilled to celebrate 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 our mission to help older people live better. The Caring Star award is evidence of this passion.”


Holiday Retirement 2020 Caring Star communities include:

Blue Water Lodge* – Fort Gratlot, Michigan

Creekside at Shallowford* – Chattanooga, Tennessee

Creekside Terrace† – Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Desoto Beach Club† – Sarasota, Florida

Dogwood Terrace* – Richmond, Virginia

Fleming Point† – Rochester, New York

Greeley Place – Greeley, Colorado

Haywood Estates† – Greenville, South Carolina

Illahee Hills† – Urbandale, Iowa

Mistywood* – Roseville, California

Orchid Terrace† – St. Louis, Missouri

Washington Commons† – Evans, Georgia

Wescourt† – Saginaw, Michigan

*Two-time Caring Star award winner.

†Caring Super Star award winner.



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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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Alyssa Cerrito, Communications Manager

Holiday Retirement