Best Senior Living Blogs by Organizations 2013

There are many organizations in the senior living industry that publish a blog. We gathered the best blogs out there, specifically blogs that are targeted towards caregivers and are affiliated with a corporation or organization in the senior living space.

Winner

Winner

The winner of Best Blogs by Organizations is awarded to the finalist that earns the highest rating during the Best Senior Living Awards. Congratulations to the winner of Best Blogs by Organizations!

  • Life Lived Forward

    Life Lived Forward

    34 Judges Score  133 Popular Vote

    Life Lived Forward has exceptional variety—everything from wellness and caregiver information to finance and travel for seniors. The site’s resources are helpful and include uplifting stories wit...

People's Choice

People's Choice

The people have spoken! The People's Choice Winner of Best Blogs by Organizations is the best senior living resource that earned the highest number of votes during the voting period. Congratulations to the People's Choice Winner of Best Blogs by Organizations!

  • BMA Management Blog

    BMA Management Blog

    25 Judges Score  193 Popular Vote

    The BMA Management Blog delivers content relevant to senior living. Topics range from health, wellness, community to current senior living and aging relevant news...

Finalists

finalist

To earn a spot as a finalist for the Best Senior Living Awards, the following senior living resources received the highest number of consumer votes. Our dedicated panel of experts rated these senior living resources. Here are the Best Blogs by Organizations as ranked by our panel.

  • Daystar Senior Living Blog

    Daystar Senior Living Blog

    27 Judges Score  12 Popular Vote

    Daystar Retirement Village keeps seniors updated on the latest news and tips for senior health, and living...

  • Everything Elder Law

    Everything Elder Law

    26 Judges Score  8 Popular Vote

    Farr Law Firm is Virginia's premier estate planning and elder law information portal for seniors. The Everything Elder Law blog covers elder care topics, news, and innovations specific to Virginia res...

  • Everything Elder Law

    Everything Elder Law

    26 Judges Score  12 Popular Vote

    EverythingElderLaw.com brings you the latest national headlines and news related to elder law. Topics include Medicaid and Medicare, Social Security, Veterans Benefits, Estate Planning News and more...

  • Sunrise Senior Living

    Sunrise Senior Living

    24 Judges Score  31 Popular Vote

    The Sunrise Senior Living blog offers tips for senior living professionals, healthy aging advice, coverage of senior living industry-related news and a variety of other topics pertinent to the aging p...

  • Everyday Health Caregiver Blog

    Everyday Health Caregiver Blog

    23 Judges Score  116 Popular Vote

    Lynda Shrager is a breast cancer survivor, mother of a child with Crohn's disease, and daughter of parents who have had every disease in the book. Lynda is the author of "Otherwise Healthy: A Planner...

  • The Senior Care Blog by Emeritus Senior Living

    The Senior Care Blog by Emeritus Senior Living

    23 Judges Score  138 Popular Vote

    The Senior Care Blog by Emeritus Senior Living is designed to help older individuals navigate through their retirement years. Topics include tips for caregivers, financial and long-term care planning...

  • The Caregiver's Voice Blog

    The Caregiver's Voice Blog

    21 Judges Score  8 Popular Vote

    The Caregiver's Voice tries to bring hope and strength to caregivers of adults with cognitive impairment through knowledge, support, resources, and humor...

  • True North

    True North

    20 Judges Score  30 Popular Vote

    The True North blog contains upbeat and helpful tips, advice, insights and resources to help baby boomers and seniors live inspired and PurposeFULL lives. Enjoy regular features on exercise, healthy e...

  • Genworth Care Advisor Blog

    Genworth Care Advisor Blog

    20 Judges Score  35 Popular Vote

    First national service to integrate care assessment, care planning and provider matching for the family caregiver. The only service of its kind that is endorsed by AARP. The Care Advisor blog offers i...

  • be.group blog

    be.group blog

    20 Judges Score  187 Popular Vote

    The be.group senior lifestyle blog is a great resource for news and stories of interest to older adults and their families, as well as what's happening throughout our southern California senior commun...

  • EasyLiving Blog

    EasyLiving Blog

    19 Judges Score  7 Popular Vote

    EasyLiving offers flexible, high quality, personalized home care delivered according to an individual's needs and schedules. The EasyLiving blog offers frequent updates with topics covering a breadth...

  • About.com Assisted Living

    About.com Assisted Living

    19 Judges Score  9 Popular Vote

    About.com Assisted Living Blog consistently offers caregivers and seniors up to date news, helpful tips, and great resources...

  • Senior Lifestyle Concierge

    Senior Lifestyle Concierge

    19 Judges Score  22 Popular Vote

    Senior Lifestyle Concierge provides tips for seniors and their caregivers to help them maintain a healthy lifestyle while in their homes...

  • Sunrise Senior Living - Senior Eats Blog

    Sunrise Senior Living - Senior Eats Blog

    18 Judges Score  7 Popular Vote

    The Senior Eats blog, published by Sunrise Senior Living, provides detailed advice on healthy eating for seniors, including delicious recipes and nutrition information for staying healthy long into yo...

  • Atlantic Shores - Dog Blog

    Atlantic Shores - Dog Blog

    18 Judges Score  16 Popular Vote

    The Atlantic Shores Blog follows two Guide Dogs in training being raised by two of Atlantic Shores' IL residents in a partnership with Guiding Eyes for the Blind...

  • Jewish Sacred Aging

    Jewish Sacred Aging

    18 Judges Score  51 Popular Vote

    A forum for the Jewish Community with resources and texts that feature discussions on the implications of the revolution in longevity for Baby Boomers and their families...

  • Wrinkle Think

    Wrinkle Think

    17 Judges Score  19 Popular Vote

    Wrinkle Think aims to "redefine America's conversation on aging," and it does just that with a lighthearted, entertaining yet informative approach. Wrinkle Think's contributors cover tips on active ag...

  • Sagora Senior Living Blog

    Sagora Senior Living Blog

    17 Judges Score  51 Popular Vote

    This blog is not to convince you that Sagora is the place for you, we just want you to know that life doesn’t end when you decide to retire. It could be just the beginning. Life at a Sagora Senior...

Nominees

nominee

The following senior living resources were nominated for a chance to earn the title of Best Blogs by Organizations. All of our nominees deserve an honorable mention for the valuable resources they provide for the senior living community!

  • Aging Wisely

    Aging Wisely

    6 Popular Vote

    Aging Wisely strives to bring you useful caregiver tips, senior care news, advice for caregivers and up to date news on eldercare...

  • NY Times - The New Old Age

    NY Times - The New Old Age

    6 Popular Vote

    Thanks to the marvels of medical science, our parents are living longer than ever before. Adults over age 80 are the fastest growing segment of the population; most will spend years dependent on other...

  • Seniors For Living

    Seniors For Living

    5 Popular Vote

    Seniors for Living blogger Michelle & editor Gina keep caregivers and industry people alike up-to-date with the latest information about senior housing, boomer news, retirement, more...

  • EPOCH Senior Living Blog

    EPOCH Senior Living Blog

    4 Popular Vote

    Profiles of residents, community happenings, aging tips and more are found at the Epoch Senior Living blog...

  • Eldercare ABC blog

    Eldercare ABC blog

    3 Popular Vote

    EldercareABC began as an idea based on empathy and community. My wife Sandy and I had cared for both of our parents and now they were all gone. What was not gone was the memory of how challenging the...

  • CareNovate Mag

    CareNovate Mag

    2 Popular Vote

    CareNovateMag.com is media platform that delivers and highlights caregiving, social health and health literacy insights to 65+ million caregivers in the US and beyond, the sandwich generation families...

  • Horizon Care Services' Blog

    Horizon Care Services' Blog

    2 Popular Vote

    Horizon Care Services' blog provides information on senior care and services...

  • Sage Minder Blog

    Sage Minder Blog

    2 Popular Vote

    Sage Life Technologies is owned and operated by Loridian LLC, a technology and training consulting firm. Sage Life Technologies is an active member of the American Telemedicine Association, National F...

  • Everyone is Aging

    Everyone is Aging

    1 Popular Vote

    The Everyone is Aging blog celebrates ideas and thoughts that break down the wall of age segregation and promote ways that people of all ages and abilities can live and work together...

  • Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's blog

    Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's blog

    1 Popular Vote

    Angela Lunde is a dementia education specialist in the education core of Mayo Clinic's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the Abigail Van Buren Alzheimer's Disease Research Clinic in Rochester, Mi...

  • A+ Senior Care Blog

    A+ Senior Care Blog

    0 Popular Vote

    A blog put out by in-home care provider A+ Senior Care, the A+ Senior Care Blog hosts a number of informative and educational posts on care-giving, tips for caregivers and finally information on the h...

  • Age of Central Texas

    Age of Central Texas

    0 Popular Vote

    Your trusted source for articles, news and information on aging, caregiving and senior issues. AGE of Central Texas is a regional organization that provides education and support to people all along t...

  • Alert-1 Blog

    Alert-1 Blog

    0 Popular Vote

    Alert-1's blog provides useful information to caregivers and seniors in areas such as senior safety, fall prevention and caregiving...

  • Aware of Your Care

    Aware of Your Care

    0 Popular Vote

    This blog is a resource for patients and their caregivers where they can learn caregiving tools to advocate for patients with cancer, dementia or diabetic, cardiac and other chronic diseases...

  • Care and Compliance Blog

    Care and Compliance Blog

    0 Popular Vote

    A Care and Compliance Group blog for assisted living and residential care professionals. Care and Compliance Group, Inc. is the largest provider of residential care and assisted living education and t...

  • Caregiver Homes

    Caregiver Homes

    0 Popular Vote

    Caregiver Homes' blog provides insights and commentary about caregiving and related topics with posts by their leaders, nurses and care experts...

  • Caregiver Tips

    Caregiver Tips

    0 Popular Vote

    Caregiver Tips offers the latest news and advice on senior care...

  • Elder Care at Home Blog

    Elder Care at Home Blog

    0 Popular Vote

    Elder Care at Home offers advice to families with aging loved ones...

  • Eldercare Solutions of Michigan Blog

    Eldercare Solutions of Michigan Blog

    0 Popular Vote

    Helpful advice for family caregivers on how to make sure their senior is healthy and safe...

  • Freedom Home Healthcare Blog

    Freedom Home Healthcare Blog

    0 Popular Vote

    Freedom Home Healthcare's Blog features senior care articles written by experts and members of their staff...

  • Inside Elder Care

    Inside Elder Care

    0 Popular Vote

    My goal is to educate and inspire you to make your elder care experience a positive on for you and your family. I hope you enjoy Inside Elder Care and that I’m able to somehow make your journey a bi...

  • Living Senior

    Living Senior

    0 Popular Vote

    LivingSenior provides valuable senior care consulting, information and services to seniors nationwide...

  • Mercy Retirement Center

    Mercy Retirement Center

    0 Popular Vote

    At the Mercy Retirement Center's blog, you'll find find general information about senior living and specific information about Mercy Retirement Center...

  • My Elder Advocate

    My Elder Advocate

    0 Popular Vote

    My Elder Advocate tries to keep seniors and their families updated on nursing home abuses and new legislation...

  • Seniors Computer Blog

    Seniors Computer Blog

    0 Popular Vote

    The Seniors Computer Blog covers developments in the nascent field of elderly computing, by the makers of PointerWare Seniors Software...

  • Spring Mill Senior Living Blog

    Spring Mill Senior Living Blog

    0 Popular Vote

    At the Spring Mill Senior Living blog, topics such as senior living, assisted living, and personal care options available are discussed...

  • Synergy HomeCare Blog

    Synergy HomeCare Blog

    0 Popular Vote

    Synergy Home Care offers more than just information on their services but a engaging blog that provides caregivers with great resources and information whether they decided to use Synergy Home care or...

Award Program Details

  • Content related to caregiving, assisted living, Alzheimer’s/memory care, skilled nursing care, continuing care and home care
  • Blogs, which means that the content is displayed in reverse-chronological order
  • To qualify, a blog must have at least six posts per year
  • Blog must be affiliated with a corporation or organization and not just an individual
  • Consumer focused content
  • Vlogs by organizations also included