Best Senior Living Industry Resources 2014

If you work in the Senior Living Industry, we have gathered the best resources for you. These are the must-read websites, blogs and newsletters for senior living professionals.



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

  • GlynnDevins Blog

    GlynnDevins Blog

    32 Judges Score  65 Popular Vote

    GlynnDevins specializes in occupancy solutions for senior living communities. More than an advertising agency, we are consultants with two decades of marketing expertise in senior living including dev...

People's Choice

People's Choice

The people have spoken! The People's Choice Winner of Best Industry Resources 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 Industry Resources!

  • Care and Compliance Blog

    Care and Compliance Blog

    28 Judges Score  585 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...



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 Industry Resources as ranked by our panel.

  • Senior Housing Forum

    Senior Housing Forum

    31 Judges Score  3 Popular Vote

    Senior Housing Forum is the brainchild of Steve Moran, a 30+ year senior housing veteran. Steve blogs on all things industry related, offering career advice to those considering a career in senior liv...

  • The Center for Health Design

    The Center for Health Design

    30 Judges Score  10 Popular Vote

    The Center for Health Design (CHD) was formed in 1993 by a small cadre of pioneering healthcare and design professionals committed to advancing a singular idea – that design could be used to improve...

  • Society of Certified Senior Advisors

    Society of Certified Senior Advisors

    30 Judges Score  33 Popular Vote

    SCSA educates professionals to work more effectively with their senior clients. We believe that the right kind of planning, recommendations and referrals can make aging a state to be savored instead o...

  • Senior Housing News

    Senior Housing News

    29 Judges Score  9 Popular Vote

    At Senior Housing News you’ll find a comprehensive resource for senior housing industry news, including articles from regular contributors and guest posts from other leading industry experts. Topics...

  • Long-Term Living Magazine

    Long-Term Living Magazine

    29 Judges Score  25 Popular Vote

    Long-Term Living is the industry-leading source practical, in-depth, business-building, and resident care information for owners, executives, administrators, and directors of nursing at assisted livin...

  • Senior Living SMART

    Senior Living SMART

    29 Judges Score  71 Popular Vote

    Senior Living SMART is a community that connects Independent Operators with best-in-class resources representing every area of operations to improve profitability, service delivery and overall operati...

  • Age In Place Pro Blog

    Age In Place Pro Blog

    28 Judges Score  3 Popular Vote

    Age In Place Professionals was created with one goal in mind: help senior-focused small businesses across the nation meet the needs of elderly in their communities, while strengthening & growing their...

  • Alzheimer's Speaks

    Alzheimer's Speaks

    26 Judges Score  25 Popular Vote

    Alzheimer's Speaks has a mission to shift the dementia care culture worldwide, from crisis to comfort by giving a voice to all; as to how dementia care is perceived, received and delivered. Their goal...

  • Elite Business Systems

    Elite Business Systems

    26 Judges Score  558 Popular Vote

    With a blog and a newsletter curated especially for senior living professionals, Elite Business Systems is committed to collaboratively assisting Senior Housing Organizations in identifying the power...

  • Sandi Flores Consulting Group

    Sandi Flores Consulting Group

    24 Judges Score  47 Popular Vote

    Sandi Flores Consulting Group offers immediate solutions for operating a successful high-service clinical department in a caring, comfortable and person-centered setting for assisted living providers...



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

  • ALFA Update

    ALFA Update

    2 Popular Vote

    Subscribe to the ALFA Update e-newsletter to get the latest news and information about senior living from the weekly ALFA Update. Each week readers are guaranteed a variety of articles that will help...

  • LeBlanc & Associates

    LeBlanc & Associates

    2 Popular Vote

    Let’s face it, there are many community choices for a prospective client to consider. If you are selling in an Active Adult community, senior living community or leasing to the older buyer demograph...

  • National Senior Living Partners Network

    National Senior Living Partners Network

    2 Popular Vote

    The National Senior Living Partners Network (NSLPN) is dedicated to providing Senior Living Professionals, Clients and Individuals a premiere online national resource for Senior Care Education, Career...

  • Home Care Daily

    Home Care Daily

    1 Popular Vote

    Home Care Daily is the premier independent source for news, commentary, and analysis covering the Home Care Industry. HCD began in late 2010 as an industry blog, offering a down-to-earth, personal, an...

  • McKnight's Long Term Care News

    McKnight's Long Term Care News

    1 Popular Vote

    McKnight's Long-Term Care News is a business news magazine serving the institutional long-term care field. It reports on the events that affect the way care is delivered across the entire long-term ca...

  • Seniority Connections

    Seniority Connections

    1 Popular Vote

    A monthly newsletter produced by senior living consulting firm Seniority Inc., Seniority Connections offers senior living news, articles, commentary and more...

  • American Seniors Housing Association

    American Seniors Housing Association

    0 Popular Vote

    The American Seniors Housing Association provides leadership for the seniors housing industry on legislative and regulatory matters, advances research, education and the exchange of strategic business...

  • Coalition for Leadership in Aging Services

    Coalition for Leadership in Aging Services

    0 Popular Vote

    The Coalition for Leadership in Aging Services (CLAS) has a rich, 27 year tradition of offering high quality education to aging services professionals. Originally created by LeadingAge, this program h...

  • Digital Provider Blog

    Digital Provider Blog

    0 Popular Vote

    At CareNetworks' Digital Provider Blog, you’ll find tips, case studies, and best practices for the senior living industry, long-term care providers, and home care providers. Content focuses on lever...

  • Irving Levin Associates

    Irving Levin Associates

    0 Popular Vote

    Irving Levin Associates is the leading publisher of merger and acquisition data on the seniors housing and health care industry. For over 60 years, Levin Associates has been providing Wall Street inve...

  • Marketing 2 Seniors Blog

    Marketing 2 Seniors Blog

    0 Popular Vote

    A blog written for senior living professionals covering the topic of marketing to seniors to increase occupancy...

  • Mature Marketing Matters

    Mature Marketing Matters

    0 Popular Vote

    Creating Results is a full-service strategic marketing, public relations and advertising agency with more than 15 years of experience. Our expertise is motivating mature 40+ consumers, including Baby...

  • Medical News Today

    Medical News Today

    0 Popular Vote

    The latest Seniors News & Aging News articles published daily. Includes news on the biology of aging, demographics, continuity of care, quality of life, care needs, longevity and lifestyle...

  • My Better Nursing Home

    My Better Nursing Home

    0 Popular Vote

    The time spent in nursing homes can be one of growth, emotional healing, and creativity for residents, staff, and family members. Dr. El knows and understands long-term care from a perspective few oth...

  • NIC Map

    NIC Map

    0 Popular Vote

    NIC MAP is the premier provider of data and analytics on independent living, assisted living, memory care, nursing care and CCRC properties...

  • National Association of Activity Professionals Blog

    National Association of Activity Professionals Blog

    0 Popular Vote

    To provide excellence in support services to Activity Professionals through education, advocacy, technical assistance, promotion of standards, and peer and industry relations is the mission of the Na...

  • National Association of Home Builders 50+ Housing Council

    National Association of Home Builders 50+ Housing Council

    0 Popular Vote

    NAHB is a trade association that helps promote the policies that make housing a national priority. Since 1942, NAHB has been serving its members, the housing industry, and the public at large. The 50...

  • Redilearning


    0 Popular Vote

    Redilearning is an online education provider working to set the continuing education standard for organizations and individuals in the Senior Care industry. Our goal is to provide advanced learning sc...

  • SDG Senior Living Blog

    SDG Senior Living Blog

    0 Popular Vote

    The SDG Senior Living blog covers topics relevant to senior living sales and marketing professionals including, tips, strategies and industry trends...

  • Senior Living Executive

    Senior Living Executive

    0 Popular Vote

    Senior Living Executive is a free magazine for professionals in the senior living industry...

  • Senior Living U

    Senior Living U

    0 Popular Vote

    Our Management Library for Executive Directors™and companion courses are widely utilized for professional development throughout the nation. Not only do department managers learn sales and marketing...

  • The Fox Group, LLC

    The Fox Group, LLC

    0 Popular Vote

    The Fox Group is one of the select healthcare consulting firms in the nation that not only provide recommendations and guidance, but will also “roll up their sleeves” and work with an organization...

Award Program Details

  • Websites, blogs, or email newsletters with quality content focused primarily toward Senior Living industry professionals (vs. consumers)
  • Blogs and newsletters must be published at least six times a year