Best Senior Living Blogs 2011

Caregivers are often thrown into their role overnight and face a steep learning curve. The blogs below are the best on the web for anyone looking for an engaging, insightful blog with caregiving advice, news, stories, and tips related to assisted living, home care, alzheimer’s care, etc. Best of the Web Winner

Overall Winner: New York Times: The New Old Age – Caring and Coping

What our judges said:

“Best of the best — but with the NYT’s resources and writers, I’d expect nothing less”
“Full of relevant information.  Modern, streamlined, and easy to use.”

Winner by Popular Vote: BMA Management Blog

The BMA Management blog won with 78 votes as of December 16, 2010.


Our dedicated panel of experts rated 38 Senior Living Blogs. Here are the Best Senior Living Blogs as ranked by our panel:

  1. New York Times: The New Old Age – Caring and CopingSeniorHomes Best of the Web Finalist medium
  2. Everyone is Aging Blog
  3. Enduring Care
  4. MaryEllen’s Blog – The Intentional Caregiver
  5. MyOptumHealth – Seniors’ Health
  6. Transition Aging Parents
  7. Everyday Health Senior Health Center
  8. Medicare Solutions Blog
  9. Holly Eburne
  10. Inside ElderCare
  11. Aging Pro
  12. Minding Our Elders
  13. Patti’s Blog
  14. Healthline Senior Health Learning Center
  15. AgeWiseLiving
  16. Alzheimer’s Speaks
  17. KnowItAlz
  18. 3GenFamily Blog
  19. BMA Management Blog
  20. EldercareABC Blog

Other Finalists

With so many great senior living blogs the scores were very close. Explore the sites below to discover other great senior living blogs.

About Aging Parents

Aging Wisely blog

Aging with Grace

Boomer Living

Changing Aging Blog

EasyLiving Blog

Help Parents Age Well

Imagine Age

Knitting Doc

Marshall Elder & Estate Planning Blog



Senior Lifestyle Concierge Blog

Silver Census

Simple and Divine Interiors

The Caregivers

The Caregiver’s Voice Blog

The Connected Caregiver

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Alzheimer’s Reading Room

Caregiving by Richard Peck on

For Caregivers

Geri Care Network

GeriCareFinder Blog

Graceful Aging

My Elder Advocate

Regarding Your Parents

Sandra Haymon

Senior Living Blog

Seniors Aloud

Seniors for Living Blog

The Family Transition Blog

Time Goes By

Transforming Caregiving

Who Moved My Dentures?

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What this category includes:

  • Consumer focused content: the majority of the content is targeted to consumers (vs. the senior living industry)
  • Content related to caregiving, assisted living, independent living, alzheimer’s/memory care, skilled nursing care, and continuing care.
  • Blogs, which means that the content is displayed in reverse-chronological order.
  • To qualify, a blog must have at least 6 posts per year.

Learn more about the Best of the Web contest.

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