Yesterday, we announced the official launch of our first-of-its-kind, comprehensive national ratings system for senior living communities. We've determined the Winners in our pilot markets, including Seattle, Portland and Phoenix, and identified the Top Rated senior communities in those metro areas.

Our Winners and Top Rated senior communities have been chosen based on ratings from local senior living industry professionals, resident and family reviews, state inspection data and more. Congratulations to all our Winners and Top Rated senior communities!

Seattle Top Rated Senior Communities

Huge congrats to Garden Court Retirement Community, our winner in the Seattle area! For a full list of all the senior communities in Seattle earning the Top Rated distinction, click here

Phoenix Top Rated Senior Communities

Big congratulations to Freedom Inn at Sun City West, our winner in the Phoenix metro area! To see all the senior communities earning a Top Rated distinction in Phoenix, click here.

Portland Top Rated Senior Communities

Sending out a big congrats to Markham House, operated by LeisureCare, our winner in the Greater Portland area! For a full list of the senior communities earning the Top Rated distinction in Greater Portland, click here.

Endorse Your Favorite Senior Communities in Western U.S.

In addition to announcing the results for our pilot markets, we're thrilled to announce that we've launched the awards program in metros in the Western U.S., including: Follow these links to endorse your favorite senior communities today!

We're Coming to a City Near You!

Will we be coming to a city near you? Throughout the year, we'll be rolling out our awards program in 50 major metropolitan markets across the U.S. For full details on the Best Senior Living Awards, eligibility criteria, an awards timeline and a complete list of the cities we'll be covering throughout the year, visit our Program Details and Rules page.

Are you a provider? Even if we haven't launched in your market yet, you can start taking steps to improve your rating today! Visit to get started.

Thanks to Our Local Senior Living Experts

Last but certainly not least, many thanks to our top-notch panel of local senior living experts who helped make this happen in Seattle, Portland and Phoenix! If you'd like to be a local expert, email us at [email protected] to find out if you qualify.