Special Report

Places With the Best Services for Seniors

Source: Photo by Village At Incarnate Word via Yelp

Village At Incarnate Word
> Yelp rating: 3.5
> Location: San Antonio, Texas
> Category: Assisted living

The Village’s outreach program claims to provide a holistic approach, with focus on the mind, body, and spirit. The center says its main objective is to help people live a healthy life by providing caregiver support, nutrition, illness prevention. Dance, exercise, creative arts, and even competitive games are also offered.

Source: Photo by Brookdale Westlake Hills via Yelp

Brookdale Westlake Hills
> Yelp rating: 3.5
> Location: Austin, Texas
> Category: Retirement

Brookdale says it wants to create a socially connected community to challenge its residents and lift their spirits. Some of the programs the facility has designed to do so include Optimum Life, a holistic program helping people make their dreams a reality; and Brookdale Celebrates, which introduces an annual theme encouraging people to unleash their imaginations.

Source: Photo by Pacifica Senior Living Forest Trace via Yelp

Pacifica Senior Living Forest Trace
> Yelp rating: 4.5
> Location:Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
> Category: Retirement, assisted living

Pacifica Senior Living Forest Trace is the highest ranking senior center on the East Coast, according to Yelp reviews. The facility prides itself in its amenities, which include a 30-acre lake, one- and two-bedroom apartments with balconies, happy hour cocktails, a tennis court, and a heated pool.

Source: Photo by Sterling Aventura via Yelp

Sterling Aventura
> Yelp rating:4
> Location: Aventura, Fla.
> Category: Assisted living

Sterling Aventura, which offers memory care services, advertises itself as a resort-style living with a location just five miles away from the beach and in the vicinity of many local attractions. Programs and new clubs are created at the request and with the help of residents.

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United Hebrew of New Rochelle
> Yelp rating: 3.5
> Location: New Rochelle, N.Y.
> Category: Retirement

United Hebrew has been operating in the Westchester County region since 1919. Now, the 7.5-acre comprehensive care campus takes care of more than 1,000 residents. The facility has been named among the “Best Nursing Home” by U.S. News & World Report, “America’s Best For Extended Care” by Women’s Choice Awards, and has received the Bronze Award for quality by the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living.

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