Special Report

Places With the Best Services for Seniors

Source: Photo by Providence Place via Yelp

Providence Place
> Yelp rating: 5
> Location: San Francisco, Calif.
> Category: Retirement, assisted living, elder care planning
Assisted Living Connections done f/c MA
> Yelp rating: 5
> Location: Thousand Oaks, Calif.
> Category: Retirement, assisted living, elder care planning

Providence Place is the top rated senior center on the West Coast because it has the most positive Yelp reviews. Providence offers assisted living, dementia care, and flexible day care services, which can provide up to six to 12 hours of respite for family caregivers. The service is also available for seniors who need additional care.

Assisted Living Connections is in second place in the West Coast region because it got just one fewer positive review on Yelp than Providence Palace. Serving as local guides, the facility helps the elderly find the perfect senior center for their needs. In addition to Thousand Oaks, California, Assisted Living Connections covers Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Simi Valley, and the vicinity.

Source: Photo by Forever Young Memory Care via Yelp

Forever Young Memory Care
> Yelp rating: 5
> Location: Santa Ana, Calif.
> Category: Assisted living, retirement

Forever Young specializes in what it calls “purposeful living” by engaging residents on individual basis through various ways, including hobbies, music, and the outdoors. The facility was created based on how the owner wished his grandmother would live.

Source: Photo by Donna R. via Yelp

American Senior Home Finders
> Yelp rating: 5
> Location: Tustin, Calif.
> Category: Assisted living

American Senior Home Finders’ purpose is to help seniors find the best assisted living community or residential care home for their needs. The family-owned business also offers guidance for the relatives at home on how to cope during the initial adjustment period.

Source: Photo by The Passaro Group via Yelp

The Passaro Group
> Yelp rating: 5
> Location: Santa Monica, Calif.
> Category: Elder care planning, assisted living, memory care

This is another service, the goal of which is to find the right assisted living facility for senior citizens, without charging the relatives a consultation fee.

Source: Photo by Raya's Paradise via Yelp

Raya’s Paradise
> Yelp rating: 5
> Location: West Hollywood, Calif.
> Category: Retirement, assisted living, hospice

Raya’s Paradise prides itself on providing a feeling of warmth, comfort, and coziness. The facility provides services for incontinence, diabetes, hypertension, medication supervision, among other services. WanderGuard, a device to help people with “wandering issues” due to dementia, is also available.

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