Twenty-three Spectrum-managed communities received Best of Senior Living Award

DENVER, CO, January 02, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ —, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada, named Spectrum Retirement Communities among the top senior housing operators in the United States, as part of the site’s annual Best of Senior Living Excellence Awards.

Twenty-three Spectrum-managed communities received the award, which recognizes senior living communities and home care providers that receive consistently high ratings and positive reviews from their residents, families and visitors. The exclusive designation honors only the top 1 percent of senior care providers across the United States and Canada.

“The ‘Best of’ awards are based on the opinions of those who truly matter – our residents and their families,” said Spectrum President Brad Kraus. “The recognition validates that we are achieving our goal – to build a team that takes pride and responsibility for every aspect of our communities and the service provided to our residents.”

This is the fifth year has proffered its Best of Senior Living awards. Many of Spectrum’s communities have been included since the awards’ inception. This year’s awardees include:
Gardens at Ocotillo Senior Living – Chandler, Arizona
Palos Verdes Senior Living – Peoria, Arizona
Lakeview Senior Living – Lakewood, Colorado
Rigden Farm Senior Living – Fort Collins, Colorado
Peakview Assisted Living and Memory Care – Centennial, Colorado
Carmel Senior Living – Carmel, Indiana
Cedar Lake Assisted Living and Memory Care – Lake Zurich, Illinois
Park Meadows Senior Living – Overland Park, Kansas
Shawnee Hills Senior Living – Shawnee, Kansas
Pine Ridge Retirement Community – Garfield – Clinton Township, Michigan
Pine Ridge Retirement Community at Plumbrook – Sterling Heights, Michigan
Pine Ridge Villas of Shelby – Shelby Township, Michigan
Creve Coeur Assisted Living – Creve Coeur, Missouri
Dougherty Ferry Assisted Living and Memory Care – Valley Park, Missouri
Westview at Ellisville Assisted Living – Ellisville, Missouri
The Homestead at Hickory View – Washington, Missouri
Crestview Senior Living – Crestwood, Missouri
Parkrose Estates Retirement Community – Liverpool, New York
Three Creeks Senior Living – Gahanna, Ohio
Hilliard Assisted Living and Memory Care – Hilliard, Ohio
The Gardens at Westlake – Westlake, Ohio
Crescent Park Senior Living – Eugene, Oregon

“Our award criteria were harder than ever this year,” said Eric Seifert, President and COO of “Yet we saw over 1600 winners rise to the occasion. Each year we are more and more impressed with the quality of winners and look forward to spreading the word about these award-winning organizations.”

To qualify for inclusion in the Best of 2018 Awards, care providers must have maintained an average overall rating of at least 4.5 stars while receiving four or more new reviews in 2017. Additional details and a complete list of award winners can be found on

About Spectrum Retirement Communities
Denver-based Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC, is considered a leader and innovator in senior living. Ranked in the top five senior living companies for excellence by its peers and among the top 10 by residents and their families, the privately held company operates 38 senior living communities in 12 states from New York to Oregon. Spectrum currently employs a staff of more than 2,500 and oversees more than 4,500 apartments. Celebrating its second decade of operations, the rapidly growing company has 16 communities under construction and will manage a total of nearly 6,000 senior apartment homes upon completion. For more information, visit

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