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Best Meals and Dining Award Winners of 2023: All winners

Our Best Meals and Dining Awards celebrate assisted living, memory care and independent living communities that excel in food service, based on reviews from residents and families that average at least 4.5 stars out of 5. Residents praised these top senior living communities for the delicious food, willingness to meet their personal needs and tastes, and variety of options.
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Assisted living provides long-term housing and care for seniors. Assisted living residents are generally active, but may need support with activities of daily living (ADLs).
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Memory care provides housing and 24-hour care for seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Memory care facilities focus on improving quality of life, reducing confusion, and preventing wandering.
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Independent living offers a carefree lifestyle for older adults who want to enjoy retirement with ease. Senior independent living facilities provide a variety of convenient services and amenities.
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Home care provides non-medical care and companionship for seniors living at home. From help with daily activities to medication management, home care services can be tailored to seniors needs.
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Assisted living provides long-term housing and care for seniors. Assisted living residents are generally active, but may need support with activities of daily living (ADLs).
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Memory care provides housing and 24-hour care for seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Memory care facilities focus on improving quality of life, reducing confusion, and preventing wandering.
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Independent living offers a carefree lifestyle for older adults who want to enjoy retirement with ease. Senior independent living facilities provide a variety of convenient services and amenities.
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Home care provides non-medical care and companionship for seniors living at home. From help with daily activities to medication management, home care services can be tailored to seniors needs.
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Greenhaven Place

6350 Riverside Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95831

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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72 reviews

Amazing! A must! the dining rooms feels like you're at an actual restaurant. It's a generous portion size. Taco Tuesday is every Tuesday, but you will not be disappointed. Also you can always take extra back...

Best of Senior Living All Star
Best Meals and Dining
Most Friendly
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
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Greenhaven Place is an independent living and assisted living community in Sacramento, California. Our community is tucked away in a quiet residential area near South Land and William Land Parks, convenient to shopping, dining, grocery stores and medical facilities. As the state's capital,...

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Legacy Ridge at Peachtree

1967 GA-54 West, Peachtree City, GA 30269

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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80 reviews

Legacy Ridge Peachtree became my home away from home when I needed to recuperate from total hip replacement surgery. [name removed], the Director of Legacy Ridge was able to offer me a month’s Respite Stay...

Best Meals and Dining
Best of Senior Living All Star
Best Activities
Most Friendly
Provides: Assisted Living
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About the communityLegacy Ridge at PeachtreeLegacy Ridge at Peachtree is an assisted living community in Peachtree City, Georgia. Tucked away in South Metro Atlanta, our charming, craftsman-style community is oriented around wellness, independence, and convenience. Our hospitable staff is devoted...

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Gardens of Eufaula

395 Lake Drive, Eufaula, AL 36027

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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72 reviews

I visited the Gardens of Eufaula during National Assisted Living week this year. The activities that were planned for the residents were so much fun and the food was delicious. All the staff and residents...

Best Meals and Dining
Provides: Assisted Living
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Gardens of Eufaula is much more than an assisted living community, it’s a place where residents are surrounded by people who care. A unique setting where your parent or loved one lives among piers, new friendships are made, lives are shared and where they will feel right at home. Located across...

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Sycamore Trace

1098 Bradford Way, Kingston, TN 37763

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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74 reviews

The team at Sycamore Trace does a great job taking care of their residents! My aunt loves it and says the food is top notch! The staff are always friendly and helpful with any needs she has. And it’s in a...

Best Meals and Dining
Best Activities
Provides: Assisted Living
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Sycamore Trace is an exclusive assisted living community for seniors located in Kingston, Tennessee. Sycamore Trace is home to inviting waterways, a robust Recreational life and breathtaking vistas. Nestled on hill just a few short steps down a walking path to the lakeside parks … Residents can...

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Crescent Landing at Garden Grove Memory Care

11848 Valley View St, Garden Grove, CA 92845

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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61 reviews

We have been searching for a great place for our dad to call home for the past few months. We toured many places and fell in love with Crescent Landing! [name removed] is the Marketing Director there,...

Best Meals and Dining
Provides: Memory Care
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The only residential care facilities to be built with a uniquely designed floor plan for those with Alzheimer's disease and memory impairment. Each center extends over two acres of land and offers extensive walking paths, park-like rose gardens and sunny patios for the residents enjoyment. The...

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Hearthstone Communities - Lafayette

48675 Lafayette Dr, Macomb, MI 48044

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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24 reviews

My father was very well cared for while he was at Hearthstone Communities. Caregiver did an amazing job, providing all care my father needed through the end of life they bring so much joy with the...

Best Activities
Best Meals and Dining
Provides: Care Homes
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Welcome to HearthStone Communities. Assisted Living, Licensed Group Home where our family atmosphere and qualified caregivers provide our residents compassionate care, a dignified, safe and secure living environment.Residents will enjoy the same activities and interests they always have. Helping...

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Hearthstone Communities - Barrett

50036 Barrett, Macomb Township, MI 48044

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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9.9
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72 reviews

At Hearthstone community state take care of my mom like is their own mom. I’m not kidding. They are wonderful loving it’s a blessing that we found them. They prepare the food the way I like it, the meals...

Best Meals and Dining
Best of Senior Living All Star
Best Activities
Provides: Care Homes
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Welcome to HearthStone Communities. Assisted Living, Licensed Group Home where our family atmosphere and qualified caregivers provide our residents compassionate care, a dignified, safe and secure living environment.Residents will enjoy the same activities and interests they always have. Helping...

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Town Village of Leawood

4400 W 115th St, Leawood, KS 66211

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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9.9
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58 reviews

I would rate everything a 5 except for the cost. It still seem a little expensive, but we are very pleased with everything so far. They offer all the services to make the transaction as easy as possible....

Best Meals and Dining
Provides: Independent Living
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Town Village of Leawood is an award-winning senior living community in Leawood, Kansas. As soon as you walk through our door, meet our wonderful staff, and see our beautiful community — you will understand why seniors love living at Town Village of Leawood.Awarded U.S. News's Best Independent...

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Spring Village at Pocono

329 E. Brown St, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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9.9
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115 reviews

Spring Village at Pocono made a daunting transition smooth and comforting for my mom. Their dedicated staff went above and beyond to ensure she felt welcomed and supported every step of the way. From...

Best Meals and Dining
Best of Senior Living All Star
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Spring Village at Pocono is a senior living community located in the lovely hamlet of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. This gorgeous senior living community is also situated right in the midst of the scenic and breathtaking Pocono Mountain area is the northern region of Pennsylvania. This places...

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Residences at Wellpoint

2940 Mill Run Road South, Huntsville, AL 35763

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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9.9
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50 reviews

I am so thankful that my brother is in a living situation with such a kind and warm-hearted staff. The facilities are great and he's made a lot of friends here. He is treated like part of a big family.

Best Meals and Dining
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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The Residences at Wellpoint is nestled in the mountains of beautiful Hampton Cove, overlooking the Hampton Cove Golf Course. This innovative senior community features Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care. Life at Wellpoint, is designed to restore well-being and rejuvenate the...

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Best Meals and Dining 2023 Awards criteria

Get at least six reviews on APlaceforMom.com.

Attain an average overall rating of at least 4.5 stars for reviews in the Meals and Dining review category

Offer assisted living, independent living, memory care, or skilled nursing in the United States or Canada

*Based on online reviews and ratings collected from APlaceforMom.com during the awards period of Sept. 11, 2023 to Oct. 20, 2023. Note: only digital submissions are eligible via an invite to review link or by QR code submission. Postcard reviews do not count toward this award.

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The best senior living communities in the U.S. earned A Place for Mom’s 2022 Best of Senior Living Awards based on resident and family reviews. The highest-rated senior living communities represent the top 1-2% of senior living providers nationwide.