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37 Life Care Services Communities Receive 5-star Medicare Ratings

Jan 9, 2024
The five-star rating is the highest possible rating CMS awards to nursing home health centers.
Five Star Rating

Life Care Services, An LCS Company, has announced that 37 of its managed communities received a five-star rating from the  Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The five-star rating is the highest possible rating CMS awards to nursing home health centers based on their performance on health inspections, staffing levels, and quality measures. Only the top 10 percent of nursing homes nationwide achieve this distinction. 

“We are thrilled to see each of these communities receive this recognition from CMS as it reflects our commitment to providing the highest quality care for our residents,” said Sharon Roth Maguire, SVP/Chief Health & Wellness/Resident Experience Officer. “These ratings also bring well-deserved attention to the dedication and expertise of our health care professionals and care teams, and to the value Life Care Services brings to the communities we serve.” 

Using December 2023 data, the 37 Life Care Services Communities recognized with 5-star ratings include:   

  1. Arlington of Naples (Naples, FL) 
  2. Blakehurst  (Towson, MD) 
  3. Casa de las Campanas  (San Diego, CA)  
  4. The Cedars of Chapel Hill  (Chapel Hill, NC) 
  5. The Clare  (Chicago, IL)  
  6. Cottage Grove Place  (Cedar Rapids, IA)  
  7. Croasdaile Village Retirement Community  (Durham, NC)  
  8. Cypress of Charlotte  (Charlotte, NC) 
  9. Cypress of Hilton Head  (Hilton Head, SC) 
  10. Essex Meadows (Essex, CT) 
  11. The Forum at Rancho San Antonio  (Cupertino, CA)   
  12. Freedom Plaza  (Sun City Center, FL) 
  13. Freedom Pointe at the Villages  (The Villages, FL)  
  14. Freedom Village at Brandywine  (Coatesville, PA)  
  15. Freedom Village Holland  (Holland, MI) 
  16. Friendship Village of Tempe  (Tempe, AZ)
  17. The Glenview at Pelican Bay  (Naples, FL)  
  18. Green Hills Community  (Ames, IA) 
  19. Greenwood Village South  (Greenwood, IN) 
  20. Harrogate  (Lakewood, NJ) 
  21. Heritage at Brentwood  (Brentwood, TN) 
  22. Marshes of Skidaway Island  (Savannah, GA) 
  23. Masonic Village at Burlington  (Burlington, NJ) 
  24. Monarch Landing (Naperville, IL) 
  25. Pomperaug Woods  (Southbury, CT) 
  26. Residences at Vantage Point  (Columbia, MD) 
  27. Sagewood   (Phoenix, AZ) 
  28. Sandhill Cove  (Palm City, FL) 
  29. Sedgebrook  (Lincolnshire, IL) 
  30. Sierra Winds  (Peoria, AZ) 
  31. South Port Square (Port Charlotte, FL) 
  32. StoneRidge  (Mystic, CT) 
  33. Timber Ridge at Talus  (Issaquah, WA) 
  34. Trillium Woods  (Plymouth, MN)  
  35. Westminster Manor  (Austin, TX) 
  36. Westminster Village  (West Lafayette, IN) 
  37. Wyndemere  (Wheaton, IL) 

The CMS star rating uses publicly available Medicare data to evaluate quality information across five care categories into a single-star rating. Categories include mortality, safety of care, readmission, patient experience, and timely and effective care. 

Life Care Services is the nation’s third-largest operator of senior living communities, providing solutions to 140 communities and more than 40,000 seniors.

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