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Newsweek’s inaugural “America’s Best Continuing Care Retirement Communities 2024” rankings include 18 LCS communities

Dec 5, 2023
LCS was the most-recognized provider among the top 250 U.S. CCRC list.

Eighteen LCS communities have been recognized on Newsweek’s inaugural “America‘s Best Continuing Care Retirement Communities 2024” list. The prestigious award includes the top 250 Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) in the nation as presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.  

“It’s an honor to have so many of our individual communities receive recognition and make LCS the most recognized provider on this first-ever listing,” said Chris Bird, LCS President and Chief Operating Officer. “Even more important, this recognition acknowledges the incredible work our communities and staff invest every day to provide a personalized and purposeful lifestyle for our residents.” 

CCRCs are facilities that offer a continuum of long-term care options, allowing residents to access higher-level care when medical needs progress. The communities typically include Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Care, and Memory Care.  

LCS Communities named to Newsweek’s America‘s Best Continuing Care Retirement Communities 2024 list include:  

  1. Burcham Hills  (East Lansing, MI) 
  2. Carillon  (Lubbock, TX) 
  3. Casa de las Campanas  (San Diego, CA) 
  4. The Clare  (Chicago, IL) 
  5. Cottage Grove Place  (Cedar Rapids, IA) 
  6. Croasdaile Village Retirement Community  (Durham, NC) 
  7. Eastcastle Place  (Milwaukee, WI) 
  8. The Forum at Rancho San Antonio  (Cupertino, CA)  
  9. Freedom Pointe at the Villages  (The Villages, FL) 
  10. Freedom Village at Brandywine  (Coatesville, PA) 
  11. The Glenview at Pelican Bay  (Naples, FL) 
  12. Greenwood Village South  (Greenwood, IN) 
  13. Marquette  (Indianapolis, IN) 
  14. Mercy Ridge (Timonium, MD) 
  15. Trillium Woods  (Plymouth, MN) 
  16. Sedgebrook  (Lincolnshire, IL)  
  17. Signature Pointe  (Dallas, TX) 
  18. Westminster Village Terre Haute  (Terre Haute, IN) 

Newsweek and Statista based the rankings on three data sources:  

  • National Online Surveys from medical professionals (e.g., registered nurses, therapists, and physicians) and staff working in the management/administration, acquaintances of residents and residents living in CCRCs, etc.  
  • Quality Dimension Scores for each recommended CCRC. Participants were asked to rate the following eight quality dimensions on a scale from 1 to 10. 
  • Accreditations: Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, accreditations relevant for CCRCs were considered. 

For more information about the Newsweek’s America‘s Best Continuing Care Retirement Communities 2024 list, visit  

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