Gardens of Pelham nab Best of Assisted Living award

Published 11:10 am Tuesday, January 29, 2019


PELHAM – The Gardens of Pelham was recently selected as one of the 2019 Best of Assisted Living Award Winners by, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

In addition to receiving positive reviews from residents, families and visitors, the Gardens of Pelham is recognized as a top senior living community by Top Rated Local Businesses in Alabama. is in its sixth year of hosting the Best of Senior Living Awards and this is the second consecutive year the Gardens of Pelham has received the honor.’s Best of 2019 Award winners represent the best of the best of in-home care, assisted living and other senior living providers, based on the online reviews written by seniors and their families. This exclusive designation honors the top one percent of senior care providers across the United States and Canada. The annual Best of Awards tabulates over 150,000 family created reviews to find the highest quality care providers for this honor. Of the nearly 45,000 communities currently listed on, just over 1,600 were recognized with this prestigious award.

In addition to the Best of 2019 Senior Advisor Award, the Gardens of Pelham was recognized as one of the Top Rated Local Businesses in Alabama on Of 55 reviews posted for local businesses in the Senior Living Community category, the Gardens of Pelham has an average rating of 4.90 stars. Top Rated Local is a rating-based system based upon 5 pillars of the customer experience: quality, value, timeliness, experience and satisfaction. Top Rated Local awards local businesses all over the country.

The Gardens of Pelham received exceptionally positive reviews from their senior customers and their families.

“Being recognized by Top Rated Local Businesses in Alabama and as an award winner for the 2019 Best of Senior Living is a great accomplishment for the Gardens of Pelham,” President of Great Oaks Management Brad Eisemann said. “This award is a direct reflection of the commitment our staff has to their residents and family members at the Gardens of Pelham. The staff does a fantastic job every day in making a difference in the lives of the residents. We appreciate the 5-star reviews and complimentary remarks acknowledging our employees’ dedication. The award places the Gardens of Pelham in the top 2- to 3-percent of senior care providers in Alabama.”

“As’s ‘Best of Senior Living’ awards enters its sixth year of honoring the top family rated communities and care providers, we are proud to say that the bar has been raised,” said Eric Seifert, president and COO of “In order to ensure only the best communities and care providers win, we decided to make the criteria harder than ever and 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 2019 Awards, care providers must have maintained an average overall rating of at least 4.5 stars while receiving four or more new reviews in 2018. Additional details and a complete list of award winners can be found on

At the Garden of Pelham Assisted Living, senior residents enjoy a warm and friendly environment and a community of care and support. On-site resident care teams provide personal assistance 24-hours a day. The services and care options allow each resident to function independently, at one’s own level of ability, while Gardens of Pelham provides additional support as needed.

Daily activities and special events let residents live life to their greatest potential in a community that is ideal for sharing past experiences and making new memories with neighbors, friends and loved ones. For more information, please visit or call administrator Mary Neff at 402-9922.