Bel Aire Senior Living named 'Caring Star of 2014'

Posted by Kristina Law on Mar 21, 2014

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unnamedThe reviews are in. Bel Aire Senior Living is the place to go for the best senior care facility, according to This leading senior care website, named our facility, located at 1088 East 390 South, American Fork, UT 84003, as a “Caring Star of 2014”. Each year the site selects the top 1 percent of facilities and awards them with the Caring Star honor.

"We appreciate that we’ve received such positive feedback from families about the services we offer here, and we thank for recognizing our community as a Caring Star," said Steve Sabins, President of Bel Aire Senior Living. "We strive daily to deliver a high-quality level of care for our residents, and this award helps validate our consistency on that promise."

Families across the country are increasingly seeking insights provided by online reviews to help guide important senior care decisions for their loved ones. In 2013 research conducted by, 60% of family caregivers indicated that they used the Internet when researching senior care service providers, and two-thirds of family caregivers took to the Web after noticing signs of memory loss in a loved one.

A combined 94% percent find online reviews to be trustworthy and helpful to their search for senior care providers. Only a small minority (6%) tends not to believe About 400 communities -- the top 1% of assisted living communities nationwide -- achieved this recognition.

To help these communities stand out to families searching for senior living, a special badge is featured on their listing in’s assisted living or Alzheimer’s care

"Congratulations to Bel Aire Senior Living in American Fork, UT for achieving this high praise from the residents and families they serve," said Andy Cohen, cofounder and CEO of "Word-of-mouth recommendations in online reviews are consistently cited among the top considerations in the search and selection process. The Caring Stars award badge signals a history of service excellence, further helping those seeking the best assisted living or Alzheimer’s care community for their loved ones."

For a complete list of the Caring Stars, visit