Chinook Place receives a best center award


Only senior community in Central Oregon selected for the award

Chinook Place Senior Living, an Enlivant provider of senior care services in Madras, has been honored with 2017 Best of Senior Living Award.

Chinook Place was the only community chosen for an award in Central Oregon by, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America.

The annual Best of Awards celebrates the best of the best in senior living and home care across the United States and Canada.

Award recipients represent the top tier of in-home care, assisted living, and other senior living providers, based on online reviews written by those who matter most – seniors and their families.

Of the nearly 100,000 providers currently listed on, less than 1 percent was recognized with this award.

"The award is meaningful to us because it demonstrates how much we enrich the lives of seniors every day," said Chinook Place manager Rosie Griggs. "We are extremely proud to have Chinook Place Senior Living in the top 1 percent of assisted living communities in the U.S. and Canada. Each positive experience that our residents and their families share on is a testament to the commitment of our employees who serve our residents," she said.

To qualify for the Best of 2017 Awards, providers must have maintained an average overall rating of at least 4.5 stars while receiving three or more new reviews in 2016. This year, 67 Enlivant communities were honored with this award, a nearly 30 percent increase in communities from 2016.