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Duncaster is the only LifePlan Community in Hartford County recognized by US News & World Report as a 2022-23 Best in Senior Living.

Bloomfield, CT – May 10, 2022 – Duncaster has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a 2022-23 Best Independent Senior Living Community.

Duncaster earned “Best” status by achieving the highest possible rating for Independent Living. U.S. News awards the designation of Best Senior Living only to those communities that satisfy U.S. News’s objective statistical assessment of each senior living community’s performance from consumer satisfaction surveys administered between March 2021 and February 2022, reflecting the viewpoints of more than 200,000 current residents and family members of residents living in thousands of senior living communities nationwide. 

“Duncaster is proud to have been named one of the Best Independent Senior Living communities in the nation. I am grateful to our dedicated staff whose hard work made this award possible, and to the residents of Duncaster who make doing our jobs such a pleasure.” – Kelly Papa, President and CEO

The inaugural U.S. News Best Senior Living ratings and profiles offer comprehensive information and exclusive analysis of consumer satisfaction data evaluating such factors as community & activity, food & dining, caregiving, and management & staff for nearly 2,500 communities in the continental U.S. and Hawaii. For more than 30 years, U.S. News has served the American public as an unbiased arbiter of quality across a variety of important choices. Whether picking a college, selecting a hospital or moving to a nursing home, consumers go to U.S. News to research and make consequential life decisions.

“Until now, families have had limited information when comparing providers of independent living, assisted living, memory care or continuing care,” said Ben Harder, managing editor and chief of health analysis at U.S. News. “The Best Senior Living ratings fill this informational gap with comprehensive and transparent data to help older consumers and their families identify high-quality senior living communities that meet their needs and preferences.”  

For more information behind the data analyzed in the U.S. News ratings for Senior Living, please refer to the methodology.

About Duncaster

Duncaster is a community designed for those seeking an alternative to traditional retirement living. Duncaster offers independent living in residential apartment homes and provides a variety of personal and recreational services. In addition, Duncaster provides residents the security and comfort of knowing that should they require skilled nursing (with no increase in the monthly service fee) and certain medical care, they can receive such care for either short or extended periods of time at the Duncaster health center, close to family or friends. A Connecticut non-stock, not-for-profit corporation, Duncaster is located at 10-80 Loeffler Road, Bloomfield, Connecticut 06002. It was incorporated on December 15, 1980 and opened in May 1984. Duncaster is not affiliated with any religious, charitable or other non-profit or for-profit organization. 

About U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report is the global leader in quality rankings that empower consumers, business leaders and policy officials to make better, more informed decisions about critical issues affecting their lives. A multifaceted digital media company with Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars, News and 360 Reviews platforms, U.S. News provides rankings, independent reporting, data journalism, consumer advice and U.S. News Live events. More than 40 million people visit USNews.com each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

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