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About Brightview Senior Living Communities

Making a difference in the lives of seniors

A great place to work. A great place to live.

Delivering over 20-years of Exceptional Senior Living Services

Brightview Senior Living was founded in 1999, built on the idea that a great place to work is a great place to live. Today, Brightview builds, owns, and operates 45 senior living communities with over 5,500 associates. We deliver award-winning rental senior living communities in eight states along the East Coast: Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Virginia. Our rental senior living communities offer resident apartment homes with no large entrance fee for active senior Independent Living, premium Assisted Living, Enhanced Care, and Wellspring Village, a specialized neighborhood for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

Each of our Brightview Senior Living communities focuses on five elements of wellness which we call SPICE. Spiritual, Physical, Intellectual, Cultural, and Emotional. Our amenities and programs encourage active senior living communities and development in these areas, keeping residents active and healthy.

Creating vibrant senior living communities by providing excellent service is Brightview's mission. Residents live in an environment of possibilities, independence and choice where they can receive the support they need to make the most of each day.

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Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® 2023 and #1 For Aging Services Four Consecutive Years

At Brightview Senior Living, we believe if you love what you do, it shows. Our associates work in a rewarding career where they develop valuable relationships with residents and family members. We enthusiastically celebrate and value every member of our team. Our associates are also given tools, opportunities, and encouragement to develop and grow their careers.

Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE have honored Brightview Senior Living as the #1 Best Workplaces for Aging Services for Four Years in a Row. The ranking considered feedback representing 223,183 employees working for Great Place to Work-Certified organizations in Senior Housing & Care and At-Home Care in the Aging Services industry. Brightview Senior Living ranked #1 for Seniors Housing & Care - Large Companies category. 

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Brightview Senior Living Vibrant Living Director and Residents Having Fun

Brightview creates vibrant senior living communities for seniors by providing excellent service to all of our residents and their families. Our senior living communities are a great place for our residents to live and a great place for our associates to work.

Doug Dollenber - Brightview Senior Living CEO and President

Brightview Senior Living was created by The Shelter Group, a privately-held company that was founded in 1977. The Shelter Group developed, managed, and owned residential real estate, specializing in multi-family and senior living communities. In 2018, The Shelter Group was renamed Brightview Senior Living, a reflection of our singular focus on creating vibrant senior living communities. The same trusted and experienced management team remains active in the business today.


Brightview Hunt Valley Senior Living

Brightview Senior Living Development focuses on creating quality senior living communities to meet marketplace needs. By taking the time to understand individual markets while building relationships with neighborhood, government, business, and financial partners, Brightview Senior Living Development has successfully developed and acquired more than $2 billion in senior living residential communities.


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Brightview Senior Living Communities
Celebrating all that makes us unique

Creating a Great Place to Work and Live

Brightview Senior Living is a people-focused, people-first company. When we say our people are the core of our success, we mean it! We have a true passion for investing in the growth and professional development of every single one of our associates. Our Brightview Senior Living leadership team is built of compassionate, driven leaders who have a dedication to doing the right thing – always. If you are looking for a place where you can truly grow your career – consider one of our Brightview Senior Living communities! We strive to create a great place to work for our associates and a great place to live for our residents!

Brightview Senior Living Communities - Testimonials

It can be hard to move away from your long-time home. When you move into one of our Brightview Senior Living communities you're opening the door to more possibilities, independence, and choice. We provide residents with an all-inclusive lifestyle, amazing community amenities, vibrant daily activities, transportation, chef-prepared gourmet food, and much more. Contact us today to schedule your visit at one of our independent senior living, assisted living, and memory care senior living communities!

Choose the Senior Living Lifestyle to meet your needs

Whether you are looking for active senior independent living, premium assisted living, or innovative memory care support, the experienced teams at Brightview Senior Living communities offer exceptional, supportive premium care services. No matter which option you choose, you’ll enjoy all the amenities offered in our beautiful senior living communities and the full calendar of daily programs that come with our Vibrant Senior Living philosophy!

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FORTUNE Top 100 Best Companies to Work For® 2021 and 2023

Brightview Senior Living, a leader in senior living that builds, owns, and operates 45 senior living communities along the east coast, is honored to announce it has ranked on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® 2021 list for its exceptional company culture. As the only senior living company to make the list, this prestigious award is based on analysis of survey responses from more than half a million current employees across the U.S.