World-Class Accolades

The Garlands unmatched quality, innovative design and world-class lifestyle have earned it the highest honors from many top national and international organizations, and most importantly, from the people it serves.
  • Argentum Commitment to Quality

    Argentum recognizes senior living providers that promote rigorous, professional self-regulation and demonstrate the senior living industry’s commitment to quality service. Argentum's standards address key imperatives including workforce development, quality improvement, operational excellence, consumer choice and memory care.

  • US News and World Report

    Prairieview at The Garlands earned "America's Best" status in the February 2015 issue of US News and World Report. This issue helps consumers find the best choice from among the nation's 16,000-plus nursing homes by providing a comparison and listing of the "best of the best" using data from Nursing Home Compare, a program run by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

  • 2012 NuStep Winner

    NuStep Pinnacle Award

    This award recognized The Garlands robust EngAGE lifestyle, which provides excellence in whole-person wellness programming while promoting more vital aging for 50-plus adults.

  • Daily Herald 2015

    Best of the Northwest

    Daily Herald readers name The Garlands of Barrington the "Readers' Choice" for best retirement and assisted living community in the northwest suburbs . . . for several years running.

  • Most Satisfied Members

    Most Satisfied Members Nationwide

    The Garlands of Barrington members are among the happiest and most satisfied senior living residents in the country! The Garlands achieved scores that exceed the 90th percentile and are significantly above the National Benchmark for Independent Living Overall Satisfaction in a survey conducted in 2013 by Holleran, a national satisfaction and engagement research consultant in the senior living industry.

  • Council of Barrington

    Council of Barrington Garden Club

    Breathtaking in every season, The Garlands 32-acre beautifully landscaped grounds were the proud recipient of the 2010 Council of Barrington Garden Club's most prestigious award.

  • Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

    Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

    Prairieview at The Garlands achieved a perfect overall 5-star rating for the third year in a row in 2014 from the federal government’s Center for Medicare Services for quality. What’s more, Prairieview earned the perfect 5-star rating in all of four categories: overall, health-inspection results, adequacy of nursing staff and quality of medical care—a total of 20 out of 20 stars. Only 1.5 percent of the 766 communities surveyed throughout Illinois earned this perfect score.

  • ICAA Award Winner

    International Council on Active Aging's (ICAA)

    The Garlands of Barrington is the proud recipient of the International Council on Active Aging's (ICAA) Innovator Award for The Garlands robust lifestyle program known as EngAGE by The Garlands.

  • National Association of Home Builders

    National Association of Home Builders

    The Garlands of Barrington was the 2005 recipient of the Pillars of Industry Best For-Sale Multifamily Community of the Year as presented by the National Association of Home Builders.

  • Institute of Architects (AIA)

    Institute of Architects (AIA)

    Recognized by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for innovation that illustrates the "future of design" as it relates to creating housing for the aging population.