News Details

View all news

Five Star Senior Living Has Seven Communities Compete in "A Taste of Senior Living" in Clarksville, Maryland

September 30, 2016

NEWTON, Mass.--()--Five Star Quality Care, Inc. (Nasdaq: FVE), one of the nation’s leading senior living and healthcare services providers which does business under the name “Five Star Senior Living”, today announced that seven communities participated at “A Taste of Senior Living” in Clarksville, Maryland.

The Lifespan Network invited Senior Living communities to feature dishes served to residents and a panel of judges critiqued the entrants based upon taste, texture and appearance. Somerford Place Columbia won the Silver Spoon award for their Nutella Nutro ice cream served on a shortbread spoon. Aspenwood won first place for best entrée with their Herb crusted Beef Tenderloin with Demi Glaze. Heartlands at Severna Park won second place for the people’s choice award with a Savory Smoked BBQ Pork with Blackened Baby Corn and Smoked Gouda Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon. Somerford Place of Annapolis, Somerford House & Place of Hagerstown, Somerford Place Frederick and Five Star Premier Residences of Chevy Chase also competed.

“I am so proud of all seven communities for representing Five Star with delicious food and incredible displays. Five Star Senior Living is committed to providing residents with quality food that is both nutritious and appetizing,” commented Mary Ellen Greenfield, Director of Dining Services of Five Star Senior Living.

For more information about Five Star’s Signature Dining please visit,

To find a Five Star community near you please visit,

About Five Star Senior Living

Five Star Senior Living operates over 270 Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer’s/Memory Care, and Healthcare Centers with Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Retirement Communities across the country. Five Star is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.


Five Star Quality Care, Inc.
Rob Poyas, 617-796-8266
Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Multimedia Files:

View all news