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Friendly Home Ranked #1 Nursing Home in New York State by Newsweek!

The Friendly Home has been ranked the #1 nursing home in New York State on Newsweek’s list of Best Nursing Homes 2022.

The Friendly Home has appeared on Newsweek’s list of Best Nursing Homes every year since it began publishing it three years ago. This year, the Friendly Home was one of only four Monroe County nursing homes to be included on the list. A total of 450 top facilities across 25 states were ranked, including 55 of the over 600 nursing homes located in New York State.

Newsweek partnered with Statista, a global data research firm, to establish nursing home rankings based on rigorous criteria including performance data, peer recommendations, and response to COVID-19.

“As the challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic continue, this amazing achievement reflects our staff’s hard work and dedication to serving residents with excellence and compassion every day. We offer them our sincere and heartfelt congratulations and gratitude,” said Friendly Senior Living President & CEO Glen Cooper. “For over 170 years, the Friendly Home has been a leader in providing outstanding quality care for seniors, and we are extremely proud of Newsweek’s recognition as New York’s #1 nursing home.”

In addition to being first on Newsweek’s list of Best Nursing Homes in the state, the Friendly Home received a 1st quintile (top) ranking from the New York State Department of Health’s Nursing Home Quality Initiative program. This program recognizes top nursing homes based on quality, compliance and efficiency measures. The Friendly Home also was recently awarded 5 Stars from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the highest possible rating.

About Friendly Home

The Friendly Home, located in Brighton, offers 24-hour skilled nursing care, rehabilitation, memory care and hospice care. The Friendly Home is part of the Friendly Senior Living continuum of care, which also includes Cloverwood, an active independent senior living community in Pittsford; Glenmere at Cloverwood, which offers assisted living, enhanced assisted living and memory care; Linden Knoll, an independent senior living apartment community in Brighton; and the Lovejoy Transitional Care Center at the Friendly Home which offers short-term rehabilitative care. For more information, visit

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