Two Ecumen communities have been nationally recognized as "Caring Stars of 2015," by, a leading senior care website.

Ecumen Seasons at Apple Valley in Apple Valley, Minn., and Ecumen Lakeview Commons in Maplewood, Minn., received the award for service excellence based on consumer ratings and reviews on the website. says it launched the annual Caring Stars list three years ago to help family caregivers and older adults narrow their senior living options to the “best of the best,” and quickly find the right assisted living or Alzheimer's care community for aging parents and other loved ones.

“We’re very pleased to receive this recognition,” said Ecumen Regional Housing Manager Joe Signore.  “We thank the families who shared their feedback in reviews on"