Five Star Senior Living (Nasdaq: FVE), one of the nation's leading senior living and healthcare services providers, is pleased to acknowledge 13 communities as Bronze National Quality Award Recipients by the American Health Care Association. The AHCA annually recognizes top quality care across the United States with their National Quality Award Program. The AHCA National Quality Award Program recognizes care providers of long and short term service to be recognized for exemplary performance. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170712006262/en/ With the addition of these 13 winners, Five Star now operates 26 communities across the country honored with the AHCA Bronze Award. "I am very proud of all 13 Five Star communities that were chosen this year to be honored by the American Health Care Association with the Bronze National Quality Award," commented Bruce Mackey, Chief Executive Officer of Five Star Senior Living. "This prestigious accomplishment reflects Five Star's commitment to providing our residents with exceptional care and service. We are dedicated to providing unique experiences that allow our residents to thrive with us in the most comfortable environment possible." The AHCA National Quality Award Program motivates care providers to strive for excellence while raising standards across the country. Potential recipients are examined based off of The Baldridge Performance Excellence Program which focuses on evaluating a business's performance, deciding where improvements are needed, and implementing changes to improve quality of care. For a full list of award recipients, please visit https://www.fivestarseniorliving.com/the-five-star-difference/our-awards. To learn more about the Five Star difference, please visit https://www.fivestarseniorliving.com/. About Five Star Senior Living Five Star Senior Living operates over 280 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.