The desire to provide a different kind of long-term care for seniors, an alternative to traditional nursing homes, spurred Carol Ann Ghanbar to open the doors to Carol Ann’s Home, a family owned and operated local business, in 2008. Her belief that every senior deserves quality care, understanding, an individual approach—and chocolate cake and a margarita if they want it—fuels the “person-centered care” at Carol Ann’s Home. With a stable team of long-term, professional staff, residents enjoy small, comfortable environments that are far from typical nursing facilities. The staff takes the time to know residents and their family dynamics so everyone truly feels at home. That personal approach helped Carol Ann’s Home rise to the top in FamilyAssets.com’s 2018 Assisted Living Quality Survey, where Carol Ann’s Home was recognized as a Top 1% Assisted Living Community in the United States. Last year, Carol Ann’s Home expanded to include its first Alzheimer’s/Memory Care Secure unit in a home designed to meet those needs, creating three Carol Ann’s Homes to serve seniors in San Antonio.