|Acquired by||Brookdale Senior Living|
Emeritus Corporation (NYSE: ESC) doing business as Emeritus Senior Living is a provider of independent living, assisted living, Alzheimer’s/memory care, and skilled nursing for seniors living in Emeritus communities throughout the United States. The company was founded in 1993.
Emeritus specializes in assisted living services for seniors who need help with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, meals and medications management. Most communities also provide expert care for Alzheimer’s and memory care residents, and offer respite stays for seniors who need short-term stays. As of April 2010, Emeritus is the largest provider in the assisted living industry. Emeritus has locations in 47 states, with several facilities within each state.