Madonna Gardens Recognized as a Great Place to Work

SALINAS, Jun. 30, 23 – Madonna Gardens, an assisted living and memory care senior living community, is proud to announce that it has been Certified™ by Great Place to Work®, the global authority on workplace culture, as one of the nation’s top employers in 2023.

The prestigious award is based on responses by employees to an anonymous third-party survey. “Madonna Gardens provides a more personal, family-oriented energy compared to working for larger corporations,” one of the community’s team members commented. “The genuine hospitality and tenure of the staff that work here is unique. There are outstanding team members who go above and beyond for our residents,” said another employee.

“Having our team members name Madonna Gardens as  a great place to work is a testament to our belief that a happy team makes for happy residents,” remarked Tyler Barnes, Executive Director. “It all starts  with our employees, who are the foundation of a thriving community and together with  our residents, is what make our community great.”

According to Great Place to Work research, job seekers are 4.5 times more likely to find a great boss at a Certified great workplace. Additionally, employees at Certified workplaces are 93% more likely to look forward to coming to work, and are twice as likely to be paid fairly, earn a fair share of the company’s profits and have a fair chance at promotion.

“Great Place to Work Certification™ isn’t something that comes easily – it takes ongoing dedication to the employee experience,” said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of global recognition at Great Place to Work. “It’s the only official recognition determined by employees’ real-time reports of their company culture. Earning this designation means that Madonna Gardens is one of the best companies to work for in the country.”

About Madonna Gardens

Madonna Gardens is an assisted living and memory care senior living community located at 1335 Byron Dr. in Salinas, California that is owned and operated by Carefield Living.   The community accommodates residents in a single-story building  in a park-like setting on a beautiful six-acre site. The community is just thirty minutes from downtown Monterey. Residents enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with expansive outdoor areas and a year-round mild climate.

The community’s extensive amenities and lifestyle programs encourage residents, friends, family and   staff to interact, enjoy each other’s company and be energized by the beauty and vitality of life. The team at Madonna Gardens aims to empower and motivate older adults to chart their own course for a vibrant, meaningful and satisfying life.

About Great Place to Work Certification™

Great Place to Work® Certification™ is the most definitive “employer-of-choice” recognition that companies aspire to achieve. It is the only recognition based entirely on what employees report about their workplace experience – specifically, how consistently they experience a high-trust workplace. Great Place to Work Certification is recognized worldwide by employees and employers alike and is the global benchmark for identifying and recognizing outstanding employee experience. Every year, more than 10,000 companies across 60 countries apply to get Great Place to Work-Certified.