Best Assisted Living Facility

GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY — DENTON COMMUNITIES

2500 Hinkle Drive

940-383-2651

www.good-sam.com

www.facebook.com/goodsamaritansociety

www.twitter.com/goodsam

What does your business specialize in?

We offer a full continuum of care for seniors. Providing independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing and both in- and outpatient rehabilitation in an environment where they feel loved, valued and at peace.

What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service?

We strive to provide the best customer service and health care experience. We listen to our residents and are proactive problem-solvers. We are proud of the service and care we provide.

How does your experience serve your customers?

We have been in Denton for more than 40 years, and we have an excellent reputation.

What differentiates your business in the marketplace?

We are a Christian nonprofit and have a five-star health care rating on our Denton Village campus.

What makes your business unique in the marketplace?

Offering the full continuum of care in a Christian nonprofit environment allows us to focus on our residents to ensure that they feel loved, valued and at peace.

What is your business management philosophy?

Our residents come first.

Runner-up: The Vintage Health Care Center

Honorable Mention: Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care

Best Allergy Specialist

NORTH TEXAS ALLERGY & ASTHMA CENTER

2617 Scripture St. Suite 101

940-382-4142

www.northtexasallergy.com

What does your business specialize in?

We provide outstanding care for both pediatric and adult patients with outdoor and indoor allergies, asthma, sinus infections, food, drug or insect allergies, eczema, hives and immune disorders. Our doctors, Dr. Samuel Foster, Dr. Roshni Foster, Dr. B.A. Badie and Dr. Shikha Mane, are committed to helping our patients improve their quality of life and get back to the joy of living a healthy and productive life.

What makes your business unique in the marketplace?

We are a family-owned business and our providers have collectively been providing allergy care to the Denton and North Texas communities for over 40 years. As the oldest and most established allergy practice in Denton, we’ve been building relationships in the community for many years. Our patients and their families know how much we care about them and appreciate our desire to provide them with the best allergy and asthma care.

What is your business management philosophy?

Our goal is to treat our patients like family and provide the same level of outstanding, cutting-edge and compassionate care we’d hope to receive ourselves. It’s a privilege to take care of our wonderful patients and their families.

Runner-up: Family Allergy and Asthma Care

Honorable Mention: North Texas ENT and Allergy

Best Chiropractor/Clinic

THE SPINAL DECOMPRESSION & CHIROPRACTIC CENTER

2500 Lillian Miller Parkway

940-484-6336

www.spinaldecompression.net

www.facebook.com/SDCCI

What does your business specialize in?

Herniated discs, pregnant women, and kids.

What stops do you take to ensure a quality product or service?

Weekly training and mutual accountability.

How does your experience serve your customers?

Twenty-plus years in chiropractic and the first to provide spinal decompression to Denton County, as well as having trained and consulted internationally for other clinics.

What differentiates your business in the marketplace?

Our God-centered, humble approach to serving our patients as we would our own family.

What makes your business unique in the marketplace?

Our expertise in treating herniated discs. We get many referrals from orthopedics and neurosurgeons.

What is your business management philosophy?

Our four core values: God-centered, fun-loving, servant gardener and flexibly systematic.

Runner-up: Denton Sports Chiropractic

Honorable Mention: DeHart Chiropractic

Best Dentist/Dentist O ff ice

LEATHERWOOD FAMILY & COSMETIC DENTISTRY

4400 Teasley Lane, Suite 300

940-220-5858

www.leatherwooddental.com

What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service?

Everyone is here because we are focused on patient care. We all are invested in building long-term relationships with our patients and honored to be able to care for them.

What differentiates your business in the marketplace?

Definitely our focus on patient experience and the relationships we build. Our staff is amazing, and we love taking care of people.

What is your business management philosophy?

We are transparent and focus on educating our patients, so they can make the choice that is best for them.

Runner-up: Norman Pomerance, DDS

Honorable Mention: DePalma Family Dentistry

Best Eyecare

TOTAL EYECARE AND EYEWEAR GALLERY

3111 Unicorn Lake Blvd., Suite 100

940-891-3937

www.drkelbytrusty.com

How does your experience serve your customers?

We have the best staff in the world and all the latest technology to ensure the patient is well taken care of.

What makes your business unique in the marketplace?

We have a fun environment. The staff really cares about each patient and is engaged with the community.

What is your business management philosophy?

We work hard but have a great time doing it.

Runner-up: Ragsdale Vision Center

Honorable Mention: Advanced Eye Care Center

Best Family Physician/Clinic

TIMOTHY MCGUIRE, MD

Runner-up: Anna Burke, MD

Honorable Mention: Stanley Evans, DO

Best OB/GYN

CARING FOR WOMEN PA

2805 S. Mayhill Road

940-591-6700

www.cfwdenton.com

www.facebook.com/CaringForWomenDFW

What does your business specialize in?

Complete women’s health.

What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service?

Highly trained, board-certified physicians and certified midwives.

How does your experience serve your customers?

Over 18 years serving Denton and surrounding communities.

What differentiates your business in the marketplace?

We offer complete women’s wellness including ultrasound and mammography services in-house.

What is your business management philosophy?

Patient quality and satisfaction are the focus at CFW.

Runner-up: be. Women’s Health & Wellness

Honorable Mention: Dr. Christina Dooley

Best Hearing Care

DENTON HEARING HEALTH CARE

2540 Lillian Miller Parkway, Suite 100

940-387-0550

www.dentonhearing.com

What does your business specialize in?

Audiology.

What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service?

Provide up-to-date and consistent service.

Runner-up: Connect Hearing

Honorable Mention: Livingston Audiology & Hearing Aid Center

Best Home Care

LIVING WELL SENIOR CARE

8700 U.S. Highway 380 Suite 518, Cross Roads

940-215-0209

www.livingwellseniorcare.com

What does your business specialize in?

Personal assistance services for seniors.

What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service?

We take the time to get to know both our clients and our employees. We stress open communication and respect among everyone to provide the best quality of care.

How does your experience serve your customers?

We know what it’s like to need help. We have been where our clients are now with our own families. So we understand firsthand what they are going through.

What differentiates your business in the marketplace?

Our field supervisors are certified dementia care practitioners. And we have a dementia specialist on staff.

What is your business management philosophy?

We believe in respecting our team members. It’s about working together to create the best outcomes.

Runner-up: Visiting Angels

Honorable Mention: Accolade Home Care & Hospice/Texas Home Health Group

Best Memory Care

WILLOW BEND ASSISTED LIVING AND MEMORY CARE

2125 Brinker Road

940-381-3000

www.legendseniorliving.com

What differentiates your business in the marketplace?

This single-story community features one- and two-bedroom apartments and is full of inviting social spaces and personalized touches. Each apartment offers privacy and the ability to be personalized for each resident.

The environment inside Willow Bend is purposefully designed to offer a variety of experiences centered around building community and supporting each person’s independence. Discover elegant meals in the dining room, all-day snacks and drinks in the ice cream parlor and cafe, as well as crafts and activity rooms. The spa offers a therapeutic and relaxing whirlpool. With privacy in mind, we’ve created a personal care suite for consultations with our health care team in a comfortable private setting.

Willow Bend’s strategic approach to memory care focuses on improving the quality of life for each resident. Therapies include innovative robotic biofeedback therapy, life skills therapy, brain fitness exercises, music experiences, pet therapies, calming therapies and more.

Conveniently located in Denton and in walking distance from shopping, restaurants and medical offices. Medical City Denton hospital and The Heart Hospital Baylor Denton are just 1 mile from our community. We offer assisted living and memory care in a friendly, comfortable setting.

What is your business management philosophy?

Legend Senior Living is a family-owned company built on the principles of servant hood and compassion.

Runner-up: Autumn Leaves Denton

Honorable Mention: The Village Assisted Living & Memory Care

Best Home Health

HEAVEN AT HOME CAre

623 Londonderry Lane

940-380-0500

www.Heavenathomecare.com

What does your business specialize in?

In-home care for seniors.

What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service?

We have a specialized team of home care professionals, including nurses, that manage and coordinate our professionally trained caregivers and certified nursing assistants. We use the latest technology to continually monitor the care that is being provided.

How does your experience serve your customers?

We have been serving the Denton area since 2002.

What differentiates your business in the marketplace?

We are not a franchise. We are locally owned, and we provide the full continuum of care, from companionship to end-of-life.

What makes your business unique in the marketplace?

Our experience.

What is your business management philosophy?

We treat each client as though they were a member of our own family. We really do deliver a higher level of care.

Runner-up: Accolade Home Care & Hospice/Texas Home Health Group

Honorable Mention: DFW Home Health-Denton

Best Hospice Care

VNA ANN’S HAVEN

1204 W. University Drive, Suite 150

940-349-5900

www.vnatexas.org

www.facebook.com/vnatexas

www.twitter.com/VNATexas

What does your business specialize in?

VNA Ann’s Haven specializes in providing compassionate hospice and palliative care in Denton County.

How does your experience serve your customers?

Established in 1934, VNA is a nonprofit organization helping elderly neighbors maintain their independence by providing the services that allow them to age where they are happiest and most comfortable — at home. Celebrating its 85th anniversary in 2019, VNA provides care to the aging, disabled and dying in North Texas as well as providing their loved ones with much needed support. By listening and responding to patients’ needs, VNA ensures comforting care and quality of life. As the first hospice provider in Texas, VNA’s longevity in the community is unsurpassed and its reputation and quality of care are unmatched. Serving 13 North Texas counties, VNA ensures the homebound, elderly and disabled are cared for expertly and with compassion.

What differentiates your business in the marketplace?

VNA Ann’s Haven helps people when they are at their most vulnerable — whether facing serious illness or needing end-of-life care. Our quality data is what we look to when defining success, and our patient and family feedback describes our care as comprehensive, ethical and compassionate. As a nonprofit organization, patient care is our bottom line.

What makes your business unique in the marketplace?

VNA Ann’s Haven builds trust by always striving to go above and beyond, delivering the highest quality health care possible. Having served North Texas for 85 years, we are uniquely positioned to be able to serve the aging population, including the significant population growth projected in North Texas over the next five to 10 years.

“It is a great privilege to be trusted by patients and their families to provide care at such a difficult time. We are honored to serve our patients as well as their loved ones and caregivers,” Olivia Rogers, chief nursing officer of VNA, said.

Runner-up: Accolade Home Care & Hospice/Texas Home Health Group

Honorable Mention: VITAS Healthcare

Best Pain Management

WOLMED

2436 S. Interstate 35E, Suite 336

325-268-1324

www.wolmed.com

www.facebook.com/wolmed

What does your business specialize in?

WolMed is an advanced North Texas medical practice that specializes in federal workers’ comp injuries, Texas workers’ comp injuries, personal injuries and auto injuries.

What differentiates your business in the marketplace?

Here at WolMed, we are not your average pain management clinic. We also provide services by actual doctors and not just chiropractors. Our complex team is composed of doctors, physical therapists, chiropractors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, medical assistants, case managers and many more. We are able to take care of all of our patients’ needs in every aspect, whether it’s with their physical health alone or their actual case and so forth. Our patients are No. 1 here, and we love to show it.

Runner-up: Principal Spine & Pain Consultants-Arpan Desai, DO

Honorable Mention: Premier Pain Care

Best Medical Center

TEXAS HEALTH PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL DENTON

3000 Interstate 35

940-898-7000

www.texashealth.org/denton

What does your business specialize in?

Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States. The health system includes Texas Health Physicians Group and hospitals under the banners of Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, Texas Health Harris Methodist and Texas Health Huguley. The system also includes outpatient facilities, satellite ERs, home health and preventive and fitness services to provide the full continuum of care for all stages of life.

What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service?

Texas Health’s points of access serve more than 7 million residents in 16 counties throughout the North Texas region. Southwestern Health is made up of a 30-facility hospital network as well as an expansive network of physicians and caregivers (UT Southwestern faculty, Texas Health employees and community). In 2016, Texas Health and Aetna created a jointly owned health plan company, the first of its kind in North Texas, that focuses on improving quality, affordability and the overall consumer experience. By combining Texas Health’s high-quality providers and investment in population health management with Aetna’s health plan expertise, care management capabilities and analytical insights, employers and consumers in North Texas will benefit from more affordable, high-quality and better-coordinated care.

How does your experience serve your customers?

More than 25,000 employees of wholly owned/operated facilities and consolidated joint ventures.

What differentiates your business in the marketplace?

The hospitals of Texas Health Resources offer a broad range of medical services for every stage of your life. The facilities have the technology, expertise, physicians and other health care professionals to care for a wide range of medical conditions.

What is your business management philosophy?

As one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the U.S., we play a huge role in the communities we serve in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area. Our mission is “to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve,” and we get it done every day. Imagine the power of 23,000-plus team members with a singular focus and determination. We’re doing the stuff and staying on task in the rapidly changing healthcare industry. Agreed, it’s no small task, but it’s definitely one we’re up for.

Runner-up: Medical City Denton

Honorable Mention: Minor Emergency of Denton

Best Pediatrician

COOK CHILDREN’S PEDIATRICS-SOUTH DENTON

Runner-up: Cook Children’s Pediatrics-North Denton

Honorable Mention: Nuby Pediatrics

Best Retirement Facility/Independent Living

GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY — DENTON COMMUNITIES

Runner-up: Dogwood Estates

Honorable Mention: Senior Care Center

Best Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation

GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY — DENTON COMMUNITIES

Runner-up: Denton Rehabilitation & Nursing Center

Honorable Mention: Select Rehabilitation Hospital

Best Physical Therapist

D&D SPORTS MED

2318 San Jacinto Blvd., Suite 108

940-380-9111

www.ddsportemed.com

Twitter: @DDSportsMed

What does your business specialize in?

Physical therapy, hand therapy and fitness.

What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service?

D&D emphasizes evidenced-based care for exceptional patient outcomes in a family environment. By encouraging and supporting a lifelong learning mentality in our clinicians, we are able to maintain a level of expertise that is vital to patient improvement.

What differentiates your business in the marketplace?

D&D focuses on patient outcomes, and expertise in our clinicians is central to that. Our patients are part of the D&D family.

What is your business management philosophy?

We strive to create a family culture for our employees and our patients. Therapy is not always fun, but we want the overall experience to be positive in terms of improvement in the patient’s condition as well as enjoying their time here.

Runner-up: Velocity Physical Therapy

Honorable Mention: Denton Sports & Physical Therapy Center

Best Pharmacy

COMMUNITY PHARMACY

4400 Teasley Lane, Suite 100

940-484-4400

www.communitypharmacy.com

www.facebook.com/communitypharma

www.twitter.com/communitypharma

What does your business specialize in?

We specialize in all areas pertaining to pharmacy. No matter your needs, we can meet them.

What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service?

Our staff undergoes extensive training in customer engagement making sure each and every patient has an enjoyable experience.

What makes your business unique in the marketplace?

You will find the gift shop is incredible along with our dual-accredited compounding laboratory.

Runner-up: Drug Emporium

Honorable Mention: S&J Pharmacy & Gifts

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