About Us

Founded to Help Others

Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook was founded by Steve Gurney in 1990 to provide individuals, families, and professionals with the most comprehensive listing of every retirement community, assisted living, nursing and rehab center and home care option in the DC, Northern Virginia and Suburban Maryland.

Serving the Mid-Atlantic Like No One Else

The publication filled a huge void in the marketplace and with the encouragement of government agencies and regional non-profits quickly expanded to two more regional editions covering the State of Maryland, and the Delaware Valley Region (Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware).

Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook is a fixture in the communities we serve. Because we maintain regional offices, our staff meets regularly with local leaders in aging services, we maintain a presence at all senior expos and health fairs, and members of our team speak and lecture to thousands of consumers every year.

Comprehensive and Complete

Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook has always been committed to serving the readers by listing every senior housing option whether they are paid advertisers or not. We understand that readers need all of the available choices to make an informed decision.

Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook understands the complex and emotional aspects to decision-making that our reader goes through. That’s why every issue features dozens of articles written by foremost experts on aging issues and real-life stories detailing solutions that have worked for others.

The Preferred Resource for Senior-Serving Professionals

Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook is an invaluable resource to thousands of professionals and organizations who work with seniors and their loved ones in the Mid-Atlantic. Our ProAging website serves connects thousands of senior-serving professionals with career and job opportunities, events, and the ProAging Info Network newsletter. Click here to access.

Part of a Leading Publishing and Interactive Company

In 1998, Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook joined Greater Washington Publishing, LLC; a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Washington Post. Under new ownership, founder Steve Gurney has continued to serve as publisher and utilize the knowledge base and resources of sister publications, New Homes Guide and Apartment Showcase to better serve our readership.

Creative and Effective Marketing

Our commitment to be a comprehensive resource has delivered a 98% satisfaction in the providers that our readers choose. For nearly 20 years we have been able to maintain our presence as a trusted resource and serve as a platform for organizations to market communities, products and services. Find information on marketing opportunities.

We Look Forward to Hearing From You

Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook is constantly evolving and changing to meet the needs of individuals, families and professionals thank to our ongoing dialogue with our users. We encourage you to contact us with questions, comments and concerns so that we can better serve you. Contact us for more information.