Ricki Kaneti

Ricki Kaneti

Founder Colonial Assisted Living

Ricki Kaneti is the founder of Colonial Assisted Living.  A chain of assisted living communities in south Florida focused on affordable senior living.  Ricki brings an abundance of business development and leadership advancement skills.  As one of Florida’s leading female owner/operators, she has managed to create success stories by building great teams of people at each of the communities that she and her team undertook.

Ricki’s interest for long term care developed at an early stage in her life. A third generation of assisted living operators in her family; she has built upon the passions that her mother and grandmother had started some 50 years ago.  Ricki’s own passion and track record are displayed in operations, industry business development, and regulatory guidelines within her field.  Ricki Kaneti has become an authoritative body in south Florida when it comes to affordable assisted living as she operates a portfolio of several seniors communities through the Colonial Assisted Living brand; managing some 300 staff and vendors in the southeast Florida region.  In earlier years Ms. Kaneti served as operations manager and executive vice president of business development for Wellscripts Pharmacy and was instrumental in their sale to a public company in 2006.

Education Nova Southeastern University.   

Affiliations YPO, spouse. 


South Florida Business Journal Top 20 Women Entrepreneurs in 2019. 

Colonial Assisted Living’ Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing companies 2018. 

2021 her company was rated “Best Places to Work” by Inc Magazine. 

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Welcome to Colonial!

Welcome to Colonial Assisted Living! 

Colonial Assisted Living puts the life back into senior living. Our one-of-a-kind seniors assisted living facilities in Florida give residents an outstanding quality of life on every level, from personalized care services provided by our incredible team to a vibrant community culture, friendly family-like environment, and engaging offering of activities.

Ricki Kaneti

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our Founder

 Colonial Assisted Living was created from my genuine desire to help seniors truly thrive in their golden years.