Assisted Living Resources
..where to find search lists and information
for assisted living

Assisted living resources help when doing your research about assisted living for yourself or a loved one. There are plentiful assisted living resources, however, it takes a lot of time and looking to find them. We hope to save you that time by bringing together in one place only the best resources that we find.

Also see our article page for more informative reading.

Most Relevant Resources for Assisted Living

The American Federation of Assisted Living Site lists assisted living news, jobs and assisted living communities. American Federation of Assisted Living Also, see their excellent article on the Cost of Assisted Living

Center for Excellence in Assisted Living (CEAL) "The mission of CEAL is to foster access to high quality assisted living.."Center for Excellence in Assisted Living

National Respite Care Locator Respite care can help relieve stress of being a caregiver. Find respite care in your state with the help of this locator. Respite Care

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers Get help - care managers can help you find the help you need--big or small. National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Comprehensive information for seniors on many subjects. AARP Assisted Living Articles and Information

The Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL) is a national nonprofit consumer-based organization nationwide "focused on the needs, rights and protection of assisted living consumers, their caregivers and loved ones." CCAL

Federal and State Government Resources

There are also state government sites that list assisted living communities. Find state sites on our state and resource pages.

States call assisted living facilities by various names and this makes it harder to find their lists.

We also list these government resources on our Regional and State pages. Government sites have more facilities listed than we could possibly list on this site. Our lists, however, include specific descriptions of communities and unique features, breakdown by categories and links to communities websites. We tend to list facilities that have more than 10-15 units.

Low Income Assisted Living Resources

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Information about your state's low income housing. State Information by HUD

Our Site Lists Resources on Regional Pages:

See our Regional Guides/Resources pages for these

Assisted Living-Northeast States

Other Specialized Sites

Other assisted living resources of special interest:

Administration on Aging (AOA) Important government information. Administration on Aging

National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) Of interest on matters of long term care. NCAL

Help Starts Here Social worker directory and information. Help Starts Here

Alzheimer's AssociationSupport site with comprehensive information on Alzheimer's disease. It is said 50% of persons over age 85 will have Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's Association

Mesothelioma Group - Support site with valuable information about mesothelioma disease. Over 30% with this disease are veterans. There is a VA program for help for veterans. Mesothelioma Group website

Please verify all information. This is an information only website. We do not make recommendations or give advice. Please do your own careful investigation of facilities, caregivers or any information or referrals provided for your convenience. Seek advice from local experts.

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