Assisted Living INFO

Online guide for selecting an assisted living facility, retirement community, or other personal care facility.

Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA)

Provides online database of assisted living facilities across the country. Database consists of ALFA members.

American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA)

An online search for housing providers (both for-profit and non-profit operators), including:
- Senior apartments
- Independent living communities
- Assisted living residences
- Continuing care retirement communities

WorkLife Law (WLL)

WorkLife Law operates a hotline which provides legal assistance to caregivers who encounter discrimination in the workplace due to their family responsibilities. Services include:
- Legal advice/assistance
- Advocacy
- Attorney referrals

The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care (formerly NCCNHR)

Offers consumers, families and advocates resources and information on long-term care including; an overview of each state's nursing home system and licensing agencies, and a consumer's guide to choosing a nursing home.

Patient Advocate Foundation

Provides mediation between patients and their employers and/or creditors to resolve insurance, job retention and/or debt crisis relating to the patient's condition.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance

Provides information about how qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage can get the medicines they need for free or nearly free through patient assistance programs. The website and hotline offer a single point of access to more than 475 public and private programs, including nearly 200 offered by pharmaceutical companies.

Needy Meds

A non-profit organization that provides online information to those who cannot afford medicine or healthcare costs. Website provides information about prescription assistance programs for specific medications and diseases, as well as government programs.

National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center

An online resource that defines the role of a long-term care ombudsman and how he/she can help families of nursing home residents. It also includes a state-by-state directory of long-term care ombudsmen.

National Center on Elder Abuse

Offers an online State Resource Directory for Elder Abuse Prevention which includes helplines and hotlines to report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Also includes state laws and regulations that protect older adults.


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