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LIVING ARRANGEMENTS

American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
http://www.aahsa.org
Offers facts about aging services in America, various publication and resources, and information about government policies and legislation.

American Seniors Housing Association
http://www.seniorhousing.org
Provides descriptions of the different types of senior housing available and a search engine to find senior housing in local areas.

Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA)
http://www.alfa.org
Offers information about finding an assisted living residence. Includes searchable database of ALFAmember communites/residences.

Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living
http://www.ccal.org
Includes information on assisted living, a bookstore, and consulting services.

Family Caregiver Alliance Fact Sheet on Assisted Living and Supportive Housing
http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/content_node.jsp?nodeid=390

MedlinePlus
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/assistedliving.html
Provides many links related to long-term care for the elderly.

The National Center for Assisted Living
http://www.ahcancal.org/ncal/Pages/default.aspx

Provides information about how assisted living commonly works, in addition to a list of the 40 largest assisted living chains and other links.

Senior-mag
http://www.seniormag.com/residence/index.htm
Database of assisted living/nursing homes searchable by state/city.

 

 


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