is an Assisted Living Facility?
An assisted living facility is for someone who cannot,
or does not want to live alone anymore. An assisted
living facility provides its residents with the companionship
of others and offers help with daily activities such
as meals, cleaning and medical care.
lives in assisted living facilities?
More than a million Americans live in assisted living
facilities. A variety of different people live in
assisted living facilities, although the majority
are women over the age of 80.
are assisted living facilities regulated?
According to the Assisted Living Federation of America
(ALFA) assisted living facility’s regulations
and licensing regulations vary state to state. In
California the Department of Social Services regulates
assisted living facilities.