Assisted Living

The LeadingAge members who offer assisted living are often a part of a Life Plan Community (formerly CCRC) but many are free standing. Assisted living is state regulated and all 50 states have some form of regulation or licensure category for assisted living, although it may not be called by that name. State regulations vary on who can be admitted and reside in assisted living. 

Assisted living is primarily private pay, although 41 states currently have a Medicaid Waiver/Medicaid State Plan for a limited amount of residents.

  1. Making a Community College Your New Best Friend

    A $6 million America’s Promise grant, awarded to Grand Rapids Community College last year, is helping 4 LeadingAge members recruit and retain qualified certified nursing assistants.

  2. Unlocking the Door to Dementia Care

    How can we ease the very real fears that people with dementia have about being segregated, isolated and locked away, both literally and figuratively?

  3. Initial Approval for 40 States' HCBS State Transition Plans

    To date 40 states have received initial approval and 7 states received final approval of their state transition plan.

  4. OSHA to Extend Electronic Recordkeeping Compliance Deadline by 2 Weeks

    The agency also stated its intention to issue further rulemaking to modify the 2016 final rule. The original July 1, 2017 deadline had been applicable to LeadingAge members in the following categories: Employers with 250 or more employees – The employer must submit electronically OSHA Forms 300, 300A ...

  5. Emergency Preparedness Moving Forward, LeadingAge Tells Aging Committee

    In the wake of nursing home resident deaths following Hurricane Irma, the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing September 20, 2017 on Disaster Preparedness and Response: The Special Needs of Older Americans.  In his opening statement, the committee's Ranking Member, Senator Bob ...