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. Initial Approval for 27 States' HCBS State Transition Plans

    CMS granted 27 states initial approval of their Statewide Transition Plan (STP) to be in compliance with the federal home and community-based services (HCBS) regulations. 

  2. 4 Ways to Strengthen Your Aging Services Workforce

    Four LeadingAge members share their strategies for recruting and retaining nurses and nursing assistants.

  3. Survey Findings: Members Share Workforce Challenges

    What are the most pressing workforce issues facing LeadingAge members? The results of our recent workforce survey offer a glimpse.

  4. A New Approach to the HCBS settings Rule

    Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a joint ...

  5. OSHA’s Volks Rule Nullified

    The measure was passed pursuant to the Congressional Review Act (CRA). The CRA is designed to allow Congress to overturn agency rules adopted in the previous 60 legislative days, meaning the legislature can review Obama administration regulations submitted to Congress as far back as mid-June 2016. OSHA issued the ...