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.

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    To date 35 states have received initial approval and 4 states received final approval of their state transition plan.

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  3. DOL Seeks Input from Employers regarding EAP Exemption

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  5. Building the Nation’s Infrastructure One CNA at a Time

    Rebuilding our nation’s infrastructure doesn’t just mean fixing bridges and roads. It also means investing in the aging services workforce. LeadingAge members should send that message to policy makers, writes Steve Maag, director of residential communities.