Assisted Living Communities

*National Center for Assisted Living


NCAL is the assisted living voice of the American Health Care Association. The NCAL website offers consumer information, including a searchable directory and the guidebook "Choosing An Assisted Living Residence: A Consumer's Guide"

Argentum (formerly Assisted Living Federation of America)


Argentum is the largest national association dedicated to professionally managed, resident-centered senior living communities and the seniors and families they serve. Since 1990, Argentum has advocated for choice, accessibility, independence, dignity and quality of life for all seniors.

LeadingAge Consumer Resources

Source: LeadingAge (formerly AAHSA)


Information for consumers and for organizations that offer long-term services and supports.

Worksheet for Evaluating a Senior Living Community

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners


Questions to ask when choosing between retirement communities, including facilities, terms and conditions, cost and services.