February 8, 2008
Thank you for “The American Spirit: Independence for Seniors” which was reported by Wyatt Andrews (CBS Evening News, February 8). For her work to help low income seniors achieve independence, Conchy Bretos is an American hero.
January 31, 2008
An ALFA initiative to eliminate the prescription drug expense paid by poor seniors who live in assisted living communities was filed today on Capitol Hill.
January 31, 2008
A decisive majority of assisted living residents receive help in taking their medications from assisted living staff according to a new national survey of assisted living professionals.
January 22, 2008
In advance of the January 29 primary election in Florida, the nation’s leading professional association for assisted living is challenging the presidential candidates of both parties to address the needs of America’s aging population—especially the “baby-
January 15, 2008
Alexandria, VA –The Center for Excellence in Assisted Living (CEAL) and supporting assisted living organizations invite professionals in the assisted living industry to participate in the CEAL Medication Management in Assisted Living Survey.
January 14, 2008
Washington, DC – The nation’s leading providers in senior living are challenging each presidential candidate to address the needs of aging Americans in advance of the primary election in Florida, the state with the nation’s largest percentage of seniors.
September 24, 2007
Leaders from the assisted living industry held more than three dozen meetings last week with members of Congress, including Senate Budget Chairman Kent Conrad, and congressional staffers and found strong support for this year’s key issues.
August 27, 2007
Alexandria, Va. – The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) today released ALFA’s Core Principles: Building Resident Centered Assisted Living Practices for the 21st Century, to state assisted living policymakers, elected officials and advocacy grou
July 24, 2007
Alexandria, Va. – The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) today launched a new web site, www.chooseassistedliving.org, to help seniors and their families make informed decisions about senior living options.
July 19, 2007
Alexandria, Va. – The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) today released a toolkit with information on hospice services for residents of assisted living communities.
June 12, 2007
The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) today hails the passage of landmark informed choice legislation, which was signed by Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry on June 5.
June 4, 2007
Six extraordinary senior living professionals were presented with the 2007 ALFA Hero Awards at the ALFA 2007 Annual Conference and Expo in Dallas last month. The annual competition honors executive directors, staff members, caregivers and volunteers for t
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