Retirement Community Websites and Resources
Choosing the right retirement community setting or senior living situation for yourself or a loved one can be challenging. We are always happy to meet with families to discuss their specific situation and the best fit for their needs. These resources provide more insight into choosing a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), independent living option, assisted living community, or appropriate level of memory care.
CARF International: an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services including aging services and continuing care retirement communities (CCRC).
American Health Care Association (AHCA): A non-profit federation of affiliated state health organizations, together representing more than 11,000 non-profit and for-profit nursing care, assisted living, developmentally-disabled, and sub-acute care providers that care for approximately one million elderly and disabled individuals each day.
National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL): The assisted living advocacy arm of the American Health Care Association.
Massachusetts Assisted Living Association (Mass-ALA): A non-profit association serving as the voice of assisted living in Massachusetts and is a state affiliate of Argentum, the national association for senior living communities. Get answers to questions about assisted living in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Senior Care Association: The state’s largest association of long-term care providers, representing more than 500 nursing and residential care facilities, hospital-based transitional care units, assisted living residences and retirement communities.
Alzheimer’s Association: The world leader in Alzheimer’s care, research and support. Through a national network of advocates and chapters, it advances research, improves services and care, creates awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and mobilizes support.