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Rachel Reeves
Director of Communications
(202) 898-2803

Media Resources

Background, Regulatory, Statistical

NCAL State Assisted Living Regulatory Review 2013
This annual report contains summaries of assisted living regulations in 50 states and the District of Columbia across 21 categories. It includes the contact information for state agencies that oversee assisted living, which is regulated primarily at the state level.

Media: To obtain a printed copy, contact Rachel Reeves at (202) 898-2803.
Consumers: To order a copy, contact Martece Yates at (202)898-2855.

Assisted Living Resident Profile
This profile details the age groups of residents, the percentage of men and women in assisted living residences, the typical resident, and what activities they need help with. 

In addition, reporters can find out the where residents lived prior to moving into an assisted living residence, the average length of stay, and where residents move to after a resident leaves an assisted living residence. (NCHS Data Brief No. 91)

Assisted Living Community​ Profile
This profile provides the number of assisted living residences in the U.S. and the national estimated number of people living in assisted living settings. (NCHS Data Brief No. 78​)

In addition, the profile provides the average number of units in a residence, the average monthly fees, the apartment sizes and the types of services typically provided. In addition, statistics of assisted living with fire sprinklers and smoke detectors. 

Assisted Living: What You Need To Know

This book is designed for all levels of employees, from the boiler room to the board room. It gives a brief overview of assisted living: how it fits into the long term care continuum, state and federal regulations, customer service, resident and family councils, confidentiality, dementia, nutrition, disclosure, abuse and neglect, risk management, standard precautions, and emergency situations. Readers will have a point of reference and a solid basis for further training.

Media Note: Copies are available free-of-charge for the media. Contact Rachel Reeves at (202) 898-2803.

Consumer Resources
Reporters are welcome to copy the text on the consumer resources page with attribution, especially the ordering information, and web links on this page for stories or web sites. To read brochures’ contents, click on the graphics. Reading brochure content can provide reporters with insights into the issues involved with the topics listed below. NCAL can also help reporters arrange interviews with NCAL staff. ​​​​