Find The Best Assisted Living Options For You

As a caregiver or a senior who is looking for an assisted living community, there is a seemingly endless number of factors to consider. Choosing an assisted living facility is a huge decision that can impact you and your family for years to come, and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all of the options.

At Assisted Living Today, we are here to help you navigate this difficult journey by guiding your search for the very best assisted living options – whether you’re looking in your local community, or are planning on moving to a new location.



Senior Living Advice and Resources You Can Trust

Assisted Living Today is dedicated to connecting seniors and their families with up-to-date news and helpful resources that allow seniors to live healthy and full lives. Our team is passionate about providing seniors and their loved ones with the best information possible to help them make one of the most important decisions of their latter years – where to call home. We utilize our decades of combined industry expertise to help families make the choice that is right for their personal needs and budget.


The Top Assisted Living Communities in Your City & State

Our team of industry experts takes a data-driven approach to compile a list of the best assisted living facilities by location, considering factors such as available services, staff certifications, resident approval ratings, and more. We look at real resident reviews to hand pick the final list, resulting in a carefully curated list of top-quality facilities in communities across the nation.


Top Assisted Living Facilities by City



Reviews of the Best Products and Services for Seniors

Most seniors depend on a myriad of products and services that enable them to maintain a high quality of life and age gracefully. Assisted Living Today is committed to carefully reviewing these products to ensure seniors can make informed decisions about which company and products will best meet their needs and budget. Our product reviews and best-of lists are the result of hundreds of hours spent combing through thousands of reviews to find the best products and services available for you and your family.



5 Signs It’s Time to Hire a Home Health Aide

Yesterday we posted three disadvantages to in-home senior care, but as we noted in the post: there are many instances when in-home care is indeed the best choice. Everyone wants to do what’s best for their aging parents, but it can be hard to know when it is time to hire some extra help. Home …

Elderly Depression: 5 Effective Treatments

Elderly depression can often be difficult to treat due to the variety of factors that can contribute to depression in the elderly. Options for treatment of elderly depression seem more limited than those for younger individuals due to the higher likelihood of medical factors contributing to the disorder in senior citizens, dementia being particularly difficult …

The Leading Causes of Panic Attacks in the Elderly

When life presents stressful situations, drastic changes, or unusual circumstances, it is normal to experience a sense of nervousness and anxiety. Feelings of anxiousness can help us avoid danger and serves a fundamental role in survival. But when these feelings begin to dominate the way a person thinks and feels in everyday situations, it can …

The Most Effective Sundowner’s Syndrome Treatment Strategy

Does your loved one experience marked changes in attitude, energy, and mental stimulation that seems to correlate with the sun setting and nighttime falling? They could be experiencing sundowner’s syndrome – a common condition in people as they continue to age. Problems with circadian rhythm and sleep patterns often affect older people, and if your …

Announcing the “Baby Boomer Blues: Which Pills are You Popping” Infographic

We’ve just released our latest infographic: “Baby Boomers Blues: What Pills are You Popping?” The infographic takes a look at some of the most common health issues  senior citizens and Baby Boomers deal with on a daily basis (from Hypertension to Erectile Disfunction) and the specific medications they use to help deal with and ease …

Avoiding Hip Fracture: 8 Tips that Could Save Your Life

Hip fractures in the elderly are more than a painful nuisance; they can lead to life threatening conditions. Below are 8 tips to help you avoid injury. Take Simple Steps to Prevent Falls at Home One of the easiest ways to prevent hip fractures in the elderly is to closely evaluate the safety of your …

Preventing Bruising in the Elderly

Our skin gets thinner as we grow older, and this causes the elderly to bruise easily. It may take only minor bumps or brushes against something to cause bruises. It can be months before the marks heal. Some medications contribute to bruising in the elderly. Prescription blood thinners and over-the-counter medicines can cause the blood …

Tips to Design a More Spacious Apartment When Downsizing for Senior Care

When it comes time for seniors to move out of their home and into an assisted living facility, the new unit is typically a lot smaller than their house. This means that family members are often left helping their loved one downsize and make the transition into their new living space. Whether you’re moving your …

Fighting Back the Fear of Falling

“I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” was a catchphrase popularized in the late 80s and early 90s based on a series of commercials aimed at getting elderly television viewers to purchase medical alarms. It would later go on to be used as a source of comedic relief by such iconic television characters like Steve …

Keeping Your Elderly Parents and Relatives Safe in Their Homes

As people continue to live longer through advances in medicine and increased adoption of healthy lifestyles, many middle-aged adults are finding themselves concerned with the well-being of their elderly parents and relatives. This often comes after they have finished raising their children and are looking forward to having more time to travel or devote to …

5 Things Caregivers Must Know About Elder Care Law

Caring for the elderly is a difficult task. It is physically demanding and emotionally challenging. The closer you are to the elderly person, the more difficult you may find the job. It’s hard watching someone who used to take care of you need more and more help as age and disease begin to take their …

Nursing Shortage: What the Future Holds for Nursing Homes

The nursing shortage in the United States adds to the growing problem of how to provide appropriate care for senior citizens who need nursing home services. Nursing homes have lost funding in recent years while, at the same time, more and more senior citizens are in need of nursing home services- experts predict that by …

Assisted Living Facilities in Texas

An increasingly popular state for retirement, Texas has a lot of perks for seniors including low costs, warm weather, charming towns, exciting college towns and cities, and seemingly endless opportunities for an active, healthy lifestyle. The fact that Texas does not have state income tax helps retirees keep their wallets full as well. Seniors also …

MRSA UTI Prevention – 5 Contributing Factors to Developing a MRSA UTI in a Nursing Home

Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) urinary tract infections (UTIs) are increasing throughout the United States, and transmissions acquired in hospitals and care facilities are of particular concern. A MRSA UTI cannot be treated with traditional antibiotics and the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is a growing problem, especially for the elderly living in residential care facilities. …

Assisted Living Options for Low-Income Elders

Assisted living facilities are an excellent option for elderly adults who are no longer able to live alone in their home, but don’t require the around-the-clock care provided in a nursing home. Unfortunately, it can be incredibly challenging for elders and their families to find affordable assisted living. The high cost associated with many assisted …

The Three Best Ways to Find Income Based Apartments for Seniors

Finding affordable housing for seniors can often be a difficult task, especially when financial resources are limited. One possible avenue to check into in these situations is income-based apartments for seniors that consider tenants’ income when determining the amount of the monthly rent the tenant will be charged. There are three potential resources that can …

Top 20 College Courses for Senior Care

In universities and colleges across the country, courses and degree programs in gerontology, the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging, are on the rise. By 2030, the Administration of Aging predicts there will be more than 72 million senior citizens in the United States–up from 39 million in 2009. Demand for …

The Three Most Common Types of Dementia and Their Differences

Dementia is a disease that affects millions of seniors in the US every year, causing irreversible loss of memory and functioning. Caregivers of loved ones suffering from dementia should know that there are several different types of the condition, each with its own unique symptoms, as well as some similarities across the board. It can …

5 Non-medical, Natural Alzheimer’s Treatments that Work

Alzheimer’s disease ranks sixth in the list of top mortality causes in the United States. The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that there are 5.8 million Americans afflicted with the disease, and this number is expected to triple in the next 40 years as the baby boomer population ages. The three most common types of dementia are …