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 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 …

Catholic Assisted Living Facilities and Elder Care Homes

With an increasing aging population- the US Census estimates that elders will outnumber youth by 2035- aging services are becoming more accessible. There are now assisted living facilities and entire retirement communities dedicated to lifestyles that focus on a specific faith, such as Catholic, Jewish, or Presbyterian congregations.  A Catholic assisted living facility is an …

The Average Cost of Senior Living: Can You Afford It?

Depending on your location, living in an independent living community can cost from $1,500 to $4,000 a month, and seniors residing in assisted living facilities have a monthly average cost ranging from $3,500 to $10,500 a month. The average cost of senior living varies by state and region, but expenses are going up across the …

10 Common Memory Loss Causes

Forgetting where you put your glasses or keys is a common occurrence even in younger adults. But as we age, it seems that forgetfulness becomes more problematic and occurs more often. Still, few seniors understand what causes memory loss to begin with, and how can you tell if it’s something more serious. Understanding common memory …

Assisted Living Facilities in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has become a popular retirement destination not only for its beautiful fall foliage and diverse historical and cultural sites, but also for its recreational activities such as boating, fishing, hiking, and horseback riding. Many seniors also choose to retire to Pennsylvania for financial reasons: Pennsylvania does not tax social security income or federal, state, …

Assisted Living Facilities in Massachusetts

If you’re wondering where to spend your golden years, why not consider Massachusetts? The Bay State has many charms, including beautiful vistas and a diverse cultural life. With no inheritance tax — or tax on social security or retirement income — it makes financial sense to retire to Massachusetts. Plus, it’s an all-round pleasant place …

Assisted Living Facilities in Connecticut

Connecticut is one of the hidden jewels of the U.S. Its four vibrant seasons, classic eastern scenery, idyllic coast  and historic status make Connecticut a wonderful place to both live and retire. If you want to spend time strolling through picturesque autumn foliage or a coastline free from tourists, you may want to consider retiring …

Assisted Living Facilities in California

California is the state best known for its perfect climate, gorgeous beaches, and diversity. For retirees, it can’t get much better than California. What better place to spend your golden years than between the beach and the bustling cities? Of course, finding the right assisted or independent living facility is an important part of deciding …

3 Simple Ways to Prevent a UTI in Elderly Women

Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are more than a painful medical condition. Left untreated, these infections can spread through the body. The leading cause of sepsis, an untreated UTI can ultimately result in death. For caregivers of elderly patients, learning how to recognize a UTI can be tricky as the symptoms are varied. Fortunately, there …

What Are IADLs or the Instrumental Activities of Daily Living?

IADLs or the Instrumental Activities of Daily Living are more complex than the Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) needed for basic unassisted living and go a long way in improving the quality of life for elders. Needing help with some areas of life when aging is relatively common- according to research, approximately 18% of adults …

4 Downsizing Tips for New Assisted Living Residents

As people grow older, it makes perfect sense to establish some sort of assisted living arrangement. Assisted living communities offer great opportunities for seniors to remain independent while helping their families care for their needs. But if a senior is used to more space, it can be hard to fit all of their belongings into …