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.



Senior Care Spotlight: The Boomington Post

This week’s senior care spotlight is The Boomington Post, which was nice enough to publish a guest post from Assisted Living Today recently. The Boomington Post, unsurprisingly, focuses on issues facing the baby boomer generation and about senior living in general. The site offers a mix of: Topical coverage of news items related to senior …

Assisted Living Today’s Week in Review

Have you been enjoying the festivities of the season?  Many schools are performing their annual winter shows with resounding choruses of “Let it Snow” and instrumental versions of “Jingle Bells.” Proud parents and even prouder grandparents beam with pride as their little angels shine on stage. Or, perhaps you’re showing off your talents, joining the …

Sundowner’s Syndrome: Information for Senior Citizen Care

One of the significant health challenges in senior citizen care is related to the steady decline of cognitive processes and function. This is especially magnified in those suffering from dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease. A particularly difficult ailment associated with this is Sundowner’s syndrome. Sundowner’s syndrome, also known as ‘sundowning,’ is a characterized by symptoms …

Spotlight On: The Remington Club

It has long been known that most people do not want to leave their homes, assuming they will be giving up their privacy and dignity by moving into an senior living setting.  But, at The Remington Club in Rancho Bernardo, this is not the case. “Many of our resident’s say that it’s very welcoming. They …

Spotlight On: Twin Towers Senior Living Community

Twin Towers Retirement Community has a world record holder among them.  Russ Witte took home five gold medals this year, three of which earned him a place in the history books.  And he did while competing in the 95 to 99 year old age group. Residents like Russ are not unusual at Twin Towers where …

Assisted Living Today’s Week in Review

The Holiday Season is in full swing.  This week marked the beginning of the Hanukkah celebration with the first three candles having been lit and the fourth to be lit on Friday night.  Christmas is just a few days away and last minute shoppers are still searching for that perfect gift.  Regardless of your faith …

The One Key Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Symptom You May Be Ignoring

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are the second most common infection type, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Caused by bacteria in the urethra, UTIs occur more often in women due to the close proximity of the urethra to the anus, where bacteria proliferates. More than 50% of all women will suffer from at …

Senior Site Spotlight: The Other Side of 50 (TOS50.com)

This week’s senior spotlight is on “The Other Side of 50,” which is a great online community and online forum for seniors for anyone on the “other side of 50.” TOS50.com offers baby boomers and others over 50 some fantastic resources as well, which include: A Financial Fitness Section with article on senior financial planning, …

When to Hire an Elder Care Attorney

If you have a loved one living in an elder care center, you will typically want to monitor their care to ensure the comfort and safety of the person. Neglect is a serious concern for those who have family members living in nursing homes or other care facilities for the elderly. While accidents can happen, …

Senior Care Options: Nursing Home Costs and Ratings for Medicare and Medicaid Insurance

Seniors in the U.S.A. qualify for the government senior health insurance programs once they turn 65-years-old.  At this age, they must sign-up for either  Medicare or Medicaid.  Medicaid is the option for very low-income seniors with few financial assets.  The benefits are different for each of these insurance programs and Medicaid is provided in partnership …

Professional Caregiver Job Skills

Working as a professional caregiver requires understanding how to maintain quality standards in delivering care while providing consistent behaviors.  If you are exploring becoming a professional caregiver, you may apply for a part-time or full-time caregiving position on Caregiverlist.com (professional senior care companies subscribe to Caregiverlist’s hiring tools and hire new caregivers each week). Completing …

Sundown Dementia Episodes at Home: 3 Sundown Dementia Management Tips for Caregivers

Caregivers of family members with dementia often notice a particular set of symptoms that may start around dusk and last well into the evening. It is called sundown dementia, sundowner’s, or simply sundowning. The person with dementia usually becomes more disoriented, more agitated, more anxious, more confused and more unsettled during this time. This can …

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 …

5 Questions to Ask When Choosing Home Care Agencies

When the decision is made to provide a senior citizen with assisted care, there are a number of questions that should be kept in mind when talking to the various available home care agencies. Here are five questions to ask home care agencies in order to help you find the best match for your situation: …

Announcing the Winners of the 2012 ALTY Blog Awards

We’ve got some big news! Winners for The 2012 ALTY Blog Awards have been decided. You the voters have spoken and you’ve chosen this year’s best senior care and senior living blogs from across eight different awards categories. And you spoke loudly, with more than 12,000 votes being cast over the course of a month. …

MRSA and the Elderly – The Real Risks and How to Prevent It

MRSA is the abbreviation for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, a Gram-positive coccal bacterium. Prior to the development of penicillin, MRSA was the cause of death for many people. Usually death was caused by pneumonia, an infection of the lungs that was called ‘the old person’s friend’, meaning that a frail, sick, elderly person would be taken …

Spotlight On Jacqueline Marcell: ‘Elder Rage’ Author, Radio Host and Caregiver Advocate

This week’s spotlight is on Jacqueline Marcell who is an author, radio host, caregiver advocate, and Alzheimer’s speaker. Her personal story as caregiver to a challenging elderly father and sweet ailing mother, both with Alzheimer’s which went undiagnosed—and Jacqueline’s subsequent challenges as a breast cancer survivor, makes her a remarkable figure to watch and admire …

Coping with Dementia: Joining Dementia Support Groups

Dementia is a syndrome that affects the elderly more than any other group. It can cause a greater degree of memory loss than is common with normal aging, even causing elderly people to become moody or hostile. Dementia causes a host of problems for both the sufferer and the friends and family, and because of …