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Finding and Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

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Looking for an Assisted Living Facility?

Provider Search:  This application from the Department of Health Services allows you to search for Wisconsin assisted living facilities by location within the state.

Search a database: Find an assisted living facility using the Wisconsin Assisted Living Association provider search feature.

CareFinder, from the Alzheimer's Association, is an online tool that can help you determine your care needs and care options.

Wisconsin Assisted Living Facilities and Programs from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services provides links to information about assisted living facilities, how to choose an assisted living facility, and your rights as an assisted living facility resident or resident's family member.

Thinking of Moving to an Assisted Living Residence? (PDF, 615 KB) This guide from the Coalition of Institutionalized Aged and Disabled and the Nursing Home Community Coalition of New York State provides those thinking of moving to an assisted living residence with questions to ask and things to consider.

More help

What is Assisted Living? from the Wisconsin Assisted Living Association (WALA). WALA is a state affiliate of the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA). ALFA represents over 7,000 for-profit and not-for-profit providers of assisted living, continuing care retirement communities, independent living and other forms of housing and services.

Wisconsin Affordable Assisted Living is an initiative funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and led by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services with technical support from NCB Development Services. Their site includes a consumer information page.

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Last Revised:April 02, 2014