Massachusetts Assisted Living Facilities Association
The Massachusetts Assisted Living Facilities Association (Mass-ALFA) is a non-profit association devoted to supporting quality assisted living residences in Massachusetts that provide appropriate supportive housing and services for individuals with varied needs and income levels. Established in 1990 as a state affiliate of Argentum, (formerly the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA), Mass-ALFA has grown to hundreds of members including assisted living providers and associated professionals. Mass-ALFA provides information, advocacy and support to the assisted living community. Mass-ALFA promotes the philosophy of assisted living which includes offering cost-effective quality care tailored to the individual's needs; fostering independence, dignity and the right to privacy for each resident; allowing each resident choice of care and lifestyle; providing a safe, residential environment and making the assisted living residence a valuable community asset.