Resource Guide

Mass-ALA serves to educate our members and the general public about the philosophy of assisted living through a comprehensive, statewide guide to assisted living: Assisted Living in Massachusetts – Resource Guide.

This publication is free to Mass-ALA members as well as the general public.

To request a printed copy, please contact

In the beginning of each year, Mass-ALA publishes our popular Resource Guide. The Mass-ALA Assisted Living Resource Guide is a user-friendly list of the certified Massachusetts assisted living residences that are part of Mass-ALA’s membership. The guide includes useful information on selecting an assisted living community, as well as frequently asked questions, financing information, a consumer checklist etc. The back section of the guide contains a glossary of terms and all Mass-ALA individual members, and business partners that offer various services listed by profession.

To order a printed copy of this guide, please email us your full mailing or call 781.622.5999 x100.

The EOEA Consumer Guide was created to help individuals and families considering assisted living, including for those with memory loss, dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. This guide includes general advice for selecting an assisted living residence as well as information about Alzheimer’s disease, memory loss and dementia, and provides resources to help you as your search for an assisted living residence progresses.

The Argentum Guide to Choosing an Assisted Living Community covers a range of topics to help consumers make informed decisions about prospective assisted living communities.

This 12-page brochure includes a handy checklist covering topics such as services, residency agreements, costs, activities, and other more in-depth questions.

Download a free PDF.


Contact Mass-ALA at 781-622-5999 or Email