Member Benefits

Highest Quality Care Providers

The diversity of assisted living is reflected in our membership. We have providers ranging in size from 20 beds to over 200 beds, along with a variety of specialized care. Our providers strive to maintain an environment that meets the needs of the residents we serve as well as provide a homelike setting.

Legislative and Regulatory Representation

Arizona ALFA provides members with legislative and regulatory representation before the Arizona Legislature and other state regulatory agencies, assisted living educational seminars for continuing education requirements and professional development, policy and procedure updates, ARIZONA ALFA newsletters and industry updates which will keep you informed about the latest trends and news for assisted living in Arizona, a discounted general insurance program, a listing of products and services offered by our preferred Industry Partners and a variety of other member services to numerous to mention.

Legislative Monitoring and Involvement

Karen Barno, Arizona ALFA’s Executive Director, and our association’s lobbyist to educate legislators about industry specific issues. In addition, they  lobby to protect resident’s rights, freedom of choice and address other specific issues as they relate to the assisted living industry in Arizona.

Operational and Licensure Technical Assistance When providers need advice and assistance with the Department of Health Services (DHS), the staff of Arizona ALFA is available to answer questions.

Training programs

This includes Manager and Caregiver training programs, professional education, workshops and webinars, these courses/programs are provided in conjunction with the Arizona Senior Housing Institute and approved through the Arizona Department of Health Services (DHS) and the Private Post-Secondary School Board.

Regional Meetings

These meetings provide training to our members in various parts of the state.

Industry Networking Mixers

The Arizona ALFA “afterdark” networking mixers are hosted in both Phoenix and Tucson.  These networking mixers bring together assisted living and senior housing professionals in a “come as you are, meet some great folks and enjoy some great food” atmosphere.  For more information visit the Arizona ALFA “afterdark” Mixer website page.

The Arizona ALFA E-Newsletter

Our association’s electronic newsletter informs memebers of specific issues which affect the Arizona Assisted Living Industry.

National Legislative Monitoring-Working with National ALFA, we address national issues that affect the assisted living industry nationwide.

Advocacy
Arizona ALFA’s advocacy goes beyond it’s work in Phoenix; It can come right to your doorstep to help you deal with Local Regulators.
Legislation
Arizona ALFA’s professional staff constantly monitors pending legislation and quickly responds to anything that could impact members.
Politics
Because your interests are vulnerable to the changing political landscape of DC, Arizona ALFA and its Partners stay attuned to all federal issues.
Conferences
Arizona ALFA’s Annual 3-day Spring Conference features outstanding training, experts in a variety of fields, and great networking opportunities. In the Fall, a one day intensive conference provides continuing education, motivational speakers, and ongoing networking.
Communications
Arizona’s ALFA’s Communication Program promotes your interest while maintaining a positive media and public relations image.
Education
Industry leading assisted living training by assisted living professionals.
Training
Arizona ALFA is the source for essential, state-approved training.
Industry Networking
Arizona ALFA “afterdark” hosts industry professional focused networking opportunities in Tucson and throughout the Valley. These social events offer a unique opportunity to connect with industry professionals in a “non-agenda, meet some great folks” environment.

We need you!

If you are a provider of goods or services to the Assisted Living Industry, we urge you to join ARIZONA ALFA now. Our industry providers are constantly looking for alternative sources and suppliers to the Assisted Living Industry currently unknown to them.