Membership Information

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WALA Members - renew your membership for 2022! Contact us at with any questions. 

Not yet a member? WALA is the premier voice for Wisconsin assisted living. Whether you're a provider, vendor or partner, membership in WALA is indispensable. See what we can do for you!

Additional member benefits you will receive...

Reduced Rates

WALA members receive a substantial discount on registration, exhibition and sponsorship at our training seminars and major events. Discounts on products are also available through the WALA Store or through our product catalog.

The WALA Advocate Digital Newsletter

Our newsletter comes out three times per year and features updates on assisted living issues, in-depth information from industry leaders and regulators, and detailed information on upcoming events around the state. Your electronic copy will be delivered right to your in-box and past copies can be downloaded from our website.


Up-to-date information is distributed regularly through our eBlasts, which members can receive by e-mail. They include up-to-date Wisconsin assisted living news and also news from Argentum, our national partner.

Free listing on our eWALA website

All provider and associate members receive a free listing on our website, which you can edit directly.

Assisted Living Resource Directory

Annually produced, the Assisted Living Resource Directory lists all of our associate members, available to every WALA Member in the spring.

National Connection

WALA is a state affiliate member of Argentum, formally known as ALFA. As an affiliate, we work with Argentum on issues impacting our industry nationwide and follow their lead with the federal government. They, in turn, keep us updated on developments in other states and Washington, DC.

You can join Argentum directly, giving you access to all the benefits they have to offer. More on Argentum membership can be found on their website at or by calling them at (703) 894-1805.


Provider Member Benefits

As Wisconsin's leader in assisted living advocacy, WALA works regularly with the Bureau of Assisted Living and other local, state and federal government entities.

Education & Products

WALA offers educational seminars throughout the year that help meet your training requirements. These statewide events bring vital information directly to you and your staff. WALA products support your quality initiatives - like our Compliance Strategies and regulatory products that ensure you have all the information you need available for compliance.

Job Postings

You can post your job openings on our website for easy access for applicants! We highlight our job opening pages with Google Ads, LinkedIn Ads, and send out announcements on a regular basis to make sure your ads get seen.


The regulation rewrites, the liability insurance crisis and the rising acuity of residents are just some of the issues on which WALA continues to be a statewide leader.

Professional Credibility

WALA membership helps show prospective residents and employees your commitment to professional growth and dedication to the assisted living industry. As a member you can join the WALA Diamond Accreditation Program to start the path to accreditation through quality care indicators and information.

Provider membership is designed for those who operate an assisted living facility.


$22.06 per bed for providers with 5 beds and up

$105.08 for providers with 3-4 beds

$52.54 for providers with 1-2 bed

If you are a current member and need to add an additional facility to your WALA account, please Contact Us

Join as Provider


Associate Member Benefits

Associate membership in WALA gives you access to hundreds of assisted living providers around the state and demonstrates your interest in and commitment to addressing their needs.


There are a variety of promotional opportunities and venues available through WALA, including exhibit space at our conference, sponsorship of our events and sponsored content in our newsletter, The WALA Advocate.


Our conferences and other events are valuable opportunities to network with providers and business associates from around the state.


When our providers need a particular service, they turn to WALA members first through our Resource Directory, listings on our website and referrals from WALA staff.

Associate membership is designed for those who provide goods or services to assisted living providers.


$360 for companies with $0 - $250,000 gross annual revenue

$800 for companies with $250,000 - $1 Million gross annual revenue

$1,100 for companies with above $1 Million gross annual revenue

Join as Associate

Supporting Partner

Supporting Partner Benefits

Belonging to WALA gives you access to the decision-makers and business leaders who shape Wisconsin's assisted living industry.


WALA is committed to making Wisconsin assisted living the best in the nation, and your participation is vital in working toward that goal.

Supporting Partner Dues

$110.00 per annual year

Supporting Partner membership is designed for individuals looking to get involved in assisted living, those in the process of starting their own facility, or those looking for educational or networking resources.

Join as Supporting Partner


Student Member Benefits

Gain valuable knowledge with WALA educational opportunities and products! Access to assisted living employers and job opportunities. Network at WALA events with owners/operators or other professionals!

Student Member Dues

$25.00 per annual year

Student membership is designed for an individual enrolled in an educational program who is also looking for access to WALA member benefits and discounts.

Join as Student