WALA continues to work for you!

WALA understands that the assisted living profession is rapidly changing. Especially during 2021, WALA has worked alongside you through Advocacy, Education, and Service


  • Continuous meetings/discussions with elected officials, the Governor’s office, Department of Health Services, Division of Medicaid Services, and Bureau of Assisted Living
  • WALA representation on numerous legislative, regulatory, and executive task forces
  • Continuation and increased funding into the Direct Care Workforce Funding Initiative
  • Rate increases and enhancements within the Family Care Program - Read about the latest Advocacy accomplishment!
  • Multiple, ongoing efforts to support members through the COVID-19 public health crisis
  • Passage of reasonable liability protections for COVID-19 related injuries or deaths
  • COVID-19 relief funding for assisted living providers through the CARES Act



  • Communications - weekly e-mails, Membership Matters Webinars, The WALA Advocate
  • Redesigned/user friendly website
  • WALA Diamond Program with invaluable quality assurance tools and resources
  • Access to industry experts that offer operational solutions
  • Active social media presence to communicate and promote member accomplishments
  • Membership discounts on events, products, and service 

 PLUS these tangible member benefits: