News & Events

  • Florida House Issues Committee Bill

    • Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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    The Florida House has issued its Bill to address health care disaster and response. The Bill is void of requirements for generators.

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  • LTCMC Waitlist

    • Monday, May 23, 2016
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    The time to address funding for Florida's Senior Waitlist is now! The senior population in Florida continues to grow at an astonishing rate. With nearly 5 million residents age 60 and older, Florida currently ranks first in the nation in percentage of citizens who are elders. 

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  • Assisted Living Providers: Some Sinking Under Florida's SMMC LTC Program

    • Wednesday, December 23, 2015
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    Hundreds of  assisted living providers are gravely concerned about their ability to continue serving the SMMC residents in their facilities without going under.  A $1 bill can only be stretched so far, 100 pennies still have only a $1 value, 1+1 simply does not = 3, 4 or 5. Perhaps somewhere, planning early on in this rather large and complicated undertaking, there was a simple miscalculation. 

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Chairman's Message

Dear Members and Visitors:

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Florida Assisted Living Association (FALA). FALA is a professional organization representing the owners and operators of assisted living facilities and adult family care homes in the State of Florida. Its membership includes for profit and not-for-profit assisted living facilities and adult family care homes ranging in size from two (2) beds to four hunderd and seventy-five (475) beds. FALA’s priority is to assist members in providing the highest quality of care for the residents of assisted living facilities.

The association houses some of the most knowledgeable group of assisted living industry professionals in the State of Florida. FALA promotes best practices in operations, encourages high standards and lobbies on behalf of its members and the industry. It is the leading provider of quality education and training for assisted living professionals and adult family care home providers in Florida. 

The FALA Board is enthusiastic about the future of our industry and we appreciate those who participate and support the Florida Assisted Living Association. I encourage you to explore what we have to offer, stay connected and make yourself and the industry stronger. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our staff.

Donna Damiani
Chairman, FALA


The Foundation
The FALA Foundation (the Foundation) is dedicated to providing advanced education for assisted living administrators, providing scholarships, and educating the public about assisted living. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) and your contributions to the Foundation are tax deductible.

The Foundation provides scholarships to individuals who work in the assisted living profession and are seeking to advance their careers based on the following:  
1. The recipient has been employed by a FALA member for a minimum of two (2) years. 
2. The applicant would need to be previously enrolled in school or provide documentation of enrollment for the next semester.
The scholarship is awarded in January and August. Please visit for additional information. 

Congratulations to Alderete Rechelle of Courtenay Oaks, Merrit Island FL as the December 2017 scholarship recipient.  Good luck to you as you continue to persue your car Associates of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology!

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