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WALA wins the 2012 ALFA Public Policy Award

WALA wins the 2012 ALFA Public Policy Award

On May 17, 2012, Jim Murphy, Executive Director and Colleen Endsley, President of WALA were the recipients of the 2012 Horace D’Angelo Junior Award. Horace D’Angelo Junior was one of the founders of Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) and one of the pioneers of assisted living in America. ALFA developed the Horace D’ Angelo […]

ALFA Expresses Concerns with Regulation Proposed by CMS

WALA’s national association ALFA, the Assisted Living Federation of American, has written a letter expressing its concerns with regulation proposed last April by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. If the rule remains unchanged, ALFA fears that many currently eligible senior living residents will be denied assistance through the Home and Community Based Waiver […]

US Department of Labor Fact Sheets Available

The US Department of Labor (DOL) has reached out to WALA to help educate our members on the issues they are encountering at these facilities. Below are links to the Fact Sheets that are available on our WALA website regarding the US DOL about two areas of concern: Overtime and Hours Worked. Fact Sheet #53 […]