Snowman smiles and waves

Looking for ways to give back this holiday season? Here are some volunteer ideas to help assisted living communities near you this year.

“What’s special about working in this industry is we earn a living by the service we render to others. For me and many others in this industry, it doesn’t feel like work!”

Assisted living staff member at Spring Gardens holds 'I love my job' sign.

There are so many job opportunities in Assisted Living! Find the perfect career for you where you can grow within the industry and make a difference every day.

With so many senior living options to choose from, it can often be a stressful and confusing process to identify the best community for an aging loved one. Utah Assisted Living Association is here to help answer some of your most frequently asked questions.

“I think what makes assisted living communities a special place is it’s a home. We are guests in their home, yet we can provide a safer, fun, and dignified experience for our residents in their home."

Utah Assisted Living Association member community image of staff and resident embracing

There are so many things to consider when looking for a senior living home for your loved one. When visiting an assisted living community, be prepared with questions. The staff are happy to help you navigate this big decision.

"I often tell future employees while hiring them that I will offer them a gift; this gift is working with seniors."

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Whether it’s through the support that UALA provides, the personal relationships fostered, or the exciting activities affectionately planned, the people at The Ridge are truly making an impact on the assisted residents they serve.

Rodney Washburn

Utah Assisted Living Association Treasurer, Rodney Washburn, has been dedicated to Assisted Living for over two decades.

Assisted Living community festivities

Within UALA’s communities, there are big hearts and strong relationships.