FL ALFA Heralds the Signing of ALF Reform Legislation into Law by Governor Scott

Tallahassee, Fla. – FLORIDA ALFA (FL ALFA), the Florida chapter of the Assisted Living Federation of America, today heralded the signing of meaningful ALF reform legislation, sponsored by Senator Eleanor Sobel (D-Hollywood) and Representative Larry Ahern (R-Seminole), into law by Governor Rick Scott. “With Governor Scott’s signature today, we are celebrating the final step in […]

Assisted living bill offers positive changes

After four years of delays and infighting, the Legislature has finally given Florida a chance to atone for letting elderly and mentally disabled citizens suffer in abusive assisted living homes. Lawmakers passed legislation that would give regulators new tools for monitoring and disciplining homes that do not measure up. The bill is far from perfect […]