Doing research on assisted living options ahead of time is critical to finding a good fit for either an elderly loved one or yourself in the future.
The following links have useful information:
Basics on assisted living: Helpguide.org, http://bit.ly/vNFWQl
More basics: Boomers-with-elderly-parents.com, http://bit.ly/vbBO3O
Questions to ask: WebMD, http://bit.ly/rQXX8x
How to proceed: AARP, http://aarp.us/vQOANg
Paying: Bankrate, http://bit.ly/tildFS
Assisted Living Federation of America: http://www.alfa.org