A National Study of Assisted Living for the Frail Elderly: Final Summary Report. Creating a List or National Sampling Frame of ALFs


In order to create a list or sampling frame of ALFs, project staff first had to define the relevant study population. These were the criteria used to determine whether a place was eligible for inclusion in the study. As noted, the definition of assisted living varied across the country. Thus, to define “assisted living” for this study, project staff specified selected features about which there was general agreement among industry and consumer groups that the feature was characteristic of “assisted living.”

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