Assisted Living Facilities offer the elderly the opportunity to remain independent. ALFs provide personal assistance and meals, while still giving seniors their own apartments and/or rooms. These non-medical facilities carry significant responsibility for the care and welfare of elders and therefore have their own licensing category in most states. In many cases, counties and cities also place permit and licensing requirements on ALFs.
Long Beach, California is highly populated port city with a large variety of businesses. In order to keep the city vibrant, clean and safe, the city has implemented a number of regulations. Long Beach primarily targets industries that can be used as covers for vice as well as businesses charged with the health, care and safety of others – such as home daycare businesses. Luckily for Long Beach business owners, Long Beach has a centralized licensing office that handles most industries and business types. Long Beach has long been a center for the transportation industry. It houses a division of Boeing as well as number of shipping and logistics companies. SCAN health plan and Molina Health Care are also headquartered in Long Beach, giving it a role in the healthcare industry.