Evolution of the Physician-Patient Relationship in the Era of Telemedicine

November 12, 2020
This is a guest article by Thomas Allen and Scott Eads, attorneys at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, an OHCA business partner. The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted a large part of our lives to virtual platforms—and the delivery of healthcare is no different. As it has become difficult or inadvisable to arrange face-to-face visits between physicians... Read More
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AARP Ranks Oregon #4 in Nation in Long Term Care

September 24, 2020
This week, AARP released an updated national scorecard that ranks states on their performance on long term care services and supports. Once again, AARP places Oregon among the top states that out-perform others in the delivery of services and supports to older adults and people with disabilities. The top-ranking states in the 2020 Scorecard include Minnesota,... Read More
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Don’t Compromise Fire Safety While Responding to COVID-19

July 22, 2020
This is a guest article by Soraya Rahman, director of marketing at Performance Systems Integration, an OHCA business partner. As COVID-19 continues to change the world in which we live and work, many businesses are forced to send their workers home. Therefore, some employers and building managers may feel that maintaining and complying with fire... Read More
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OHCA Statement on Black Lives Matter Movement

June 3, 2020
Every day in Oregon, we bear witness to the beauty of care provided to Oregon seniors by people who frequently have very different backgrounds and lived experiences. Caregivers and their residents form powerful and meaningful bonds.  That’s why we know our nation must do better. We stand firmly with those in the Black community whose... Read More
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Making Family Engagement a Priority Through a Pandemic (and Beyond)

June 3, 2020
This is a guest article by Christina Best, marketing manager at, an OHCA business partner member. Since March, families in Oregon have not been permitted to visit their loved ones in long term care settings. This restriction has proven challenging for all involved—families, residents, and providers—but it has been an essential part of keeping... Read More
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9 Ways to Improve Your Marketing Today

May 19, 2020
This is a guest article by Amy McLain, Marketing & Outreach Coordinator at GISI Marketing Group, an OHCA business partner member and headline sponsor of the OHCA Marketing Symposium. GISI helps clients build successful marketing solutions on the creative side and print and produce materials in their print house. Marketing used to be different. You... Read More
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Video: 2020 Spring Expo Keynote Presentation Teaser

January 29, 2020
Click here to view a video teaser from our Spring Expo presenter Linda Cohen during her keynote presentation: The Economy of Kindness: How Kindness Transforms Quality of Care and Your Bottom Line, March 5, 8:30am-9:45am In the keynote presentation, Linda Cohen will help employees and leaders at all levels of your organization improve communication, boost... Read More
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How Technology Can Help Seniors Connect and Help with Loneliness

December 17, 2019
This is a guest article by Kerry Burnight, Ph.D., Chief Gerontologist at GrandPad, a device offered by OHCA business partner Consumer Cellular. We live in the age of technology. It’s supposed to make our lives better and easier but not everyone is benefitting from its use. In fact, there is a large group of individuals... Read More
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Photo Highlights from the 2019 Annual Convention

November 15, 2019
On Tuesday and Wednesday, over 1,400 long term are professionals convened for Oregon’s largest long term care event of the year, the OHCA Annual Convention and Trade Show. With the theme “Harvesting Your Gratitude,” this year’s Convention celebrated gratitude and the harvest season. The two-day event opened with a keynote address from Aaron Davis on... Read More
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Fall/Winter 2019 Issue of the Oregon Caregiver Now Available

November 4, 2019
The Fall/Winter 2019 edition of the Oregon Caregiver, OHCA’s bi-annual magazine, is now available to read and will be delivered to members and other stakeholders this week. View it on our website here. Now you can also view the magazine anytime on your phone via the magazine app “OHCA Caregiver,” which is available for Android... Read More
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