Get to Know Your Fire Alarms & Monitoring System in 4 Simple Steps

March 13, 2023
This is a guest article by Beth Faris, the director of marketing for Performance Systems Integration, an OHCA business partner that provides fire and life safety services in the Northwestern US Fire alarm monitoring in healthcare facilities is a critical safety measure that is required by various codes and regulations. When seconds count and lives depend... Read More
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LRS Architects Welcomes Seasoned Director of Business Development & Marketing, Jewel Kayfes

March 9, 2023
This business partner news update is from LRS Architects, an OHCA business partner.  LRS Architects, a firm that values innovation, creativity, and collaboration, is pleased to welcome its newest hire, Director of Business Development & Marketing Jewel Kayfes, to the firm. Kayfes will oversee strategic business development and marketing initiatives for the firm to continue the... Read More
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Ways to Celebrate Women’s History Month

March 1, 2023
Women’s History Month is observed every March to honor women’s contributions to history, culture, and society. Women have long played an important role in shaping history, while also bringing attention to issues of gender equality, pay parity, bodily autonomy, and women’s rights. Each year, the National Women’s History Alliance chooses a theme for Women’s History... Read More
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Trellis Seniors Investment in Toch Sleepsense Enables Personalized and Improved Quality of Care for Long Term Care Residents

February 15, 2023
This business partner news update is from Tochtech Technologies, an OHCA business partner.  Tochtech Technologies is delighted to announce an agreement with Trellis Seniors to equip its Hamilton Village Care Centre with Toch Sleepsense, Tochtech’s award-winning sleep sensor and bed-exit technology. Trellis’ decision to install Sleepsense at its Hamilton Village Care Centre is the first phase... Read More
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Ways to Celebrate Black History Month as an Ally

February 1, 2023
February is Black History Month, a time dedicated to celebrating the achievements, and contributions of the Black community, while also acknowledging the systemic inequalities they’ve experienced. There’s a new theme every year to honor Black History Month. The 2023 national Black History Month theme is “Black Resistance.” Black Americans have resisted historic and ongoing oppression,... Read More
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LRS Architects Celebrates Growth, Promotes Boumatar and Loverro to Associate

January 25, 2023
This business partner news update is from LRS Architects, an OHCA business partner.  LRS Architects, a firm that values innovation, creativity, and collaboration, is pleased to announce the promotions of designers Mira Boumatar and Kelsey Loverro to Associate. Boumatar works in various studios, including civic, commercial, housing and adaptive reuse, where her intuitive, technological approach has... Read More
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Coping After Recent Mass Shootings

January 25, 2023
When traumatic events happen, it can be easy to distract and store emotions inside. It’s also easy to brush off or not take the time to process the emotions, especially for those who weren’t raised in environments that nurture this during overwhelming events. Consider adding the following tools to help heal and release pent-up emotions,... Read More
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OHCA Staff Spotlight: Conner Allen

January 12, 2023
Conner Allen is the newest member of the OHCA operations team, providing support for members during events, coordinating with the accounting team, and managing the front office. Prior to OHCA, Conner worked with Nike in the candidate experience department. Say hello to Conner! What is your favorite part of your job and why? Conner enjoys... Read More
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8 Senior Living Workforce Trends for 2023

January 9, 2023
This is a guest article by Julie Rupenski, the founder, president, and CEO of MedBest, an OHCA business partner. Today’s workplace and workforce are constantly evolving. To keep up with these changes, senior living leaders must rise to the occasion and remain flexible to make changes where necessary. With that in mind, here are eight workforce trends... Read More
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A Year in Review: OHCA’s DEI Efforts

December 8, 2022
OHCA has prioritized advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in long term care as one of our primary organization goals, in addition to goals regarding advocating for members and funding for our sector at the capital, increasing the long term care workforce pool, reducing workforce challenges for members, and much more. Over the past year,... Read More
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