SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 13, 2018 Yardi® will return as a premier sponsor and exhibitor this month at the 2018 OHCA Annual Convention & Trade Show. The event is the largest long-term care conference in the state and is expected to draw 1,200 attendees including owners, regional managers, administrators, nurses, department heads and direct care staff. It takes place at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland on Sept. 17–18, 2018.
This year's theme is "Experience the Music of Life," inspired by senior living staff and communities that encourage residents to continue living rich lives and enjoy each moment. Conference attendees can observe music therapy best practices during the featured Music & Memory® luncheon on Monday, Sept. 17, which focuses on the use of music as a non-pharmacological remedy for residents.
Keynote speaker Eddie Slowikowski, gold medal winner for the USA track and field team, will kick off the convention with a general session that encourages participants to be the best version of themselves in order to be stronger leaders. In total, over forty informative sessions, including many earmarked for continuing education units, are on the convention schedule. Yardi is sponsoring the OHCA annual awards ceremony, recognizing the contributions of long-term care professionals, taking place on Tuesday, Sept. 18. View complete session information in the conference brochure.
"We're especially excited for this year's OHCA conference," said Ray Elliott, Yardi's vice president of senior living. "The opportunity to be involved in recognizing and honoring senior living professionals who are so dedicated to their residents and staff—and the industry as a whole—is one we're very proud of."
OHCA is the largest long-term care trade association in Oregon, representing more than 1,000 organizations and 90 percent of long-term care providers in the state. For more information, visit ohca.com.
Yardi® develops and supports industry-leading investment and property management software for all types and sizes of real estate companies. Established in 1984, Yardi is based in Santa Barbara, Calif., and serves clients worldwide. For more information on how Yardi is Energized for Tomorrow, visit yardi.com.
For further information: Leah Etling, Yardi Systems Inc., 800-866-1144 x1207, [email protected]