LTC Today

Spring/Summer 2018 CoverIHCA’s bi-annual magazine, LTC Today, is a valuable source of information for members of IHCA and others interested in the long term care profession. Each issue covers a variety of topics, including the latest in technology and products, member accomplishments, future trends in long term care, facility profiles and more.

We are always looking for members to feature in our magazine, so if you have a resident story, an innovative program, a facility event or other interesting idea you would like to see featured just contact Ashley Caldwell at

Starting in 2018, IHCA is partnering with E&M Consulting, Inc. to publish LTC Today. There are a number of excellent advertising opportunities available. If you are interested in advertising in the magazine, click here to view the media kit or click here to view the rate card.

See below for a list of our past digital issues, and the articles featured in them. Click on the issue name to view it.


Fall Winter
IHCA Presents a New Class of Long Term Care Leaders
Nurse Burnout in Long Term Care
IHCA Presents Award for Excellence 
IHCA Member Centers Recognized for Quality Care
More information on all of our award winning member centers coming soon!
Illinois Center for Assisted Living Launches Art Program 

Spring/Summer 2018
Accurate Biometrics Offers IHCA Members Fingerprinting Services at Exclusive Rates
IHCA/ICAL Launches New AL/SLF Directors Certificate Program
IHCA Members Save on Resident Medications with Prescription Cost Management
IHCA Names New Executive Director, Matt Hartman
Reducing the Risk of Outbreaks of Legionnaires’ Disease
The Center Offers ID/DD Providers Key Supports and Services within the Legislative and Regulatory Arenas
The Status of Medicaid Pendings in Illinois

Fall/Winter 2017
IHCA Members Awarded Bronze - Commitment to Quality Award
IHCA Elects New Board Officers
IHCA Introduces New Excellence Award for Long Term Care Centers
National Assisted Living Week Celebrates Life in Assisted Living Communities
IHCA Convention and Expo Explores Quality: The Ultimate Frontier
Alisha Heyen Chosen as AHCA/NCAL Future Leader 

Spring/Summer 2017
The Medina Nursing Home Angels
IHCA Illinois Leaders Program - Class of 2017
Improving Wound Care Through Technology
LTCNA Offers Nurses Interactive Training Option
Hancock County Senior Services Unveils SLF Expansion
IHCA’S Preferred Vendor Program

Fall/Winter 2016
IHCA Member Centers Receive AHCA/NCAL Quality Awards
CNA Sharon Rigler Honored for Contributions to Long Term Care
Molly Carpenter Chosen as an AHCA/NCAL Future Leader
IHCA Convention and Expo Honors Superheroes in Long Term Care
IHCA Says Goodbye to Board Members, Welcomes New Faces
Long Term Care Is All Abuzz Over QAPI
The National Association of Health Care Assistants

Spring/Summer 2016
Illinois Health Care Association Launches Illinois Leaders Program
Busy Boxes Give Alzheimer ’s and Dementia Residents Something to Smile About
Payroll Based Journal Reporting
The Long Term Care Nurses Association
ICD-10: So You Think the Dust Has Settled…
Memory Care Houses at Hancock Village
Welcome to the New Resthave Home of Whiteside County
IHCA 65th Annual Convention & Expo
IHCA Appoints New PAC Chairman
A Note From IHCA’s New Development Director
IHCA Welcomes New Preferred Vendor My Innerview

Spring/Summer 2015
IHCA Member Centers Recognized by AHCA/NCAL Quality Awards Program
Reducing the Use of Antipsychotic Medications in Nursing Homes
Drug Disposal in the Long Term Care Setting
Burgess Square Presents Poster at AHCA/NCAL Quality Symposium
In Memory: Dean Sweitzer

Fall/Winter 2014
IHCA Hosts First Annual Public Policy Forum and Legislative Reception
The Honor Flight Network
National Nursing Home Week
IHCA Welcomes New Preferred Vendor CE Solutions

Spring/Summer 2014
Longevity in Long Term Care - Celebrating Important Milestones
Secrets to Success and Longevity in Long Term Care
IHCA Celebrates Another Successful Convention & Trade Show
‘On Track to Good Health’
In Memory of John Snyder
Fall/Winter 2013
IHCA Returns to the Federal Arena
IHCA Provides Reinvigorated Public Policy Program
Meet the IHCA 2013-2014 Board of Directors
Heartland Health Care Center-Decatur Celebrates 50th Year of Membership
Certified Nursing Assistant Shows Courage in the Face of Danger
IHCA-PAC is Back and Better than Ever!