Specialized Information for:

Nursing HomesAssisted Living/Board & Care Home and Community Based Services

Media Outreach

Don’t Just Talk About Volunteering, Help Vulnerable Seniors - Seattle Washington (February 2016)

Texas LTCOP Presentation on Media Relations for Staff Ombudsmen

WGVU Senior Concerns: Radio Interview with Michigan LTCOP
Laura Foerster, a local Long-Term Care Ombudsman in Michigan talks to WGVU radio about the LTCOP. She encourages residents and family members to call the office when they think a facility is not in line with a resident's rights. 

The Alaska State Long-Term Care Ombudsman contributes a regular column for "Senior Voice", an online monthly publication serving older Alaskans.  This is a free and effective way to promote the long-term care ombudsman program, and highlight issues affectign long-term care residents.  Sample contributions include:

If you are interested in contributing to a senior publication in your state, the North American Mature Publishers Association provides a list of publications by state. 

Delivering an Effective Message via Traditional and Social Media - PPT Presentation

Sarah Slocum, MI SLTCO, is Interviewed
Sarah Slocum, MI SLTCO, is interviewed regarding the need to improve the regulation of adult foster care homes in her state.