Volume XXXI, Number 3
March 2016

Messages from the Regions

THCA Region 3

THCA Region 3 Chair, Raul Espinosa would like to thank the following THCA Associate Business Members for supporting THCA Region 3’s February meeting: Nutritious Lifestyles, for providing a presentation on Cost effective Food and Dining Programs; and CMMS X-Ray for sponsoring our Social Mixer. Next meeting is scheduled for March 31st. If you are not currently on this Region’s mailing list, but would like to be, please send an email request to THCA Region 3 Chair, Raul Espinosa by email

THCA Region 5

Unfortunately, Region 5 had to post-pone their previously scheduled February meeting. Members will be notified as soon as the meeting has been rescheduled. Our apology for the inconvenience.

THCA Region 7

Members in THCA Region 7 are scheduled to meet on Tuesday, March 8th, 1:30am to 4pm at Karbach Brewery Co. 2032 Karbach St, Houston, TX 77092 with Guest Speaker, Gavin Gadberry with the Underwood Law Firm, and General Counsel for THCA, presenting on Advanced Directives. LNFA’s attending will receive 1 CE hour w/Ethics. Social Mixer with appetizers will follow the presentation for all Region 7 LTC colleagues and THCA Associate Business Members.

THCA Regions 8 & 9

Due to expected inclement weather expected in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, the March 8th meeting was postponed. Meeting notices will be disseminated once a date has been identified to replace it. Note: We are re-building our Region Meeting Distribution List, so please contact Toni Felts by email with your current company e-mail address to ensure you continue/begin to receive meeting notice & reminders for the joint THCA Regions 8 & 9 meetings this year.

President’s Report


 Legislative Update


 Commitment to Care

If you have any questions about the THCA Commitment to Care Initiative or would like to share your facilities successes please contact Gloria Bean-Williams by email or call (512) 458-1257.


State / THCA News


National / AHCA News


Announcements & Recognition

2016 THCA Membership Directory and Resource Guide COMING SOON!

Hard copies scheduled to be mailed out later this month, with a digital copy to be posted on our website mid-April!

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Are you familiar with THCA’s Website, Facebook Page & Twitter Account? We utilize these portals to provide information & tools for long term care providers / caregivers, family members, LTC advocates, and to share the wonderful events, celebrations, etc. that take place in Texas Nursing, Rehabilitation & Assisted Living facilities!

Visit our Website, “Like” our Facebook page and “Follow” us on Twitter! And please encourage your staff to as well!

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