Articles written by Stephanie Wheeler

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 By Stephanie Wheeler    Columns    May 1, 2024 

Older Americans Month: In celebration of seniors everywhere

Older Americans Month is an annual celebration that serves as a platform to honor and appreciate the vital contributions that older persons play in our communities and in our society as a whole. Established in 1963, Older Americans Month is celebrate...

 

Celebrating Residents Rights in Long Term Care Settings

October is National Long-Term Care Residents’ Rights Month, a time to acknowledge the contributions and sacrifices many long-term care residents have made to better our community and to call attention to the rights of residents in long-term care f...

 

Celebrating long-term care residents' rights

Across the country, residents of long-term care facilities along with family members, ombudsmen, citizen advocates, facility staff and others will honor the individual rights of long-term care residents by celebrating Residents’ Rights Month in Octob...

 
 By Stephanie Wheeler    News    May 1, 2022

A call to awareness and action on elder abuse

The mission of the Alaska Long-Term Care Ombudsman program is to provide resident-centered advocacy designed to protect the rights, health, safety and welfare of Alaskans living in long-term care facilities. In 2021, the Long-Term Care Ombudsman prog...

 

Update from the Alaska Long Term Care Ombudsman

We are still here for you! The Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (OLTCO) is mandated by the Older Americans Act and state law to provide resident-centered advocacy designed to protect the rights, health, safety and welfare of Alaskans li...

 

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