ASCHA's Member-centric Services
The seniors sector is rapidly changing and ASCHA assists its members by keeping apprised of key issues and opportunities related to the seniors housing industry. ASCHA's member services are member-identified and priority driven.
Connect to other members, your market segment, government, stakeholders and leaders that will move your organization forward, for the benefit of the seniors you serve.
Regular Member Services
Government Relations is a primary focus of ASCHA. Our strong relationships with government permits us to address your issues through various ministries and government departments that drive policy and legislation.
Key Talking Points for you to use with residents and families to improve industry understanding. They also assist your organization in advocating within your own community at the local level.
Member involvement to influence the future is another key focus. Through our internal committees, and member participation on external committees, we make recommendations that impact your operations.
ASCHA Focal Points: This publication is targeted to owners, board members and senior leaders with a summarized, high-level overview of what’s happening.
Facebook and Twitter serves as a public relations conduit to liaise with stakeholders, leaders, media and you.
The ASCHA Weekly Rollout provides a broad overview of relevant, key information for your use. ASCHA uses this member-focused news source to provide information on the week's advocacy efforts.
The ASCHA Website features a Member Only Area with resources, membership strategic priorities, board minutes, up-to-date progress from all committees, a Member Directory and Industry Acronyms, which are constantly updated as a resource for you.
Our Member Emerging Issues Form which is a tool for you to share emerging issues happening locally at your site for us to respond to through our various internal committees and working groups.
A Member Incident Reporting Form is also available for you to use to report incidents to prevent them from occurring in other member locations.
The Alberta Seniors Housing Directory is currently under development and will be providing site listings and key information to the public to market your spaces for those searching for quality seniors living.
The ASCHA/Red Deer College Certificate Programs deliver top quality, industry specific education through approved online certificate courses.
Annual Convention and Tradeshow brings together housing providers from across Western Canada in one of the largest events in the industry. Resource sharing, education, networking and collaboration are the key benefits of this event.
Sharing in Member Events: ASCHA would welcome participation in your events. Let us know and we will be there. We provide certificates for openings and major anniversaries.
VALUE ADDED SERVICES
The ASCHA Energy Program: Powered by 8760:Energy is your source for energy savings. ASCHA members have saved a combined $10 million+ in the first three years of the program.
Associate Member Benefits and Services
Associate Member Benefits and Services
We are expanding our Associate Member Relations Strategy to better support and work with companies to accomplish their associate membership goals. Some highlights include:
Associate Member Profiles in the ASCHA Weekly Rollout – a new opportunity to share your company’s story with our members
Expansion of the ASCHA Energy Program to better accommodate Associate Members and resources on energy saving strategies
Industry research and statistical analyses to better assist you in understanding our members, their needs, and how they use products and services
A new website interface with an updated brand and design, for a more dynamic and professional online presence
The launch of the revitalized online Housing Directory, with increased advertising potential at member rates!
We are continually growing our presence and reach through communications initiatives and online resources. Associate Members receive:
Listing in the Online Member Directory to ensure regular members contact you first for products and services
Access to the Online Member Directory providing contact and portfolio information on all our regular members (who collectively serve over 30,000 Albertans)
Access to the Members Only Area with updated information on member issues and government relations
First priority discounted rates for tradeshow participation - a savings of $500.00
First priority in selection of sponsorship options that have a lasting impression at the Convention and Tradeshow, as well as throughout the year
The ASCHA Advertising Package explains what marketing options are available to you, which include:
Two free ads in the ASCHA Weekly Rollout per membership year.
Reduced advertising rates of 40 -50% off
VALUE ADDED SERVICES In 2014, ASCHA partnership with 8760: Energy the Seniors Housing Energy Program, has been overwhelmingly successful. Collectively $10 million has been saved annually. ASCHA is extending this great opportunity to our valued associate members. Contact Ken Klassen at 780-289-7198 or at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.