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2018 Long Term Care Photo Contest

Capturing Life and Caregiving

Through Photography

The Ohio Health Care Association 2018 Long Term Care Photo Contest is designed to capture life and caregiving through photography.

OHCA member facilities submitted photographs featuring the daily life, activities, loving care and relationships between residents, families and staff. Entries represent some aspect of daily life in long term care, including residents/staff interactions, activities, therapies, events and pets.

The public voted for entries via the Association's Facebook page, where all entries are still available for viewing here.

Congratulations to our Winners!

1st Place Winner

"Never Too Old for Romance" -- Love was in the air! Joseph Wuebker, newly crowned King of Elmwood, shared a monent while kissing the hand of Elmwood's newly crowned Queen Melba Bender on Valentines Day 2018.

Photo taken by Kayla Byer, submitted by Marge Luedeke, Elmwood of New Bremen, New Bremen, Ohio.

Prize: $500 toward a pizza party, ice cream social or other social event for residents and staff.

2nd Place Winner

"Puppy Love" -- A nurse brought her new puppy into the facility for a visit. Dale immediately asked to see and hold the puppy, and from there, it was love at first sight!

Photo taken and submitted by Tami Bowman, Submitted by Heather Adcock, Memorial Gables, Marysville, Ohio.

Prize: $200 for resident activities or supplies.

3rd Place Winner

"The Healing Power of Pets" -- Our pets embody the sense of here and now; they can transfer those feelings to others. Pets help seniors to not think of what tomorrow may bring and instead enjoy the moment without worries.

Photo taken and submitted by Scott Brinkman, Submitted by Lisa Stateler, The Meadows of Leipsic, Leipsic, Ohio.

Prize: $100 for resident activities or supplies.

Please contact Steve Mould at the Association offices: 614-540-1325,

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Lewis Center, OH 43035