Associate Membership/Sponsorship Application
December 24, 2020 - February 05, 2021  ·  Arkansas Health Care Association


Established in 1951, Arkansas Health Care Association (AHCA) is the state's largest organization of long term care providers, representing skilled nursing facilities in Arkansas. Partnered with the Arkansas Assisted Living Association (AALA), that represents assisted living facilities and residential care facilities, AHCA & AALA represent over 90% of all long term care facilities in Arkansas.  AHCA/AALA is the voice of quality long term care in Arkansas.


Associate Membership allows organizations that supply goods and/or services to long term care facilities to be Members of AHCA/AALA.  Applications must be approved by the AHCA Board of Directors.  New Associate Members must be sponsored by a Member Owner or Administrator in good standing.  Associate Membership cost is $1000 per calendar year.  Membership must be paid in full upon application submission.


  • Reduced Trade Show Booth-Whether virtual or in-person, more information will follow as it becomes available.
  • Annual Directory & Buyers Guide - Associate Members receive a complimentary copy of the 2021 Directory of Arkansas Long Term Care Facilities & Buyers Guide and will be listed in the directory as an Associate Member.  Associate Members also have the opportunity to purchase advertising space in the directory.
  • Membership Communication - Associate Members are included on the AHCA/AALA membership mailing list to be notified of meeting ad events sponsored by AHCA/AALA  throughout the year, as well as, our eNewsletter.
  • Event Pricing - Associate Members may attend any of our educational seminars, workshops and events at the Member rate.
  • Membership Certificate - Associate Members will receive a Certificate of Membership  to display upon approval by the AHCA Board of Directors.


The Association also offers a sponsorship program for organizations that supply goods and/or services to long term care facilities.  Levels of sponsorship range from $3,000 - $50,000 per calendar year.  All levels of sponsorship include Associate Membership and a booth at our tradeshow.

For more information or questions, call Stacey Ellis, Director of Education and Events at 501.374.4422 or email

Credit Card Transactions:  There is a 5% credit card processing fee for all credit card transactions.

Invoice Transactions:  You may choose Invoice as an alternative method of payment.