Associate Business Member (ABM) Program


The American Health Care Association (AHCA) and National Center For Assisted Living (NCAL) Associate Business Member program (ABM) is designed for those companies that share a genuine interest with AHCA/NCAL in furthering the quality of long term care and are dedicated to the success of the profession. ABMs are proud to support programs and services that bring about improvement in long term care and help to create strategies to deal with a variety of profession-related issues including revised policies and regulations, staffing shortages, Medicare and Medicaid, tort reform and quality. By partnering with AHCA and NCAL you’ll gain exposure for your business, strengthen your market position and build powerful alliances with leaders in the long term care market. AHCA and NCAL support this constituency group by providing…

  • Critical industry information
  • Key networking and member access opportunities
  • Member discounts and value added services
  • Involvement in advocacy and grassroots programs
AHCA and NCAL offer three levels of Membership: Gold, Silver and Bronze. Additional benefits are available according to your level of investment.

All ABMs Receive:

  • Password access to the AHCA/NCAL member content;
  • FREE subscriptions to AHCA and NCAL publications including Provider Magazine, AHCA Notes, and NCAL FOCUS;
  • FREE listing in the online ABM Roster
  • Priority placement in the exhibit hall of the AHCA/NCAL annual convention, plus discounted rates on exposition booth fees;
  • Exclusive use of the ABM logo for letterhead, in advertising or in business correspondence to identify your affiliation with AHCA and NCAL;
  • Advertising discount rates for display advertising in Provider Magazine, Provider’s Purchasing Guide, and the AHCA/NCAL convention program book;
  • Discounts on all professional development products, programs and services including the AHCA/NCAL Bookstore.

​Featured ABM: Yardi

 Company Overview

Yardi_Logo_PMS-541c_font.pngOur Senior Living Suite

The Yardi Senior Living Suite helps providers lower their total cost of ownership and maximize revenue by eliminating the gap between senior living property management and clinical services. Clients can manage resident care, marketing, leasing, CRM, finance and operations on a web-based software platform hosted by Yardi in the cloud. Mobile, intuitive, responsive and efficient, the Yardi Senior Living Suite is the only software solution that manages all aspects of senior living in one single connected solution.

The Yardi Senior Living Suite can:
  •     Improve resident care
  •     Enhance staff efficiency
  •     Increase compliance and mitigate risk
  •     Reduce staff turnover costs
  •     Eliminate administrative tasks
  •     Keep resident data safe

Watch a 90-second video to see how it works:

Our Company

Yardi® is a global technology leader developing and supporting technology solutions to help property managers, owners and investors succeed in senior living, multifamily, subsidized and other types of housing as well as retail, office, industrial, coworking and self-storage space.

Our Mission

Yardi is focused on technical innovation and unwavering customer service. Our mission is to provide our clients with superior quality products and services and support the communities in which our employees and clients live and work through philanthropy and community service.

 Contact Information

​Richard Nix
Senior Director, Senior Living Sales
370 Lexington Ave #2100
New York, NY 10017
(800) 866-1124 x 5750

​ABM Elections

American Health Care Association (AHCA) and National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) Associate Business Members in good standing had the opportunity to submit an application for the 2019 elections for the positions of ABM President or NCAL Board of Directors ABM Representative to serve a term of two years, commencing October 16, 2019 until October 2021.

The candidacy paperwork and process may be found below.


​AHCA/NCAL Governance and Election Information
  1. AHCA/NCAL Philosophy of Association Leadership
  2. AHCA Duties of Officers and Members of the Board of Governors
  3. Reed Smith Corporate Governance and Antitrust Guidelines Training
Guidelines for Completion of the 2019 AHCA/NCAL ABM President Application Process
  • Application for the AHCA ABM President should be electronically submitted to Sharon Purvis at
  • All answers should be typed in Times New Roman (12 font).
  • Submit forms in the original Word document, and not as a PDF.
  • Please do not bold all text.
  • Please adhere to the word count if specified in the question.
Guidance for the Distribution of Campaign Materials 
  • All credentials candidates will receive a copy of the Associate Business Member roster, including primary contact as designated by each member.
  • AHCA will distribute a “Candidates Profile Book” containing the individual profile section of each candidate’s application as well as his or her responses to the Candidate’s questionnaire. The Profile Book will be distributed via email to each ABM Company’s designated contact on August 27, 2019.
  • All candidates or their representatives are responsible for the distribution of campaign materials.
ABM President Election
  • Voting instructions will be distributed via email to the designated ABM company contact.
  • Ballots accept between September 18-19, 2019 5:00 pm Pacific.
  • One ballot per ABM Company in good standing.
Please contact Sharon Purvis at (202)898-6306 or