Skip to content Skip to navigation

2015 OPTIMA Award competition is open

March 3, 2015
by The Long-Term Living Editors
| Reprints

Let the competition begin!

Submission are now being accepted for Long-Term Living's OPTIMA Award, which recognizes innovative, outcomes-oriented programs and initiatives that enhance quality of life and optimum daily functions for residents in long-term care settings—and the teamwork that makes those programs happen. All nursing homes and assisted living facilities nationwide are eligible to enter.

The deadline for receipt of all materials has been extended from May 18 to 5 p.m. EDT on May 22.

To learn more about the award and read about past recipients, see

To begin the 2015 OPTIMA Award application process, complete the form here. On completion of the form, you will be able to download the OPTIMA submission guide, which will help you prepare the rest of your submission.

If you have any questions, e-mail Long-Term Living Editor-in-Chief Pamela Tabar at