The National Placement & Referral Alliance

A National Alliance of Placement & Referral Agents
and Care Providers Aligned To Protect
The Best Interests of Older Adults
and Their Families

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We Represent An Industry on the Rise

The senior assisted living placement and referral industry is over 25 years old; yet there are many people who are unaware of this specialty. A placement and referral professional assists seniors and their families in securing quality independent, assisted, residential and memory care living.

Families Have Rights

Most families searching for senior care or housing are generally under immense time restraints and stress. “Only an informed choice, is a good choice.”

Agents For A Fair Marketplace

You can make a difference. Become a member of NPRA and get involved

Best Practices

We believe that unified standards of Best Practices & Ethics make our industry stronger

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National Certification

National Certification will standardize our Code of Ethics, Best Practices and Operational methods

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You love what you do; you want to protect, grow and develop your business to ensure future security. Our founding Board Members share your passion. As the only national organization in the placement and referral industry, NPRA wants to partner with you to make positive changes to our industry, for all we serve; especially the seniors we serve.

NPRA Board Members

Our Volunteer Board is Comprised of National, State and Local Industry Leaders and Pioneers.

Chuck Bongiovanni, MSW, MBA, CSA, CFE

Chuck Bongiovanni, MSW, MBA, CSA, CFE

President - Officer

CEO, CarePatrol Franchise Systems, LLC

Michelle Graham

Michelle Graham

Vice President - Officer

CEO, Graham & Graham ElderCare Consultants 

Jamie Callahan

Jamie Callahan

Secretary - Officer

President, Team Senior Referral Services

Scott Fischer

Scott Fischer

Treasurer - Officer

Chapter Development Director, Owner at Options For Senior Living

Angela Olea

Angela Olea

Board Member

CEO, Assisted Living Locators Franchise 

Tim Evankovich

Tim Evankovich

Board Member, NPRA

Oasis Senior Advisors Franchise

Frank Samson

Frank Samson

Board Member

CEO, Senior Care Authority Franchise

Linda Armas

Linda Armas

Board Member

President, Clear Choice Referral Services

Heidi Sheldon

Heidi Sheldon

Board Member

Owner, Options For Seniors, Washington

Our Committees – Our Service to You

Brand and Communication Committee

Create a brand recognized by industry professionals as the symbol for NPRA mission and initiatives. Boost awareness through chapters and members to increase recognition by local and state legislative and government affairs, as they relate to the industry and national outreach. Increase member communication and resources, including education outlets and industry practices and procedures.

Government Affairs Council

Track and report on Legislation and Lobbying efforts. Report to members, sponsors and affiliates all legislative and government affairs issues and decision at the local, state and national levels. Participate in activities and tasks as related to government affairs in and for the industry.

Best Practices Panel

Set the ‘Best Practices’ for the industry. Guide other states with ‘Best Practices’ education. Prepare members, sponsors and affiliates with the expectation for their acceptance and adherence to NPRA’s ‘Best Practices’ and ‘Code of Conduct’ as they relate to each person or entity involved or with a relationship to our  

NPRA Oversight Task Force Committee includes: Certification/Best Practices/Code of Ethics

We are excited to bring together the initiatives of NPRA in the development of our Certification/Best Practices/Code of Ethics. The critical foundational aspect will be to identify the tasks, knowledge, and skills that are essential to the competent performance of placement and referral professionals. Set the ‘Best Practices’ for the industry. Guide other states with ‘Best Practices’ education. Prepare members, sponsors and affiliates with the expectation for their acceptance and adherence to NPRA’s ‘Best Practices’ and ‘Code of Conduct’ as they relate to each person or entity involved or with a relationship to our members.

Certification/Credentialing Task Force

We are excited to bring together the initiatives of NRPA in the development of national certification and credentialing program. The critical foundational aspect will be to identify the tasks, knowledge, and skills that are essential to the competent performance of placement and referral professionals.

Chapter Development/ Membership/Sponsorship Committee

Grow individual chapters, as well as enhance state awareness to NPRA and our initiatives. Increase Memberships and form Sponsorship partnerships aligning with our mission and best practices. Agents, affiliates and corporate sponsors representing the states we have a presence.

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Many states have or are beginning to create laws regarding our industry. Your investment is a small investment for the integrity of our industry and the protection of your business.

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