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Annual Conference

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 8:00am to Friday, May 16, 2014 at 5:00pm Annual Conference
The 2014 Annual Conference will be held at Grand Traverse Resort. The theme this year: "There's no Place Like Home."




Who should attend?

Home Care, Hospice & HME Staff, Administrators & Managers, Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapists, Clinical Nurse Supervisors, Finance, Reimbursement & Billing Staff and Human Resources Personnel. You!



The 900-acre resort property is one of the Midwest's finest full-service, year-round, resorts and conference destinations .  An award-winning destination resort, Grand Traverse Resort & Spa has been ranked among the Top 20 Mainland Resorts and Top 50 Travel Destinations and Services worldwide by Condé Nast Traveler magazine. Additional accolades include honors from Golf Digest, GOLF Magazine, Family Circle, Successful Meetings, and many other respected organizations.




Confirmations are guaranteed to be sent to those whose registrations are postmarked by Friday, May 2, 2014.  Early bird registration discount rates apply to registrations postmarked by Friday, April 11, 2014.  Agencies will be billed for the difference if early-bird fees are postmarked after Friday, April 11, 2014.  The Late rate is for registrations postmarked after April 12, 2014.  Agencies will be billed the difference if registrations are received after April 11, 2014.


Registration sharing is strictly prohibited.  Attendees may not purchase one conference registration, then take turns attending programming over the conference schedule.


One-Day Registration

One-day registration is available.  One-day registration includes:  educational programming, handouts, continental breakfast, breaks and any planned meal activities or receptions scheduled for your day of attendance.


Cancellation Policy:

Registration fees, less a $50.00 processing charge are refundable by submitting your request in writing to the Michigan Home Care (fax:  517/349-8090) on or before Monday, April 14, 2014.  No refunds will be made, under any circumstances, after April 14th.  Substitutions are permitted by faxing your request to the Michigan Home Care, 517/349-8090.


Nursing Contact Hours:

The Michigan Association for Home Care (OH-290, 3/1/2016) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for  the educational sessions.



There are no sponsors for the sessions.


Conflict of Interest

The planners and faculty have declared no conflict of interest. 


Criteria for Successful Completion

In order to receive contact hours you must sign in with your barcode labels (obtained at the CE table by registration) at the start of each session.  At the conclusion of each session, you must complete your evaluation and put one of your barcode labels on the completed evaluation and turn it in as you leave the room.


Social Work CEs

Applied for to the Michigan SW CE Collaborative


Hotel Accommodations

A room block has been reserved at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa for the evenings of Tuesday, May 13th through Friday, May 16th  for the Annual Conference.  Book your hotel reservations on line today!  Go to Grand Traverse Resort’s web site, enter the group code”MIHCARE14” at the top of the home page under Group/Promo Code or call the resort directly at 800/968-7352 and mention the Michigan Association for Home Care.  You will find the pricing/information for rooms in the Attendee Registration Packet (see download button below), or download the rates here.



For your comfort, please dress casually for the conference.


Meeting Rooms

Will you be warm or cold?  The answer is both!  Please understand that hotels try to regulate room temperature as efficiently and effectively as possible; however, individual response to temperature differs greatly.  It is best to layer clothes…dress for a warm room, but bring a sweater or jacket.


At Your Service

Conference Host

Michigan Association for Home Care, 2140 University Park Drive, Suite 220, Okemos, Michigan  48864, Phone:  517/349-8089, Fax:  517/349-8090.


Conference Hotel

Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, 100 Grand Traverse Blvd., Acme, Michigan  49610-0404 Phone:  231/534-6000



Golf will be available to attendees on Thursday, May 15, 2014 on the Bear.  Cost is $40 a person for 9 holes.  4:00 p.m. start .  Call 231/534-6470 to sign up.  Credit Card will be asked for.  48 hour cancellation.  Deadline for pre-registration is May 8th.


Silent Auction

Plan to attend and participate in the Silent Auction for the Michigan Foundation for Home Care .  Shopping right at your door step!  The  Annual  Silent Auction will be set up in the Exhibit Hall starting on May 14, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and will remain open throughout the conference during scheduled exhibit times.  The bids will close at 12:00 noon on Thursday, May 15, 2014.  Proceeds will help support the Michigan Foundation for Home Care.   If you are interested in donating something to the auction, complete the enclosed donation form.


Note:  The Registration button (below) is for registrants that plan to attend all three days. If you plan to register online for only one day, please use one or the following links:


For Wednesday Only Registration Click Here

For Thursday Only Registration Click Here

For Friday Only Registration Click Here


Be sure to download the Attendee Registration Packet (see Additional Resources below,) which contains all of the detailed information about the 2014 Annual  Conference.  It contains a complete listing of all activities with descriptions and also includes a registration form.


If you are interested in Exhibiting, go the Exhibitor Page.

If you are interested in sponsoring, go to the Sponsor Opportunity page.



Information and Resources

Grand Traverse Resort
Fee Options for Time frames

Additional Resources

Additional Resources:
Download : Attendee Registration Packet
Download : Exhibitor Registration Packet

Event Registration

Michigan HomeCare & Hospice Association
2140 University Park Drive, Suite 220
Okemos, MI 48864
Phone: (517) 349-8089 Fax: (517) 349-8090

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