2018 Awards Nominations

We are now accepting nominations for the following Awards, to be presented at our 2018 Annual Conference:

Deadline for Nominations: Friday, February 9, 2018


Award of Honor  Submit a Nomination

This award recognizes the achievements of an individual who has exhibited an exemplary career of outstanding service in the field of aging.

Award Criteria:

  • Holds the position of CEO, Healthcare/Housing Administrator or Executive Director
  • Has a minimum of seven years of service in the not for profit community
  • Has enhanced the concept of professionalism by virtue of his/her leadership

Excellence in Service Award (3)  Submit a Nomination

This award recognizes an individual within an organization in a non-management position.

Award Criteria:

  • Holds a front line staff position, included, but not limited to, CNA, caregiver, diet aide, grounds crew, driver, etc.
  • Is seen to enhance the lives of residents or staff by the exceptional quality and passion of his/her work and through acts of kindness, giving and selfless care and support

Volunteer of the Year Award  Submit a Nomination

This award is presented to a resident, individual or a group from a LeadingAge Arizona member organization. 

Award Criteria:

  • Has performed a minimum of 200 hours per year of significant volunteer service
  • Demonstrated exceptional commitment to preserve the dignity, well-being and independence of residents in their community

Emerging Leader of the Year Award  Submit a Nomination

This award recognizes an individual in an administrative, managerial, supervisory or leadership position. 

Award Criteria:

  • Has developed and implemented a best practice in programs and/or services
  • Has been instrumental in the achievement of positive measurable outcomes that have made a significant impact to the organization.
  • Has inspired and motivated staff, volunteers, residents and others through his/her actions, ideas and example

Innovation in Technology Award  Submit a Nomination

This award recognizes an organization for an innovative technological advancement. 

Award Criteria:

  • Has successfully implemented an innovative technology that enhances the lives of residents  
  • Improves efficiency in the delivery of care and services to the residents and staff of the organization.

Best Practices Award  Submit a Nomination

This award recognizes a "best practice" program or service that promotes and enhances quality of life for residents, staff and/or the surrounding community. 

Award Criteria:

  • Has developed a specific "best practice" within the organization
  • Has effectively led the change by acquiring collaboration and support from those involved to use the best practice during the implementation phase
  • Can demonstrate the metrics, improvements or success of using the best practice

Innovative Health and Wellness Program  Submit a Nomination

This award recognizes the achievements of an organization to create a positive impact in the workplace that is noteworthy and significant.

Award Criteria:

  • Demonstrate a positive change within the organization in advancing the health and wellness of residents, staff and/or volunteers
  • Provides multi-faceted opportunities for each individual to participate at a level that addresses specific needs
  • The change is designed with positive reinforcement strategies to motivate individuals to continue participation over time

Innovation in Environmental Design  Submit a Nomination

This award recognizes an organization that demonstrates innovation in the areas of building design, construction, energy conservation and/ sustainable green design.

Award Criteria:

  • Design can be completed or approved-not yet completed
  • Design demonstrates innovative features of sustainability
  • Design includes significant energy conservation features
  • Design includes ideas of researched best practices for use of the spaces

Outstanding Business Member  Submit a Nomination

This award recognizes a business member who has contributed to the work of the Association and/or its members through participation on committees, sponsorship of programs and events and contributions to the well-being of seniors. 

Award Criteria:

  • Has contributed to the work of the Leading Age Arizona Association and/or its members
  • Has participated on committees for the association
  • Has provided sponsorship of programs and/events

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