2022 Awards Nominations


NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

The Awards Ceremony will be LIVE! Friday, May 20, at the Annual Conference

AWARDS

Award of Honor  

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.


Advocate of the Year Award 

This award is presented to an individual who has exhibited an exemplary services throughout the year advocating for policy continuation and changes in the field of aging.

Award Criteria:

  • Demonstrated exceptional commitment to preserve the dignity, well-being, and independence of the field of senior living.
  • Is seen to enhance the lives of residents or staff by the exceptional quality and passion of his/her work through testimony and discussion with key legislative figures.


Excellence in Service Award (2)  

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 (2) 

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


Best Practices Award  

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.


Innovation Award   

This award recognizes an organization that creates an Innovative Program or Service on their campus.

Award Criteria:

  • Innovative Technology Advancement.
  • Innovative Environmental Design, including building design, construction, and/or energy conservation.
  • Innovative Impact to Residents and/or Employees.





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