Awards & Honors
Each year, LeadingAge honors individuals among our membership who embody excellence in mission-focused aging services and merit national recognition. The following are opportunities for you and your colleagues to be acknowledged among the best in our field.
Award Nominations Are Open
The LeadingAge Awards honor members who demonstrate the best in aging services leadership, are passionate about quality and innovation, and make outstanding contributions to our field. Nominees must be associated with a LeadingAge-member organization to be eligible for consideration.HOW TO NOMINATE
Award of Honor
The LeadingAge Award of Honor is presented to an individual who, through their body of work to the present day, has provided nationally significant, transformative leadership in aging services. The person selected is a visionary leader and builder who has made exceptional contributions to the field and the common good.
Joan Anne McHugh Award
The Joan Anne McHugh Award for Leadership in Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Nursing recognizes a Director of Nursing or Assistant Director of Nursing who creates a supportive and engaged workplace environment by displaying excellent leadership skills while managing nursing and frontline staff.