ALEXANDRIA, Va. – December 06, 2011 -- The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) today opened nominations for the ALFA 2012 Hero Awards, the organization’s annual recognition of the hundreds of thousands of dedicated professionals who compassionately serve seniors residing in senior living communities. Additionally, ALFA introduced the ALFA Senior Living Community Leadership Award, a new annual award program designed to highlight executive leadership in senior living communities.
ALFA HERO AWARDS
In 2011, nearly 650 ALFA Hero nominations were submitted. Those nominated for ALFA Hero Awards included community nurses, staff members and volunteers. The winners were selected based on the articulation of their commitment, compassion and expressed joy in championing quality of life for the seniors they assist every day in independent living, assisted living and memory care communities.
ALFA SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AWARD
OTHER ALFA AWARDS AND COMPETITIONS
Nominations for these ALFA awards and competitions will close on January 13, 2012.
The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) is the largest national association exclusively dedicated to professionally-managed, resident-centered senior living communities and the seniors and families they serve. Since 1990, ALFA has advocated for choice, accessibility, independence, dignity, and quality of life for all seniors. ALFA’s programs promote business and operational excellence through education, research, publications, professional networking and online tools designed to foster innovation and entrepreneurism in the field of senior living. Visit ALFA’s Web site at alfa.org.
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Jaclyn Vann, CAE