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2009 Hero Award Recipients

ALFA 2009 Best of the Best Awards Winners

12th Annual ALFA Hero Award Luncheon

Heroes are found in senior living communities across the country. They are the executive directors, staff members, nurses, frontline caregivers, and volunteers who do more, give more, and personify the spirit of excellence in senior living care. Everyone knows at least one hero someone in assisted living who has shown extraordinary courage and leadership someone who has risen above his or her daily duties to improve the quality of life for residents. Five ALFA Heroes were honored as outstanding assisted living professionals at the 2009 ALFA Conference & Expo.

The Following are the 2009 Hero Award Winners!

Executive Director Hero Staff Member Hero
Joan Carney Kasey Gobin
Hoffman SummerWood Community Emeritus at South Windsor,
Emeritus Senior Living
West Hartford South Windsor, CT
Video Interview Video Interview
Nurse Hero Volunteer Hero
Curtis Bond Ricky Fox
Southerland Place Midlothian, Brookdale Senior Living Morningside of Sumter,
Five Star Senior Living
Midlothian, VA Sumter, SC
Video Interview Video Interview
Caregiver Hero
Amparo Machuca
Sunrise of Cinco Ranch,
Sunrise Senior Living
Katy, TX
Video Interview


CONGRATULATIONS!!


2010 Nominations Open Through January 15th, 2010

View the 2008 ALFA Hero Award Winners

View the 2007 ALFA Hero Award Winners

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Emergency Preparedness Tool Kit

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ALFA's Emergency Preparedness Executive Tool Kit offers tips, templates and the information you need to prepare for issues of all types. It is great on its own or use it to enhance your existing plans.

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