Our Affiliates

Our national partner, LeadingAge, is an association of 6,000 not for profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging

Together, we advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age.

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Awards of Excellence


LeadingAge Washington’s 2018 Awards and Recognition Program is all about people who make a difference every day in the lives of those they serve. It‘s all about people who put quality first, deliver excellence, and inspire others to do the same.

The LeadingAge Awards Program, Awards of Excellence recognizes those individuals and organizations that have made an outstanding contribution in the fields of aging, health care, housing and community-based services. It is our way of saying thank you, to those who do more than what is merely expected of them, who do the right things for the right reasons.  Our 2018 Awards of Excellence winners were recognized at our Annual Conference in Spokane.  June 20th at the Davenport Grand Hotel! 

Our 2018 Awards of Excellence winners were recognized at our 67th Annual Conference recently held at the  Davenport Grand Hotel, Spokane WA  Award Brochure View below!

Recognized by LeadingAge WA’s 2018 Board Chair – Jay Woolford, Executive Director, Sustainable Housing for Ageless Generations  SHAG

 LeadingAge Washington’s

2018 Chair Award 

Tracy Fritts, Consonus Healthcare Services (L) & Karmen Hudson, Judson Park (R)

 LeadingAge Washington’s

2018 Award of Honor  

Nora Gibson, Full Life Care (R)

LeadingAge Washington’s

2018 Community Service Award

Intergeneration Program, Wesley Des Moines
 Accepting for Wesley, Naniofa Poulivaati-Mounga “Nani” (L)

LeadingAge Washington’s

2018 Cultural Diversity Award &

2018 Leading-Edge Care & Services

Judson Park, Des Moines 

Cultural Diversity Award – Around the World – A Taste of Judson Park 

Leading-Edge Care & Services – College of Intellectual Inspiration  

Accepting for Judson Park – Jonathan Boyar, Executive Director (R)

 LeadingAge Washington’s

2018 Excellence in the Workplace Award

Alex Candalla, Executive Director, Wesley Des Moines
 lasted updated August 13th 

2017 Awards of Excellence  Recognition Brochure

2016 Awards of Excellence  Recognition Brochure

2015 Awards of Excellence Recognition Brochure


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