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


USI Kibble Prentice 2015LeadingAge 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 will be recognized at our Annual Conference in Spokane.  June 20th at the Davenport Grand Hotel! Nominate by May 7th. 

Who or What program will you nominate?  Criteria  Nomination link

Any questions – please do not hesitate to email Pat at PSylvia@LeadingAgeWA.org

Our 2017 Awards of Excellence winners were recognized at our 66th Annual Conference recently held at the Skamania Lodge in Stevenson WA Award Brochure  View below!

 LeadingAge Washington’s

2017 Chair Award 

Darlene Storti, Northaven Senior Living (R)

 LeadingAge Washington’s

2017 Award of Honor  

Dennis Eibe, Retired, VP of HR Wesley Homes & Franke Tobey Jones Board Member (L)

And served for 11 years as our Professional Development Committee Co-Chair… Thank you Dennis!

LeadingAge Washington’s

2017 Community Service Award

Vital Life Foundation, Marquis & Consonus Healthcare Services 
 Accepting for Consonus Healthcare, Tracy Fritts (R)

LeadingAge Washington’s

2017 Cultural Diversity Award

Park Place Retirement & Assisted Living 

Accepting Carol Foltz, Administrator (R)


 LeadingAge Washington’s

2017 Excellence in Leadership Award

Clifford Sears, McKay Healthcare & Rehab Center (unable to attend)

    LeadingAge Washington’s

2017 Leading-Edge Care & Service Award

Dental Clinic, Foss Home & Village

Accepting Rick Henry, CEO


 LeadingAge Washington’s

2017 Dr. Herbert Shore Outstanding Mentor Award

Darlene Storti, Executive Director, Northaven Senior Living (L)

 LeadingAge Washington’s

2017 Outstanding Advocacy Award

Resident Council, Park Place Retirement & Assisted Living

Accepting Carol Foltz, Administrator (R)


2016 Awards of Excellence  Recognition Brochure

2015 Awards of Excellence Recognition Brochure

2014 Awards of Excellence Recognition Brochure

2013 Awards of Excellence Recognition Brochure

2012 Awards of Excellence Recognition Brochure

2011 Awards of Excellence Recognition Brochure

2010 Awards of Excellence Recognition Brochure

2009 Awards of Excellence Recognition Brochure

2008 Awards of Excellence Recognition Brochure

2007 Awards of Excellence Recognition Brochure

2006 Awards of Excellence Recognition Brochure

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