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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Senior Star

Celebrating our 13th year – Our program represents the commitment of LeadingAge Washington’s member organizations in promoting quality of life and resident-centered care and services, along with a desire to recognize their residents’ contributions to their communities, state, and country.

LeadingAge Washington proudly recognized Barbara Lundquist as our 2017 Senior Star during our 66th Annual Conference at Skamania Resort. 

Seated with Barbara, Donna Leggett, Life Enhancement Coordinator and Jim Mertz, CEO, Hearthstone Retirement




Doris Dyer, Resident, Rockwood at Hawthorne  (2016)

Doris Dyer from the Rockwood at Hawthorne in Spokane!  Congrat’s Doris!


2015 Resident Senior Star Video
Bradley Nelson & Ruth Daugherty Nelson – Franke Tobey Jones, Tacoma

2014 Resident Senior Star You Tube Videos
Elin Gratton, Franke Tobey Jones, Tacoma and George Scott, Emerald Heights, Redmond

2013 Resident Senior Star You Tube Videos

John Clark, Cristwood Retirement  You Tube Video

Dan & Elsa Distelhorst, Rockwood Retirement  You Tube Video

Our 2012 Senior Star Winners. Residents:

Jan Dillan, CRISTA Shores Jan Dillan, 2012 Senior Star  and

Val Weaver, Odd Fellows, Walla Walla Val Weaver, 2012 Senior Star

Click to view our 2011 Senior Stars Video. Residents, Ida Hamilton, Norse Home and Emily Hendrickson, The Hearthstone

Click to view our 2010 Senior Stars Video. Residents, Bob Manning, Rockwood Retirement and Kelly Pelz, Horizon House

Click to view our 2009 Senior Stars Video. Residents, Jim Perin, Warm Beach and Don Greaby, Cristwood

2008 Senior Star Video-coming soon! Residents Bernie Kessler, The Summit at First Hill and Bill and Lynn Burnett, The Hearthstone

2007 Senior Star Video-coming soon! Residents Paul Beeman, Wesley Homes and Elsie Henderson, Crista Shores

2006 Senior Star Video-coming soon! Residents Harry Rossi, Council House and Ellen Proctor, Cheney Care Center

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