2015 Optimal Aging Awards Nomination

2015 Optimal Aging Awards Nomination

Do you know an individual who is aging "optimally?"  If you do, please nominate them for this annual award.  This event began in 2011 and the winners are honored at the annual Optimal Aging Luncheon held in the Fall. Nominees must be 85 years of age or older, and should exemplify someone who is making the most of whatever their later years bring and continuing to love life with each coming year. Nominations are taken April thru July of each year, with all nominees who attend the annual luncheon being recognized. Starting in 2012 nominations were expanded to two separate categories, individuals and couples.

Nominations must be received by 5PM on August 31, 2015, in order for the nominee to be considered for this award.

Describe why nominee fits the criteria for the Gold Standard Award for Optimal Aging. Limit each description to 100 words.
(e.g. exercise, health, despite constraints continues to engage, etc.)
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(e.g. volunteer work, government, etc.)
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(e.g. clubs, hobbies, etc.)
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(e.g. faith community, etc.)
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(e.g. music, arts, etc.)
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Please summarize the nominee in 250 words or less. This is the paragraph that will be used in the Optimal Aging Award Program, our website, and any other promotional materials. ONLY THE FIRST 250 WORDS WILL BE USED.
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Nominations must be received by 5PM on August 31, 2015, in order for the nominee to be considered for this award.

Luncheon reservations and payment for reservations must be received by September 15, 2015.  Payment is by check only.  We cannot accept cash or credit cards.