Senior Heroes Awards will recognize service

first_imgClark County – The overworked family caregiver who never rests. The professional caregiver who cherishes her aging client’s surviving memories. The social worker who makes sure home is safe before discharging senior citizens from the hospital. The business that figures out ways to help. The hospice team that provides education and support at the end of life.A new honor for people who serve senior citizens has been announced by a local group of senior-citizen specialists: The Senior Hero Award. Nominations for a total of six awards in three different categories are now open. There’s one Pat Jollota Lifetime Achievement Award; two Senior-Focused Business awards, for-profit and nonprofit; and three Caregivers of the Year: in-home, facility and family.Nominations must be submitted by 4 p.m. March 15 to CDM Caregiving Services in downtown Vancouver. Award winners will be notified on March 27 and they’ll be honored at a May 17 luncheon at Club Green Meadows. Details about the luncheon are pending.Call Julie Williams at 360-513-9825 or Dee Memering at 360-901-3703 with questions. Or visit and scroll down to “Senior Heroes Luncheon Awards.”last_img read more

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