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Last Chance: Stars Among Us Awards Nomination Deadline is Aug. 5

On July 30, 2019 by Barbara Landeen

The February Institute may be many months away, but the nomination deadline for the Stars Among Us Awards  -- a cornerstone celebration at this event -- is right around the corner. You only have a few more days to get your nominations in – the deadline is midnight on Monday, August 5.   

Stars Among Us Awards Nomination Deadline is Aug. 5

On July 24, 2019 by Barbara Landeen

Nominations are closing soon for LeadingAge Minnesota’s Stars Among Us Awards that celebrate the best of the best in our membership family.  

Honor Your Volunteers: Nominate Them for a 2020 Stars Among Us Award

On June 23, 2019 by Barbara Landeen

Volunteers. Don’t we love them? Some days we can’t live without them! Remember Faye Baylor, our 2019 Volunteer of the Year from the Minnesota Veterans Home in Fergus Falls? Watch her story here. There are thousands of people like Faye across Minnesota. We want to hear your stories about your amazing volunteers and are inviting nominations for the 2020 Stars Among Us Awards through Aug. 5.  

Grants Available to Launch Cycling Without Age in Care Centers

On June 18, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Perhaps you heard about the success Bethesda in Willmar had with its Cycling Without Age program, which was recognized by LeadingAge Minnesota with a Stars Among Us award at this year’s Institute. Or maybe you have been following PioneerCare in Fergus Falls as they launch a similar program. Now, thanks to grant funding from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), up to 30 care centers will have the opportunity to start their own program and bring joy to residents, inspire relationships and create community connections.  

Recognition is Good for the Soul: Submit Your 2020 Stars Among Us Award Nominations by Aug. 6

On June 11, 2019 by Barbara Landeen

What's the #1 reason we hear from members that they choose to nominate a coworker for a Stars Among Us Award? It makes them feel great. And by “them” we mean both the person who is nominated and the person who submits the nomination! 

Recognition is Good for the Soul: Submit Your 2020 Stars Among Us Award Nominations by Aug. 6

On June 11, 2019 by Barbara Landeen

What's the #1 reason we hear that members choose to nominate a coworker for a Stars Among Us Award? 

2020 Stars Among Us Awards Open for Nomination

On May 29, 2019 by Barbara Landeen

Nominations are open for LeadingAge Minnesota’s Stars Among Us Awards that celebrate the best of the best in our membership family.

Careers in Aging: LeadingAge MN Members Lead the Way in Raising Awareness, Making Connections

On March 6, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

It’s Careers in Aging Week! This is the perfect time to highlight three LeadingAge Minnesota members – Augustana Regent, Eventide and Ecumen -- who received Stars Among Us awards last month for their work to proactively address our field’s workforce challenges through innovative partnerships that will expose and recruit people to the rewarding, valued careers in aging services. 

Kathy Olson, Executive Director at Millstream Commons, Recognized for Leadership & Community Service

On February 26, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Kathy Olson, Executive Director at Millstream Commons in Northfield, was recently honored by LeadingAge Minnesota with the Kal Michels Outstanding Leadership Award. 

Faye Baylor Recognized for Volunteer Service with Minnesota Veteran’s Home in Fergus Falls

On February 19, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Faye Baylor, a volunteer with the Minnesota Veterans Home in Fergus Falls, was honored by LeadingAge Minnesota with the Volunteer of the Year Award at this month’s Institute & Expo.  

Spirit of Aging: Walter Griffin, Professional Whistler, Cyclist, Cherry Expert & Visual Historian

On February 13, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Walter Griffin, a resident at Ebenezer Park Apartments in Minneapolis, was honored at last week’s Institute & Expo with the Spirit of Aging Award. 

Andrea Boedigheimer, Resident Assistant at Carondelet Village, Named Caregiver of the Year

On February 13, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Andrea Boedigheimer, Resident Assistant at Carondelet Village in Saint Paul, was recently named the Caregiver of the Year by LeadingAge Minnesota. Andrea received her award at last week’s Institute & Expo, accompanied by a standing ovation and a rousing round of applause from the nearly 2000 attendees that filled the room. 

Friday is Deadline for Stars Among Us Awards Nominations

On September 11, 2018 by Barbara Landeen

This is the last week to submit nominations for the 2019 Stars Among Us Awards. The deadline to submit nominations for your amazing team of caregivers, volunteers, leaders, and the great work your organization is doing to enhance the experience of aging is Friday, Sept. 14.  

Deadline Quickly Approaching for 2019 Stars Among Us Awards Nominations

On September 4, 2018 by Barbara Landeen

Little more than a week remains to submit nominations for the 2019 Stars Among Us Awards – the deadline is Sept. 14. Submit nominations for your amazing caregivers, volunteers, leaders, and the great work your organization is doing to enhance the experience of aging. 

Calling All Stars – Sept. 14 Award Nomination Deadline Approaching

On August 28, 2018 by Barbara Landeen

Two weeks remain to send nominations for the popular Stars Among Us Award program – the entry deadline is Friday, Sept. 14. 

Who’s Your Rich? Nominations Sought for Spirit of Aging Award

On August 22, 2018 by Barbara Landeen

The Stars Among Us Award program is open for the 2019 recognition awards and we want to know, Who’s YOUR Rich

Nominations Sought for Board Trustee of the Year

On August 14, 2018 by Barbara Landeen

The Stars Among Us Award program is open for the 2019 recognition awards and we want to know about the amazing board members that help lead your organization. 

Who’s Your Jack? Tell Us About Your Volunteer of the Year – Nominations Open

On August 7, 2018 by Barbara Landeen

The Stars Among Us Award program is open for the 2019 recognition awards and we want to know, Who’s YOUR Jack?

Show Us Your Great Work - Nominations Open for Excellence in Practice Awards

On July 31, 2018 by Barbara Landeen

The Stars Among Us Award program is open for the 2019 recognition awards and we want to hear about the great work your organization is doing. The Excellence in Practice Awards recognize promising programs and initiatives in four areas: Quality, Innovation, Workplace and Community Collaboration. 

Who’s Your Julie? Tell Us About Your Caregiver of the Year – Nominations Open

On July 24, 2018 by Barbara Landeen

The Stars Among Us Award program is open for the 2019 recognition awards and we want to know, Who’s YOUR Julie

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