AHCA/NCAL honors 2016 award winners
The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) has announced the 2016 recipients of its awards program lauding the compassionate efforts to improve the lives of seniors and developmentally challenges residents.
The 2016 AHCA/NCAL Awards recipients are:
Hero of the Year- Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: John Lair, New Hope Services, Pittsburg, Kans.
Not-for-Profit Program of the Year: Chaparral House, Berkeley, Calif.
Not-for-Profit Trustee Award: Robert Martin, Madison County Nursing Home, Canton, Miss.
Adult Volunteer of the Year: Randy McQueen, Mercy Living Plus, Oelwein, Iowa
Group Volunteer of the Year: Adopt A Senior, Jackson, N.J.
Young Adult Volunteer of the Year: Zach Severson, Good Samaritan Society, Canton, S.D.
The award recipients will be honored at the AHCA/NCAL Annual Convention in Nashville in October.
Pamela Tabar was editor-in-chief of I Advance Senior Care from 2013-2018. She has worked as a writer and editor for healthcare business media since 1998, including as News Editor of Healthcare Informatics. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Kent State University and a master’s degree in English from the University of York, England.