The nomination period is now closed.

LeadingAge Maine & New Hampshire is proud to honor Provider Members whose programs and team members embody excellence in leadership, care and service innovation with this year’s STANDING OVATION AWARDS! 

Recipients will be honored at our 2023 Conference during the Annual Meeting luncheon on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at the Portland Sheraton at Sable Oaks  conference venue. 

Individual and organizational honorees will be notified in advance. Each will receive one (1) complimentary, full-conference badge as well as two (2) guest passes to the Annual Meeting luncheon that may be offered to family, friends or co-workers. Additional scholarship support for travel expenses may be considered. 

Gone are specific award categories and criteria. We accept nominations for any stand-out individuals and/or organizations having made noteworthy contributions.  We invite you to share an illustrative story about a team member or volunteer’s above-and-beyond commitment or highlight your own organization’s pursuit of excellence.

Not sure how to get started?  Consider characteristics such as these which are often reflected in top-notch teams and organizations:

  • Leadership: Building and promoting a sense of community; embracing diversity; promoting mentoring and collaborations; helping advance the field of aging services, embodying the values and mission of your organization.
  • Service:  Not for self: consistently attending to tasks others are reluctant to do; exceeding responsibilities and expectations; reliable and trustworthy beyond compare; compassionate; adapting willingly to new situations; involvement in the community or region at large.
  • Volunteerism:  Selfless acts that provide support, engagement, commitment and leadership to enhance an organization’s ability to fulfill its mission.
  • Innovation:  Unusual creativity and out-of-the-box thinking to overcome challenges; improving a process, program or your entire organization.
  • Community Service:  Being a good neighbor to your community or region through partnerships or charitable work.