Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

May 10, 2013

Nominations sought for lifetime achievement award


The Daily Iowegian

---- — Iowa Department on Aging Director, Donna Harvey, issued a call for nominations for the 2013 Betty Grandquist Lifetime Achievement Award. The award recognizes an Iowan who has made a significant contribution to achieving excellence in the field of healthy aging and has promoted the wellbeing and independence of older Iowans and/or Iowans with disabilities.

The 2013 Betty Grandquist Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an Iowan who has made a significant professional or volunteer contribution to the field of Aging. The Betty Grandquist Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented during the annual Centenarian Honors Luncheon on Oct. 14 at the ISU Scheman Conference Center in Ames. The luncheon is in conjunction with the Independent Living Conference, which is being held Oct. 14-15.

The nomination form can be found on the Department’s website at: www.iowaaging.gov.

For more information on the Betty Grandquist Lifetime Achievement Award, contact the Iowa Department on Aging at: contactida@iowa.gov or call (800) 532-3213 and ask for Machelle Shaffer.

The deadline for submitting the nomination form and support information is Aug. 30.

For other elderly or family caregiver concerns, call Seneca at (800) 642-6522.