Lifetime Achievement Award
The Geriatric Registered Nurses of the Greater Toledo
Area was formed in 1967 by nurses, to provide education and support for those
involved in the care of older adults. In 1978 the name of the group was
changed to the Northwest Ohio Gerontological Association (NOGA). Today,
members include many kinds of professionals, caregivers, seniors,
educators, and others interested in field of aging. All work together for
the purpose of education, and advocacy improve the quality of
life for older adults in Northwest Ohio. The Lifetime Achievement Award
was establishedd by NOGA in 1986.
Individuals eligible for the award are persons who have
made significant contributions in the field of aging. The individual's
achievements should represent lifetime service and accomplishments that
have had a positive impact on the lives of older adults in northwest
recipient will be a person of integrity and high character.
recipient will have shown evidence of personal belief in the importance
of contributing to the aging community.
recipient's career will be a testimony to his or her belief in the
dignity and value of the individual across the lifespan.
Eligible nominations will be submitted to the NOGA
board and reviewed. Recognition for Lifetime Achievement is not an annual
award but it is given periodically as determined by the NOGA board. When
awarded it will be presented to the recipient at the final meeting in
Phyllis Morton, 2008
Marcy Kaptur, U.S. Congress
Maggie Kuhn, Gary Panthers
Ken Mahan, Ohio Department of Aging
Harvey Sterns, The University of Akron
Martin Janis, First Director of OH Dept of
Barney Quilter, Speaker Pro Tempore, Ohio House of
Billie Johnson, Executive Director, Area Office on
Aging of Northwest Ohio
Erin Thompson, 2014
Dr. Lynn Ritter, 2013
Debbie Keller, 2012
Dean Horrigan, 2011
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