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Liz O'DonnellKeynote Speaker
Age of Excellence Awards
Join us at the luncheon to honor the 2023 Community Heroes Award Winners!
Liz O’Donnell is the founder of Working Daughter, a community for women balancing eldercare, career, and more. An award-winning writer, her book, Working Daughter: A Guide to Caring for Your Aging Parents While Earning A Living, was named one of the Best Books of the Year by Library Journal. In 2020, she launched National Working Daughters Day which is celebrated annually on the third Tuesday in November.
A former family caregiver, she is a recognized expert on working while caregiving. The AARP says, “Few understand family caregivers as well as Liz.” She has written on the topic for many outlets including The Atlantic and Harvard Business Review. She has been featured in The Wall Street Journal , Oprah Magazine and Health. Liz works with companies like Transamerica and Cigna to create programs in support of working caregivers.
Business of the Year Award
A business that displays a strong commitment to the elderly.
Family Caregiver of the Year Award
A family member who unselfishly provides care and support to someone who is 60 years of age or older.
The Wyatt Mick Volunteer of the Year Award
An individual, 60 years of age or older, who has displayed a commitment to volunteerism in service to the elderly.
Becky Zaseck Professional of the Year Award
A professional who has demonstrated dedicated service to older adults. (ex: nurse, police officer, home health aide, doctor, etc.)
The Les Fox Hoosier Lifetime Award
An individual, 60 years of age or older, who has demonstrated a lifetime of service to his or her community (paid or unpaid).
Agency/Program Serving Low-Income of the Year Award
An agency/program that is committed to providing outstanding service to low-income persons while supporting independence.
Change Agent of the Year Award
An individual who made a difference in the lives of low-income populations.
Sgt. Shriver Lifetime Achievement Award
A person who has spent the majority of their life in service to low-income populations.