Nominations for outstanding senior volunteers from senior care professional, and those who work at hospitals, senior care facilities and other places where seniors volunteer are encouraged to nominate older adults, the news release states. Family caregivers, adult children of aging parents also may nominate, and older adults may self nominate.
The nominations will be accepted between Friday and March 31 at www.salutetose niorservice.com. State winners then will be selected by popular vote at www.salutetoseniorservice.com. Online voting will take place from April 15 to April 30. From those state winners, a panel of senior care experts will pick the national Salute to Senior Service honoree.
In addition, $5,000 will be donated to the national winner’s nonprofit charity of choice.
“We all know seniors who do so much for our community,” said Allison McKinney, owner of one of the Home Instead Senior Care offices serving the Tyler and surrounding areas, in the release.
For more information about the Salute to Senior Service program or to complete and submit a nomination form online and to view the contest’s official rules, visit www.salutetoseniorser vice.com. Completed nomination forms also can be mailed to Salute to Senior Service, P.O. Box 285, Bellevue, NE 68005.