Awards

LeadingAge California serves as an access point to association members and staff -- the thousands of professionals providers of senior living and care -- as well as to a comprehensive cadre of independent authorities

LeadingAge California (formerly Aging Services of California) has received many prestigious awards for publications, media campaigns and technology advances. Read more below.

2011 ASI Award
ASI, Advanced Solutions International believes that the work of nonprofits is of vital importance to the world and that the iMIS software allows organizations in this industry to focus on their mission and "achieve great things." They are proud of the difference iMIS customers are making in the world and the role that their products and services play in their efforts. Each year they recognize organizations that are doing "Great Things" and this year Aging Services California was given an award.

 

2011 Hermes Award
Aging Services California received a platinum Hermes Creative Award for Agenda. The association's monthly newsjournal was one of 15 international awardees to receive Hermes' highest honor.

Hermes Creative Awards are administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. The international competition for creative professionals consists of several thousand marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, media production, web and free-lance professionals.

 

 

2010 Hermes Award
The 2010 Annual Conference & Exposition  brochure received a Hermes Platinum Award. The conference theme Communities: Inside and Out was portrayed by an older man juxtaposed between an interior and exterior space. The judging results earned the publication the highest honor by awarding it a platinum Hermes. 

Hermes Creative Awards are administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. The international competition for creative professionals consists of several thousand marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, media production, web and free-lance professionals.

 

 

2010 Hermes Award
The official newsjournal of Aging Services of California, Agenda received a Hermes Gold Award. Agenda is published monthly to inform readers of news, innovations, policies and regulations related to aging issues and to senior living and care. The award recognizes the importance of this monthly magazine whose readership includes association members, healthcare professionals, government officials, educators and the media.

Hermes Creative Awards are administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. It is an international competition for creative professionals.

 

 

2009 MarCom Award
The official newsjournal of Aging Services of California, Agenda received a MarCom Gold Award. Agenda is published monthly to inform readers of news, innovations, policies and regulations related to aging issues and to senior living and care. The award recognizes the importance of this monthly magazine whose readership includes association members, healthcare professionals, government officials, educators and the media.

The award under is a distinction presented to less than 18 percent of the more than 5,000 entrants in the international creative competition. 

 

 

2009 MarCom Award
Aging Services of California received a prestigious Gold Award from the International Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals. The 2009 MarCom Award is for Media Takes: On Aging a styleguide for journalism, entertainment and advertising, which was developed in partnership with the International Longevity Center -USA. The award is a distinction presented to less than 18 percent of the more than 5,000 entrants in the international creative competition.

MarCom Creative Awards is an international awards competition that recognizes outstanding achievement by marketing and communication practitioners. Industry professionals judge and select award winners. Awardees set the standard for excellence in the communications, public relations and marketing field.

 

2008 EMMY Nomination
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences nominated Age is Just a Number. The selection for outstanding achievement in Community/Public Service television comes from the San Francisco/Northern California chapter, which represents television and cable stations from Visalia to the Oregon border as well as Hawaii and Reno, Nevada. 

The Aging Services spot, created by Pilotfish Productions, features famous and "ordinary" people who've lived long and extraordinarily accomplished lives. For example, "John Glenn returned to space at 77"; and "Stan swims a mile every day at 82." As part of the association's "Aging is an Active Verb" public education campaign, the message is aging is a process we all experience rather than a label placed on the old and frail. 

The PSA premiered in June 2007 and was included in the community service rotations of 20-30 stations across the state, earning hundreds of thousands of dollars in free airtime.

 

2008 National Mature Media Awards
The national Mature Market Media Awards honored Aging Services of California in this year's annual competition, which recognizes the best advertising, marketing and educational materials targeting those who are 50 and older.

The award was for the publication Before the Age Boom Goes..., a compendium of essays by 20 national authorities. The project was distinguished from more than 1,000 entries for its excellence.

 

 

2008 National Mature Media Awards
The national Mature Market Media Awards recognized "Inside Alzheimer's: Portraits of the Mind." The event consisted of two art exhibits, one at the California State Capitol and the other at a reknown Sacramento gallery, showcasing the compelling work of William Utermolhen.

The annual competition recognizes the best advertising, marketing and educational materials targeting those who are 50 and older. The project was distinguished from more than 1,000 entries for its excellence.

 

 

2008 ASAE Award
Aging Services of California is one of only 15 entries selected for recognition by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and the Center for Association Leadership's 2008 Honor Roll for "Aging is an Active Verb." This national awards competition recognizes associations that propel America forward with innovative projects.

"Aging is an Active Verb" campaign has been named to the Association Advance American 2008 Honor Roll for its contribution to public education. The campaign seeks to redefine "aging" as a life-long process everyone experiences rather than simply a label applied to older individuals. As it specifically translates to the association's members, the message promotes senior living and care as viable opportunities and choices to ensure the aging experience is healthy, independent and active. 

 

2007 Ava Award 
Aging Services of California receives a Platinum Ava Award for the "Age is Just a Number" public service announcement. This recognition is the second international award for the spot.

The international Ava Awards recognizes outstanding work by creative professionals involved in the concept, writing, direction, shooting, and editing of audio-visual materials and programs.

Ava Awards are administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). The international organization consists of several thousand production, marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, and free-lance professionals. 

 

2007 MarCom Award
"Age is Just a Number" TV PSA earns international award.

For the second time in as many years Aging Services of California earned a prestigious Gold Award from the International Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals. The 2007 MarCom Award for Aging Services' 60- second "Age is Just a Number" television public service announcements is a distinction presented to less than 18 percent of the more than 5,000 entrants in the international creative competition.

The TV PSA was written, produced and directed by Pilotfish Productions and supervised by the association's communications department.

 

2006 MarCom Award
Aging Services of California received a 2006 MarCom Creative Award for “New Identity Development.” Aging Services entered a portfolio of material chronicling the name change from California Association of Homes and Services for the Aging to Aging Services of California for this competition.

MarCom Creative Awards are an international awards competition that recognizes outstanding achievement by marketing and communication practitioners. Industry professionals judge and select award winners. Awardees set the standard for excellence in the communications, public relations and marketing field.

 

 

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