ASA is the essential resource to cultivate leadership, advance knowledge, and strengthen the skills of those who work with, and on behalf of, older adults.

Text Resize

-A +A
Hall of Fame Award

The Hall of Fame Award is presented to an individual who has, through a lifetime of advocacy and leadership, enhanced the lives of elders through demonstrated leadership on the national level. The nominee should have contributed to ASA through service on its board of directors, committees or in other leadership roles. Preference may be given to those nominees who are current ASA members.

The winner will be featured in the Aging in America Conference program book, in Aging Today and Age Blog, and on this page.

Click here to submit a nomination
Deadline: October 15


2016 Hall of Fame Award Winner

W. June Simmons
Founding President and CEO Partners in Care Foundation

Across the past two decades Simmons has pioneered the development and scaling of innovative, evidence-based interventions for at-home medication management, chronic conditions self-management, care transitions and nursing home diversion. The Foundation maximizes social services delivery to vulnerable populations by helping organizations identify and work with people who are aging, homeless, underserved or who have multiple chronic conditions.

Simmons’ work with the Administration for Commu- nity Living Business Acumen Learning Collaborative earned the Foundation the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Innovates Award and recognition from the John A. Hartford Foundation for building networks nationwide. Co-founder of the national Evidence-Based Leadership Council, Simmons has developed many programs designed to aid elders living at home.

June Simmons was presented the 2016 Hall of Fame Award at the 2016 Aging in America Conference in Washington DC.

Stay Connected

Follow American Society on Aging on Facebook   Follow American Society on Aging on LinkedIn   Follow American Society on Aging on Twitter   Subscribe eNewsletter   


2nd Interventions in Aging Conference Event Details
ASA's Aging in America Conference Event Details
4th Annual Conference on HIV & Aging Event Details


Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Maryland Department of Aging
Baltimore, MD
Post a job


posted on 02.23.2017

One in ten community-residing older adults reported experiencing elder abuse in the past year.  More than 5 million older adults may be...  Read More

posted on 02.23.2017

When is forgetting part of the normal course of life? When does forgetting become a reason to worry? How can we tell the difference?  Read More