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 nomination period for this award is now closed.
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.
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