ALFA announces Hero Award Winners

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The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) is a specialized association dedicated to professionally managed assisted living communities around the country. It is the only organization of its’ kind and has over 500 members.

Each year, ALFA holds a National Conference to allow senior living executives to learn new ideas and strategies for future progress. At this conference, Hero Awards are presented to assisted living professionals who go beyond their job description every day. We feel that these people deserve recognition for all they do for their residents to improve their quality of life and are reaching out to your blog to help us do so.

This year, five Hero’s were chosen for a variety of reasons. Ricky Fox overcomes his own needs to help others.

  • Kasey Gobin has completely changed the kitchen in his community into a new experience.
  • Joan Carney implemented an assortment of creative programs to get her residents more involved.
  • Amparo Machuca organizes social activities to improve the quality of life in her community.
  • Curtis Bond understands how meaningful small things, such as a hug, are to his residents.

On ALFA’s official blog Re:Source 2.0 (, we have posted videos of the award presentations with short clips about each winner. We hope that you will join us in thanking our award winners by posting this short video’s on your blog to let your readers see the good that is being done in different assisted living communities.

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