Sound Generations' 2021 Inspire Positive Aging Awards:
Nomination Form

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Nominees must live in King County and be 60 years of age or older
Nomination Deadline: April 2, 2021

If you have any questions please contact: 
Raven Davis at or 206.727.6208
Your Information (Nominator):

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Please read the descriptions of the nomination categories, then answer the below questions to help us learn about your nominee. Unanswered items are considered incomplete and will disqualify your nomination.

*The Defining Inspiration category recognizes that inspiration can be defined in different ways. Do you know a person who has inspired you with their journey? Or someone who makes the ordinary beautiful and embodies the simple joy of long life?

The information you provide is used to create a commemorative summary, so please be thoughtful and thorough in your answers

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Please attach a high-quality photo of the nominee for printing and display at the Inspire Positive Aging Awards Luncheon

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Official Rules
FOR THE INSPIRE POSITIVE AGING AWARD: Any elder age 60 and over who lives in King County, Washington, is eligible to be nominated. You may nominate a couple or group for one award, but they will be recognized as one ‘Award Recipient’. Sound Generations employees, Board of Directors and their immediate families and households may not be nominated for this award. Persons who volunteer through Sound Generations and are otherwise eligible may be nominated. Sound Generations at its sole discretion will determine the winners’ eligibility. We reserve the right to re-categorize nominations if deemed appropriate. You cannot nominate yourself.


The recipients of the award grant Sound Generations the right to publish their name and image in any media for promotional purposes related to positive aging.


Sound Generations and its employees may not be held liable for injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from participating in this promotion or from any acceptance or use of any prize awarded.



Any person is eligible to nominate a senior for the Inspire Award, whether or not he/she is a resident of King County.


The nominator of a winning nominee(s) grants Sound Generations the right to publish and use his/her name, image and nomination essay in any media for promotional purposes related to positive aging unless anonymity is indicated in the nominator’s information section headed as Nominated By:


3. JUDGING: Six Inspire Positive Aging Award recipients will be selected from among all eligible entries. A committee consisting of community members, Sound Generations staff and Board of Directors will make the selection. Decisions of the committee will be final. Judging will be based on evidence provided in the nominator’s full and accurate description of:

·         The nominee’s inspirational qualities or behaviors.

·         Examples of how the nominee influences others to think positively about aging.

·         The nominee’s actions and/or personal ethics that reflect the spirit of their respective award category.

4. TO ENTER: Entries must be received by 11:59pm on April 2, 2021 to be eligible for the 2021 contest. All entries become the property of Sound Generations. Sound Generations reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be abusing any aspect of the contest.




5. PRIZES: The award recipient for each category will receive an award plaque, $200 Visa Gift Card, and a commemorative certificate. The nominators of the award recipients will receive a $50.00 Visa Gift Card. All nominees will be given certificates and complimentary entry for themselves and a guest to Sound Generations’ Annual IPAA Luncheon on June 3, 2021. Group recipients will receive up to three complimentary entries.


The prizes are nontransferable, non-assignable, and non-endorsable, and no cash or other substitutions will be offered except at the sole discretion of Sound Generations. Sound Generations has the right to substitute a prize of equal or lesser value.


6. WINNERS’ NOTIFICATION AND ACCEPTANCE: The winners will recognized publicly at the IPAA Luncheon. Public announcements of the prize winners will appear on the Sound Generations and Inspire Award websites ( and as well as in other publications or press materials for Sound Generations. Attendance at the luncheon is not required to win. Recipients may waive their right to receive a prize. In this case, an alternate recipient may be selected.


7. SPONSOR: The Inspire Positive Aging Award is a promotional contest produced by Sound Generations. External organizations supporting the Award have provided informational and promotional backing, but have no influence in the choice of a recipient.


Please direct any questions regarding this contest to Raven Davis at 206.727.6208

Optional Demographic Information (Nominator)

Sound Generations values diversity, and we want to make sure we are reaching people of all backgrounds, genders, and ages. This section is entirely optional, kept separate from your nomination, and will not negatively impact the likelihood of your elder being selected for an award if you prefer not to submit it.


Responses will remain confidential and will be used only to improve our outreach efforts.

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Equity & Inclusion: At Sound Generations we embrace the belief that racial and other social identities should be respected and affirmed. In support of this belief, we are building an equitable and inclusive organization and providing our team of staff, volunteers and board members with the tools to address institutionalized racism and other forms of oppression. All members of our team are responsible for providing and supporting an equitable and inclusive work environment that will enrich our interactions with each other and our products and services. This responsibility provides the foundation for empowering our customers (primarily those who are aging and giving care to others) so their needs are justly represented and their desires amply fulfilled.

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