Sound Generations' 2023 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: March 15, 2023

If you have any questions please contact: 
Mackensie Lewis at or 206.727.6230
Your Information (Nominator):

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Nominee (the person you are nominating):

Please carefully read the descriptions of the six nomination categories, then answer the questions below 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 older adult 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 (the nominator) is eligible to nominate an aging adult for the Inspire Awards, regardless of where they reside.


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:


2. JUDGING: Six (6) Inspire Positive Aging Award recipients will be selected from all eligible entries. A judges' 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.

3. TO ENTER: Entries must be received by 11:59pm on March 15, 2023 to be eligible for the 2023 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.




4. 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 access to the promotional video of the Sound Generations’ Annual IPAA (Inspire Positive Aging Awards) Luncheon on June 2023


The prizes are non-transferable, non-assignable, 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.


5. WINNERS’ NOTIFICATION AND ACCEPTANCE: The winners will recognized publicly at the IPAA Luncheon, taking place in person in June 2023. 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.


6. 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 on the selection of award recipients.


Please direct any questions regarding this contest to Mackensie Lewis at 206.727.6230,

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. We are continuously building a team of staff, board members, and volunteers who are culturally responsive and committed to addressing institutionalized racism and other forms of oppression.

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