Seniors of Distinction Awards

Nominations now open for the seniors of distinction awards. We can all think of a senior who has made a difference in our lives. They are mentors, volunteers, role models and loved ones. Every day, seniors continue to make a big difference in our community.

Recognizing Alberta and BC seniors

The Seniors of Distinctions Awards is an occasion to recognize local seniors and their amazing accomplishments, achievements, and the valuable contributions they have made, and continue to make, in our communities, workplaces, and homes.

AgeCare is excited to bring back the Seniors of Distinctions Awards for another year to the following communities:

  • Burnaby and New Westminster – British Columbia
  • Brooks and Area – Alberta
  • Lethbridge and Area – Alberta
  • Medicine Hat and Area – Alberta
Seniors can be nominated in the following categories:


The Arts Award recognizes a senior who has demonstrated artistic achievement and/or contributions or support of the arts community. All artistic disciplines are eligible: culinary, literary, performing, and visual arts, as well as craft, environmental arts, new media and music.


The Leadership Award recognizes a senior who acts as a role model and inspires commitment in others to reach goals and accomplishments. This senior is passionate about raising people up and inspiring them to show their fullest potential.

Community Service

 The Community Service Award recognizes a senior who has been instrumental in the creation of new or different programs, fundraisers or services that have had a significant impact on the community and/or lives of seniors. This individual is passionate about serving others.


Healthy Living

The Healthy Living Award recognizes a senior who promotes and leads by example for healthy and active programming and/or living for all ages. This senior could be a trailblazer in sports, have the greenest of thumbs, or share their knowledge to inspire the next generation.

Who is eligible to be nominated?

  • An individual who is currently 55 years of age or older
  • Achievements or accomplishments should have been achieved after 55
  • Must currently live in Burnaby or New Westminster (BC), Brooks (AB), Lethbridge (AB), Medicine Hat (AB), and surrounding areas

Deadline for nominations is September 8th, 2023

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