2012 Nomination Section

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Nominated for:
Senior Hero - People's Choice!
Webb Ball

Volunteer,SeniorServ

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Liz Salazar

Senior Case Manager/Supervisor,SeniorServ

Nominated for:
Outstanding Therapist (OT, PT, ST)
Dennis Miyaki

Occupational Therapist,SeniorServ

Nominated for:
Outstanding Therapist (OT, PT, ST)
Debbie Ricker

Regional Rehabilitation Director,Life Care Centers of America

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate, Gerontologist, Educator
Erin Ulibarri

Health Educator,OC Office on Aging

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate, Gerontologist, Educator
Patty Barnett Mouton

Vice President, Outreach & Advocacy,Alzheimer's Association

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate, Gerontologist, Educator
Jessie Jones

Professor,CSUF

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate, Gerontologist, Educator
Judy Huitt

,Retired

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate, Gerontologist, Educator
Bonnie Olsen

Psychologist,UCI

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Teresa Valdez

Customer Relations Director00,Country Villa Plaza

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Allison Hoekstra

Registered Nurse,Anaheim Regional Medical Center

Nominated for:
Volunteer of the Year - People's Choice!
Buddy Lieberman

Networking Guru,The Buddy System

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Denise Welch

President,Community Civic Association, Laguna Woods Village

Nominated for:
Outstanding Administrator or Executive Director of a Facility
Mallory Vega

Executive Director ,Acacia Adult Day Services

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Anissa Arenas

Caregiver,First Light Home Care

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Jim McAleer

CEO,Alzheimer's Association

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Juanita Penn

social services director,Country villa at Belmont

Nominated for:
Outstanding Administrator or Executive Director of a Facility
Adriana Bermudez

Director,VIP Adult Day Health Care

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Aileen Perez

social services,Walnut Manor Care SNF

Nominated for:
General Medicine
Jack Fraser

Volunteer Physician,St. Jude Medical Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Administrator or Executive Director of a Facility
Karen Fugate

administrator,Monterrey Care Center

Nominated for:
Volunteer of the Year - People's Choice!
Bea Virobik

Volunteer director,Focal Point Resource Center

Nominated for:
General Medicine
Thomas W. LaGrelius MD, FAAFP

Geriatric Medicine,Skypark Preferred Family Care

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Art Martinez

Director of Social Services,La Habra Convalescent

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Justin Rumer

director of social services,Alamitos west

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Lisa Ramsey

CEO & Founder,MCS, INC -Medi-Cal Consulting Services, Inc

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Michelle Yerke

social Services,Huntington Beach Senior Services

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Lynne Conger

Social Services Supervisor,Lakeview Senior Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate, Gerontologist, Educator
Di Patterson

President/CEO,Gero, Inc.

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Iris Rosenfeld, DC

owner,Advanced Healthcare

Nominated for:
Volunteer of the Year - People's Choice!
Tootie Yee

Administrative Assistant,QBE First

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Becky Kole

Marketing Director,Viva! Acacia Villas

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Mark and Marianne McCauley

Founders,War Era Veterans

Nominated for:
General Medicine
Omid Omidvar

Physician,Southland Neurologic Associates

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Stephanie Ford

Manager, Behavorial Health & Social Services,Memorial Healthcare

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Stacy Bull

Social Worker,St. Joseph's Home Health

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate, Gerontologist, Educator
Carrie Bianco

Owner,Always Best Care

Nominated for:
Outstanding Therapist (OT, PT, ST)
Raja Marji

Occupational Therapist,La Habra Convalescent Hospital

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Denise Yoshihara

Supervisor / Oncology Services ,St. Jude Medical Center / Cancer Center

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Mary McIntyre

Care Manager,St. Jude Medical Center

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Kathy Wammack

Caring Neighbors Coordinator,St. Jude Medical Center / Senior Services

Nominated for:
Volunteer of the Year - People's Choice!
Cheryl O'Neel

Senior Volunteer,Yorba Linda Senior Center

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Joyce Riley

APS Worker, OC Adult Protective Services

Nominated for:
Outstanding Therapist (OT, PT, ST)
Sharon Gutierrez

Physical Therapy Assistant,Anaheim Regional Medical Center

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Carol Freeborn

Owner & Case Manager,Angel On My Shoulder

Nominated for:
Outstanding Administrator or Executive Director of a Facility
Diane Rice

Admin Assist/Director of Business Development/Marketing,Windsor Palms Care Center of Artesia

Nominated for:
Volunteer of the Year - People's Choice!
Angelo Scorsone

Home Delivered Meal Co-Ordinator,Westminster Senior Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Therapist (OT, PT, ST)
Stephen Lockard

Lead Physical Therapist,Imperial Convalscent Hospital

Nominated for:
Outstanding Administrator or Executive Director of a Facility
Dawneen Lorance

Executive Director,Emeritus

Nominated for:
Outstanding Administrator or Executive Director of a Facility
Maryann Rimoin

Executive Director,Peninsula seniors, senior Center

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Julie Keen

Supervisor - High Risk Touch,Monarch HealthCare

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Leticia Nedilskyj RN NP

NP,Monarch Healthcare

Nominated for:
Volunteer of the Year - People's Choice!
Susan Frame

volunteer,St. Jude Medical Center/Caring Neighbors

Nominated for:
Volunteer of the Year - People's Choice!
Elizabeth O'Hara

volunteer,St. Jude Medical Center/Caring Neighbors

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Edith Nava

Senior Caregiver,Merrill Gardens

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Lutgardo Ronquillo

Program Aide,Alzheimer's Family Services Center

Nominated for:
General Medicine
Edward R. Hutchison

,MDVIP

Nominated for:
Specialist
Daniel D. Truong

,The Parkinson's & Movement Disorder Medical Group

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Natalie Lee

Clinical Manager,People First

Nominated for:
General Medicine
Seyedi

Founder,OC Visiting Physicians

Nominated for:
General Medicine
Gordon Glasgow

Medical Director,Orangegrove Rehabilitation Hospital

Nominated for:
Outstanding Administrator or Executive Director of a Facility
Ruby Panuncialman

Executive Director,Bel Tooren Villa Convalescent Hospital

Nominated for:
Volunteer of the Year - People's Choice!
Lu Morgan

volunteer,Community Senior/Serv

Nominated for:
General Medicine
Mark P. Miller

Cardiologist,AHMC Anaheim Regional Medical Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate, Gerontologist, Educator
Mariellen Sereno

Nurse Practitioner/Stroke Coordinator,Anaheim Regional Medical Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Betty Booher

Receptionist,Orangegrove Rehabilition Hospital

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Jorge Ortiz

Manager of Community Outreach,Golden Years Club & Activity Center, Whittier Hospital

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Nikki Legaspi

Case Manager, RN Supervisor,Dynamic Health Services, Inc

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Jean Ishihara

Owner,Ruby Fox Consulting

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Jacqueline Darden

LVN,Dynamic Health Services, INC

Nominated for:
Specialist
Jennifer Kimura

dentist,California Mobile Dental

Nominated for:
Family Member Hero - People's Choice!
Anh-Dung Tran

,Caregiver Resource Center

Nominated for:
General / Internal Medicine / Geriatrics
Lisa Gibbs, MD

Director, SeniorHealth Center,UC Irvine

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Geraldine Date

Social Worker,UCI Senior Health Center

Nominated for:
Family Member Hero - People's Choice!
Diana Burns

FAMILY CAREGIVER,CAREGIVER RESOURCE CENTER

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Naomi Rosas

Caregiver,Avia Staffing Connection

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Bradley Dixon

Caregiver,EssentialCare

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Edward Schrum

Owner/Vice President of Market Development,St. Micheal Hospice and Sonnet Home Health

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Soledad Valencia

Team Leader,Orangegrove Rehabilition Hospital

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate, Gerontologist, Educator
Wendy Yoo

Korean Senior Healthcare Advocate,Orangegrove Rehabilitation Hospital

Nominated for:
Outstanding Therapist (OT, PT, ST)
Carlos Pineda

RSM,Mirada Hills

Nominated for:
Family Member Hero - People's Choice!
Marcelo Sampedro

,LASD

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Hersha Patel

Director of Nursing,Regency Oaks Care Center

Nominated for:
General Medicine
Marian Jalil

Medical Director,La Habra Convalescent Hospital

Nominated for:
Outstanding Administrator or Executive Director of a Facility
Eugenia Quismundo

Executive Director,Bradford Square Assisted Living

Nominated for:
Outstanding Administrator or Executive Director of a Facility
sonia garcia-francia

Owner, Administrator,Guardian Angels Homes

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Rea Rooney

,Hospice Care of California

Nominated for:
Family Member Hero - People's Choice!
Maria Lourdes Lomali

Family caregiver,Caregiver Resource center

Nominated for:
Senior Hero - People's Choice!
Sandy Baren

Silver Streak Transportation Coordinaotr,Jewish Federation & Family Services of Orange County

Nominated for:
Outstanding Administrator or Executive Director of a Facility
Debbie Robson

Executive Director,Hospice Care of the West

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Ruth Sare

Caregiver,Horizon Support Services, Inc.

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Luzviminda B. Peterson

Caregiver,Attentive Home Care

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Gloria Martinez

Assistant Activity Coordinator,Alzheimer's Family Services Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Sharon Crowe

Community Relations Director ,Emeritus at Casa Whittier

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Jeniffer Johnson

Registered Nurse Practitioner,CareMore Health Plan

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Anh Than

LVN,Orangegrove Rehabilitation Hospital

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Minta Jack

Director,Western Medical Center Auxiliary

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Ann Miller

Staff Nurse/Case Manager,Apex Home Healthcare Services

Nominated for:
General Medicine
El-Asmar

President,IMD Medical Gropu

Nominated for:
Outstanding Administrator or Executive Director of a Facility
Julie Javier

Administrator,Courtyard Care Center

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Jane Wolf Waterman

Author,Parenting Our Parents . Net

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Jane Wolf Waterman

Geriatric Therapist and Author,ParentingourParents.net

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate, Gerontologist, Educator
Jane Wolf Waterman

President. / Author,ParentingOurParents.net

Nominated for:
Specialist
Monica Mehren

Gerontologist/Hospice/Palliative Care,Southern California Permanente Medical Group

Nominated for:
Volunteer of the Year - People's Choice!
Susan Frame

Voluteer,St. Jude Medical Center/Caring Neighbors Friendly Visitor Program

Nominated for:
General Medicine
Dr. Charles Kellerman MD

Internal Medicine Sub-specialties: Internal Medicine - Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Sub-specialty: Family Medicine - Geriatric Medicine,Kaiser Permanente Orange County

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Samuel Prentice

Social Worker,St Jude Hospital

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Janice Derdarian

Director Of Social Services,Leisure World Clinic

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Bernadette Perez

Caregiver,Salus Home Care

Nominated for:
Family Member Hero - People's Choice!
Lynn Banks

Family Caregiver,Family Member

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Deitra Janssen

Social Service Director,Bel Vista Convalescent

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Kurt Thode

Director of Case Management/ Emergency Department,Long Beach Memorial Hospital

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
David Esquith

Manager/Medical Social Work , Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Denise Fuller

Psychiatric Social Worker II,Los Angeles Department of Mental Health

Nominated for:
Outstanding Administrator or Executive Director of a Facility
Mary Julienne

Administrator ,Heritage Pointe

Nominated for:
Outstanding Therapist (OT, PT, ST)
Stephanie Kaplan

Director of Rehabilitation,Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Patricia LaPenn

CEO,Memorial HealthCare IPA

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Colleen Lau

Case Manager -Clinical Nurse Specialist ,Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (CSMC)

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate, Gerontologist, Educator
Sheila O'Neill

RN-Clinical Educator ,Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Nominated for:
General Medicine
Maged Tanios MD

Medical Director, Intensive Care Unit at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center,Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Nessa Weinman

Executive Director, The American Parkinson Disease Association Los Angeles Chapter,The American Parkinson Disease Association

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Lodel Yerro

Community Services Coordinator,Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Julia Arciniega

RN Case Manager,Hospice Care of the West

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Jay Gianukos

Life Review Videographer,Hospice Care of the West

Nominated for:
Specialist
Jorge Rivero

Medical Director,Hospice Care of the West

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate, Gerontologist, Educator
Lori Davis

,Attentive Home Care

Nominated for:
Senior Hero - People's Choice!
susan frame

,senior care hero award

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Hazel Zaragoza

Assisted Living Director,Whittier Place Senior Living

Nominated for:
Outstanding Administrator or Executive Director of a Facility
Pam Dill

Executive Director ,Whittier Place Senior Living

Nominated for:
Outstanding Therapist (OT, PT, ST)
Brian Higgins

Director of Rehabilitation ,Active Life Rehab

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Eva Barry

Professional Caregiver,24Hr HomeCare

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Pamela DIll

Executive Director,Whittier Place

Nominated for:
General Medicine
Niem Nguyen

Hospitalist,CareMore Health Plan

Nominated for:
Senior Hero - People's Choice!
Marilyn Kohler

Chairman and Director,Ms. Senior California of America, Inc.

Nominated for:
Specialist
Brian Boyd

Medical Director Palliative Care Program,St. Joseph Hospital

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Sally Song

Home Care Hospice Nurse,St. Joseph Home Health and Hospice

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Cindy Behnke

Social Worker Case Manager,Salus Homecare

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Lori Friedberg

RN Case Manager,Salus Home Health

Nominated for:
Specialist
Chinh Le

Geriatrician/Medical Director Fountain Care,UC Irvine- Senior Health Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Therapist (OT, PT, ST)
Karen Carlson

Occupational Therapist,UC Irvine Medical Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate, Gerontologist, Educator
Elaine Chen

Elder Abuse Training Coordinator,Center of Excellence in Elder Abuse, UC Irvine

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Simona Arnold

Medical Assistant,SeniorHealth Center, UC Irvine

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Valerie George

Physician Assistant,SeniorHealth Center

Nominated for:
Specialist
Steven Tam

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Geriatrician,UC Irvine Geriatrics

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
Bea Aguirre

Senior Care Program Coordinator,Kaiser Permanente Orange County

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Diane Mondini

Founder & CEO,Caring Companions at Home

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Kim Cooper

Supervisor ,Hygieia Home Health

Nominated for:
Specialist
William R. Shankle

Judy and Richard Voltmer Chair of Memory and Cognitive Disorders and Director of the Orange County Vital Aging Program,Hoag Neurosciences Institute

Nominated for:
Specialist
Kenneth Martinez

Neurologist,Neurology and Pain Specialty Center

Nominated for:
Senior Hero - People's Choice!
THomas Twaiten

Care Coordinator,Caregiver Resource Center

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Kynon Park

Caregiver,BrightStar Care of Lake Forest

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Denise Carson

Blog Author & Community Mission,Hospice Care of the West

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate, Gerontologist, Educator
Elsie Carruthers

Board Member,Community Action Partnership of Orange County

Nominated for:
Senior Hero - People's Choice!
Shannon Sirovy

Director of Volunteer Services,Hospice Care of the West

Nominated for:
Specialist
Vincent Nguyen

Program Director, CARES/Palliative Care Program,Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Barbara Reed

In Home Caregiver,Senior Helpers

Nominated for:
Family Member Hero - People's Choice!
Sharon Canino

Caregiver for Mother In Law and Daughter,Family Caregiver- An Angel on Earth

Nominated for:
Specialist
Richard Brumley

Chief Medical Officer,HealthEssentials

Nominated for:
Home Care / Hospice
Margaret Fierro

Caregiver and Caregiver Coordinator,Senior Helpers

Nominated for:
General Medicine
George Fields

Medical Director of CareMore Touch,CareMore Medical Group

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Sheetal Amin

Pharmacist,Healthy Living Pharmacy

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Amber Julian

Resident Service Coordinator,Jamboree Housing- Housing with Heart

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Jackie Stringham

,Senior Helpers

Nominated for:
Hospital / Facility
 Kathy Beaver, RN

Clinical Shift Manager,Anaheim Regional Medical Center

Nominated for:
Sheldon S. Zinberg, M.D.

Founder, CareMore and Founder, Nifty After Fifty,Nifty After Fifty