2015 Nomination Section

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Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Josh Luke

Founder, National Readmission Prevention Collaborative

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
John Gutierrez

VP OC Hospice Executive Director Life & Hope Foundation,OC Hospice & Life & Hope Foundation

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate/Gerontologist/Educator
Jeanne Gormick

Director of Volunteers,OC Hospice

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate/Gerontologist/Educator
Tricia Homrighausen

Volunteer Coordinator,Independence at Home a Community Service of SCAN Health Plan

Nominated for:
Outstanding Physician
Mark Abramson

Continuing Care Physician,Kaiser Permanente

Nominated for:
Senior Hero - People's Choice
Jackie Goldberg

CEO,Senior Star Power

Nominated for:
Volunteer Hero - People's Choice
Harvey Fetsch

Meals on Wheels Driver,SeniorServ

Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Hugo Albarracin

Caregiver,Senior Helpers

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Dulce Posa

Director of Nursing,Advanced Rehab Center of Tustin

Nominated for:
Volunteer Hero - People's Choice
Judith Johansen

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Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Robin Trexler

Nutrition Site Manager,Age Well Senior Services

Nominated for:
Outstanding Physician
Amish Shah D.O.

Long Term Care,Kaiser Permanente LTC

Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Kristiana Turko

CAREGiver,Home Instead Senior Care

Nominated for:
Outstanding Executive Director
Donna Meyer

Administrator and director of operations,West Anaheim Extended Care

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Beth Turnbull

Registered Nurse,Acacia Adult Day Services

Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Yolanda Hack

Certified Nurse's Aide,Acacia Adult Day Services

Nominated for:
Outstanding Physician
Joel Handler

Partner Emeritus,Southern California Permanente Medical Group

Nominated for:
Family Member Hero - People's Choice
Gina Moran

Community Outreach Specialist,Alzheimer's Association

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Diane Mondini

Founder and CEO/President,Caring Companions At Home

Nominated for:
Volunteer Hero - People's Choice
Janice Mazza

Volunteer,Anaheim PD - RSVP, ARMC

Nominated for:
Volunteer Hero - People's Choice
Debbie Usami

Volunteer,Health Essentials Hospice

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Katie Nguyen

Nurse,Saddleback Hospital

Nominated for:
Outstanding Physician
Melissa Rudolph

Emergency Medicine,St. Joseph Hospital, Orange

Nominated for:
Veteran Hero - People's Choice
Frank Cook

Medical Director of Operations,Brand New Day

Nominated for:
Veteran Hero - People's Choice
Ted Tanner

Veteran Speaker,Freedom Committee of Orange County

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Melanie Hahn

President,SeaCliff Home Care

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Brent Rodriguez

Marketing Director ,Capriana

Nominated for:
Outstanding Social Worker
Alex Barajas

Director of Social Work,Royal Care SNF (Covenant Care)

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Nadiyah Shahid

Discharge Coordinator,Los Alamitos Hospital

Nominated for:
Outstanding Executive Director
Michele Krebs

Executive Director,Katella Senior Living/Alamitoas West

Nominated for:
Outstanding Social Worker
Lisa Sherman

Director of Social Services,Walnut Village Rehabilitation and Care Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Social Worker
Laura Tachine

Director of Social Services,Alamitos West Health Care Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Social Worker
Alex Solis

Director of Social Services,Seal Beach Health and Rehab

Nominated for:
Volunteer Hero - People's Choice
 Lisa Bricker

Volunteer,Alz Across America and Alzheimer's Association

Nominated for:
Outstanding Social Worker
Gilbert Dorado

IDS Social Service Director Care Coordination,PIH Health

Nominated for:
Outstanding Physician
Thomas C Kockinis MD

Past President of the OCMA,Orange County Medical Association

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate/Gerontologist/Educator
Amanda Sillars

Author, Speaker, Advocate, CEO ,Total ADHC Solutions

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

RN Clinical/Hospice Educator,Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Therapist
Claire G. Stowell, MSPT

Founder,LifeTime Physical Therapy

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Shelley Woolery

Field Services Supervisor Ombudsman Program,Council on Aging Orange County

Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Donna Padilla

Caregiver,Home Helpers Orange Coast

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Dawn Hyatt

SNF Case Manager,St. Joseph Health

Nominated for:
Outstanding Executive Director
Anwar M. Saeed

Executive Director/Administrator,ALICIA CARE Homes

Nominated for:
Outstanding Executive Director
Adriana Sayegh, RN

Clinical Director,Laguna Beach Community Clinic

Nominated for:
Outstanding Social Worker
Andrew DeSerio

Licensed Clinical Social Worker,PIH Health

Nominated for:
Outstanding Therapist
Usha Rajan

Speech Therapist,Salus Home Health

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Gina Grable Hollens

Regional Director of Sales,Sunrise Senior Living

Nominated for:
Outstanding Executive Director
Kelly Anderson Conk

Administrator,Bel Vista Healthcare Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Social Worker
Kathie Ames Wayland

Discharge Planner,St Mary Medical Center, A Dignity Health Member

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Jennifer Niles

Manager of Case Management/Social Services,St Mary Medical Center, Dignity Health

Nominated for:
Outstanding Executive Director
Ghislaine (Ges) Davis

Founder / Executive Director,South Bay Village (Senior Program)

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Emily Ragay

RN ,Anaheim Regional Medical Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Tiffany Helman

Nurse Case Manager,St. Joseph Heritage Care Connect Group

Nominated for:
Volunteer Hero - People's Choice
Rosemarie Caulfield

Volunteer,St. Jude Hospital

Nominated for:
Volunteer Hero - People's Choice
Karyn Patrizio

Volunteer,St. Jude Hospital

Nominated for:
Outstanding Executive Director
John Mastrocola

Administrator,Newport Nursing and Rehabilitation

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Jenifer McAninch

Emergency Department,Placentia-Linda Hospital

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Carra Cullinan

Care Manager,St Joseph Heritage Healthcare

Nominated for:
Volunteer Hero - People's Choice
Julia Sandoval

Volunteer,Cypress Senior Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Kimberly Nichols

Clinical Coordinator,Placentia-Linda Hospital

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Rhonda Sausedo

Director of Emergency,Placentia-Linda Hospital

Nominated for:
Senior Hero - People's Choice
Crissy Alfaro

manager/ service coordinator ,pico union housing corporation

Nominated for:
Outstanding Physician
Steven Long

Family Practice Physician,Dr. Steven Long

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate/Gerontologist/Educator
Judy Dahle

Gerontologist / Geriatric Care Manager,Elder Support Services

Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Paula Moore

Caregiver,24Hr. HomeCare

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Leah Kushman

RNCM,Silverado Hospice

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Flora Hsieh, RN

Case Manager,Little Company of Mary - Torrance

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Michelle Vigil

Hospice Nurse,Silverado Hospice

Nominated for:
Family Member Hero - People's Choice
Rosa Vasquez

Full time Caregiver ,N/a

Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Cayette Flores

Caregiver,Silverado Senior Living

Nominated for:
Outstanding Physician
Firoozeh Jahroumi, M.D.

Physician,Optum Medical Partners

Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Patricia Owens

Caregiver,Silverado

Nominated for:
Outstanding Social Worker
Myrna Vasquez

Social Worker,Care Choices / Gentiva

Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Meg McKinney

Lead Personal Attendant,Silverado At Home

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Elisol McKim

RN Care Manager,St Joseph Heritage Healthcare

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate/Gerontologist/Educator
Daisy Cruz

Health Advocate,St Joseph Heritage Healthcare

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Margarita Rosado

Care Manager,St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare

Nominated for:
Inspiring Senior Award Video Contest
“Martha T. Jackson

Alexis Bradby, Producer,N/A

Nominated for:
Inspiring Senior Award Video Contest
“Gram's Tribute Video”

Joi Moss, Producer,N/A

Nominated for:
Inspiring Senior Award Video Contest

Susan Yue, Producer,N/A

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Giles Ordinario

Manager, Readmissions Coordinator - Case Management ,Fountain Valley Regional Hospital

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate/Gerontologist/Educator
Rosemary DeCuir

Owner,Alliance Family Advocates

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Julie Kaylor

RN Care Manager,St Joseph Heritage Healthcare

Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Carmen Montalvo

Caregiver,Horizon Support Services

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Sandy McDaniel-Laughlin

Administrator Nurse Navigator,All Inclusive Senior Advisors

Nominated for:
Outstanding Physician
G.Scott Smith

Medical Director,St Joseph Heritage Medical Group

Nominated for:
Outstanding Social Worker
Joanne Carr

Social Worker,PIH Health Home Health

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Sheetal Patel

,St Joseph Heritage Medical Group

Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Taja Anderson

Caregiver,Silverado Senior Living

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Regina Feyisetan

LVN,Silverado Senior Living

Nominated for:
Outstanding Social Worker
Mary Kay Evans

Director,Care Pathways

Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Vivian Catequista

Personal Attendant ,Silverado

Nominated for:
Inspiring Senior Award Video Contest
Kris van Genderen & Wico van Genderen,

Kris van Genderen, Producer,N/A

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Joria Rainbolt-Clemente

Clinical Nurse Specialist,Kaiser Permanente, Orange County

Nominated for:
Senior Hero - People's Choice
Helene Iberall

Mother extraordinaire,mom

Nominated for:
Volunteer Hero - People's Choice
Patrick Earley

,Volunteer Hero

Nominated for:
Family Member Hero - People's Choice
Judy Reeves

,Family member hero

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Eric Lisker

General Manager ,24Hr HomeCare

Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Michael Bernard

Caregiver,Attentive Home Care

Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Sally Marquez

Caregiver,Attentive Home Care

Nominated for:
Outstanding Social Worker
Grenda Lee

Manager of Ambulatory Care ,St. Joseph Health System

Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Natasha Rea

Personal Attendant,Silverado Care

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Donna Butin

Director Of Business Development,Alamitos West Health Care Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Social Worker
Linda Huang, MSW

Clinical Social Worker ,St. Joseph Health System

Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Gloria Jaime

Hospice Aide,Heartland Hospice

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate/Gerontologist/Educator
Jennifer Ostronic

Health Advocate,St Joseph Health System

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Kelly Ewing

President,Outreach Solutions, LLC

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate/Gerontologist/Educator
Vivian Clecak

Founder & CEO,Human Options

Nominated for:
Outstanding Executive Director
Brittany Kostka

Nursing Home Administrator,Leisure Glen Post Acute Care

Nominated for:
Outstanding Therapist
Barbara Brewer

OT, St Jude Centers for Rehab & Wellness

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Vickie Richesin

Care Manager,St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare

Nominated for:
Outstanding Advocate/Gerontologist/Educator
Tina Roth

Project Manager of Mission Services,St Jude Heritage

Nominated for:
Outstanding Physician
Dr. Mark Miller

,AHMC Anaheim Regional Medical Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Social Worker
Dan Taylor

Social Worker Golden Years Department,South Coast Global medical Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
R. Kevin Stevens

Activities Director,Palm Island Senior Apartment Homes

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Thomas Pataca

Patient Health Advocate ,St. Joseph Health System

Nominated for:
Outstanding Social Worker
Martha Mowatt

Social Worker, Sr.,Caremore

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Linda Armas

Founder/CEO,Clear Choise Senior Services

Nominated for:
Outstanding Executive Director
Cindy Behnke

Executive Director,SALUS HEALTHCARE

Nominated for:
Family Member Hero - People's Choice
Soula Thomas

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Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Marcela Romero

Personal Attendant/Caregiver,Silverado At Home

Nominated for:
Outstanding Social Worker
Tara Chiazza

Manager of Social Work,Anaheim Regional Medical Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Executive Director
Dan Bailey

Director, Administrative Services,St Jude Medical Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Physician
Minh Nguyen

Medical director ,Seasons hospice & Palliative

Nominated for:
Outstanding Physician
Jose DeSouza, MD

Family Practitioner ,Centers for Family Medicine

Nominated for:
Outstanding Physician
Sanjay Chabra

Physician,St. Jude Medical Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Therapist
Dennis Miyadi

OT Therapist consultant,Senior Serv

Nominated for:
Outstanding Senior Care Professional
Minta Jack

Director of Volunteers,Orange County Global Medical Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Therapist
Margaret Hogue

PT Therapist Consultant,Senior Serv

Nominated for:
Outstanding Physician
Ari Marshall

Doctor,Alamitos Belmont Rehabilitation Hospital

Nominated for:
Senior Hero - People's Choice
Dr. Arden Thorum

Parkinson's Support Grp Co-Chair,Parkinson's Community

Nominated for:
Outstanding Nurse
Jennifer Harrington

MCP/CardioPulmonary,Gentiva Home Health, A Kindred Affiliate

Nominated for:
Veteran Hero - People's Choice
Sam Digerlando

Volunteer,Anaheim Global Medical Center

Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Elizabeth Huerta

Personal Attendant/Caregiver ,Assured InHome Care

Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Eva Barona

Personal Attendant/Caregiver ,Assured InHome Care, Inc.

Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Emily Bujan

Caregiver,Horizon Support Services

Nominated for:
Outstanding Caregiver
Fereshte

Personal Attendent ,Silverado At Home

Nominated for:
Outstanding Executive Director
Debra Colonna

Regional Director Ambulatory Care,St. Jude Heritage Healthcare

Nominated for:
Outstanding Executive Director
Sara Williams

Regional Director Access to Care,St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare