Inspire Positive Aging Awards Luncheon

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Is there an older adult that inspires you?

Every year, Sound Generations hosts our annual Inspire Positive Aging Awards (IPAA) Luncheon. The IPAA Luncheon celebrates and honors older adults across King County that exemplify positive aging. Nominations are now open! Click here to nominate inspirational older adults, and check out our promo for more information.

2021 IPAA Nominations

The 2021 Inspire Positive Aging Award (IPAA) nominations are now open, and any individual aged 60 and older who lives in King County, WA is eligible for nomination. People of all ages are invited to submit an application for an older adult who inspires them by April 2nd, 2021. Individuals can nominate more than one deserving adult. Click here to nominate inspirational older adults.

All nominees will be celebrated at the Inspire Positive Aging Awards Luncheon, to be held in June 2021. This unique, festive tradition brings together hundreds of people from diverse communities throughout King County virtually and, if gathering limits permit, in person.

This year, Sound Generations will recognize recipients in the following six categories: Advocacy + Activism, Community Service, Health + Wellness, Intergenerational Impact, Lifelong Learning, and Defining Inspiration.

Award recipients receive prizes that include a $200 Visa gift card and each individual who nominates one of the award recipients receives a $50 gift card.

Requests for hard copies of the form or questions regarding the awards may be directed to

Have you seen our 2020 IPAA Luncheon Live Stream?

2020 Category Sponsors

Intergenerational Impact and Lifelong Learning

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Health + Wellness

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Advocacy + Activism

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Community Service

Azose Commercial Properties

Defining Inspiration

Biella Foundation

Thank You to Our Ad Sponsors

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Are you interested in sponsoring our 2021 Inspire Positive Aging Awards Luncheon? Email Desiree Taylor, Mission Engagement Manager,

Janet Preston, 71 Advocacy & Activism co-recipient with Claudia Webb, 2017 IPAA Judge

Past IPAA Recipients and Nominees

Since 2006, the IPAA Luncheon has honored and recognized hundreds of nominees and stellar award recipients, chosen by a panel of board members, staff, and members of the community.

Meet our past Inspire Positive Aging Awards recipients and nominees.