Innovative talent drives the aging industry forward, forging a path to the future with limitless potential and transformative thinking. The future leaders of healthcare are already within our ranks, and the companies at the forefront of success are the ones retaining them at all levels.
Behavioral health future leaders are helping stakeholders unlock holistic, patient-centered care in the behavioral health, mental health, substance use disorder and addiction recovery fields, among many others. They are spearheading the transformation of one of the fastest-growing segments in the health care continuum, and they are driving outcomes as demand skyrockets across the country.
Home health and home care future leaders are helping organizations meet the increasing demand for in-home care delivery. They are tirelessly managing an industry-wide transformation, steering home health and home care businesses toward a new era in health care. As both in-home service providers and vendors, these individuals have embraced a new suite of technology, tools, and training techniques to deliver top-level care for seniors in the comfort of their homes.
Hospice and palliative care future leaders are leading organizations through unprecedented change, redefining the standard of hospice and palliative care and creating new partnerships that help keep recipients comfortable during care transitions. These leaders are dedicated to patient care. By embracing innovative business, technology and care strategies that give peace of mind to everyone involved, hospice and palliative care future leaders are single handedly transforming the hospice experience as we know it.
Senior housing future leaders are guiding organizations through the reinvention of their industry. These individuals include owners and operators, technology vendors, and other service providers in finance, construction and beyond. The aging industry’s demographic boom has created new opportunities for future leaders to drive the industry forward.
Skilled nursing future leaders demonstrate innovation, technological prowess and leadership within the dynamic skilled nursing industry. These individuals may be directly or indirectly involved in the business of skilled nursing, such as owners and operators, vendors, technology leaders, construction professionals, clinical operations staff, and care delivery team members. Skilled nursing future leaders are raising the bar for patient care in homes and health care facilities across the country.
The Future Leaders Awards program is open to those under 40 years old in the following categories:
The Future Leaders Awards showcase leaders with the potential to rise in the ranks and take on a greater role as an industry thought leader or influencer. The nominees should be those who have not previously received many, if any, industry accolades.
We are seeking submissions from leaders under 40 years old, with a minimum of three years experience in a given industry, who are innovating and providing leadership within their organizations — leaders who demonstrate a passion for and commitment to the business of elder care.
Early bird entries cost $525 USD through April 30, 2023. Entries submitted from May 1 to May 31, 2023 are priced at $625 USD.
Payment method is by credit card only. Failure to pay the entry fee will prohibit consideration for the application to the Future Leaders Awards program.
Yes, we will accept vendor nominations in the various categories outlined. If you have further questions on what category is most appropriate for you, please email us at [email protected]
Yes, we will accept a maximum of 4 nominations for individuals from any organization. Once the limit is achieved, any nominations received will be notified that the maximum number of submissions has already been reached for the annual program.
All requirements can be found in the Competition Details. All information provided may be published or used as part of the awards program. Do not submit private information or any information that you do not have permission to share publicly.
No, we encourage those working in either non-profit or public / governmental agencies to apply as well.
No. We are looking to highlight individual contributions.
Yes, but we encourage submissions for individuals who may not have previously received other awards or accolades.
No. We encourage everyone to participate who has demonstrable leadership experience, and who meets the overall criteria to apply for the awards.
Yes, as long as the individual fits the criteria.
To nominate a Future Leader, please fill out the entry form for the appropriate category:
We kindly ask that anyone who has previously won a Future Leaders award not be nominated again.
Yes, we accept submissions from those working at organizations outside of the United States.
The editorial team for each appropriate Aging Media Network vertical — Home Health Care News, Hospice News, Senior Housing News, Skilled Nursing News, and Behavioral Health Business — reviews and determines the Future Leaders class for each respective industry.
No. The evaluation process is confidential.
No. All submissions are confidential and submission data is not shared.
Typically the statement is written by the person submitting the nomination.
Members of the Class will receive: