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A Celebration Honoring Older Adults

This year, the Gold Standard of Optimal Aging Award Ceremony will be held in person with a luncheon! 

The Gold Standard of Optimal Aging Award Ceremony celebrates older adults, 85 years old and over, who lead engaged and flourishing lives, nominated by YOU! This is an Optimal Aging Month Signature Event organized each year by the University of Louisville Trager Institute in an effort to create an age-friendly culture in our community.

WHEN: Friday, September 30, 2022, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, 1701 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, KY 40203 

TICKETS: $40 per person, includes lunch. Nominees (plus one guest) attend for free.

Download event flyer here.

View KCAAH parking map here.

Please note this event will follow CDC COVID-19 guidelines. 
Attendees must be up to date on their vaccinations and wear a mask to attend.
For information on the COVID-19 vaccine, visit vaccines.gov.

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Become a Gold Standard Sponsor or Annual Sponsor Today!

There are many ways you can support the Trager Institute Optimal Aging Clinic. An annual sponsorship gives your organization exposure at all of our events, including table sponsorship (seats 4) at our Gold Standard of Optimal Aging Ceremony.

View Annual Sponsorship Opportunities

Contact us to learn more about our annual sponsorships or to create a customizable sponsorship package that benefits your business! 

Call Natalie Vickous at (502) 627-0595 or email [email protected] 


Nominations Are Closed for 2022! 

• Nominees must be 85 years of age before September 1, 2022.

• Nominees should exhibit a zest for life and involvement in activities that demonstrate their engagement with living life to the fullest.

Click the button below to nominate an INDIVIDUAL or COUPLE 85+ years of age or older.