Gold Standard Award for Optimal Aging

The Gold Standard Award for Optimal Aging celebrates and honors older adults who embody the Institute’s vision for a world where all older adults lead engaged and flourishing lives. This award is an Optimal Aging Month Signature Event and benefits the UofL Trager Institute and their efforts to create an age-inclusive culture in our community. Sponsorship information is listed below.

This award recognizes older adults who are 85 years or older and who are outstanding models of optimal aging in the following four categories: physical, social, spiritual and creative. Download this year's flyer here
Nominate are now closed for 2018. We are excited to have a fantastic cohort of nominees this year!

Master of Ceremonies | Wayne Perkey

Wayne Perkey was a morning host on 84WHAS Radio for 30 years. His nationally ranked morning show was Kentuckiana’s go-to program for community updates. Perkey was also “Mr. Crusade,” host for America’s most successful local telethon. In 1986, he purchased the Danville-based WHIR-AM/WMGE-FM Radio. Perkey is currently a Realtor with Wakefield/Reutlinger Realtors.


Event Information, Registration, & Sponsorship:

Luncheon Information:

Date: Friday, September 7, 2018
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EST
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 830 Phillips Ln. 
*Reservations required

Nominee & one guest attend for free.

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Event Parking Instructions

Ticket Registration:

All nominees and one guest are welcomed to attend the event at no charge.

Individual Tickets:

Table Sponsorships:
Sponsorship includes:
  • Table of 8 
  • Company Name on Table 
  • Company Name in Program 


Many thanks to our Champion Sponsor!


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