Manitoba Healthy Aging Awards

Nominations are NOW OPEN

Deadline: 4pm on August 19, 2024

Organized by the division of Seniors and Long-Term Care, the 2024 Manitoba Healthy Aging Awards will celebrate Manitobans, ages 65 and older, who have made an outstanding voluntary contribution to improve the health and well-being of older adults as they age in their homes and communities. Additionally, the award will recognize Manitobans (of any age) or organizations whose voluntary contribution have created innovative solutions to improve the health and well-being of older adults through intergenerational activities. Recognized endeavors may include, but not be limited to, fields such as the arts, literature, community service, education, fitness, sport or humanitarian activities.

Nominations are NOW OPEN and end on August 19, 2024

2024 Award Categories

older adult of the year award

Older Adult of the Year Award

The Older Adult of the Year award recognizes Manitoba individuals age 65 and older who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in advocating for health care services. The award celebrates older Manitobans who advocate for and developed community initiatives to ensure older adults have access to comprehensive health care services, including preventative care and mental health services. Award winners embody the spirit of healthy aging, resilience, and community engagement.

Who is eligible?

  • A Manitoba Resident 65 years of age or older
  • Advocate for health services through writing, community organizing, public speaking or other mediums
  • Voluntary contribution must have been made when the individual was 65 years old or older
  • Voluntary contribution must have been made in Manitoba
  • Nominations WILL NOT be accepted for elected federal, provincial or municipal representative or whose activity is related to a position of an elected appointee
Nomination Form Healthy and Active Living Ambassador

Healthy and Active Living Ambassador Award

The Healthy and Active Living Award award recognizes Manitoba individuals age 65 and older who actively contribute to helping older adults stay physically active in their communities. The award winner's efforts have a significant impact on the health and well-being of older adults through promoting physical activity and fitness.

Who is eligible?

  • A Manitoba resident 65 years of age or older
  • Have led or organized community-based activities, programs or events that encouraged and inspired older adults to remain physically active
  • Voluntary contribution must have been made when the individual was 65 years old or older
  • Voluntary contribution must have been made in Manitoba community
  • Nominations WILL NOT be accepted for elected federal, provincial or municipal representative or whose activity is related to a position of an elected appointee
Nomination Form intergenerational impact award

Intergenerational Impact Award

Intergenerational Impact Award recognizes the voluntary contribution of Manitoba individuals (of any age) or organization (whose intergenerational activities is led by volunteers) that have created innovative solutions to improve the health of older adult in the community through meaningful intergenerational activities and connections. Recipients improve seniors' lives and preventative health care through bridging generational barriers and cultivating meaningful connections.

Who is eligible?

  • A Manitoba resident or non-profit organization in Manitoba
  • Demonstrates creativity and initiative in planning, developing and implementing intergenerational programs or activities that promote health and well-being.
  • Actively involves multiple generations in meaningful activities that enhance the quality of life of older adults.
  • Voluntary contribution must have been made in Manitoba
  • Nominations WILL NOT be accepted for elected federal, provincial or municipal representative or whose activity is related to a position of an elected appointee
Nomination Form