Jan Thayer Pioneer Award Nominations Closing Soon!

Assisted Living; Awards and Recognition; AHCA/NCAL Updates

​​​Nominations for NCAL’s 2023 Jan Thayer Pioneer Award close this Friday, June 9. The award recognizes an individual who has moved the senior care profession forward, positively affecting the lives of those served and those who serve. R​ecipients must demonstrate dedication, leadership and considerable contributions to the senior care profession.

Nominations must be submitted online by June 9, 2023. Please refer to the NCAL Rules and Guidelines for more information. The recipient is selected by the NCAL Executive Committee and will be honored during the Convention Attendee Celebration on October 3 at the AHCA/NCAL Convention & Expo​ in Denver this October.

The Jan Thayer Pioneer Award is posthumously named after the first Board Chair of NCAL Jan Thayer. A provider for more than 25 years, Thayer owned and operated Riverside Lodge in Grand Island, Nebraska. She also founded and headed up the Excel Development Group, which owned and managed retirement communities throughout the Midwest and employed hundreds.​