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Innovation in Caregiving Award - 0 views

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    The INNOVATION IN CAREGIVING award is made possible through a gift to the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging by an Emerita Board Member. Up to three award winners will receive a commemorative plaque and a check for $1,000.

    The INNOVATION IN CAREGIVING award will recognize adults (aged 18 and over) who, in the course of caring for an adult aged 60 or over in a private home or a residential setting:

    invent a device or technique that solves a caregiving challenge, or

    find a new application for an existing device or technique that supports caregiving and eases the burden on caregivers.

    - See more at: http://www.benrose.org/award/#sthash.6ioXibeH.dpuf
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The Dayton Foundation: Media & Publications - Press Releases - 0 views

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    The Dayton Foundation is requesting Letters of Intent (LOI) for the Del Mar Social Innovation Award for Older Adult Programming. This new award is presented by a fund of The Dayton Foundation and will recognize the best innovations from Greater Dayton not-for-profit organizations that demonstrate break-through thinking in helping to address issues facing older adults (ages 55 and above). One or more organizations may be selected to receive the Del Mar Award and share the maximum grant amount of $100,000. The deadline to submit a completed LOI is January 15, 2014.
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Biological Sciences Awards - Nathan Shock New Investigator Award - 0 views

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    The Nathan Shock New Investigator Award is given annually for innovative and influential publications. Established in 1986 to honor Dr. Nathan Shock, a pioneer in gerontological research at the National Institutes of Health, and a founding member of The Gerontological Society of America, the $1,500 award is designed to acknowledge outstanding contributions to new knowledge about aging through basic biological research.
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Society-Wide Awards - M. Powell Lawton Award - 0 views

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    The M. Powell Lawton Award, sponsored by The Polisher Research Institute of the Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life, recognizes outstanding contributions from applied gerontological research that have benefited older people and their care. The award was established to honor the memory of the late M. Powell Lawton, PhD, director emeritus of the Polisher Research Institute and a leading figure in aging research. 

    The award is presented at the GSA's Annual Scientific Meeting to an individual who exemplifies Dr. Lawton's personal and professional qualities, and whose contributions in gerontology have led to innovations in gerontological treatment, practice or service, prevention, or amelioration of symptoms or barriers. Individuals who have influenced public policy changes or demonstrated leadership in defining and implementing a creative program that led to improvement in the lives of older persons are also eligible.

    The awardee receives a $2,500 cash prize and certificate, and presents a lecture at the GSA's Annual Scientific Meeting the following year.  In addition, if the awardee has no support for attending the meeting, up to $1,000 can be made available for travel and per diem expenses.
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Society-Wide Awards - Maxwell A. Pollack Award - 0 views

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    The Maxwell A. Pollack Award for Productive Aging recognizes instances of practice informed by research and analysis, research that directly improved policy or practice, and distinction in bridging the worlds of research and practice. An individual who is mid-career and actively engaged in the conception and development of innovative programs that demonstrate excellence in translating research into practical application or policy is eligible for this award. The individual should be visionary in his/her approach to meeting current and critical needs of an older population in new and creative ways.

    The award is presented at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting. The awardee will also be expected to give a presentation about the program for which the award was received. The award includes cash, certificate and a symbolic emblem totaling $8,000. Travel expenses to defray airfare and one day per diem will be reimbursed for the awardee not to exceed $750. Airfare will be calculated at the supersaver economy rate and hotel at the GSA convention rate. This award is funded by the New York Community Trust through a generous gift from Maxwell A. Pollack Fund.
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Society-Wide Awards - Margret & Paul Baltes Award - 0 views

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    The Margret M. and Paul B. Baltes Foundation Award in Behavioral and Social Gerontology acknowledges outstanding early career contributions in behavioral and social gerontology.

    The award will be given to a person from any discipline in the social sciences. Eligible nominees must have the Ph.D. degree and must not be more than 10 years past the date the Ph.D. was awarded. Nominations are not restricted to GSA members. International participation is encouraged. Nominations made by others or self-nominations will be accepted.

    The award recipient will receive a plaque and a $1,000 cash award and is invited to present a lecture at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting the following year.
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Society-Wide Awards - Doris Schwartz Award - 0 views

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    This award, presented by the Health Sciences section is given to a member of the Society in recognition of outstanding and sustained contribution to geriatric nursing research. The person selected will present a special lecture at the nursing special interest group meeting during the Annual Meeting of GSA, and will receive a $300 cash prize.
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Additional Awards - Gene D. Cohen Research Award in Creativity and Aging - 0 views

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    The Gene D. Cohen Award, sponsored by the National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA), recognizes and honors the seminal work of Dr. Gene Cohen, whose research in the field of creativity and aging has shifted the conceptual focus from a problem paradigm to one of promise and potential. Dr. Cohen has inspired us to approach longevity asking what wonders can be achieved, not in spite of age, but because of age. The award is presented annually to a professional whose research in the field of creativity and aging demonstrates these positive attributes.

    Presented annually at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting at the Arts and Humanities Reception, the award consists of the following:

    Travel and lodging (limit to $1,000) to attend the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting
    GSA Annual Scientific Meeting Registration
    A program profile included in GSA's Annual Meeting Program, which will be distributed to attendees and posted on the GSA website.
    Recognition on the NCCA website
    Recognition by peers at an awards presentation
    Press release
    Award nomination is open to any individual who has produced research that demonstrates the benefits of creativity in arts including but not limited to visual arts, music, dance, drama, writing and multi media. Nominees should demonstrate leadership and contributions in the field of creativity and aging through research.
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Baltes Distinguished Research Achievement Award - 0 views

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    The Baltes Distinguished Research Achievement (DRA) Award, sponsored by the Margret M. and Paul B. Baltes Foundation, is Division 20's most prestigious award. It has been established to honor researchers with distinguished careers that have featured exceptional theoretical and empirical contributions to the psychological science of aging.
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M. Powell Lawton Distinguished Contribution Award for Applied Gerontology - 0 views

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    The Distinguished Contribution Award in Applied Gerontology is presented in honor of the memory of M. Powell Lawton to recognize those whose contributions have improved the quality of life of older persons. The contributions being honored include developing or implementing a program, practice, policy, or treatment that has had or will have the great potential to improve the lives of older adults. 
    The recipient will be presented with a plaque and a cash award of $1,500 at the Division 20 Business Meeting during the annual APA convention in the year the award is received.
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Mentorship Awards in Aging - 0 views

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    The Mentor award will be presented to an individual who has consistently provided support, guidance, and strong direction to undergraduate and graduate students in aging and adult development. This individual might be someone who resides at a liberal arts institution or college that focuses on undergraduate education or it may be an individual at a PhD-granting institution. This award will be given to the individual who has been most actively committed to mentoring and who best exemplifies the qualities identified with strong, effective mentoring.
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