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2022 Gold Standard of Optimal Aging Award Ceremony

A Celebration Honoring Older Adults

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

The Gold Standard of Optimal Aging Award Ceremony celebrates older adults 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. Nominees (plus one guest) attend for free.


Nomination Details

• Nomination period runs now through July 15th.

• 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 by July 15th!


nomination Form  


 Check Back Soon to Meet the 2022 Gold Standard Honorees!

Click here to view our previous Gold Standard of Optimal Aging Honorees!


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2019 UofL Trager Institute Gold Standard of Optimal Aging Recognition Luncheon