Champion for the Aging

Nominations now being sought for the 2018 Champion for the Aging Award.

Champion for the Aging Award Nomination Form

To nominate a person for ElderServe’s 2018 Champion for the Aging Award, please complete this form and submit by November 1, 2017. Those not selected will be retained for consideration in coming years. Please contact Lisa Cobb at 502.736.3825 or with questions.

Please give specific examples of how your nominee has demonstrated several of the criteria listed on the Champion for the Aging nomination criteria found above. Feel free to send additional attachments (i.e. photos, newspaper articles, testimonials, etc.) that serve to support this nomination to

2017 Champion for the Aging Award Luncheon

June 9, 2017

The ElderServe Champion for the Aging Award is presented to an individual in recognition of outstanding commitment to improving the lives of older adults.

This year’s luncheon will take place on Friday, June 9 at the Galt House Hotel, East, Grand Ballroom  140 North 4th Street, 40202

11:30 – noon (networking)

noon – 1:00 (program)


Parking:  There are several options for parking at the event.  The Galt House Hotel has a 3,200 space garage attached to the venue, Waterfront Plaza Garage.  Across the street is the Riverfront Parking Garage which can be accessed from 6th Street.  There is also the Skywalk Garage on Third Street.  For more information please see Riverside Parking or PARC.

The Champion for the Aging Award luncheon is a ticket-less event.  If you would like to purchase a seat, pay a sponsorship, or make a general donation to ElderServe please click here.

Dr. Keith Knapp

2017 Champion for the Aging Award Recipient

Keith R. Knapp, PhD, CNHA, CNA has dedicated his entire 36-year career to enhancing the quality of life for older adults.  Organizations he has led include the Episcopal Church Home and Christian Care Communities.  Today, Dr. Knapp is on the campus of Bellarmine University where he is an associate professor leading the school’s first-ever undergraduate program in health services and senior living leadership studies with the Lansing School of Nursing and Health Sciences.  Other recognition for his accomplishments include: the University of Kentucky’s College of Public Heath’s “Outstanding Alumnus of the Year,” and two with the American College of Health Care Administrators the “National Distinguished Administrator of the Year” and “National Distinguished Service to ACHCA Award.”

Pat Mulloy

2017 Champion for the Aging Award Luncheon Chair Person

Pat Mulloy, Chairman and CEO of Elmcroft Senior Living, has volunteered to serve as this year’s chair for the event.  He has been with Elmcroft for 11 years, but has been in the senior housing industry for over 20 years.  Pat is involved with many organizations.  He serves on the board for Republic Bank and Trust Company, Vanderbilt University Law School, and is the Chairman for the Bellarmine University Board of Trustees.

2017 Champion for the Aging Award Luncheon Sponsors


Champion Level

Gold Level

Silver Level

Bronze Level