Thrive Alliance to host second annual Caregiver of the Year award

Columbus – “Family members, friends, and neighbors devote countless hours to providing care to their relatives or loved ones. During National Family Caregivers Month, we recognize and thank the humble heroes who do so much to keep our families and communities strong.”
President Barack Obama, NFC Month Proclamation 2012

Thrive Alliance is accepting nominations for our second annual Family Caregiver of the Year Award, honoring caregivers in three categories:

  • Unpaid Family Caregiver
  • Paid Family Caregiver (employed as preferred caregiver or providing care through Structured Family Caregiving)
  • Paid Professional Caregiver offering care through a provider

We are accepting nominations for caregivers from Brown, Decatur, Bartholomew, Jackson and Jennings counties.  Applications will be accepted until Friday, October 25, 2019. Application can be found at: or by contacting Thrive Alliance.

An award celebration, sponsored in part by Caregiver Homes, will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 10 a.m., in the Terrace Room of the offices of Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation,1200 Central Avenue in Columbus.

Please contact Thrive Alliance if you have any questions, [email protected] or toll free 1-866-644-6407.

Thrive Alliance serves the residents of Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, and Jennings counties.  Our services focus on helping older adults and individuals with disabilities remain safe and independent in their own home as long as possible. Our services also include providing safe and affordable housing for low income individuals and families.