2019 LAAAC champion released!

2019 LAAAC Champion

Every year, LAAAC honors an individual who has demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to aging advocacy, made outstanding contributions to the health and wellbeing of older adults and caregivers in Los Angeles County, and has demonstrated effectiveness as an advocate for seniors and their caregivers.

LAAAC is proud to announce this year’s recipient of the 2019 LAAAC Champion Award:

June Simmons

President & CEO at Partners in Care Foundation

Please join us at our 10th Annual Summit on Aging to honor and celebrate Ms. Simmons for her unwavering dedication to older adults in our communities, particularly those who are vulnerable.

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Ms. Simmons is nationally recognized for her leadership in the administration of health care organizations. Since founding the Partners in Care Foundation in 1997, June Simmons, MSW, has led the organization’s pioneering role in developing and scaling evidence-based care models leading to innovative and effective interventions for the management of chronic conditions, the challenges of aging, and better-coordinated care to improve health care outcomes.

Throughout her distinguished career, she has been instrumental in envisioning, creating, funding, and operating, forward-looking health and social services research, and programs that meet the mutual needs of patient populations, providers, and health care delivery networks. These initiatives are designed to encourage the implementation of cost-effective, patient-friendly integration of care across settings, from primary care and hospital to home and community.


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  • LAAAC is managed by St. Barnabas Senior Services; Funded, in part, by Archstone Foundation.
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