Bonnie Gauthier Receives LeadingAge Connecticut Humanitarian Award

October 14, 2015, West Hartford, CT- Bonnie Gauthier, President and CEO of Hebrew HealthCare received LeadingAge Connecticut’s highest honor, the Humanitarian Award, at their annual meeting on October 14, 2015. Highly prestigious, the Humanitarian Award is presented to an individual whose personal integrity, decency and contributions to the elderly best exemplify the ideals of LeadingAge member organizations and their missions.

Ms. Gauthier, a former Chair of LeadingAge Connecticut, has served within the association in a governance capacity for more than twenty years. Her commitment to seniors has not only been represented at the state, but also national level through committees and task forces on which she has served. She has demonstrated her support of and confidence in the LeadingAge not-for-profit mission through her advocacy efforts on behalf of LeadingAge members and the seniors they serve.

“…Bonnie is an inspiration to us all.  There is no one that I know of who can speak as eloquently or as passionately about aging services than Bonnie Gauthier. She speaks from the heart,” remarked Mag Morelli, President, LeadingAge Connecticut. “The inspiration that Bonnie Gauthier is to others is remarkable. Her teaching, mentoring and advocacy activities have carried throughout her entire professional career and have advanced the LeadingAge public policy initiatives on a state and national level. Her passion for aging services is evident in all that she does.”

About LeadingAge CT
LeadingAge Connecticut is a membership organization representing over 130 not-for-profit mission driven provider organizations serving older adults and disabled individuals across the continuum of care, including nursing homes, residential care homes, housing for the elderly, continuing care retirement communities, adult day services, home health care agencies and assisted living. LeadingAge Connecticut members are sponsored by religious, fraternal, community and governmental organizations that are committed to providing quality care and services to their residents and clients. 

About Hebrew HealthCare
Hebrew HealthCare is a non-profit, non-sectarian healthcare provider featuring a full spectrum of integrated and seamless in-patient; out-patient and community based geriatric services. For over 100 years our commitment to providing comprehensive care to the elderly in the Greater Hartford area is unparalleled and is the foundation on which our reputation for excellence is based. 

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