Every year, the Alliance recognizes the best in the home care industry. Past award winners are proudly displayed below.

2018 Winners

Rachel Oscar Constant, New Outlook Home Care

Rachel Oscar Constant

New Outlook Homecare

Pam Ripley, Porchlight Home Care

Pam Ripley

Porchlight Home Care

Jennifer Waterman, Hebrew SeniorLife

Jennifer Waterman

Hebrew SeniorLife

Lois Nevers, Community VNA

Lois Nevers

Community VNA

———— Aides of the Year —————

———— Clinicians of the Year ————

 

Kelley MacDonald, Community VNA

Kelley MacDonald

Home Health VNA

Steven Strongwater, Atrius Health

Steven Strongwater

Atrius Health

Kathlen Trier, Community VNA

Kathleen Trier

Community VNA

 

Manager of the Year

Physician of the Year

Home Care Champion

 

2017 Winners

Gach Clamp

Gach Clamp

Emerson Hosp Homecare

Nancy Quinlan

Nancy Quinlan

Aberdeen Home Care

David Ahern

David Ahearn

Baystate Home Health

Carlton Jorge

Carlton Jorge

Community Nurse HC

———— Aides of the Year ————

—————— Clinicians of the Year ————————

Arline McKenzie

Arline McKenzie

Walpole Area VNA

Susan Proulx-Galster

Susan Proulx-Galster

Circle Home

Rep. Aaron Vega

Rep. Aaron Vega

(D-5th Hampden)

David Prybyla

David Prybyla

Orthopaedics Surg Assoc

———— Managers of the Year —

Legisator of the Year

Phys. of the Year

Home Care Champions

MA Pediatric Home Nursing Care Campaign

Home Care Champions

 

2016 Winners

Jane Rizza

Jane Rizza

Home Care Inc., HHVNA

Anne Luippold, RN

Anne Luippold, RN

Salmon VNA & Hospice

Michelle Michaud, RN

Michelle Michaud, RN

Circle Home Care

Mary NDegwa

Mary NDegwa, RN

Comfort HC

Aide of the Year

———————— Clinicians of the Year ————————

Darlene Connolly, RN

Darlene Connolly, RN

Steward HC

Roxanna Harper

Roxanna Harper

Baystate VNA & Hospice

Jo Ann Wagner

Jo Ann Wagner

Baystate VNA & Hospice

Manager of the Year

——— Leadership & Collaboration Award ———

David Green, MD

David Green, MD

Emerson Hospital
Home Care

Sen. Barbara L'Italien

Sen. Barbara L’Italien

State Senate
(D-Andover)

Meg Doherty

Meg Doherty

NVNA & Hospice

Physician of the Year

Legislator of the Year

Home Care Champion

 

2015 Winners

Judith Clervil

Judith Clervil

Residential Support Services, Inc.

Michelle Landry

Michelle Landry

Brockton VNA

Patty Martin

Patty Martin

Community Nurse & Hospice Care

Janet Fuller

Janet Fuller

Medical Resources Home Health

Aide of the Year

Manager of the Year

———— Clinicians of the Year ————

Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren

(D-MA)

Cara Chevalier

Cara Chevalier, MD

Hallmark Health VNA & Hospice

Tim Burgers

Tim Burgers

Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts

Legislator of the Year

Physician of the Year

Home Care Champion

 

2014 Winners

Brumley

Brenda Brumley

Mercy Home Care

Maureen Groden, RN, MS, CHPN

Maureen Groden

VNA & Hospice of Cooley Dickinson

Dawn M. Sullivan, RN, MBA

Dawn M. Sullivan

Community VNA
 

Pauline Knight, RN

Pauline Knight

VNA of Greater Lowell
 

Aide of the Year

———— Manager of the Year ————

Clinician of the Year

Patricia Jehlen (D-Somerville)

Patricia Jehlen

(D-Somerville)

 

William E. Caplan, MD

William E. Caplan, MD

Hawthorn Medical Associates

Gene Lindsey, MD

Gene Lindsey, MD

Atrius Health

Legislator of the Year

Physician of the Year

Home Care Champion

 

Dr. Lindsey's Address

 

2013 Winners

Ginger Shugure

Ginger Shugure

Home Instead Senior Care of Pittsfield

James Everett, MD

James Everett, MD

Hospice of the
South Shore

Susan Sullivan

Susan Sullivan

Community Nurse & Hospice Care

Barbara Brooks

Barabara Brooks

VNA Care Network & Hospice

Aide of the Year

Physician of the Year

—————— Managers of the Year ——————

Patricia Darling

Patricia Darling

VNA of Boston

Shirley Lucier

Shirley Lucier

VNA Care Network
& Hospice

Kate Hogan

Rep. Kate Hogan

(D-Stow)
 

Val Halamandaris

Val Halamandaris

National Assoc. for Home Care & Hospice

———— Clinicians of the Year ————

Legislator of the Year

Home Care Champion

 

Clinician of the Year

2011: Jeff Doucette
Home Health VNA 

2010: Kimberly Halloran
VNA of Greater Lowell
&
Wendy Tryon
Lee Regional VNA

2009: Carol Doane
Walpole Area VNA

2008: Peggy Goode
MetroWest Home Care & Hospice

2007: Lisa Angeloni
VNA Care Network & Hospice
&
Kathleen Olson
Home Health VNA

2006: Marcia Spraker-Cavallo
Partners Home Care

2005: Jean Chirstopher
VNA of Boston

2004: Elizabeth Savaria-Porter
Caritas Home Care

2003: Sharon Oliveira
VNA of Southeastern MA

2002: Dorothy Campbell
Chicopee VNA

2001: Susan Crowley
Caritas Home Care

2000: Beverly Quintin
Community Nurse Association of Fairhaven

1998: Nancy Broderick
Newton-Wellesley Home Health Svcs

1997: Maureen O’Keefe
Greater Medford VNA

1996: Susan Cournoyer
VNA & Hospice of Pioneer Valley
&
Laura Fantini
VNA of Boston

1995: Jean Longo
VNA of Boston

1994: Yooko Raiche
VNA of the North Shore

1993: Kimberley DuBois
VNA of Southern Worcester County

1992: Sharon Katz
Millbury District Nursing Society

1991: Leona Mattson
Brockton VNA
&
Lorraine Langlois
Samaritan Health and Home Care

1990: Alice Hadley
VNA of Northern Berkshire

1989: Jean Edmiston
NeWell Home Health Services

 

Aide of the Year

2011: Kim Lilley
Auburn VNA Health Network

2010: Patricia Gagnon
Medical Resources Home Health Corp.

2009: Tama Lewis
Visiting Angels of Newton & Canton

2008: Betty Mensah
U Mass Memorial Home Health & Hospice

2007: Annette Huckins
Home Health VNA

2006: Jackie Dewing
ABC Home & Healthcare Professionals

2005: Fred Maguire
Partners Home Care

2004: Narcy Kwagala
HouseWorks

2003: Camille Soucy
VNA Care Network

2002: Stephen LaBrie
All Care VNA

2001: Daphne Calkins
Spectrum Home Health Care

Manager of the Year

2011: Kathleen Quirk
CareGroup Home Care

2010: Tammie Ryan
South Shore VNA

2009: Kathryn Baker
VNA of Greater Lowell

2008: Leslie Bresnahan
Home Health VNA

2007: Valerie DiPietro
All Care Hospice

2006: Rita Roche
Home Health VNA

2005: Annemarie Martin
VNA of Boston

2004: Gina Mazza
VNA & Hospice of Cooley Dickinson

2003: Karen Agahigian
VNA of Middlesex-East/
Visiting Nurse Hospice

2002: Nancy Robinson
Home Health VNA

2001: Stephanie Mello-Gaskell
VNA of Southeastern MA

2000: Irene Sommers
VNA of Greater Lowell

1998: Joan Whittington
VNA of Southeastern MA

1997: Judi Boyko
Natick VNA

1996: Frances Moran
VNA & Hospice of Pioneer Valley

1995: Monica Alley
REW Home Health Care Agency

1994: Joyce Giberti
VNA of Central & Outer Cape Cod

1993: Barbara Lawless
Walpole Area VNA

1992: Eileen McCook
VNA of Southeastern MA

1990: Marie McKenty
Health & Home Care 
Services of Martha’s Vineyard

1989: Linda Donoghue
Home Care P.R.N.

Legislator of the Year

2005: Rep.Steven M. Walsh

2004: Sen. Michael Knapik &
Rep. Daniel Keenan

2003: US Rep. Edward Markey

2002: Sen. Richard Moore

2001: US Sen. John Kerry

2000: US Sen. Edward Kennedy

1998: Rep. James McGovern
Rep. Harriett Chandler
Rep. Rachel Kaprielian

1997: Sen.Mark Montigny
Sen.Richard Tisei

1996: Rep. Robert DeLeo

1995: Sen.Paul White

1994: Sen.Therese Murray

1993: Rep. Thomas Finneran

1992: Rep. Thomas Kennedy

1991: Rep. Carmen Buell

1990: Rep. Kenneth Lemanski

1989: US Rep. Brian Donnelly

 

Physician of the Year

2011: Barbara Pearl
Community Nurse & Hospice Care

2010: James M. Maguire
Cape Ann Medical Center

2008: Thomas Judd
Holyoke Medical Center

2007: Matthew M. Shuster
Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates

2004: Robert Witzburg
BU School of Medicine

2003: Terrence O’Malley
Partners Health Care System

2002: Francis Campion
Caritas Christi Health Care

2001: Geraldine Zagarella & John Jainchill
Urban Medical Group

2000: Rosemary Ryan
VNA Care Hospice

1998: Lawrence Bernstein
Jewish Geriatric Services

1997: Robert Lille

1996: C. Douglas Taylor

1995: Steven Paris
Goddard Medical Associates

 

Home Care Champion 

2011: Dr. Terrence O’Malley
Partners Healthcare At Home

2010:Joan Stygles Hull
Home Health VNA

2009 Robert Dwyer
Norwell VNA

2008: Patricia M. Kelleher
Home Care Alliance of MA

2007: Mary Ann Preskul-Ricca
MA Association of Health Plans

2006: B. Carter White
Richmond

2005: Robert Simione
Simione Consultants, LLC

2004: Carol Wilcoxson
VNA Care Network

2003: Peggy Munro
MA Council for Home Care Aide Srvcs

2002: Tom Zuppa, Dave Perry, & Cheryl Miller
The Lowell Sun

2001: Myra Herrick
VNA Care Network

2000: Christine Griffin
Disability Law Center

1998: Alison Cohen
Mariner Publications

1997: Suzin Bartley
Children’s Trust Fund

1996: Mike Eruzione
Boston Bruins

1995: Ruth E. Hurley
VNA of Southeastern MA

1994: Kenneth Abrahams
A&P Waldbaum’s Foodmart

Jerrilynn Ricciardone
VNA of Southeastern MA

1993: Alderman John Flynn
Chicopee &
Sue Welpton
Brookline Council on Aging

1992: Betty Hamilton
Millbury District Nursing Society

1990: Colleen Dearmin
VNA of the South Shore